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Barrasford Hexham Northumberland UK boasts a pub, garage, quarry and even a blacksmith.
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Sport and leisure in Barrasford
The village of Barrasford is home to one of the oldest football teams in Northumberland - AFC Barrasford.

The beautiful countryside of Northumberland, particularly Hadrian's Wall and the district of Tynedale, is the ideal place to go walking, cycling and mountain biking.



Recreation in Northumberland

Bird watching in Northumberland

Barrasford and bird watching have strong links. Twitchers from across Europe take advantage of the Northumberland National Park to observe different species of birds. More

Canoeing in Northumberland

The annual Tyne Tour canoeing event is one of the main events on the UK canoeing calendar. Barrasford is the main hub of activity on the river North Tyne and plays host to the Tyne Tour on the first weekend in November each year. More

Cycling in Northumberland

The Reivers Cycle Route (RCR) is a major cycle route running from Tynemouth to Whitehaven that passes close to the village of Barrasford. Their are many local routes to choose from and the varied terrain ensures cycling in Northumberland is as challenging as you want to make it. More

Fly Fishing in Northumberland

Anglers wanting to try fly fishing in Northumberland are spoilt for choice with rivers and stillwater venues. Their are dozens of stillwaters in the Tynedale district, from the massive Kielder Reservoir to more intimate venues like Langley Dam. The River Tyne also offers reasonable Trout fishing for those wishing to try Fly Fishing in Northumberland. More

Salmon Fishing in Northumberland

The River Tyne, and its tributaries the North Tyne and South Tyne, offers not only the best salmon fishing in Northumberland but the best in England. Around September to October each year it is often difficult to acquire fishing due to the demand from anglers across the UK.

Sailing in Northumberland

The massive Kielder Water is the ideal destination for those wishing to try sailing in Northumberland. As the largest man made reservoir in Europe it has become known as a mecca for sailing enthusiasts since Kielder Water was opened in 1982. More

Shooting in Northumberland

As with other country pursuits, shooting in Northumberland is as popular as ever. From pheasant shooting to grouse shooting the county offers many challenges for the field sportsman. More

Walking in Northumberland

The Pennine Way and Hadrian's Wall Trail are just two renowned trails for those wishing to go walking in Northumberland. The Northumberland National Park offers hundreds of smaller routes for those looking for less of an epic challenge. More



- Look for a Northumberland home near Hadrian's Wall. Property developments in Barrasford include Chishillways, East Acres, Mill House and Woodbine Terrace.


Find out about the chapel, primary school, play group and other community groups in Barrasford.
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