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Leisure Activities

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Tynedale Golf Club is a 9 hole set along the banks of the River Tyne, with stunning views, and whilst a good test for all golfers, it's a gentle undulating course, and suitable for golfers no matter what handicap. Visitor Rates are very reasonable, and the...
Leisure Activities

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Hexham Golf Club began life in 1907 with a course originally co-designed by Harry Vardon, with the 5470 yard 18 holes fully opened in 1908. The course as we now know it is essentially the creation of the noted golf architect C K Cotton who laid...
Leisure Activities

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With two swimming pools with moveable floors, a large and well-equipped gym, regular fitness classes held in dedicated studios, a tenpin bowling centre and Jungle Jack's, a children’s softplay area.
Vindolanda
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Forts and Castles

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Vindolanda is a fascinating Roman fort and civilian settlement lying just to the south of Hadrian's Wall. You can watch the archaeologists, who are on site seven days a week (weather permitting) from April to mid-September and see artefacts as they are discovered as well has having the opportunity...
Northumberland National Park
Natural History

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England’s most northerly and least populated National Park is 400 square miles of Northumberland's glorious countryside, protected for its wildlife, tranquillity, biodiversity, dark skies and clean water. Stretching from Hadrian's Wall to the Scottish Border it encompasses the high moors and picturesque valleys of Tynedale, Redesdale and Coquetdale and...
Music of Northumberland

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A magnificent early Victorian building which faces Hexham Abbey. From its christening as an arts centre in 1983 until the hand over to the charitable organisation, The Queen’s Hall’s resident theatre company Théâtre Sans Frontières is based here and opens all of its shows in the Theatre. ...
Music of Northumberland

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Promote accordion and fiddle playing in the Tynedale area with the emphasis on traditional music Tynedale Accordion and Fiddle Club meets on the third Thursday of the month March-November at Farmer Function Suite, Hexham Mart, NE46 3SG 7:30pm until 11.pm Admission £5.00 pay at the door....
Langley Castle
Forts and Castles

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Langley Castle stands about two miles south of Haydon Bridge on the A686 road to Alston. It is at least 600 years old and is now run as a hotel. Langley’s history pre-dates the tower by some 200 years. It is known to have been the centre of a...
Forts and Castles

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Chipchase Castle is a 17th-century Jacobean mansion incorporating a substantial 14th-century Pele Tower which stands north of Hadrian’s Wall, near Bellingham. It is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and a Grade I listed building. Chipchase Castle, with its spectacular views, is a privately owned family home. The house is open...
Museums

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The building of Hexham Gaol was ordered June 1330 making it the oldest purpose-built prison in England. It held prisoners captured in Hexhamshire - the area ruled over by the Archbishop of York - and his Bailiff and officials ran the Shire on his behalf from the nearby Moothall....
Walking

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Is a beautiful strip of public land which runs alongside the river Tyne. The Tyne bridge is the main entrance into Hexham and is a back drop to this idyllic open park. Along the green is a rowing club, a wonderful picnic area and open grass area,...
Hexham Abbey
Heritage

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There has been a church on this site over for 1300 years since Queen Etheldreda made a grant of lands to Wilfrid, Bishop of York c.674.
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