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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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Wonderful Abby

Live in Hexham and love to go in when ever I can as its such a peaceful place and you lean something new each time you go about the history of the Abby and Hexham

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Hexham, United Kingdom
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Hexham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Live in Hexham and love to go in when ever I can as its such a peaceful place and you lean something new each time you go about the history of the Abby and Hexham

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This medieval abbey is right in the middle of a quaint town which is well kept. As you enter the church, time seems to stand still and you enter a beautiful space of reflection. The adjacent exhibition area is very educational and has several activities targeted at children and families. There is also a nice café and a very tasteful... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

If you are in hexam, please take time out to go inside this large abbey..free to enter and it is set out as a working church but sections have differnt set ups to see and ask questions about....really nice to see so take a look

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Great Cafe. Had a lovely panini, [cheese n tuna]. A great addition is the free water. Have eaten there a few times and the staff are consistently friendly and helpful. V family and person friendly. Recommend highly.

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Outside Basingstoke
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87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This magnificent building stands on a truly ancient site. It's 13c-15c construction was well restored in the 19c and, if you time it right, you can be taken down into the 7c crypt that St Wilfred had built with stone recycled from Roman Corbridge to house St Andrew's relics.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Really interesting visit. The exhibition is very good and the site is extremely accessible, we took someone in a wheelchair around the abbey quite freely. Everyone was very friendly and helpful

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Beautiful architecture combined with centuries of history and really interesting exhibition - a must for any visitor to Hexham. Photography welcome (without flash)

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We had walk round the abbey a beautiful building we went down into the basement we also visited the abbey shop and tea rooms

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Well worth a visit Helpful assistants with a wealth of knowledge about the building The building is full of history . It is also a quiet and peaceful place just to sit and collect you thoughts

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Beautiful building, lovely assistants with lots of knowledge. Ask to go down into the crypt - work an explore down the steep stairs!

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