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The Birches in Scots' Gap NE61 4DB

The Birches is a Street in the Northumberland village of Scots' Gap with the postcode of NE61 4DB and measures approximately 58 metres long.

There are 58 other streets named The Birches in Great Britain.

The Birches is within the area of Northumberland and Northumberland Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Wallington Demesne.

The Birches has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 28812764 and 6207953 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of The Birches is roughly 159.40 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 159.60 and the lowest point being 159.00. A change of 0.60 metres.

The Birches is located within the county of Northumberland which is in the North East (England) region of the UK. 264.92 miles North from the centre of London, 18.93 miles North West from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 43.89 miles North East from the centre of Carlisle and 72.66 miles South East from the centre of Edinburgh.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for The Birches, NE61 4DB

Sunrise05:08
Sunset20:58

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NE61 4DB

Latest Weather Conditions for The Birches, NE61 4DB

Observed at Weather Station:Albemarle 9 May 2021 at 04:00 (10.80 miles away)
Current Weather:Cloudy
Temperature and Humidity:7.5°C (94.7%)
Wind Direction and Speed:NW (2 mph)
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Budget Hotels near The Birches Scots' Gap

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Newcastle Airport
Address:Newcastle Airport
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2: Name:Travelodge Newcastle Seaton Burn
Address:A1, A19 Fisher Ln, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE13 6EP
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5: Name:Travelodge Newcastle Airport
Address:Kenton Bar Roundabout, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 3TY
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Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force: Northumbria
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of The Birches above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
159.40159.00159.600.60

Frequently asked Questions for The Birches

What Council (Local Authority) is The Birches in?

The Birches is located within the local authority area of Northumberland Council ( Unitary) Council which is a .

What Parish Council is The Birches in?

The Birches is located within the area of Wallington Demesne Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is The Birches in?

The Birches is located within the ward of Longhorsley.

What County is The Birches in?

The Birches is located within the ceremonial county of Northumberland.

What Constituency is The Birches in?

The Birches is located within the constituency of Wansbeck.

What Part of the UK is The Birches in?

The Birches is located within the North East (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is The Birches in?

The Birches is located within the Northumberland Council area.

What Police Force area is The Birches in?

The Birches is located within the Northumbria Police area.

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Location Details

The Birches
Map showing the location of The Birches
Latitude55.172448
Longitude-1.940610
OS Easting (X):403782
OS Northing (Y):586467
OS Grid Reference:NZ038865

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for The Birches

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  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00139694
ONS Area NameAgeing Rural Flat Tenants
Average Age44.58
Area Population1777.00
Male Population867.00 (49%)
Female Population910.00 (51%)
Benefit Claimants10 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01027447
LSOA Name:Northumberland 015A
SOA Code:2c
SOA Name:Remoter communities
MSOA Code:E02005722
MSOA Name:Northumberland 015
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Nearest Supermarkets

Iceland Morpeth
8/10 Bridge Street, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 1NB
01670513440
Distance: 9.92 Miles
Directions from The Birches to Iceland Morpeth
Morrisons Morpeth
Dark Lane, Morpeth NE61 1HQ
01670 517219
Distance: 10.03 Miles
Directions from The Birches to Morrisons Morpeth
Sainsburys Morpeth Shields Road Local
Shields Road, Morpeth, England, NE61 2SB
1670504390
Distance: 10.29 Miles
Directions from The Birches to Sainsburys Morpeth Shields Road Local
Waitrose Ponteland
27 Main Street, Ponteland, Northumberland, NE20 9NH
01661 823900
Distance: 11.54 Miles
Directions from The Birches to Waitrose Ponteland

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01830 - Kirkwhelpington

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Northumberland Council ( Unitary)
Visit the Council's Website
County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2EF
Send email
Telephone Number: 0845 600 6400
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Wansbeck
The Member of Parliament is Ian Lavery
Details for the MP Ian Lavery on parliament.uk
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In the 2019 General Election Ian Lavery won with a majority of 814 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 63,339
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Longhorsley Ward
Parish: Wallington Demesne Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Northumberland

