Hotels in Ashington

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.

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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.

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