Hexham Old Gaol

Hallgate, Hexham, Northumberland NE46 1XD
24A Hallgate Hexham England NE46 1XD GB

Step into the oldest purpose-built prison in England. Descend into
the dungeon, peer into the gloom and imagine confinement in the dark
awaiting trial in the nearby Moothall. Meet the gaoler to learn about the treatment of criminals then put yourself in the prisoners’ shoes and try the stocks for size – if you dare! Discover much more when you visit.

Facilities: Fully accessible with a lift. Gift Shop.
Parking: Wentworth Public Car Park is a few minutes’ walk.

Opening Times:
11am – 4.30pm
October & November and February & March: Tuesday and Saturday
April – September: Tuesday – Saturday
Can vary during school holidays. Check the website for more details.

Costs: Adults £3.95, OAP £3.50, Child (5-16) £2.50, Family Ticket £12.00. Under 5’s go free.
Gift Aid your ticket to convert to a one year season ticket giving free admission for the rest of the year.

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