Nearest Car Parks

Wallington Car Park
B6342, Morpeth, Northumberland
Morpeth
NE61 4AR
Distance: 1.41 km (click for directions)
Free parking
Telephone: 01670773600
Operated by: National Trust
Hartburn Car Park
B6343, Hartburn, Northumberland
Hartburn
NE61 4JB
Distance: 3.14 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Bolam Lake Country Park - South Car Park
A696, Bolam, Northumberland
Bolam
NE20 0HE
Distance: 3.79 km (click for directions)
Small charge for parking. Open during daylight hours and locked at dusk. Accessible spaces available. No overnight camping allowed.
Telephone: 01661881234
Operated by: Northumberland Council
Bolam Lake Country Park - Boathouse Plantation Car Park
A696, Bolam, Northumberland
Bolam
NE20 0HE
Distance: 3.90 km (click for directions)
Small charge for parking. Accessible parking bays. No overnight camping allowed. Locked at dusk.
Telephone: 01661881234
Operated by: Northumberland Council
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Nearest Schools

Cambo First School
Distance: 0.99 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 11/01/2011)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 48
Address: Cambo First School, Cambo, NE61 4BE
Head: Mrs Paula Cummings (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Birches to Cambo First School
Nunnykirk Centre for Dyslexia
Distance: 4.68 Miles
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) ( Inspected 27/06/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 48
Address: Nunnykirk Centre for Dyslexia, Nunnykirk Hall, Netherwitton, NE61 4PB
Head: Mrs Alex Blackburn (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Birches to Nunnykirk Centre for Dyslexia
Belsay Primary School
Distance: 6.11 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 12/01/2009)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Address: Belsay Primary School, Belsay, NE20 0ET
Head: Miss Clare Cantwell (Acting Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Birches to Belsay Primary School
Whalton Church of England Aided Primary School
Distance: 6.54 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 18/10/2006)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 49
Address: Whalton Church of England Aided Primary School, Whalton, NE61 3XH
Head: Mrs Nichola Brannen (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Birches to Whalton Church of England Aided Primary School

Nearest Hospitals

Northgate Hospital
Address: Northgate Hospital, Morpeth, NE61 3BP,
NHS Sector
Cumbria Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 2466800
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 9.07 (miles)
Directions from The Birches to Northgate Hospital
Rothbury Community Hospital
Address: Whitton Bank Road, Rothbury, Morpeth, NE65 7RW,
NHS Sector
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01669 620 555
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 9.34 (miles)
Directions from The Birches to Rothbury Community Hospital
Morpeth Cottage Hospital
Address: South Road, Morpeth, NE61 2BT,
Independent Sector
The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 9.87 (miles)
Directions from The Birches to Morpeth Cottage Hospital
St George's Park
Address: St Georges Park, Morpeth, NE61 2NU,
NHS Sector
Cumbria Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 2466800
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 10.18 (miles)
Directions from The Birches to St George's Park

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near The Birches

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in The Birches
9.07 Northgate And Prudhoe N H S Trus Northgate Hospital NE61 3BP
9.79 Oldgate (dental Surgery) 25 Oldgate NE61 1QF
9.85 Newgate Dental Group 21-23 Newgate Street NE61 1AW
9.92 James Rp Jones & Associates 4a Bridge Street NE61 1NB
10.15 Northumbria Dental Service Morpeth Health Centre, The Mount NE61 1JX

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near The Birches

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near The Birches
0.02 Scots Gap Medical Group The Surgery, Scots Gap NE61 4EG tel:01670 774216
9.40 12 Grange Road White Medical Group, Stamfordham NE18 0PF
9.40 Stamfordham Surgery 16 Grange Road, Stamfordham NE18 0PF
9.51 The Rothbury Practice 3 Market Place, Rothbury NE65 7UW tel:01669 620339
9.90 Wellway Medical Group Wellway NE61 1BJ tel:01670 502333

