Garrigill is a small village situated on the River South Tyne, close to the Cumbria and Durham border.
At its peak Garrigill was home to over a 1,000 people mainly employed in the local lead mining industry. It’s population now numbers less than 200 and agriculture is now probably the main source of income.
The village lies on both the C2C route and also the Pennine way and is a popular stop over for walkers and cyclists alike. At the centre of the village is the green overlooked by the post office. Here you will find a working water pump, ideal for thirsty travellers!
Garrigill has a village hall, village store and also a nearby church. There are local B&B’s, a guest house, camping site and sleeping space at the village hall.