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 grounds and still in use today.
Hexham is a picturesque market town characterised by its stone architecture, cobbled streets and historic buildings. A range of quality independent shops, high street favourites and regular outdoor markets all blend to offer you a unique experience. A warm welcome awaits you in our many coffee shops and award-winning restaurants.
The town boasts its own racecourse, theatre, cinema, golf courses, rowing club, skateboard park, leisure centre with pool, running track and tenpin bowling – activities for all ages.
Hexham is well-positioned - just 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 World Heritage Site and the Northumberland National Park and International Dark Skies Park, there really is something here for everyone!
Hexham Races - held at one of the most scenic courses in the country. Next meeting 16th March. More details.
Hexham 'TIC' - Find information on Hadrian's Wall, attractions, events, eating out, accommodation, walks and much more.
Blow away the cobwebs with a walk alongside Hadrian's Wall and a visit to a Roman fort.
Hexham’s annual Spring Festival – always a great family day out. Sat 22nd April 2017. More details.
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