Destination guide

Culturally rich Ashington will entice you

The area's culture and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Ashington. This city has something for everyone. Warkworth Castle and Blue Reef Aquarium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Ashington

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Ashington has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blue Reef Aquarium (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Woodhorn Narrow Gauge Railway (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Sanctuary Wildlife Care Centre (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Bedlingtonshire Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Whitehouse Farm Centre (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Eshott Heugh Animal Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ashington

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ashington is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Ridley Park (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Northumberlandia (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Seaton Sluice Beach (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Druridge Bay Country Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Longsands Beach (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Ashington

The nearest airport is in Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), located 11.8 mi (19.1 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ashington?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 281 holiday lettings around Ashington. From 191 cottages to 191 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Ashington?

Clear waters, smooth sands and cloudless skies as your canvas. If this sounds like your idea of the perfect getaway, now's your chance to really bliss out. Luckily, there are 43 beachside getaway properties to whisk yourself away to. Alternatively, you may be searching for a different style of holiday setting. HomeAway has tons of options to choose from, including:

  • 38 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 27 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 24 rural holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Ashington?

If you want an authentic holiday experience and love a bit of extra space and privacy, renting a whole house is the way to go. There are 133 houses currently listed on HomeAway. Prices begin at £67 a night. If that doesn't suit your family's taste, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • Cottage: 101 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £55 per night.
  • Cabin: 12 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £99 per night.
  • Apartment: 12 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £73 per night.

Can I stay in Ashington in a large group?

It can be tough finding the time to unwind with your family and close friends. A group holiday is an excellent opportunity to come together. If you were planning to kick back under the same roof, HomeAway has places to suit. Cottage holiday rentals are the favoured choice for larger sized groups, with 19 listed here. Around the area, the properties that are suitable for large groups include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we've got 44 rental accommodation suitable for that size. Stay a night for as little as £47.
  • Need a rental property for 5 guests? We have 37 that will serve you well. The starting price is £67 per night.
  • Searching for places for rent to suit 8 guests? You'll be pleased to discover we have 20 that'll be perfect. You can grab one from just £58 per night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you can take your uncle, your grandma and all your friends to Ashington.