Is Corbridge a village or town?

Is Corbridge a village or town?

Corbridge is a village in Northumberland, England, 16 miles (26 km) west of Newcastle and 4 miles (6 km) east of Hexham. Villages nearby include Halton, Acomb, Aydon and Sandhoe.

What’s it like to live in Corbridge?

Corbridge has long been a jewel in the Tyne Valley crown with its cobbled streets, independent shops and proximity to stunning countryside and Hadrian’s Wall. The village has a strong sense of community and offers a peaceful way of life just 16 miles west of Newcastle and 4 miles from the popular market town of Hexham.

Is Corbridge nice?

Corbridge has been voted one of the best places to live in the UK. A TYNE Valley village has been named as one of the best places to live in the UK. Corbridge was chosen as one of the top 10 places to live in the North and North-East in the Sunday Times Best Places to Live Guide 2020.

How old is Corbridge?

The Saxon settlement at Corbridge was established (probably in the 7th century) half a mile east of the ruins of the Roman town, at a good fording place.

Where does the name Corbridge come from?

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Corbridge in Northumberland, named in late Old English as Corebricg ‘bridge near Corchester’, from a shortened form of Corstopitum, the Celtic name of Corchester + Old English brycg ‘bridge’.

Does Corbridge have a market?

Corbridge is also known for its large number of independent businesses. The present day Market Place has a baker, art shop, traditional grocer and more.

What’s it like to live in Hexham?

A Northumberland market town has been named the happiest place to live in Britain. Hexham is a pretty town with its Abbey and plenty of cafes, restaurants and independent shops and is a stop-off for people walking Hadrian’s Wall.

What shops are there in Corbridge?

Art Galleries

  • Wallington Gallery.
  • Off The Wall.
  • Balman Gallery Ltd.
  • Fifiefofum Ltd.
  • Acanthus.
  • Delight & Wisdom.
  • J D Hall.
  • Kute Clothing.

Does corbridge have a market?

What was Corbridge called in Roman times?


Coria (Corbridge)
Alternative name(s) Coriosopitum, Corsopitum or Corsobetum
Founded c. 84 AD
Place in the Roman world
Province Britannia

What river runs through Corbridge?

River Tyne
As the River Tyne continues its journey east from the historic town of Hexham, it passes through the town of Corbridge.