Gateshead, Jarrow and South Shields.
Hexham, Haltwhistle and Hadrian's Wall
Whitley Bay, Morpeth and Alnwick
Substantial ruined castle dating from the eleventh century.
One room museum in the cottage that George Stephenson, railway pioneer was born in 1781. Also has tearoom.
The 10 and 10B provide bus services from Newcastle and the MetroCentre. The 10 also continues to Hexham. There are four buses an hour which take about 50 minutes. An 11A bus runs at peak times but this is no faster.
Expect a fare of about £25 from Newcastle Airport, or about £20 from Newcastle city centre.
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