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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Morpeth?
If your trip to Morpeth is all locked in but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.Not far from the heart of the city, Treacle Wool Shop is one attraction you might like to consider adding to your to-do list. If you still have space on that travel itinerary, Whitehouse Farm Centre and Morpeth Bagpipe Museum will keep you busy as well.
What are the best road trip destinations near Morpeth?
The beauty of having your own ride is that you can go anywhere, anytime. Make the most of your newfound freedom by discovering all there is on offer in Alnwick. It’s just 20 miles away. See the sights starting with Alnwick Castle, Alnwick Garden and Barter Books. Located 20 miles away, Stanley is another popular tourist destination. If you stop by, make sure you check out Beamish Open Air Museum, Angel of the North and Diggerland.
Where are the best beaches near Morpeth?
Nothing screams vacation like loading up the car with supplies and driving to the coast. Morpeth has some lovely beaches close by, so grab your favorite book (and a kite if it’s windy) and take a road trip to one of these fantastic options:

  • North Beach (7 miles away).
  • Newbiggin Beach (7 miles away).
  • Seaton Sluice Beach (10 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Morpeth?
Whether you’re traveling alone or with the family, CarRentals.com can help you find a perfect set of wheels for your Morpeth trip. A compact car is an excellent choice if you plan to spend nearly all of your time in the downtown area. Affordable and reliable, these vehicles will get you from A to B with ease. If you feel like standing out from the crowd, pick a ride from our special category. You’re sure to find something that’ll make a few jaws drop. Got the kids in tow? A spacious full-size SUV should suit your needs.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Morpeth?
For some people, owning a prestige vehicle is a little (or a lot!) out of reach. But renting your dream ride is far easier than you think! Imagine rolling into town in a fancy convertible, even if it’s only for a short while. Or perhaps all you’re after is a trusty set of wheels to get you quickly from A to B. Flashy or thrifty? Either way, one thing’s for sure — there’s a rental car to suit your style in Morpeth.
What side of the road do they drive on in Morpeth?
The left-hand side is where you’ll be driving along in Morpeth. Also take note that the controls of your rental vehicle here, such as the steering wheel and stick shift (if your car has manual transmission), will be on the other side of what you’re used to.
Is it difficult to park in Morpeth?
For the most part, parking in Morpeth is a piece of cake. If you plan to drive to one of the busier attractions in town, it would be wise to check out parking options before you leave.
Does Morpeth have peak-hour traffic?
As with many cities, you can expect more traffic in the rush hours before and after work. However, due to its smaller population of roughly 14,400, traffic isn’t a huge issue in Morpeth.
Are there speed limits in Morpeth?
While navigating through the streets of Morpeth, keep in mind that the speed limits range from 30mph to 70mph. Most residential areas are 30mph unless marked otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in England?
More often than not, your rental car company will charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may supply your contact details to the relevant local authority so they can send a fine to you directly.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Morpeth?
It is against the law to use your cell phone while driving in Morpeth, and you could also be hit with a fine for just holding a phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your eyes remain on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Morpeth?
When operating a vehicle in Morpeth, it’s against the law to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) above 0.08%. Thinking of having a few beers over lunch or dinner? Consider taking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Morpeth?
It’s a big no-no to turn on a red light in Morpeth. When you come across one, take the opportunity to enjoy a mindful moment or two until the light flicks back to green.
Are seat belts compulsory in England?
Although there are a few exceptions, seat belts must be worn when the vehicle is in motion in England.

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