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Fairshaw Rigg, Lowgate



NE46 2NW,  England

Local Area Information

Fairshaw Rigg is conveniently situated 2 miles South West of Hexham in a quiet, rural location yet just a stone's throw from all the attractions and amenities offered in the historic and beautiful market town.We are in easy reach of Hadrians Wall, the North Pennines, the Northumbrian National Park, Newcastle upon Tyne and Carlisle.

How to Find Us

A69 from East
(approx 4 miles)

From A69 take Hexham exit at Roundabout.
Follow main road into Hexham town centre, over River Tyne and railway line then left at roundabout (near Waitrose).
At next roundabout turn right, go through Hexham Town Centre.
At next traffic lights (not pedestrian lights), turn left to Allendale and Alston. Go up hill out of town about 1.5 miles to village of Lowgate, there take right turn to Haydon Bridge.
Fairshaw Rigg is 500 yards on right-hand side just after the national speed limit sign.
A69 from West
(approx 5 miles)

After bypassing Haydon Bridge on A69 take 2nd right turn sign posted to Lowgate and Elrington.

Climb the hill and continue for c. 3 miles. After a dip and further incline Fairshaw Rigg is found on the left immediately beyond Fairshaw Farmhouse which is adjascent to the roadside.

If you reach the village of Lowgate sorry, but you have gone too far.
(approx 3 miles)

Hexham Station is on the line from Newcastle upon Tyne to Carlisle.

Taxi fare from there to us is c.£5 or buses run from Hexham town centre but we are a 1/2 mile walk from the stop at Lowgate.
Newcastle International Airport
(approx 20 miles)

The taxi fare is approximately £35 to Fairshaw Rigg.

If driving take signs for Newcastle, the take the A1 South. Take the second junction for A69 and the 3rd exit to head West. Then follow "A69 from East" after about 20 miles.