Planning Your Visit

Whether you have a few hours or a few days, there is plenty to see and do in Hexham. Clustered around the medieval Abbey there are independent shops, galleries, an Art Deco cinema, theatre and arts centre, walks, fishing, golf and many other activities all within walking distance - search under our activity generator for whatever interests you to help plan your visit. The town is also ideally located to explore Hadrian's Wall ( a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Northumberland National Park, the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), Kielder Water and Forest Park, the Sill Landscape Discovery Centre and the International Dark Skies Park