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Specialist & Independent Shops

Specialist and Independent Shops

Discover the wide variety of shops which await the visitor to Hexham. Our streets are full of local independent and specialist shops you can trust. Most of Hexham’s Specialist Shops are so special they are worth a visit just to see what they offer.

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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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Specialist Shops

Among Hexham’s Specialist and Independent Shops you will find those that are really unique and totally one-offs. From arts, crafts, hobbies and creative activities you’ll find it here in Hexham.


Town Centre

Allegretto Music in Hexham a long-established music shop specialising in acoustic and digital pianosALLEGRETTO MUSIC - Town Centre, 22 Battle Hill

Tynedale’s long-established music shop specialising in acoustic and digital pianos, with a wide range of instruments, accessories and gifts, and a huge collection of sheet music. Come in and browse, or try out, with helpful expert advice on hand. Opening hours – Mon-Sat, 10-5.

22 Battle Hill, Hexham NE46 1UU  01434 394130   Website   Email

A photo of the exterior of Artful on Battle Hill in HexhamARTFUL - Town Centre, 13 Battle Hill

Artful is a studio and gift shop based in Hexham. We aim to make art accessible to as many people as possible, selling a wide range of hand-painted glass, cards, jewellery, photography and original art, all produced by North East artists.

13 Battle Hill,  NE46 1BA   01434 608 974   Website   Email

Ashley Matthews Jewellers shop front in Market Place HexhamASHLEY MATTHEWS JEWELLERS - Town Centre, Market Place

We are a long-established, family- owned business. We keep a fabulous range of diamond rings, jewellery and wedding rings, watches by Citizen, Bulova and Timex, clocks for every room and a lovely selection of gift and glassware. Our workshop can help with anything from a simple solder to a full restoration and we arrange valuations for insurance or probate, in store.

19 Market Place   NE46 3NX   01434 601880    Website

Cogito Books bookshop 5 St. Mary's Chare, HexhamCOGITO BOOKS - Town Centre, St Mary's Chare

Only a stone’s throw from Hexham’s ancient Abbey, Cogito is a place in which people like to linger; as classical music plays, customers browse. Passion for books and excellent service make Cogito an integral part of this market town.

5 St. Mary's Chare    NE46 1NQ    01434 602555    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 of the inside of Gaia Hexham's Fair Trade EmporiumGAIA - Town Centre, Market Street

Hexham's Fair Trade Emporium. Brimming with an eclectic mix .... "smells so good" .... books, music and chants. Women's and men's exceptional clothes. New and recycled textiles .... rugs, throws. Visitors say "My favourite shop" .... "A cocoon of well-being". Friendly and welcoming at all times.

3 Market Street    NE46 3NS    01434 603360

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

Hexham Abbey Gift Shop photoHEXHAM ABBEY GIFT SHOP – Town Centre, Beaumont Street

One of Northumberland’s finest gift shops, Hexham Abbey gift shop, is situated to the side of the Abbey entrance, in Beaumont Street. Catering for locals, Tourists and Pilgrims alike, we stock a wide range of quality gifts, and look forward to seeing you soon! Open: Monday to Saturday, 10.00am to 5.00pm. Sunday 11.00am to 4.00pm.

Beaumont Street    NE45 5PL    07779346150

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

The exterior of Penfax a stationers in Hexham selling stationery and fine writing, together with photocopying and printing services, comb binding and laminatingPENFAX - Town Centre, Market Street

Penfax is currently the only stationers in Hexham. We will be the only ‘traditional’ stationers, selling quality stationery and fine writing, together with photocopying and printing services, comb binding and laminating.  Basic home and office stationery is stocked alongside a range of associated gift accessories from small leathers to penknives.

14 Market Street, Hexham    NE46 3PU    Mob: 07442 531147 Tel: 01434 600703
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The exterior of Ralph and Mimi a traditional children's clothing and gift boutique in the heart of HexhamRALPH AND MIMI - Town Centre, Beaumont Street

A fabulously traditional children's clothing and gift boutique in the heart of Hexham, specialising in made to measure garments.

