Discover the hidden treasures of Hexham in the heart of the beautiful Tyne Valley just a few miles south of Hadrian’s Wall. Be captivated by its stunning backdrop, a medieval abbey set in pretty parks, by the River Tyne.
Hexham is a charming market town characterised by its stone architecture, cobbled streets and historic buildings. Combine this with a blend of boutiques, high street favourites and regular outdoor markets offering you a unique experience. A warm welcome awaits you in our many quirky coffee shops and award-winning restaurants.
Boasting its own racecourse, theatre, cinema, golf courses and leisure centre, including a pool, running track and tenpin bowling, its warm and friendly people make Hexham sparkle like a precious stone.
Hexham is well positioned 20 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne and 30 miles east of Carlisle with good road, bus and rail connections. Whether you visit for the day, use it as a base to explore Hadrian's Wall and the Northumberland there really is something here for everyone!
Throughout January and February Cogito Books are hosting a range of book groups and storytelling - more details.
Hexham 'TIC' - Find information on Hadrian's Wall, attractions, events, eating out, accommodation, walks and much more.
Blow away the Christmas cobwebs and walk off the mince pies with a walk on the Wall.
The skies in Northumberland are so deep and dark that they have been officially awarded Dark Sky Status - website.
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