Discover a selection of 361 holiday rentals in Hexham that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including internet/WiFi and garden. Prices start at £ 50 per night, and cabins and cottages are popular options for a stay in Hexham. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Old Hexham still stands

Walking in Hexham can feel like walking in the Northumberland of old. Here, 1,300-year-old abbeys tower overhead and stone-faced Gothic gaols lurk ominously on the corners. It's been a market town as long as anyone can remember, and it still bustles with a certain workaday charm. Hearty farmers' markets still take place beneath the 14th-century outline of Moot Hall, pubs still ooze classic English character. That said, there's really one main draw that keeps folks flocking to Hexham holiday rentals – the proximity to UNESCO-tagged Hadrian's Wall.

Things to do

Walking the wall in Hexham

One attraction looms large over all others in Hexham. It can be found wiggling over the Northumberland hills just to the north of town, a UNESCO site, and one of the UK's most iconic relics of the Roman age – Hadrian's Wall. Chesters Roman Fort and Museum is a fine place to begin exploring the unearthed barracks buildings that dot the whole length of the bulwarks. A little to the west is the Housesteads Roman Fort, with ancient toilets and centurion weaponry. Then there's Vindolanda, with its ruined bathhouse excavations.

Activities

Unravelling Hexham's history

Before pulling on the walking boots or hopping in the car to see the meandering stones of Hadrian's Wall, it can be hugely rewarding to spend some time getting to grips with the long history of Hexham itself. Simply wandering the streets should help. They are lined with everything from Augustinian churches to the rough-stone Hexham Old Gaol. You can delve into those buildings to discover haunting cloisters and exhibits that chronicle the warring tale of the Northumberland region. There's also a fantastic Saturday market on the main square, twice each month.

Weather

Eerie rains or warming sun in Hexham

Hexham can get wet and cold – like, sub-zero cold – in the winter, but then there are plenty of cosy little English cottage-style Hexham holiday rentals to pick from to keep you snug as the snows fall outside. In fact, some people love to walk the hills of the Northumberland National Park during months like December and January, finding them empty and wild. Most people choose to hike along Hadrian's Wall in the summer, though. The sun shines a lot between June and August and the days are more likely to be dry.

Natural features

Hexham – on the edge of the park

Lovers of the great English outdoors will be pleased to find loads of Hexham holiday rentals dotting the countryside to the north of town. That's not only where Hadrian's Wall goes up and down over the hills, but also where the vast Northumberland National Park starts. You can wax down the walking boots and trek into the tranquillity of the countryside to discover landscapes of wooded valleys and rocky bluffs, spear-like trees – check the Kielder Forest – and blustery crags, all criss-crossed by famous hiking trails, like the Pennine Way.

How to get there

How to get to and around Hexham

The nearest airport is in Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), located 16.1 mi (26 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Carlisle (CAX), which is 28.1 mi (45.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Hexham Station, Haydon Bridge Station and Bardon Mill Station are the main stations in the area.

Can I find a vacation rental around Hexham?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 361 vacation rentals near Hexham. From 263 cabins to 260 cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hexham for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Hexham?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Hexham. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kielder Water and Forest Park: 211 vacation rentals
  • Kielder Castle: 192 vacation rentals
  • Vindolanda: 333 vacation rentals
  • Housesteads Roman Fort: 317 vacation rentals
  • Hexham Abbey: 425 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hexham listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Hexham?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 263 Cabins in Hexham. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hexham include:

  • Cottages: 260 rentals available
  • Houses: 315 rentals available
  • Bed & breakfasts: 5 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hexham?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Hexham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.