Welcome to Hexham Abbey
Hexham Abbey has been a place of solace and refuge for over 1,300 years, and welcomes people of all faiths and none to enjoy its beautiful architecture and atmosphere and to explore its fascinating history.
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The Big Story
1,300 years of monks, gore and a whole lot more! Are you brave enough to experience the smelliest job in the world? And, what did the naughty choir boys post through the floorboards?
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Heart of the Community
The Abbey stands in the very centre of the thriving market town of Hexham, providing a place of comfort, welcome and reassurance to both the local community and visitors to our region
A Proud Heritage
A treasure trove of artefacts and history, the Abbey features unique and fascinating points of interest. From St Wilfrid’s 7th century underground crypt, to the working night stair, and an amazing collection of panel paintings.
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