Attractions and Activities in the Surrounding Area

Hadrian’s Wall attractions include The Wall itself which can be walked using the Hadrian’s Wall Path National Trail, Chesters Fort, Housesteads Roman Fort and many others.

For comprehensive information about the wall, its attractions and related interest visit the official website for Hadrian’s Wall.

A special bus service, the AD 122, runs from March to September linking all the Hadrians Wall heritage sites. This service can be request stopped at the bottom of Acomb village on the A6079 allowing you to break for a meal at the Miners. Check the Hadrians Wall website for timetable.

Hexham’s ancient abbey dating from 674AD is a focal point of any visit to the area. Hexham is one of the UKs best market towns with many intesting shops and attractions around the central market square and a newly opened Marks and Spencers.

Further information about things to do and see in Hexham can be found at Hexham Tourist Information Centre near Waitrose, and at Hexham's website.

For those touring the region camping or caravaning, the popular Fallowfield Dene Camp and Caravan site is around a mile and a half or so further up Main Street and makes the ideal place to stay.

Nearby Corbridge contains various specialist and boutique shops.

If you are coming to Northumbria for other attractions as well there are endless options for you.

You will find endless opportunities listed on the Visit Northumberland website from walking to horseriding, adventure sports to birdwatching, and many more.

A visit to Northumberland can provide a lifetimes experiences and happy memories.