For those planning to explore the area on foot, we have an excellent bus service in Belford, serving our small towns, villages, larger towns and cities, with services to Berwick, Alnwick, Morpeth and Newcastle. The X18 travels a scenic route taking in spectacular views of North Northumberland’s stunning coastline and quaint fishing villages, whilst the more direct X15 will take you straight to either Berwick, Alnwick or Newcastle. The bus stop points; both north and south are within seconds of our front door. Buses also go to Holy Island which run alongside the Arriva X18.
The Lindisfarne Hopper is a daily small bus shuttle from the mainland to Holy Island which runs from April through to October. Timetables for Arriva X18/X15 routes and Holy Island Shuttle Bus can be found at:
Holy Island Bus/Taxi Services
If you love abit retail therapy, we are within easy reach of the cultural and cosmopolitan city of Edinburgh. We are only a 40 minute train journey with regular, direct trains from Berwick. The bustling, historical city of Newcastle-upon–Tyne with its art galleries, museums and famous quayside landmarks such as The Baltic and Tyne Bridge, are within an hours’ drive. Newcastle is also accessible by direct buses from Belford and by train from Alnmouth or Berwick. Please ask us for further details and timetables.
If travelling by aeroplane, our nearest airports are Newcastle International Airport (45 minutes by car or taxi) or Edinburgh (75 miles). All UK Airports Taxi Service (Mark Haswell – 07850 331392) £65 from Newcastle Airport to Belford or there is a car hire service.
If travelling by train to Berwick and require a hire car, contact East Coast Rental (Tel: 01289 307611 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org)