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near The Birches

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near The Birches
9.50 Health Hut Pharmacy 2 Abbey Meadows NE61 2BD tel:01670 510510
9.56 Your Local Boots Pharmacy High Street, Rothbury NE65 7TB tel:01669 620308
9.90 Morpeth Pharmacy The Surgery, Wellway NE61 1BJ tel:01670 510005
9.97 Boots 41 Bridge Street NE61 1PE
10.15 Boots Morpeth Nhs Centre, The Mount NE61 1JX tel:01670 515727

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near The Birches

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near The Birches
9.34 Thompson Opticians Ltd (rothbury) Rothbury Community Hospital, Whitton Bank Road, Rothbury NE65 7RW
9.81 C4 Sightcare 65 Newgate Street NE61 1AY
9.93 Specsavers (morpeth) 17 Bridge Street NE61 1NT
9.93 Boots Opticians (morpeth) 19 Bridge Street NE61 1NT
9.93 Boots Opticians (morpeth - 21 Bridge St) 21 Bridge Street NE61 1NT

Nearest Libraries

Rothbury Library
Front Street, Rothbury, NE657TZ
Telephone: 01669 620428
Distance: 9.48 Miles
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Directions from The Birches to Rothbury Library
Morpeth Library
Gas House Lane, Morpeth, NE611TA
Telephone: 01670534 518
Distance: 10.13 Miles
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Directions from The Birches to Morpeth Library
Ponteland Library
Thornhill Road, Ponteland, NE209PZ
Telephone: 01661 823 594
Distance: 11.42 Miles
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Directions from The Birches to Ponteland Library
Bellingham Library
Council Offices, Bellingham, NE482BS
Telephone: 01434 220495
Distance: 12.49 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from The Birches to Bellingham Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Morpeth Station is 10.19 miles away.

Address: Morpeth station, Coopies Lane, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2SL

Morpeth is situated on the East Coast Main Line and is managed by Northern.

Morpeth Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from The Birches to Morpeth Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Alnmouth00:15:30
Berwick-upon-Tweed00:34:00
Birmingham New Street03:50:00
Bristol Parkway05:03:00
Bristol Temple Meads05:23:00
Cheltenham Spa04:30:00
Chesterfield02:46:30
Cramlington00:09:00
Darlington00:50:00
Derby03:08:00
Dewsbury01:57:00
Doncaster01:42:00
Dunbar00:56:00
Durham00:31:00
Edinburgh01:23:00
Exeter St David's06:25:00
Haymarket01:29:00
Huddersfield02:07:00
Lea Green03:02:30
Leeds01:48:00
Liverpool Lime Street03:16:30
London Kings Cross03:29:30
Manchester Victoria02:40:00
Manors00:19:00
MetroCentre00:34:00
Newcastle00:18:00
Newton Abbot06:45:00
Newton-le-Willows02:57:00
Northallerton01:02:00
Plymouth07:29:00
Sheffield02:34:00
Tamworth03:27:30
Taunton05:56:00
Tiverton Parkway06:08:30
Totnes06:57:00
Wakefield Westgate02:02:00
York01:22:00

Pegswood Station is 11.69 miles away.

Address: Pegswood station, Pegswood, Pegswood, Northumberland, NE61 6SJ

Pegswood is situated on the East Coast Main Line and is managed by Northern.

Pegswood Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Birches to Pegswood Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Acklington00:13:00
Alnmouth00:20:00
Bardon Mill01:25:00
Blaydon00:43:00
Carlisle02:05:30
Chathill00:32:00
Corbridge01:07:00
Cramlington00:13:00
Haltwhistle01:35:00
Haydon Bridge01:22:30
Hexham01:13:00
Manors00:23:00
MetroCentre00:39:00
Morpeth00:04:00
Newcastle00:27:00
Prudhoe00:54:00
Riding Mill01:03:00
Stocksfield00:58:00
Wetheral01:55:00
Widdrington00:06:00
Wylam00:49:00

Widdrington Station is 13.65 miles away.

