If you’re travelling in Northumberland, we’ve got a welcoming stop for you our Premier Inn hotel in Ashington. Once hailed the biggest coal mining village in the world, modern-day Ashington is among the largest towns in the county, making it a great base for your trip. Discover its rich heritage at the Woodhorn Museum and don’t miss the Queen Elizabeth II Country Park with its jubilee railway.
Hotels in Ashington
What to do in Ashington
Visit Woodhorn Museum
Housed in the town’s original colliery, this fascinating museum recounts a proud mining history.
Ride the QE II Railway
You’ll find this at the beautiful Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Country Park, once a colliery spoil heap.
Stroll around Wansbeck Riverside Country Park
Woodland, grassland and the lovely River Wansbeck make a great combination for country walks and picnics.
Go to the Bagpipe Museum
It’s a short drive to Morpeth, where you’ll find some 150 highland bagpipes in the wonderful old chantry.