Explore Northumberland by car, taking in lovely landscapes, dramatic spots and fascinating history along some of the most scenic roads in the country. Drive the Northumberland Coastal Route, a 39-mile stretch spanning the coastline, taking in seaside villages like Seahouses
Northumberland’s quiet roads can get busier in peak times, so allow extra time for your journey and finding a car parking space.
Free parking is available throughout the county in council operated car parks in a number of towns and villages.
You need to display a parking disc for short stay parking in Alnwick
. Discs are available from tourist information centres, libraries, council customer information centres and local businesses (check signs when you park for more information on which businesses have discs).
Find out more about parking locations, time restrictions and where charges apply here.