Visit Hexham

A historic bustling town in the heart of the Tyne Valley

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.

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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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Visit Hexham

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!

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Hexham Old Gaol. Have fun exploring England’s oldest prison and discover the Border Reivers. And don’t forget to try the thumb screws!
The skies in Northumberland are so deep and dark that they have been officially awarded Dark Sky Status - website.
Hexham has a ‘Car Club’ with 2 hybrid cars - 1 parked in the west & 1 in the east of town. Sign up with Co-Wheels (UK-wide) to use the cars.
Edible Hexham event photo A link to the Forum Cinema in Hexham website A photo of Castle Nick Hadrian's Wall  - photo taken by photographer Roger Clegg
Edible Hexham - a Transition Tynedale project to engage the community in growing & using vegetables, fruit and herbs - website
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Hexham's community- owned cinema with an exciting programme of films and live satellite events - website.
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Hexham is the perfect base from which to explore historic Hadrian's Wall country, photographed here by Roger Clegg - website.
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