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Hexham

Nestling in the beautiful Tyne Valley, the ancient market town of Hexham is a heritage holiday gem, just a stone's throw from Newcastle, the Northumberland National Park and Hadrian's Wall. Famed as a local produce centre, Hexham's choice of markets and independent shops include award-winners.

Town centre markets, a cinema and an exquisite selection of quirky shops cluster around the magnificent central 12th Century Augustinian Hexham Abbey. Take a tour of England's oldest recorded prison - the Hexham Old Gaol and see historic architectural treasures everywhere in Hexham, from the medieval Moothall to the Victorian swimming baths.

You'll find best drama, film, festivals and events in Hexham, centred around the town's Queen's Hall Arts Centre and the independent cosy Forum cinema. You're also in top horse racing country! Spend a day at Hexham Racecourse, Northumberland's best for National Hunt Racing!

Browse our fantastic choice of character Hexham holiday cottages, beautiful farmhouse B&Bs, boutique hotels and stylish guest houses. This riverside market town along the Tyne is a great choice for a romantic getaway or family holiday, with a host of attractions and activities situated just a short drive or bus ride away, from city centre museums in Newcastle and waterfalls walks in the Durham Dales to the south, to sailing on nearby Kielder Water and walking along World Heritage Site Hadrian's Wall. Book a place to stay in Hexham online or direct.

Accommodation in Hexham

  • Hexham   (5.2 miles from the centre of Hexham)
    Prices from
    £185
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 6
     
    Hoseasons Caravan Park near Hadrian's Wall & Hexham in a rural spot ideal for walking. Children's play ground onsite, pet friendly. Book online for great deals
     
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  • Hexham   (0.4 miles from the centre of Hexham)
    Sleeps 6
    Prices from
    £479
    Per week (seasonal)
     
    Pretty 3 bedroom Northumberland cottage set in the grounds of a 13th century castle. Lawn garden, electric log burner, laundry facilities, Wi-Fi. Families welcome, dog friendly.
     
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  • Hexham   (0.4 miles from the centre of Hexham)
    Sleeps 4
    Prices from
    £360
    Per week (seasonal)
     
    Charming period property near Hexham set in the grounds on a 13th century castle. Private garden, plenty of parking, dog friendly. Babies & children over 10 only. Short breaks.
     
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