Wallsend tourist and travel information

Wallsend tourist and travel information

Wallsend Travel Information

Travel Information Wallsend, on the north bank of the River Tyne, was so named as it was situated at the eastern end of Hadrian's Wall.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Wallsend - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.


A1 Motorway

Roads Wallsend - Travel by road - Wallsend is about 4 miles east of the A1. The A1 and the Motorway known as the A1(M) runs from London to Edinburgh. Wallsend is about 125 miles from Edinburgh and 290 miles from London.

A1 Motorway

Travel by train

Hire - Newcastle Wallsend nearby station - Travel by train - Newcastle Station, Neville Street, Newcastle, NE1 5DL. Newcastle is a key stop on the East Coast Main Line. GNER, Virgin Trains, Northern Rail, First Transpennine Express, First ScotRail between them run services through Newcastle to many UK destinations.

Great North Eastern Railway (GNER). Main Regions: Central Scotland, Northern Scotland, North East England,
East Midlands, South East England. Most trains run between London King's Cross and either Edinburgh Waverley or Leeds. Tel: 08457 225 333. www.gner.co.uk

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

Miles from town Wallsend is 2 miles east of Newcastle upon Tyne, 3 miles north of Gateshead and 15 miles north of Durham.


Airport Newcastle International Airport, Woolsington, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE13 8BZ. Tel: 0870 122 1488. The A1 by-passes the city centre and leads directly to the airport via the dual carriageway A696. Restaurants, cafes and bars available within Newcastle International Airport. Newcastle airport is about 8 miles from Wallsend.


Wallsend Tourist Information


Sport Wallsend - Sport - Newcastle Racecourse, High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5HP. Tel: 0191 236 2020.

Wallsend Golf Club, Bigges Main, Wallsend, Tyne & Wear, NE28 8XF.Tel: 01912 621973/4231.

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Stores Wallsend - Shopping - Portugal Place Pharmacy, Wallsend, Tel: 0191-234 5676. Moss Chemists, Wallsend, Tel; 0191-262 6697. Lloyds TSB Bank , Wallsend Tel: 0845-300 0000, High Farm Post Office, Wallsend.Tel; 0191-262 4381.

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Entertainment Wallsend - Entertainment and attractions - Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum, Buddle Street, Wallsend - Segedunum Roman Fort stood on the banks of the River Tyne, the last outpost of Hadrian's Wall. For almost 300 years Segedunum, which means 'strong fort', was home to 600 Roman soldiers.Tel: 0191 236 9347. One of the North East's newest and most significant attractions.

Wallsend Metro station serves the town and, in honour of the Roman fort, has Latin and English signs.


Art Gallery

Other information Wallsend - Other information - Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE1 4JA. (0191) 232 6789. The Biscuit Factory, Stoddart Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE2 1AN. Britain’s biggest original art store, 35,000 square feet with two floors of exhibition spaces and two floors of artists’ studios. We sell paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, photography, ceramics and glass by artists from all over the world. Tel: 0191 261 1103.





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Tyne and Wear Map and Attractions

Newcastle on Tyne is 280 miles from London. It is 23 miles from Durham to Whitley Bay and 18 miles from Tynemouth to Stanley.

Ferries Ferry indicated is North Shields.

Airports Airport indicated is Newcastle International.

RoadsWallsend is about 4 miles east of the A1.

Tyne and Wear map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is no station in Wallsend.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Woodhorn, Northumberland Museum and Archives, Queen Elizabeth II Country Park, Ashington, Northumberland NE63 9YF.
Attraction 2 - Gateshead Angel of the North, Durham Road, Low Eighton, Gateshead Tel: 0191 477 3478
Attraction 3 - Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE1 4JA. (0191) 232 6789.
Attraction 4 - Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum, Buddle Street, Wallsend, NE28 6HR. Tel: 0191 236 9347.
Attraction 5 - Newcastle Racecourse, High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5HP. Tel: 0191 236 2020. newcastle-racecourse.co.uk.
Attraction 6 - Beamish - The North of England Open Air Museum, Co. Durham, DH9 0RG. Tel: 01207 231811. beamish.org.uk.

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For hotels accommodation in other areas near to Wallsend Tyne And Wear see Morpeth hotels & Sunderland hotels.

Wallsend - Local Information. Portugal Place Pharmacy Wallsend 0191-234 5676 - Moss Chemists Wallsend 0191-262 6697 - Lloyds TSB Bank Wallsend 0845-300 0000 - High Farm Post Office Wallsend 0191-262 4381 - Fitness Centre Ltd Wallsend 0191-240 4494 - library Wallsend 0191 200 6968 - Sports Centre Wallsend 0191 2007120

Telephoning Wallsend from abroad - To dial a number in Wallsend from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Wallsend

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