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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Hexham, North Pennines your home away from home

The North Pennines is a stunning place to visit with friendly communities, spectacular countryside and plenty to see and do. Hexham is one of the prettiest market towns in the area, just a short drive from Hadrian’s Wall, Durham City and the Northumberland National Park.

Active outdoors pursuits in the North Pennines range from walking and hiking to fishing, kayaking, cycling and golf to suit visitors of all ages. Those who appreciate architecture, history and wildlife will find plenty of opportunities to indulge in their pastime. Hexham also has one of the most popular racecourses in the North East. Eating out in the country pubs and historic inns is another pleasurable way to spend the evening, within easy reach from your Hexham holiday rental.

Things to Do in Hexham, North Pennines Walk the Hexham Town Trail

This interesting self-guided walk guides visitors around the numerous medieval, Elizabethan and Georgian buildings including the 14th century prison and the spectacular Moot Hall gateway in this historic town.

Shopping

The small shops which line Hexham’s narrow cobbled streets are the perfect place to pass some time. Local food shops, bookshops, art and gift shops offer a high standard of goods and the Farmer’s Market was named the best in the UK by the National Farmers Union.

Visit a Microbrewery

The Allendale Microbrewery is located just southwest of Hexham and brews fine ales such as Allendale Best Bitter and Tar Barrel Stout. They can all be sampled in the local pubs and inns in the area.

Places to Visit Near Hexham, North Pennines Hexham Abbey

The lovely Benedictine Abbey Church has an old Anglo-Saxon chalice and an equally historic crypt. The church is the focal point of the village and parts of it date back to 675AD when it was founded on the orders of St Wilfred.

Hadrian’s Wall

Hadrian’s Wall is one of England’s most well known attractions. Follow in the footsteps of Roman soldiers who once patrolled this border area. The wall stretches for 73 miles, although many places are just ruins. However from Cawfields to Walltown Quarry is the most dramatic section which still remains largely intact.

Lindisfarne

This Holy Island can be reached at low tide across the causeway. See plenty of wildlife, visit Lindisfarne Castle and see a copy of the priceless Lindisfarne Gospels.

Weather in Hexham, North Pennines

Hexham has cold winters with highs reaching just 42°F and some frost and snow. Summers are warm but cloudy with temperatures averaging 66°F in August. Spring through autumn is a great time to enjoy a vacation home in Hexham when the weather is ideal for walking and outdoor activities.

Getting to Hexham, North Pennines

The nearest major airport to the North Pennines is NewcastleAirport, which has daily services from many UK and European airports.

Northumberland has easy access from Scotland and the south via the A1 London to Edinburgh route which runs the length of the country. The A69 and A66 connect to the M6 and the A19 provides an alternative route from the south. The area is also easily reached by train as it is just 3 hours from London King’s Cross on the East Coast line.

Wonderful! 4.9/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 10
Cottage #8144392
8
Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1858893
  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1874172
Excellent! 4.5/5
(23 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cabin #6714173
23
Viewed 225 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cabin #6889288
8
Viewed 144 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #6814573
9
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(22 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cabin #1735335
22
Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6794493
6
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #856868
14
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(24 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Barn #8079748
24
Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6544720
14
Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8126413
8
Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6723478
3
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Barn #6766126
5
Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
House #6829057
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6847551
2
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Barn #8144577
9
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6904084
1
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Bungalow #8050592
4
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1967747
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(22 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 12
Multiple rentals Barn #468175
22
Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(4 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8110097
4
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6996721
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Barn #8088305
2
Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #1966864
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
House #8157821
3
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 10
House #8191155
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #1966542
1
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Multiple rentals Barn #468175
5
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
  • 7 BR
  • 7 BA
  • Sleeps 14
House #1922178
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8235139
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #1995212
3
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(4 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 12
Cottage #8126728
4
Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Multiple rentals Cottage #8162518
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6936386
1
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1968325
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
House #8126640
Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 5 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #1968816
1
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #1965932
1
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #6499299
3
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 6 BR
  • 6 BA
  • Sleeps 12
Cottage #1969082
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1966674
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Multiple rentals Cottage #8162518
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1877968
2
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6950988
2
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6818718
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1895430
2
  • 5 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 10
House #6828836
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #8162624
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1967924
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
 

Recent Reviews

Impresive

5 of 5
Loved the solitude. The cottage was fantastic. Clean, tidy ,comfortable with everything we needed. Bed was so comfy we slept in with no sounds at night to disturb us. Great place for exploring . Some fantastic castles and views. Rachael and her parents were very friendly and helpful.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Owl's Retreat Alston great!

5 of 5
Modern clean spacious, excellent location and outlook. Great base to explore Hadrians Wall and roman ruins. The little towns and villages are also a delight to explore. The property iswell set up with everything you could require. Amanda was a cnarming and helpful host. We should have stayed longer.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017