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UK road A1068.PNG
A1068 road
Direction North-South
Start Alnwick
Primary destinations* Alnwick
Ashington
End Seaton Burn
Roads joined UK road A1.svg A1 road
UK road A189.PNG A189 road
UK road A197.PNG A197 road
UK road A196.PNG A196 road
UK road A193.PNG A193 road
UK road A192.PNG A192 road
UK road A1172.PNG A1172 road
UK road A19.svg A19 road
Notes
* Primary destinations as specified by the Department for Transport.

The A1068 is a road in northern England that runs from Seaton Burn in North Tyneside to Alnwick in Northumberland.

Route

The A1068 begins at a roundabout with the A19 road at Seaton Burn. It has a brief dual carriageway section before crossing from the county of Tyne and Wear into Northumberland. It is dual carriageway standard again past Nelson Village, and joins the route of the A192 road for about 1 mile (1.6 km). It continues through the town of Bedlington where it meets the A193 road and beyond the town it has a junction with the A196 road (to Morpeth). It joins the route of the A197 road for about 1 mile (1.6 km) close to the town of Ashington. It re-ermerges and heads in a north-easterly direction until it reaches the roundabout with the A189 road. From its junction with the A189 the A1068 gains primary status and heads roughly north. It passes the coastal town of Amble and the villages of Warkworth and Alnmouth before reaching the town of Alnwick. The road terminates at its junction with the A1.


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