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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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On a day trip to Hexham we called in. The Abbey was nice. The exhibition very interesting and informative.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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147 reviews 147 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

On a day trip to Hexham we called in. The Abbey was nice. The exhibition very interesting and informative.

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cumbria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

on a day trip to hexham so checked the abbey out. lovely place plenty to see been decorated by the local ladies for easter while we there so looked lovely. one of the quides let us down into the crypt and gave us an interesting insight of the history. abbey shop and refectory cafe both very good.

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Washington, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

What A Beautiful Building And So Much History .This Is A Must See Venue If You Are In The Area. The Staff Are Very Helpful And Knowledgable And Helped Make Our Visit Very Enjoyable I Also Want To Mention The Refectory Cafe At The Abbey Which Is An Excellent And Fairly Recent Addition To The Facilities On Site. There Is... More 

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Hexham Abbey is the most beautiful tranquil place, it's had some building work and they've added extra visitor facilities, it's new but in keeping with the Abbey - this is well worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My partner and I were in Hexham visiting family and had a spare couple of hours. We decided to visit the abbey as I hadn't ever been. It was an amazing visit. The Abbey has been wonderfully looked after and the staff are really friendly and helpful. They were very knowledgable when I asked questions. They really care about the... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Great fun. Lots of games to play and enjoyable for all ages. The stained glass windows were a work of art, but I felt slightly pressurised into donating money as we were forced into a conversation with a helper who asked for donations. I strongly recommend this place. It is great fun.

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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37 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This interesting old small abbey really adds to the charm of old Hexham. Like a lot of old buildings like this various parts date from different eras. The crypt can be accessed and you can see where old roman building materials have been re used in it's construction.

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Spilsby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Hexham Abbey is of course very old has very interesting facts and insitu plaques to read which span many years and if you are interested in old architecture, this Abbey will keep you keep you engrossed during your visit. There are not any charges to visit the abbey but most visitors do give a donation.

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Wells, United Kingdom
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Wonderfully real and impressive without the splendour of a Cathedral. A deep history and a lovely setting. Exhibition and cafe also excellent.

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Guysborough, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Very pleased that we went out of our way to visit the Abbey, so beautiful. The Refectory was also delicious, one of our top 3 eating spots during our 2 week vacation :)

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