Local Art & Achitecture

Discover small independent galleries and artists studios with unique and affordable work in Hexham’s historic surroundings.

Situated just a few miles away from Hadrian’s Wall, Hexham boasts a medieval abbey, historic churches, architectural treasures and green parkland for you and your family to explore. Alongside the old world charm of the town centre are all the amenities you would need for your holiday; coffee shops and restaurants, a theatre, cinema, leisure centre and high street shops. In the surrounding area you will find some of the most unspoilt countryside in Northumberland, with plenty of well-marked walking trails, cycle routes and bridle paths for you to explore.


Haslam’s of Hexham

Work by leading local and nationally acclaimed artists over three galleries. Painting and Drawing classes and an excellent Art Materials Store and Picture Framing Service. Collectors world wide find us friendly and welcoming.



Robinson – Gay Art Gallery

Ours is a unique gallery in the heart of Hexham showcasing some of the region’s finest artists and designers. View a selection of high quality British-made contemporary fine-art, ceramics & sculpture alongside our handmade and bespoke-designed furniture.



Minerva Centre

Minerva offers young people and adults with different learning abilities, fee-based, structured courses in textiles, art and design, pottery, photography and furniture reclamation in a friendly, stress-free and supportive environment. Minerva’s shop is due to open soon.



The Queen’s Hall Arts Centre

Queen’s Hall Arts Centre boasts a 350-seat theatre and two galleries. It has an all-year-round programme of the best international and national artists from music, drama, dance, exhibitions, film, comedy and non professional shows. The building is shared with Hexham Library, the Exchange Café and theatre company Théâtre Sans Frontières.


Close by

Allendale Forge Studios, Art and Crafts Gallery

A creative hub offering a unique, relaxing shopping experience surrounded by countryside. Browse around open gallery studios, chat with the designers in the gift shop and enjoy a coffee, lunch, cake and ice cream in the café. Open 7 days a week, 9am to 5pm. Free entry. Fully accessible on two floors and ample free parking right outside.



Broadwood Studios

Broadwood Studios is the home of ceramic artist Steph Jamieson. A ceramics exhibition Pots in the Byre” is held over three weekends in the summer. Firing workshops are an added attraction to the event. Open other times by appointment.



Accessible to all

All of our Accommodation can be adapted for disabled access. If you have difficulty with mobility or any type of disability, you’ll be able to choose a fully accessible Log cabin or tent, equipped to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

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