Premier Inn Ashington
“The UK's largest budget accommodation provider – ideal for business, leisure and family stays” - AA Inspector
Premier Inn Hotel Ashington is just a stone's throw from the Northumberland's coastal route, good beaches and gorgeous gardens. If travelling north, it's the last Premier Inn before reaching the Scottish border so it makes an ideal stop on a long journey. Alnwick Castle, Bamburgh Castle, the Holy Island of Lindisfarne and Woodhorn Colliery Mueum are all within striking distance. After a day out return to the hotel's country park setting, lakeside views, Brewers Fayre restaurant and extra-comfy beds.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 82
- Family rooms: 0
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Open all year
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About the area
If it’s history you’re after, there’s heaps of it in Northumberland. On Hadrian’s Wall you can imagine scarlet-cloaked Roman legionaries keeping watch for painted Pictish warriors while cursing the English weather and dreaming of home. Desolate battlefield sites and hulking fortresses such as Alnwick, Dunstanburgh, Bamburgh and Warkworth are reminders that this, until not so very long ago, was a contested border region. The ruins of Lindisfarne bear witness to the region’s early Christian history.
Northumberland also has some of Britain’s best beaches. On summer days, and even in winter, you’ll see surfers and other brave souls making the most of the coast. Inland, there are some great walks and bike rides in the dales of the Cheviot Hills and the Simonsides – just hilly enough to be interesting, without being brutally steep. There's dramatic scenery in the High Pennines, where waterfalls plunge into deep valleys, and there are swathes of heather-scented moorland. Northumberland National Park covers over 400 square miles of moorland and valleys with clear streams and pretty, stone-built villages. It’s just the place for wildlife watching too. You’ll find flocks of puffins, guillemots and other seabirds around the Farne Islands, and seals and dolphins offshore.
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