Storm Arwen

Sadly Kielder Forest was hit very badly during Storm Arwen. All visitors are being asked to stay away for their own safety. The site is closed. We will update in our news section and on social media channels when it is safe to return.

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Ecocabs is an innovative taxi and adventure leisure business. Our winning formula combines good old customer service with cutting-edge technology and environmental awareness. Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do - from the vehicles we invest in to how our office works.

Based in Hexham in the north of England, we offer a full range of competitively priced taxi services. Each vehicle in our fleet has been carefully chosen for its environmental credentials: from class-leading fuel efficiency in our larger diesel engine minibuses and coaches, to hybrid and fully-electric power in our cars.

Why choose Ecocabs?
Booking is easy: download our apps for iPhone and Android, book via the website or call our friendly team. We’re open 365

We offer four/six-seater taxis, wheelchair-accessible vehicleseight-seat people carriers,16-seater minibusesmini coaches (22 and 25 seater) and trailers. Our hybrid and electric vehicles are white and our fuel-efficient diesel vehicles are silver. We are actively working towards turning the entire fleet white as technology catches up with our ambitions.

With over 50 employees, Ecocabs is now the largest taxi and minibus company in south and west Northumberland.  Our investment in technology, energy-efficient vehicles and staff training means that we can provide great service at a good price. Get in touch whether you are coming home from a shopping trip or looking for eco-friendly wedding transport.

We recruit reliable drivers who are good with customers and can share invaluable local knowledge. They’re DBS checked and – rare for the industry – we take them on as employees. Our Head Driver provides ongoing training to the team including how to drive in the most eco-conscious way.  All Ecocabs vehicles are maintained by our in-house team to keep them smart, safe and fuel efficient.

Ecocabs for Visitors
Ecocabs is based in one of the most beautiful regions of England, to the south of the Scottish borders. Hexham has the World Heritage site of Hadrian’s Wall, the Northumberland National Park and the biggest Dark Skies Park in the UK on its doorstep. Let us take you to the places you want to explore. We can safely and efficiently transport people, baggage and bikes whether you’re planning a solo hike or a corporate charity ride. Popular routes include the C2C and Hadrian’s cycleway.

Ecocabs Wedding Services
We work closely with many of the leading wedding venues in our area including The Beaumont Hotel in HexhamWalwick Hall, Vallum Farm, The Angel of Corbridge, Slaley Hall, Matfen Hall, The Lord Crewe at Blanchland, Langley Castle and Healey Barn. Talk to us about providing sleek, eco-conscious wedding transport. Options include our luxury, 22-seater mini coach.