"Up wi' Tarset and Tarret-burn,
And down wi' the Reed and the Tyne;
Quoted in The Tyne And Its Tributaries. W J Palmer. 1882
The bridge is at the junction of the two roads from Bellingham going towards Kielder, near Bent House and across the river from Tarset. It is a modern bridge, replacing an older 2 span bowstring girder bridge of 1902 which had a weight restriction and was only 13 feet wide (see photo below). The road south of the Tyne from here passes through attractive wooded country to Bellingham. Alternatively, a lonely minor road takes you through the hills to the village of Stonehaugh.