Discover the story of the Gaol, its gruesome stories and colourful characters on a short, family friendly tour.
Learn more about the history of the Old Gaol on a free Spotlight Tour: Hexham Old Gaol
Have you ever wondered why they built a Gaol in 14th Century Hexham? Or even how the prisoners were looked after? Join one of our Customer Hosts at 2pm everyday for a brilliant bite-size tour which will introduce you to the history of Hexham Old Gaol; the gaoler, the prisoners, the harsh punishments and terrible conditions.