Hexham lies within the southern part of the Northumberland. The area is home to many quintessential market towns hidden amidst the hills. Although this beautiful part of Northumberland is predominantly rural in character, there is certainly no shortage of activity in the town. Tourism forms the economic foundation of the wider district and ramblers, cyclists and tourists alike flock to experience the lovely setting of the Tyne Valley. Popular attractions include Hadrian’s Wall, Hexham Abbey and many other beautiful heritage sites in the vicinity.
Great schools, health facilities and a range of excellent housing to choose from, all add to the outstanding environment of the area and create a quality of life that is second to none.
The A69 Dual Carriageway provides a direct link with the country's main motorway network. Conveniently situated midway between Tyneside and Cumbria. Only half an hour from the A1 and 1 hour from the M6, the town is well placed to act as a central location for Anglo/Scottish travel and distribution.
The award winning Hexham station is managed by Northern Rail, committed to improving the franchise. Easy access is available to both East Coast and West Coast main line railway services at both Newcastle and Carlisle. The fastest trains from Newcastle reach Hexham in 30 minutes, and Carlisle in an hour.
Newcastle International Airport has an expanding range of domestic and international scheduled destinations and is situated just 20 miles from Hexham.
A brand new bus station awaits passengers on Go North East Services in Hexham, complete with café and toilets.
Hexham has a number of taxi services, the two biggest being: Advanced Taxis and Eco Cabs.
Hexham has a large and diverse business community befitting a historic market town and centre of commerce. From large scale manufacturing to high tech laboratories to quirky independent retailers, Hexham has all your needs covered.