Consett, England, is located in the northeast of England, around thirteen miles west of Durham and fifteen miles south of Newcastle upon Tyne. Around twenty-five thousand people live in the town, which belongs to County Durham. If you want to visit this charming town and you have to take a flight, check out the connections to Newcastle upon Tyne. Newcastle International Airport is the closest and the most convenient airport. The airport is located on the northwestern outskirts of Newcastle upon Tyne. Therefore, it takes a bit longer than departing from the centre of the city. The travel time ranges from ninety to a hundred twenty minutes, depending on the bus you take.
There are not many options such as hotels or hotels in town. The place is not very touristic -- you can see the real life in a town in the northeast of England. You have some hotels and guesthouses in the area, you'll find a Consett, England hostel is also available. Your Consett, England hostel is not located in the centre of the town, it is around seven miles west of Consett, near Derwent Reservoir. You can take one of the public buses to get from Consett to the hostel. The place is cosy and surrounded by the beautiful unspoilt nature of the county.
There are some excellent options for hikers and walkers in the area. The nearby Derwent Reservoir is popular with water sport enthusiasts and anglers. The reservoir covers an area of around seventy-one hectares and Derwent Dam was built in the early twentieth century. History lovers can check out the remaining part of the famous Hadrian's Wall. The most interesting parts are around fourteen miles north near Hexham. The small Glass and Art Gallery Consett welcomes art lovers. There you can see modern and temporary pieces of art. The displayed works were made by over hundred artists. Around three miles west from the centre, you can relax in the Allensford Country Park. It is a perfect place for a sunny day.
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