Take a look around Ashington market. Make a day of it and explore some local attractions.
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If you're visiting the market, there are loads of other things to see and do during your day in Ashington.
Enjoy our excellent facilities, cutting-edge arts and cultural exhibits and a fun-filled events programme
Located in what was once the largest pit village in the world, the former colliery is now home to our popular visitor attraction.
QE II Country Park is located on the north edge of Ashington, between the A197 and the A189, with the main car park just off the A189. It is popular for walking, dog walking, picnics and jogging, as well as activities on the lake such as windsurfing, canoeing and coarse fishing.
Hirst Park is situated in the centre of the busy Northumberland town of Ashington and contains woodland, formal gardens, bowling greens, tennis courts, community pavilion, herbaceous and shrub borders.
A modern leisure centre has something for everyone. A well-equipped gym, two swimming pools, a tranquillity spa and a large softplay area, We also house the Ashington Library and have a café on site.
Parking is free for all users of the centre.
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