Beaumont Street, Hexham   NE46 3LZ  Tel: 01434 602215  Website    Email    
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Visit Hexham photo of Robinson-Gay Art Gallery, in Hexham showcasing some of the region's finest artists and designers and view British-made contemporary fine-art, ceramics and sculpture alongside our handmade and bespoke-designed furnitureROBINSON-GAY ART GALLERY - Town Centre, Market Street

Ours is a unique gallery in the heart of Hexham showcasing some of the region's finest artists and designers. View a selection of high quality British-made contemporary fine-art, ceramics & sculpture alongside our handmade and bespoke-designed furniture.

3a Market Street    NE46 3NS    01434 601972    Gallery Website    Furniture Website

A photo of the exterior of Sarah Loveland photographic art gallery and photography training in Hexham NorthumberlandSARAH LOVELAND - PHOTOGRAPHY TRAINING & GALLERY - Town Centre

Learn how to get the best out of your camera from our Hexham base. It doesn't matter if you have a small pocket camera or a new dslr. Pop in and browse our photographic art and handcrafted gifts.

16B St Mary's Chare, Hexham NE46 1NQ     01434 600261     Website

A photo of the interior of the Cedar Tree Shop selling a wide range of gifts, cards and music THE CEDAR TREE - Town Centre, Beaumont Street

Located a the top of Beaumont Street we offer a wide range of stylish gifts together with carefully selected cards and music. We also stock a range of Christian books and gifts suitable for Christenings and Weddings.

Central Chambers, Beaumont Street     NE46 3LS    01434 604004    Website

A photo of pots in the Potting Shed shop in HexhamTHE POTTING SHED - Town Centre, Broadgates

We are a working pottery, producing a wide range of traditional terracotta pots for the house and garden. Choose the perfect pot for your plants. We design and engrave. You'll be amazed! Try our rhubarb forcer!

1-3 Broadgates, off Priestpopple     NE46 1QN    01434 606811    Website

Visit Hexham and The Vintage Emporium with 3 floors to explore, filled with retro and vintage treasuresTHE VINTAGE EMPORIUM - Town Centre, Market Place

3 floors to explore, filled with retro and vintage treasures for different dealers. Also the home to a vintage tearoom so you can enjoy light lunches, afternoon tea and cakes.

20/21 Market Place    NE46 3NX    01434 602734    Website

Photo of an outfit made by The Woolly Pedlar who upcycles locally sourced knitwear into fab and funky clothes, soft furnishings and accessoriesTHE WOOLLY PEDLAR - Town Centre

The Woolly Pedlar upcycles locally sourced knitwear into fab and funky clothes, soft furnishings and accessories. She can be found at Hexham Farmer’s Market and other town events, in Mr Wolf and Robinson-Gay Gallery on Market Street as well as online at www.woollypedlar.co.uk

Twitter   Facebook   01434 344100 / 07769536814   Email   Website

Visit Hexham Independent Shops photo of Wardhaughs Electrical Shop which sells lightbulbs, batteries, lights, tablets, TVs, radios, telephones, vaccum bags and HDMI leads and offers repairs to most electrical equipment, specialising in TV and audio, TV installationWARDHAUGHS ELECTRICAL - Town Centre, Market Place

A specialist electrical shop. Stock ranges from lightbulbs, batteries, lights, tablets, TVs, radios, telephones, vaccum bags and HDMI leads. Services offered include repairs to most electrical equipment, specialising in TV and audio, TV installation and tuning in your home.

20/21 Market Place    NE46 3NX    01434 602734    Website


Near Hexham

A photo of a bird in a Slate and Nature, based at West Woodburn, bird feederSLATE AND NATURE - 17 miles

A small environmentally friendly rural business committed to design & manufacture of unusual, beautiful and innovative (bespoke) ideas from reclaimed slate, for yourself & every occasion. Visit our tranquil riverside studio - the coffee/tea is ready. Slate and Nature is always open roughly between 11am-5pm, no appointments needed but do check we're in.

Park Cottage, West Woodburn    NE48 2SG   01434 270331    Website


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