Anchor Hotel

A Historic Hotel in Hexham, Northumberland

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

John Martin Street
NE47 6AB

Anchor Hotel, Hexham

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Accommodation Description:

The Anchor is a charming characterful attractive Grade II listed hotel pub and restaurant located on a picturesque riverside location on the banks of the Tyne. The hotel has nine rooms and is ideally located for exploring Northumberland's wonderful countryside.The Anchor is only 5 mins away from Langley Castle double twin family and single rooms available. Cosy fires in winter alfresco seating on the decking on warmer days.

The menu at the Anchor offers a quality selection of British dishes loving made with locally sourced ingredients. The extensive menu offers 3 course meals as well as lighter snacks and sharing platters washed down with hand pulled ales beers and lagers spirits or a glass of wine. Situated on the Bridge of Haydon Bridge (which originally dates back to the 1300's).

The Anchor Hotel is a building steeped in history and it has been a Hotel in various guises for many years. Originating as a Jacobite Cross relating to medieval settlements the Roman occupation and Jacobite revolutions the Hotel was also once a court house complete with hanging facilities outside in what is now the car park and garden. The hotel rises out of the river Tyne enjoying a perfect position for direct access to the river and lovely views.

The salmon leap over the weir and sandy beaches and swimming holes are also at this point. Whatever the weather there is a good vantage point and a lovely aspect watching the river rage in flood in the winter or paddling in calmer waters. The Hotel has a very friendly cosy bar and lounge.

Or in finer weather enjoy the river views in our alfresco decking area. Food is freshly prepared and served Mon-Sat noon 'til nine. our legendary Sunday lunch is served 12 until 'sold out' (around 6pm.) We cater for functions and meetings and have private rooms for your special occasions which we will tailor to suit your wishes.

The hotel has nine rooms and is ideally located for exploring Northumberland's wonderful countryside. We are surrounded by Heritage sites including Hadrian's Wall National Trust Properties The Lake District the coast and castles of Northumberland as well as The Metro Centre shopping experience all within an easy drive or train ride.

4 star rating

From: £45.00

Room Facilities
Wireless internet connection
Tea and coffee making facilities
Ironing board
Colour television
Internet access

Lock-up facility for bicycles
Ironing facilities
Room service
Internet access (wireless) in public areas
Non-smoking (throughout)
Baggage store
24-hour reception

Free parking
On-site parking

Business Facilities
Internet connection (wireless)

Dining Facilities
Our chef originally from the 5 star Caledonian in Edinburgh is committed to using as many locally sourced ingredients as possible and presents a menu of dishes featuring classic British cooking beautifully presented. The freshly prepared menu is served in our spacious bar/lounge area overlooking the river which affords views of the local wild life herons geese and ducks as well as the leaping salmon. Our legendary breakfast served early or a little later for wedding guests!

Breakfast (Full cooked)
Breakfast (Continental)

Child Facilities
Games available
Children's menu

Pet Policy
No pets

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Nearby Historic Attractions

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Hexham Travel and Heritage Information

Haydon Bridge Old Church - 0.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Allen Banks & Staward Gorge - 3.1 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Housesteads Fort (Hadrian's Wall) - 4.2 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Hadrian's Wall - 4.2 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Sewingshields Roman Wall (Hadrian's Wall) - 4.5 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Carrawburgh Temple of Mithras - 4.5 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Black Carts Turret (Hadrian's Wall) - 5.1 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Vindolanda Roman Fort - 5.2 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Chesters Roman Fort - 5.3 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Hexham Abbey - 5.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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