Address: Widdrington station, Widdrington, Widdrington, Northumberland, NE61 5QH

Widdrington is situated on the East Coast Main Line and is managed by Northern.

Widdrington Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Birches to Widdrington Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Acklington00:07:00
Alnmouth00:14:00
Bardon Mill01:31:00
Blaydon00:49:00
Carlisle02:11:30
Chathill00:26:00
Corbridge01:13:00
Cramlington00:19:00
Haltwhistle01:41:00
Haydon Bridge01:28:30
Hexham01:19:00
Manors00:29:00
MetroCentre00:45:00
Morpeth00:10:00
Newcastle00:33:00
Pegswood00:06:00
Prudhoe01:00:00
Riding Mill01:09:00
Stocksfield01:04:00
Wetheral02:01:00
Wylam00:55:00

Wylam Station is 14.53 miles away.

Address: Wylam station, Station Road, Wylam, Tyne and Wear, NE41 8JA

Wylam is situated on the Tyne Valley line and is managed by Northern.

Wylam Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Birches to Wylam Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Bardon Mill00:39:00
Battersby02:12:30
Billingham01:18:00
Blaydon00:06:00
Brampton (Cumbria)01:00:00
Carlisle01:18:00
Castleton Moor02:26:30
Commondale02:23:30
Corbridge00:18:00
Cramlington00:43:00
Dunston00:14:00
Great Ayton02:04:00
Gypsy Lane01:50:00
Haltwhistle00:45:00
Hartlepool01:07:00
Haydon Bridge00:33:00
Heworth00:30:00
Hexham00:24:00
James Cook University Hospital01:44:00
Kildale02:16:00
Manors00:33:00
Marton01:47:00
MetroCentre00:11:00
Middlesbrough01:40:00
Morpeth00:51:00
Newcastle00:23:00
Nunthorpe01:54:00
Prudhoe00:05:00
Riding Mill00:14:00
Seaham00:51:00
Seaton Carew01:11:00
Stocksfield00:09:00
Stockton01:25:00
Sunderland00:44:00
Thornaby01:31:00
Wetheral01:09:00

Nearest Airports

Newcastle International Airport is 13.06 miles away Directions from The Birches to Newcastle International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 49.97 miles away Directions from The Birches to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Edinburgh Airport is 77.21 miles away Directions from The Birches to Edinburgh Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Tower Knowe Ferry Landing is 21.09 miles away

Directions from The Birches to Tower Knowe Ferry Landing

Belvedere Ferry Landing is 22 miles away

Directions from The Birches to Belvedere Ferry Landing

North Shields Ferry Terminal is 22.82 miles away

Directions from The Birches to North Shields Ferry Terminal

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 23.06 miles away

Directions from The Birches to Newcastle International Ferry Terminal

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288 - 24.14 Miles Away

Directions from The Birches to A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288

Junction: A1(M) J64/A195 - 24.95 Miles Away

Directions from The Birches to A1(M) J64/A195

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Wallington House, Gardens & Estate
Historic Properties
Distance: 1.53 (miles)
Directions from The Birches to Wallington House, Gardens & Estate
Attraction Name: Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens
Historic Properties
Distance: 5.86 (miles)
Directions from The Birches to Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens
Attraction Name: Brinkburn Priory
Historic Properties
Distance: 8.78 (miles)
Directions from The Birches to Brinkburn Priory
Attraction Name: Go Ape! Tree Top Adventure - Matfen Hall
Country Parks
Distance: 9.78 (miles)
Directions from The Birches to Go Ape! Tree Top Adventure - Matfen Hall
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