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Special Interests

Special Interest

Try something new, or find out a little more about something that has always fascinated you. You’ll find activities and ideas for all ages.

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Visit Hexham

Discover one of Northumberland's most beautiful and historic market towns and surrounding countryside.

Explore our website to find things to do, places to visit, where to stay and eat. So much to see and do in Hexham to suit all budgets.

Visit Hexham

Discover one of Northumberland's most beautiful and historic market towns and surrounding countryside.

Explore our website to find things to do, places to visit, where to stay and eat. So much to see and do in Hexham to suit all budgets.

Visit Hexham

Discover one of Northumberland's most beautiful and historic market towns and surrounding countryside.

Explore our website to find things to do, places to visit, where to stay and eat. So much to see and do in Hexham to suit all budgets.

Visit Hexham

Discover one of Northumberland's most beautiful and historic market towns and surrounding countryside.

Explore our website to find things to do, places to visit, where to stay and eat. So much to see and do in Hexham to suit all budgets.

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Special Interests

While you are in the area there are plenty of opportunities to’ have a go’ at a new activity. Many local groups and clubs will welcome visitors who want to join in.


Town Centre

A link to the Tynedale Community Choir, Queens Hall ArtsTYNEDALE COMMUNITY CHOIR, QUEEN'S HALL ARTS - Hexham

Do you like to sing? Visitors always welcome at the Tynedale Community choir’s regular Monday evening sessions. 8 – 9.30 pm (term time), St Aidan’s Church, Hencotes and afterwards in the Tap and Spile pub. Wide repertoire, no need to read music.

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A photo of Bob Smith fishing coach, author and journalistBOB SMITH FLY FISHING - Hexham area

Bob Smith is a well known fly fishing coach, author and journalist. He coaches all ages and abilities on North East rivers and stillwaters. Bob tailors every session to meet individual needs as well as providing tackle if required. Any river or stillwater in Hexham area.

07984 810791 / 01670 514086    Website

A photo of the interior of the Core Music Shop in Hexham Northumberland with instruments on the wallCORE MUSIC - Town Centre, Gilesgate

The one-stop shop for all things musical in Tynedale: instruments, accessories, lessons, clubs, workshops and more! We are a not-for-profit social enterprise, actively promoting access to affordable music for everyone, regardless of age or ability. Contact: Mike Coleman.

14 Gilesgate    NE46 3NJ   01434 601993    Website

A photo taken by David Taylor Landscape photographer from HexhamDAVID TAYLOR LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY - Town Centre

Beautiful, atmospheric photographs featuring the stunning landscape of Hadrian’s Wall and Northumberland. Please contact me to find out more about my Northumbrian small-group and one-to-one photography workshops.

01434 607637    Website

Visit Hexham Specialist Haslam's of Hexham photo, who have work by leading local and nationally acclaimed artists over three galleries and offer painting and drawing classes, an Art Materials Store and Picture Framing Service HASLAM'S OF HEXHAM - Town Centre, Hallgate

Work by leading local and nationally acclaimed artists over three galleries. Painting and Drawing classes and an excellent Art Materials Store and Picture Framing Service. Collectors world wide find us friendly and welcoming. Contact: Ben Haslam.

22-24 Hallgate     NE46 1XD     01434 603884   Website

A photo taken inside IPots is a contemporary paint-your-own ceramics studio in HexhamINSPIRED POTS - Town Centre, Eastgate

IPots is a contemporary paint-your-own ceramics studio in Hexham, run by Mark & Niky Dodds. "Our main aim is to provide a friendly and relaxed environment in which anyone, regardless of age or ability, can create their own unique work of art".

6 Eastgate     NE46 1BH     01434 605649   Website


Near Hexham

Visit Hexham and see the Physic Garden near CorbridgeDILSTON PHYSIC GARDEN - 3 miles

Near Corbridge is a garden that brings herbs to life like no other - an inspirational venture unique to the UK. Eight hundred medicinal plants signposted as to what aspects of health they promote & how. Folklore, science & medicine in a beautiful countryside setting. Wed & Sat 11am-4pm. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

07879 533875    Website    Email

A photo taken at Ladycross Nature Reserve – a tourist attraction 5 miles from Hexham in Slaley NorthumberlandLADYCROSS NATURE RESERVE - 5 miles, Slaley

Ladycross Nature Reserve has 40 acres of heath, woodland, ponds and upland meadows in a working stone quarry. It can be visited by appointment and also holds a range of events to show its fascinating wildlife.

Ladycross Stone Quarry, Slaley, Northumberland   NE47 0BY   01434 673245   Email
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The logo of the A link to the ALLENDALE FORGE STUDIOS, ART AND CRAFT GALLERY, CAFE AND VISITORS CENTRE in Allendale near HexhamALLENDALE FORGE STUDIOS, ART AND CRAFT GALLERY, CAFE AND VISITORS CENTRE - Allendale 10 miles

A creative hub offering a unique, relaxing shopping experience surrounded by countryside. Browse around open gallery studios, chat with the designers in the gift shop and enjoy a coffee, lunch, cake and ice cream in the café. Open 7 days a week, 9am to 5pm. Free entry. Fully accessible on two floors and ample free parking right outside.
Allendale Market Square, Northumberland     NE47 9BD    01434 68 39 75   Website    

Visit Hexham and get Hands-on-Latin HANDS-ON-LATIN - 21 miles

Run by Catherine Jarvis “Hadriana”, experienced linguist, guide, ‘Minimus - the Latin Mouse’ teacher. Hands-on-Latin offers a range of fun-filled guided tours, language courses, learn how to read Roman inscriptions and history courses.

01697 747972    07759 020885  Four Wynds, Longbyre, Greenhead, Northumberland    
CA8 7HN   Website


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