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Looking for a new home in Ashington?

With the vibrant city of Newcastle, the Northumberland National Park, and the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on hand, Ashington is an ideal location for a fabulous new home in the North East. The town offers a good range of shops and amenities, along with the key factor of convenient commuting links to Newcastle. Living here makes a perfect work-life balance easy to achieve.

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Living in Ashington

Travel and transport

Ashington enjoys convenient transport links, with easy access to the A1, A189 and A197 for travelling across the region. The A1, around 7 miles away, connects Edinburgh and London via Newcastle, Durham and Leeds.

For rail travel, Pegswood and Morpeth train stations have regular services to Newcastle. There’s also a frequent bus service from Ashington to Blyth, Morpeth and Newcastle. For national and international travel, Newcastle Airport is only 20 miles away.  

Local information

For everyday shops and services, you’ll find everything you need in Ashington. The main shopping street has a range of high street stores, banks, pharmacies, and cafes, and there's a choice of supermarkets. In addition to these convenient local facilities, Morpeth (6 miles away) offers a further choice of high street shops, boutiques, pubs, and food outlets, as well as the classic Sandersons Department Store. Newcastle is less than 18 miles away for excellent city centre amenities.

Local schools

Local primary schools include St Aidan’s RC Primary School, Bothal Primary School, and Bishop’s Primary School. The Dales primary school for children with special educational needs was rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. Secondary school options include Dukes Secondary School, Josephine Butler Academy, and Ashington Academy. A further choice of schools can be found in Morpeth, a short drive away.