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Hexham is a bustling market town located in the Tyne Valley region. As a member of this community, we are proud to contribute to its vibrancy. There are numerous events and activities happening in the town, and we hope the following links will be useful in learning more about them.


Hexham is a thriving market town in the heart of the Tyne Valley and we’re proud to be part of this community.  There’s plenty going on and we hope you find the links below helpful.

Hexham Abbey

Experience the rich history and serene atmosphere of Hexham Abbey by visiting this ancient architectural treasure. Immerse yourself in the past as you explore the beautifully preserved structure and soak up the peaceful surroundings. Whether you’re a history buff or just looking to escape the hustle and bustle of modern life, Hexham Abbey is a must-see destination.

hadrians wall

Hadrian’s Wall is a historic fortification located in northern England that was built by the Roman Empire in the 2nd century AD.  The wall was constructed to mark the northern limit of the Roman Empire and to defend against barbarian invasions. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular tourist attraction.  


Beamish is an open air museum that showcases the history of life in North East England through exhibits from the 1820s, 1900s, 1940s, and 1950s.

Bamburgh castle

Crowning nine acres of the Great Whin Sill, Bamburgh Castle has stood guard above the Northumberland coast for thousands of years.

Farne Islands

The Farne Islands lie two to three miles off the Northumberland coast midway between the fishing village of Seahouses and the magnificent Castle of Bamburgh.


Take a moment to visit an award-winning museum, admire the modern architecture of the iconic bridges crossing the River Tyne

Alnwick Castle

Alnwick Castle is one of the largest inhabited castles in England. Home to the Duke of Northumberland’s family, the Percys, for over 700 years. The castle has been used as a set for numerous films including as Hogwarts in the Harry Potter series.

holy island

Holy Island is a stunning tidal island off Northumberland’s coast.  It was one of the most important centres of early Christianity.  Visitors need to check the tidal crossing times to visit the ancient priory and stunning castle.

our historic pub in the heart of hexham

Located in the centre of Hexham with several public parking locations within a short walk and  easily accessible by public transport.