Hexham is an attractive and historic town situated on the edge of the scenic Northumberland National Park. It is an ideal destination for getting away from it all and a short break in a Hexham hotel offers comfort and quality. The hotel at Slaley Hall is set within 1000 sumptuous acres of woodland and has a large range of facilities including two professional standard golf courses, outdoor activities and spa treatment rooms. Aside from the charm of Hexham, the larger city of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne is a short distance away, as well as the miles and miles of rugged rolling countryside.
Hexham has a long history and the Abbey that is the centrepiece of the town dates from the 11th century, while the building known as Hexham Old Gaol is understood to be the oldest purpose built prison in the UK - history buffs are sure to find much of interest in Hexham. Despite its historic origins the town has a lively feel with many excellent shops, restaurants and bars. Hexham is also noted to have a first-rate arts scene, a claim enhanced by its award winning arts centre, as well as antique and curio shops dotted around the town.
Fans of racing can visit Hexham Racecourse , which is situated on the scenic Yarridge Heights above the town, there are several National Hunt meets held at the course every year. Slightly further afield from this Hexham hotel is Northumberland National Park, which is one the UK's premier hiking and walking destinations. The park is also home to the region's most famous landmark, Hadrian's Wall and the World Heritage Site that preserves ancient Roman ruins. Hexham is also well connected to the large city of Newcastle, which is ideal for a spot of retail therapy.
Slaley Hall in Hexham is also an excellent venue for conferences and meetings. The meeting rooms in Hexham offer flexible access for up to 300 delegates and all rooms come equipped with the latest audio visual equipment. Refreshments are freely available throughout the venue, while the bar and restaurant will be able to take care of any catering needs.