Hexham has a population of about 11,000
and is a market town in the Tyne Valley in the county of Northumberland.
At the heart of the town, the ancient Abbey dates back to the
7th century. The town is a few miles to the south of Hadrian's
Wall, a World Heritage site set in the outstanding Northumberland
countryside. Because you may not have visited this part of Northumberland
before, we'd like to offer you the chance to take a virtual tour
of some of our wonderful region. We've selected some of the best
and most informative web sites for you to explore from your own
home. We think they will whet your appetite for a real visit!