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Ashington is a town in the North-East of England, with a population of approximately 28,000, which grew from a few farms in the early 19th Century to a large Coal mining village once coal was discovered. A large percentage of the streets are terraced...

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Events

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People

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Tourism

Places to visit in and around Ashington, including some not to be missed visits of a longer distance. I will be separating this into sections divided by rough distance once I add more items, so you can work out where you'd like to go within a certain...

0-10 Miles

This is a list of the places worth visiting that are between 0 and 10 miles from Ashington.
Newbiggin by the Sea

Newbiggin by the Sea

Newbiggin-by-the-Sea is a small town in Northumberland, England, lying on the North Sea coast. Once an important port for shipping grain and a coal mining town, it is still a small fishing port making use of traditional coble boats. It boasts the longest...
QE II Country Park

QE II Country Park

The QEII Country Park was once part of the largest colliery spoil heap in Europe. It has been beautifully landscaped to include a lake and woodland walks, there is also a cycle path that runs right round the lake. The lake is a popular place for fishing,...
Woodhorn Colliery Museum

Woodhorn Colliery Museum

Inspired by the monster coal cutting machines once used deep underground, the stunning new Cutter building at Woodhorn just outside Ashington, is the place to come to learn about the history of Northumberland. Alongside the original listed colliery buildings,...
Bede's World, Jarrow

Bede's World, Jarrow

Come for a fun and leisurely day out at Bede’s World, where you’ll learn all about Bede and the Anglo-Saxon way of life in Northumbria. Find out what life would have been like with a visit to our demonstration farm and meet our wonderful animals, inc...
Cragside House & Gardens

Cragside House & Gardens

Extraordinary Victorian house, gardens and woodland - the wonder of its age Enter the world of Lord Armstrong - Victorian inventor, innovator and landscape genius. Cragside house was truly a wonder of its age. Discover the first house in the world...
Wallington Hall

Wallington Hall

Magnificent estate where politics and play came together in the heart of Northumberland Discover Wallington, much-loved home to generations of the unconventional Trevelyan family. Visit the impressive, yet friendly house, and explore the history...
Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh Castle

One of the most imposing castles in England, Bamburgh Castle sits on a basalt crag dominating this part of the beautiful Northumberland coast. Bamburgh Castle is probably the finest castle in England. It is perched on a basalt outcrop on the very...
Beamish Museum

Beamish Museum

Beamish is a world famous open air museum. We tell the story of life in North East England during the 1820s, 1900s and 1940s. Beamish stands in 300 acres of beautiful County Durham countryside. With so many things to see, Beamish is a wonderful day...
Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall Country stretches across the north of England from the west Cumbrian Roman coastal defences at Ravenglass, through Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport to Bowness-on-Solway, along Hadrian's Wall through Carlisle to Hexham in Northumberland...

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