Washington tourist and travel information

Washington tourist and travel information

Washington Travel Information

Travel Information Washington in Tyne and Wear is 5 miles southeast of Newcastle upon Tyne, on the River Wear.

TRAVELLINE at www.traveline.info

bus and coach travel

Coaches Washington - 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 Washington - Travel by road - Washington is about 1 mile east of Junction 65 of the A1(M). The A1 and the Motorway known as the A1(M) runs from London to Edinburgh. Washington is about 130 miles from Edinburgh and 280 miles from London.

A1 Motorway

Travel by train

www.nationalrail.co.uk Washington nearby station - Travel by train - Chester-le-Street Station, Chester Le Track, Station Road, Chester-Le-Street, DH3 3EE.

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 15 miles from Washington.

newcastleairport.com

Washington Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Washington - Sport - George Washington Golf & Country Club, Stone Cellar Road, Usworth, District 12, Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE37 1PH. Tel: 0191 4178346.

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Shopping

Stores Washington - Shopping - MetroCentre, Newcastle upon Tyne is Europe's largest shopping and leisure centre. About 7 miles from Washington.

Town Centre Shopping

Entertainment

Entertainment Washington - Entertainment and attractions - Beamish - The North of England Open Air Museum, Co. Durham Tel: 01207 231811.

Entertainment

Other information Washington - Other information - Gateshead Angel of the North, Durham Road, Low Eighton, Gateshead Tel: 0191 477 3478.

Washington Wetland Centre is set in 100 acres of stunning wetland and woodland on the River Wear and is one of the North East's biggest conservation success stories.

WASHINGTON ACCOMMODATION

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Washington Hotels

Also see Gateshead hotels & Chester-le-Street hotels

Tyne and Wear Map and Attractions

Newcastle on Tyne is 280 miles from London. It is 23 miles from Durham to Whitley Bay and 18 miles from Tynemouth to Stanley.

Ferries Ferry indicated is North Shields.

Airports Airport indicated is Newcastle International.

RoadsWashington is about 1 mile east of Junction 65 of the A1(M), between Sunderland and Chester le Street.

Tyne and Wear map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is no station in Washington.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Woodhorn, Northumberland Museum and Archives, Queen Elizabeth II Country Park, Ashington, Northumberland NE63 9YF.
Attraction 2 - Gateshead Angel of the North, Durham Road, Low Eighton, Gateshead Tel: 0191 477 3478
Attraction 3 - Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE1 4JA. (0191) 232 6789.
Attraction 4 - Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum, Buddle Street, Wallsend, NE28 6HR. Tel: 0191 236 9347.
Attraction 5 - Newcastle Racecourse, High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5HP. Tel: 0191 236 2020. newcastle-racecourse.co.uk.
Attraction 6 - Beamish - The North of England Open Air Museum, Co. Durham, DH9 0RG. Tel: 01207 231811. beamish.org.uk.

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