Walking

Stroll around historic Hexham, book a guided tour, walk further afield in the surrounding countryside or along Hadrian's Wall. The local area is bursting with stunning walking routes suitable for all abilities.

Hexham Ramblers have a programme of weekly walks, usually on a Sunday, and in locations all over Tynedale. Visitors are very welcome visit www.ramblers.org.uk/hexham for more information.

 

​Shorter Walks in and around Hexham Town

Hexham town and the surrounding countryside is very picturesque and contains a wealth of interesting features, buildings and landscapes to explore. The three shorter heritage trail walks are...

​Hadrian's Wall UNESCO World Heritage Site

Hadrian's Wall is Britain’s greatest Roman monument and World Heritage Site. Stretching 73 miles from North Sea to Solway Firth, the Wall is the backbone to Hadrian’s Wall country, with stunning...

​Longer Walking Routes in Northumberland

Where to begin? Northumberland's breathtaking scenery can be walked from fell-top to wooded valley and from the Pennines to the North Sea. Here are just a few examples of the many walking routes ...

​Northumberland National Park

Northumberland National Park covers parts of the Hadrian's Wall UNESCO World Heritage Site and the International Dark Skies Park, stretching north to Wooler and skirting the border with Scotland...

Sill Landscape Discovery Centre

The Sill is the UK’s National Landscape Discovery Centre at Once Brewed in the Northumberland National Park. The building is the result of an innovative partnership between Northumberland National...

​Tyne Green Country Park

Set on the banks of the River Tyne and just 15 minutes walk from the town centre, this country park offers easily accessible walking and cycling routes west along the river to Warden and beyond,...

​Abbey Grounds and Sele Park

The Abbey Grounds and Sele Park range from formal gardens featuring a pretty, traditional bandstand to woodland walks and the open grassy expanse of the Sele. Mature trees are present throughout...

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