Old gaol door and grill

Hexham Old Gaol

Overview

The oldest purpose built prison in England, Hexham Old Gaol will give you an insight into crime and punishment in medieval Northumberland.

Visit the Gaol website

What makes it special

  • Experience what prison used to be like

Opening Times

Closed over Winter

Open from 3rd April (Wednesday to Sunday) - 11:00 to 16:00

Hostels nearby

Hexham Old Gaol

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Map references

OS Map: 87

OS Grid Ref: NY937640

Lat/Lng: 54.97109, -2.09971

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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