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Places to Visit, Things to Do and Days Out in or near Hexham

The market town of Hexham overlooks the beautiful Tyne Valley and has a wealth of medieval buildings forming an imposing backdrop. The historic Hexham Abbey dates back to around 647AD and is well worth a visit together with the museum and award-winning parks. A selection of restuarants, pubs and shops line the narrow streets of this charming town. Places to Visit in or near Hexham Chesters Fort & Museum and Housesteads Roman Fort & Museum are listed below.
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4.2 miles from centre of Hexham
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Discover the Life of Roman Solider at Chesters Fort & Museum on Hadrian's Wall Part of Hadrian's Wall and built in 122-123AD, Chesters Fort & Museum is the best-preserved Roman cavalry fort in Britain and allows visitors to explore officers' quarters and the well-preserved baths and steam room. Inside the museum there is a treasure trove of Roman items unearthed during the excavation of Hadrian's wall including the Clayton Collection of altars and sculptures.
8.6 miles from centre of Hexham
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Go Back in time and Experience the Life of a Roman Soldier at Housesteads Roman Fort on Hadrians wall Set on Hadrians wall, Housesteads Roman Fort is home to stunning panoramic views of Northumberland and a fantastic educational visitors centre. The Fort is one of twelve built by Emperor Hadrian in around 124BC and the accompanying museum is stacked with a range of objects found on the site such as flat-bottomed pottery and cooking pots. English Heritage, which operates the site, ha...
14 miles from centre of Hexham
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Explore the Beautiful Wallington Garden Wallington Garden, the original formality of Sir Walter Blackett´s 18th century landscape was influenced by Capability Brown. A simple grass terrace looks out over the landscape park, shrubberies and there are woodland circuit walks with semi-formal ponds, a wildlife hide, fine conifers and rhododendrons. Inside the egg-shaped walled garden are fine glasshouses, a sculpture terrace, a system of pools and some first-class colourful cottage gardenin...
14 miles from centre of Hexham
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Explore the beautiful Wallington House and Gardens Wallington dates from 1688, the estate was laid out in the 18th century by Sir Walter Blackett. The interior houses very good Italian Rococo plasterwork in the main rooms and a Victorian hall painted with murals of Northumbrian scenes by William Bell Scott. On display are fine collections of ceramics, curiosities, stuffed birds, geological specimens and dolls houses. The 17th century garden has a walled garden, lawns, lakes, shrubberie...
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