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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Newton Aycliffe?
If your trip to Newton Aycliffe is all locked in but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.Close to the city center, National Railway Museum at Shildon is one spot you might like to consider putting on your must-see list. If you still have some room on that travel schedule, Planet Leisure and Sweet Greetings will keep you occupied as well.
What are the best road trip destinations near Newton Aycliffe?
Be sure to have a full tank of gas, because Newcastle-upon-Tyne is well worth a detour. Located 25 miles from Newton Aycliffe, it offers some fantastic attractions, such as St. James’ Park and Gateshead Millennium Bridge. York, 50 miles away, is another destination that’s worth the trek. Swing by York Minster and York Castle Museum, two top-notch sights in the area.
Where are the best beaches near Newton Aycliffe?
Fill up your tank, put your key in the ignition and get ready to feel the fresh salty air on your face. Newton Aycliffe has some incredible stretches of coast, such as:

  • North Sands (16 miles away).
  • Hawthorn Hive Beach (17 miles away).
  • Blast Beach (18 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Newton Aycliffe?
Whatever your motoring needs in Newton Aycliffe, will get you from point A to B quickly and efficiently. If you’re in the city for work, a premium car may be right up your street. These types of vehicles boast top-end finishes, luxurious interiors, and a host of modern extras. Vacationing on a budget and want to save some cash? A mini or a compact car may be the way to go. These cool little rides are cheaper to rent and great for zipping around traffic and busy streets. If you have the youngsters and a pile of luggage in tow, a full-size SUV will have the space you need.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Newton Aycliffe?
Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes choosing the right car important. If you’re planning an amazing road trip around Newton Aycliffe, a spacious SUV could be the answer. If you’re looking for the best possible deal and plan on doing a lot of city driving, a budget compact is hard to beat. All you have to do is choose what’s going to be the best fit, round up the troops, and rack up those miles.
What side of the road do they drive on in Newton Aycliffe?
In Newton Aycliffe, you’ll need to drive on the left side of the road. That means the steering wheel is on the right-hand side. If your rental vehicle has a manual transmission, you’ll be shifting gears with your left hand.
Is it difficult to park in Newton Aycliffe?
Nabbing a parking space in Newton Aycliffe should be relatively easy. Of course, it depends on where you are and when — you may have trouble parking in the very center during busy periods.
Does Newton Aycliffe have peak-hour traffic?
As with most places, the roads are usually busier in the morning and afternoon rush hours. However, due to its smaller population of around 26,000, traffic congestion isn’t a huge concern in Newton Aycliffe.
Are there speed limits in Newton Aycliffe?
While motoring around the streets of Newton Aycliffe, keep in mind that the speed limits range from 30mph to 70mph. Residential zones are 30mph unless otherwise signed.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Durham?
Normally your chosen rental car company will charge the amount listed on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes and surcharges. Or they may forward your contact details to the relevant local authority, who’ll then issue a fine directly to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Newton Aycliffe?
It’s illegal to use your cell phone while driving a car in Newton Aycliffe, and you may even be issued a fine for just holding your phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as you stay focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Newton Aycliffe?
In Newton Aycliffe, it is against the law to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of more than 0.08%. If you’re planning to have a few drinks with dinner, it’d be wise to leave your rental car at your hotel.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Newton Aycliffe?
No. In Newton Aycliffe, red means stop, with no exceptions. When nearing traffic lights, always maintain a safe speed so you can easily stop if you need to.
Are seat belts compulsory in Durham?
Yes, so buckle up. However, there are a couple of exceptions for vehicles run by public transportation networks.