Local Information

Albemarle Barracks is situated in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall country, approximately 15 miles west of Newcastle and 12 miles east of Hexham. Although it is in a rural location Albemarle Barracks is located just off the A69 so local amenities are accessible by car.

Newcastle is renowned for its many theatres, museums and concert venues as well as its numerous bars, nightclubs and restaurants.

The Hadrian’s Wall Visitor Centre is situated just to the west of Hexham and is popular with tourists all year round. There are many attractions nearby including Durham Cathedral and the many historic castles in Northumberland. The coast line in Northumberland is mile after mile of unspoilt beaches.


Constituency: Hexham County
Local Authority: Northumberland County Council


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