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Hexham Abbey

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Address: Beaumont St., Hexham, England
Phone Number: +44 1434 602031
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Description: This former medieval abbey was built late in the 7th century.

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Well worth a visit

What can you get for free these days? This is free entry and really interesting. Ask to view the vaults.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Oldham, United Kingdom
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Oldham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

What can you get for free these days? This is free entry and really interesting. Ask to view the vaults.

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Coutances, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

On the way back from a family trip up North 5 of us stopped in Hexham and took the opportunity to visit the Abbey. What a beautiful building. Even my husband, who normally is reluctant to look at churches, was impressed by both the architecture and artifacts. We were also all appreciative of the very knowledgeable and interesting guide; a... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful abbey and enjoy just taking this wonderful place in ,don't forget to visit the new cafe round the corner beitiful cakes, there was also an exhibition on when we were there very interesting , not to be missed on your visit to Hexham

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Lille, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Really interesting visit too the Abby not too big and imposing as cathedrals go and all parts accessible .

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Hythe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Don't miss having a look around the .abbey on your visit to Hexham. Make sure you pick up one of the sheets of information - although if you are really lucky you will encounter one of the knowledgeable abbey guides. It's hard to pick out just one feature, but for me it was The medieval painted panels - but the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is a lovely Abbey that really goes out of its way to explain its History and make visitors feel welcome. The miserichords and crypt particularly interesting. We stopped in by chance not realising that this is a really worthwhile trip

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Hexham is a bustling market town in the Tyne valley and well worth a visit. In the heart of the town is the gloriously ancient Abbey founded 1500 years ago! It is well worth half an hour of your time walking around and absorbing the atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle of the 21st century. In addition - unlike... More 

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Corbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Absolutely stunning venue. It's somewhere I frequent often because I just love the quiet ambience of the place. The worn stairs are fascinating, as is the abbey crypt. Very peaceful.

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

What a beautiful abbey. We were made very welcome even though we visited during a service. No guides were available to purchase but we were given a laminated copy to use as we looked round. We were allowed to stroll around at our own pace, no rush, even when we went down into the crypt

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Sussex, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Fascinating ancient abbey, dating back to the dark ages. The crypt is rather reluctantly opened just twice a day, but it's worth trying to get in.

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Additional Information about Hexham Abbey

Address: Beaumont St., Hexham, England
Phone Number: +44 1434 602031
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Hexham
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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