Ashington is a town in southeast Northumberland located 24 km (15 miles) north of Newcastle upon Tyne. Ashington is one of the largest towns in Northumberland where it's growth came from coal miming. The south of the town is bordered by the River Wansbeck whist the North Sea coast at Newbiggin-by-the-Sea is about 5 km (3 miles) away.
Why not check beaches nearby as we have 4 Ashington beaches and 24 Northumberland beaches. You can even take a look at our list of Northumberland dog friendly beaches or even our United Kingdom Blue Flag beach list.
Ashington Northumberland Map
Want some ideas on where to visit?
Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out the below small selection of coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, places to stay and eat: