Morpeth tourist and travel information

Morpeth tourist and travel information

Morpeth Travel Information

Travel Information Morpeth is one of Northumberland's major market towns and is the administrative centre for the County Council. Morpeth lies just to the east of the main A1 trunk road, about 13 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne. Morpeth has become known as the Gateway to Northumberland.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Morpeth - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33

www.stagecoachbus.com

A1 Motorway

Roads Morpeth - Travel by road - Morpeth is about 2 miles east of the A1. The A1 and the Motorway known as the A1(M) runs from London to Edinburgh. Morpeth is about 105 miles from Edinburgh and 305 miles from London.

A1 Motorway

Miles from town Morpeth lies about 13 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Travel by train

Rail Morpeth Morpeth - Travel by train - Morpeth Station, Coopies Lane, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2SL. CCTV. Waiting room. Pay phone. Shops. Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Only parts station step free access. National Express East Coast runs fast, frequent passenger train services on the East Coast Main Line between London King’s Cross, the East Midlands, Yorkshire, the North East of England and Scotland. Customer Relations Tel: 08457 225 333. nationalexpresseastcoast.com

Northern Rail. Main regions: North West, North East, Yorkshire and Humberside. Tel: 0845 00 00 125. www.northernrail.org

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

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Airport Newcastle International Airport, Woolsington, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE13 8BZ. Tel: 0870 122 1488. The A1 by-passes the city centre and leads directly to the airport via the dual carriageway A696. Restaurants, cafes and bars available within Newcastle International Airport. Newcastle airport is about 12 miles from Morpeth.

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Cycling

Hire - Alnmouth Alnwick - Cycle Hire - Black Sheep Bikes, Shepherds Cottage, Burradon, Thropton, Northumberland, NE65 7HF. Tel : 01669 631121. We deliver free of charge to Newcastle – upon -Tyne when bikes are hired for 2 days or more. We also deliver free within a radius of 20 miles of base. Outside of this area a delivery charge may apply. www.blacksheepbikes.co.uk

Black Sheep Bikes

Morpeth Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Morpeth - Sport - Morpeth Golf Club, The Common, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2BT. About 1 mile south of Morpeth on the A197. Tel: 01670504942.

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Sport

Sport Morpeth - Sport - Morpeth has a leisure centre and swimming pool. RIVERSIDE LEISURE CENTRE, New Market, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 1PR. Tel: 01670 514665.

Swimming pool

Shopping

Stores Morpeth - Shopping - Morpeth has a good range of shops, pubs and restaurants. Market Day in Morpeth is every Wednesday. A Farmers Market is held in the Town Hall on the first Sunday of every month. The clock tower in the town centre is unusual, being a free standing bell tower not connected to any other building. It still sounds the night curfew at 8 o'clock every evening. Marks & Spencer Simply Food, The Market Place, Morpeth NE61 1HG. Tel: 01670 511080. Woolworths - 8-10 Bridge Street, Morpeth, NE61 1NH, Tel: 01670 513426.

Town Centre Shopping

Other information Morpeth - Other information - Woodhorn, Northumberland Museum and Archives, Queen Elizabeth II Country Park, Ashington, Northumberland NE63 9YF. About 6 miles east of Morpeth. CHANTRY BAGPIPE MUSEUM, Bridge Street, Morpeth. Tel: 01670 500700.

Museum

MORPETH ACCOMMODATION

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Morpeth Hotels

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Northumberland Map and Attractions

Hexham is 290 miles from London. It is 79 miles from Berwick upon Tweed to Corbridge and 80 miles from Brampton to Whitley Bay.

Ferries Ferry indicated is North Shields.

Airports Airport indicated is Newcastle International.

Roads Morpeth is about 2 miles east of the A1.

Northumberland map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Morpeth.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Dunstanburgh Castle, Craster, Alnwick, Northumberland, Telephone: 01665 576231
Attraction 2 - Hexham Racecourse, Hexham, NE46 2JP. Tel: 01434 606881. hexham-racecourse.co.uk.
Attraction 3 - Otterburn Mill, Northumberland, NE19 1JT. Tel: 01830 520225 otterburnmill.co.uk.
Attraction 4 - Woodhorn, Northumberland Museum and Archives, Queen Elizabeth II Country Park, Ashington, Northumberland NE63 9YF.
Attraction 5 - Bamburgh Castle, Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7DF. bamburghcastle.com.
Attraction 6 -The Kielder Partnership Office, Bellingham TIC, Main Street, Bellingham Tel : 01434 220643. (Kielder Water)

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