Northumberland Pride Festival 2021 – Powered by Britishvolt – Travel Information
If you’re travelling to Northumberland Pride Festival 2021 – Powered by Britishvolt from outside of Ashington, use public transport!
This years event takes place at Peoples Park, Ashington which is adjacent to Park Road, Wansbeck Road and Institute Road.
The entrance to the Festival is at People’s Park Wansbeck Road.
Travel by bus
Plan your journey now by using Arriva Bus journey planner at https://www.arrivabus.co.uk/ which covers Ashington. Below are some options for travelling to the event and nearby stops. If you’re travelling from further afield you can use https://www.traveline.info/ to plan your journey.
X22 (alight at High Market Booths Road or The Portland, which is a short walk from People’s Park Wansbeck Road. Whilst this bus passes Park Road, you cannot enter the event at this end)
X21 (alight at Ashington Bus Station then a 20 minutes’ walk to People’s Park Wansbeck Road or alight at Elephant North Seaton crossing, then a 25 minutes’ walk to People’s Park Wansbeck Road)
35 (alight at The Portland or Station Road St Aidan’s)
X20 (alight at Ashington Bus Station then a 20 minutes’ walk to People’s Park Wansbeck Road)
X18 (If travelling by the X18, you can connect at Morpeth Bus Station to the 35)
1 Blyth to Widdrington (alight at Ashington Bus Station then a 20 minutes’ walk to People’s Park Wansbeck Road or alight at Elephant North Seaton crossing, then a 25 minutes’ walk to People’s Park Wansbeck Road)
Plan your journey now by using The Trainline journey planner at https://www.thetrainline.com/. There is no rail station in Ashington, however you can alight at nearby train stations and connect to a bus. Use https://www.traveline.info/ if travelling by rail and bus to find your best journey.
Morpeth Station has the most frequent services. Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway (LNER), Northern and TransPennine Express (TP Express) provide train services to this station. You can find out more information about each operators service at their websites. Morpeth Bus Station is a short walk away.
Plan your journey now, and allow extra time for roadworks. Visit https://one.network/ to view scheduled roadworks and closures that may impact your journey.
Ashington is 18 miles north of Newcastle-upon Tyne. If you are travelling by road please note there is no parking in or around the event. The immediate streets around the venue have been designated ‘residents only’ parking for the duration of the event and parking enforcement will be in operation by Northumberland County Council. Institute Road and Park Road car parks are closed to the public.
A189 Spine Road
There are major works on the A189 Spine Road from Moor Farm roundabout both ways which may be closed on an evening between 20:00 – 06:00, slip roads on and off may also be closed.
There are major works on the A1 both ways between Washington Services and Team Valley, the Metro Centre and Gosforth Park and Morpeth to Ellingham.
Overnight and weekend closures are in place at Testos, due to engineering works.
Speed restrictions are in place at Middlesbrough and Billingham.
Resident of Institute Road, Park Road, Wansbeck Road, Dean View? View a letter sent to you here.
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