the castle capital of Britain. The castles of Alnwick, Dunstanburgh,
Warkworth, Bamburgh, Chillingham and Lindisfarne are all here, and
right on your doorstep is the World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall
its many Roman settlements and forts along the rugged border hills.
Famous country houses nearby include Cragside, Wallington Hall,
Paxton House, and the nationally acclaimed Beamish Open Air Museum.
Hexham itself has a magnificent Abbey, and is a beautiful market
town with much to see and do.
protected environments support an abundance of rare plants and animals.
There are many great walks to suit everyone - miles of coastal track
cover the magnificent beaches and headlands, whilst more challenging
hikes can be found in the Cheviot Hills and National Parks.
The County is
a favourite for cyclists too.
With at least 15 golf courses within half an hour of the house
we are ideally situated for a golfing break.
Take the A1
towards Northumberland in Northern England Turn off the A1 at Newcastle,
onto the A69 and follow signs for Hexham (Approx 15 miles). Sammy's
Place is at 26 St Wildred's Road Hexham Northumberland NE46 2EA.
St Wildred's Road runs south away from abbey, at war memorial on
crossroads of main street and Beaumont Street. Sammy's Place is
60yds on the left.
The Hadrian's Wall Country guide to leisure and tourism
in and around Hexham and the Tyne Valley. In the Leisure Guide,
follow the links to find out what to see and do, where to eat,
towns and villages, castles, museums and countryside.
Visitor Guide www.northumberland.gov.uk/vg/
Northumberland County Council's own guide to the area, containing
information on places to visit, nearby towns and villages, and
things to do.
site containing dozens of photographs of not only Hexham, but
many other Northumbrian locations. No information, but a good
pictorial introduction to some of the region's most picturesque
web site containing information on properties and visitor attractions
maintained by English Heritage, including many in Northumberland.