"An Interesting and Unusual Northumberland Town" Top 5 Page for this destination Hexham by yooperprof
Hexham Travel Guide: 23 reviews and 113 photos
Hexham is a cheerful market town in Northumberland with an interesting past and an appealing present. Its Abbey Church, Market Square and shopping precincts provide Hexham with a highly satisfying sense of place. It is also an excellent base for touring deeper Northumberland, especially Hadrian's Wall, which is readily accessible at numerous points nearby.
These odd figures were carved into the stone altarpiece of the old Saxon Church in Hexham. The Abbey Church has some of the best Saxon relics I've seen anywhere in England.
- In a nutshell:Don't Miss the Saxon Carvings in the Abbey Church!
Walking down from the Market Square, you come across the interesting shop called "Irony" where you can purchase all... more travel advice
The Crypt of the Abbey has some interesting throw-offs from the past. For example, there are several artifacts from... more travel advice
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