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Nestled in the middle of the scenic triangle of Northumberland National Park, the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the vibrant city of Newcastle, Ashington is a great place to live. With excellent transport links, a rich heritage and plenty to do, you’ll settle in quickly after buying a home here. 

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A report led by the local council highlighted Ashington’s community spirit as a highlight of living here. You can experience that same sense of belonging when you move to this town, enjoying the many clubs, hobby groups and local events held throughout the year. 

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Living in Ashington


A close-knit community means coming together for a variety of events and activities suitable for all the family. Buying a new home in Ashington means that you can make the most of the festivals and clubs that have formed over the years.

The Ashington Festival is a major date to put in your diary, with music, rides and shows brightening up the recreation ground. There’s also Ashington Pride, a football club and the Ashington Arts Group amongst many other activities. Hobbyists can find like-minded people to share their passions with, while kids can run wild in the various play areas and the Children’s Centre. There are also recreational activities like the leisure centre or the market. You’ll certainly never be bored after moving to Ashington. 

Walks in all landscapes

As we mentioned above, Ashington is surrounded by some stunning landscapes. There are nine beaches in and around the area, from the seaside town of Newbiggin to the sandy dunes of Cresswell. You can snack on a cone of chips and enjoy that summer holiday feeling in less than a fifteen-minute drive. 

If you’re not a fan of sand in your sandals, then strap on your walking boots and hike through Northumberland National Park or one of the many other luscious green spaces on your doorstep. The Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Country Park has a charming 16-acre lake, perfect for a canoe ride on a sunny day. Alternatively, you can take a stroll through the riverside grasslands of Wansbeck Riverside Park.

New build homes in Ashington, Northumberland 

Ashington isn’t usually thought of when you think of leaving by the beach, but it should definitely be on that list. A Persimmon home offers you a coastal lifestyle as well as a home in the countryside. Explore our selection of new houses above and make sure to contact our team if you have any questions.