From Chathill train station in Northumberland the services can deliver two very different destination choices - either a day at the seaside or arrival directly into the heart of Newcastle in about an hour. This 2 platform village station was opened in 1847 and, although neither are still operational, still has its original Grade II listed station house and signal box on site. Chathill serves as the northern extremity of this Northern train company line and serves principally as a commuter service for Chathill and the surrounding villages to Newcastle with 2 trains per day.
The 600 year old medieval Preston Tower with its fascinating displays is a 20 minute walk directly from Chathill train station while in close proximity are any number of traditional Northumberland countryside and seaside villages complete with tearooms and pubs. Just 12 minutes by train from Chathill, with 2 services a day, can be found the golden sands of Alnmouth. This seaside village offers several accommodation choices including the Schooner Hotel which has featured on the Really Channel's 'Most Haunted' programme. There are also 2 golf courses and a variety of cafes, restaurants, pubs and shops. Newcastle offers all that might be expected from a large city along with offerings all its own such as Newcastle Castle, the historic Chares area, the Tyne bridges and even an idyllic nature dell known as Jesmond Dene. After arriving in Newcastle by train from Chathill there are easy connections to other major regional centres such as Sunderland, Durham and Middlesborough.
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