Eat, Drink, Shop

The following directory lists some of the hospitality, catering and retail businesses in Bellingham. It is not an exhaustive list. The listing of a local business on this page is solely to provide helpful information for visitors and residents and should not be interpreted in any way as an endorsement or a recommendation by the Parish Council.

Opening hours may vary from those quoted.


Local Shops

Bellingham Garage Services

Station Road | 01434 220233

Mon - Fri 08.00 - 18.00

Sat, Sun & Bank Holidays 09.00 - 17.00


Bellingham News & Post Office

Parkside Place | 01434 220220

Mon - Fri 06.30 - 17.30

Sat 06.30 - 16.30

Sun 08.00 - 12.00


Country Store, Bellingham (Broon's Bits) 

Parkside Place | 01434 220643

Mon - Fri 08.30 - 17.30

Sat 09.00 - 16.30


Co-op Food

Parkside Place | 01434 221225

Supermarket chain selling groceries and household goods, with a focus on ethical practices.


Village Bakery

Parkside Place | 01434 220355


Parkside Pharmacy

Front Street | 01434 220231

Mon - Fri 09.00 - 12.30 & 13.30 - 17.30

Sat - 09.00 - 12.30


George Jennings Fruit & Veg

Front Street | 07497 583309


Bellingham Craft Butcher

Front Street | 01434 220033

Attention to detail from the sourcing of our meat, careful preparation and our elegant presentation are just some of our priorities! We pride ourselves on offering a highly personalised service, producing exceptional meats through our expert knowledge and experience of classic craft butchery. Working directly with our customers we produce the finest cuts to suit every occasion which ensures our customers receive the highest quality and freshness you expect with every mouthful. 


Natural Northumberland

Lockup Lane | 07976 587456

Natural Northumberland is a small boutique gift shop based in Bellingham, Northumberland. We offer a wide range of beautiful and varied products.


The Next Chapter

King Street | 07951 667846

The Next Chapter is a second-hand book shop in Bellingham, Northumberland. We also stock locally handmade gifts, cards, jewellery, preserves and pet treats as well as jigsaws, DVD's, CD's, board games and vinyl records.


Olive & Myrtle

Shellcroft, Front Street 

A gift shop in the heart of Northumberland. We offer a range of artistic greeting cards, jewellery, fair trade furniture and home decor, local arts and crafts, unusual gifts and even a little bit of chocolate!


Purple Haze Flowers

Adj Grey House, Lock Up Lane | 07804 482856 

Email - purplehazeflorist@hotmail.com

Purple Haze is a Northumberland based retail and wedding florist with 5 years experience in the industry and a member of the British Florist Association.

Website - http://www.purplehazeflowers.com


The Heritage Centre and Gift Shop | Website

Station Yard | 01434 220050


Cafes & Restaurants

Carriages Tearoom & Platform 1

Station Yard, Woodburn Road | 01434 221151

Carriages Tearoom open daily 10.00 - 16.00

Perfectly situated at Bellingham Station, The Carriages Tea Room offers a warm welcome and a unique dining experience. Passengers can enjoy a range of light lunches, freshly baked scones, homemade cakes and afternoon teas on-board the 1957 Mark 1 Carriages.


Fountain Cottage Cafe and B&B

Main Street | 01434 239224

A family run business nestled in the heart of Bellingham, Fountain Cottage B&B offers the perfect rural retreat. Offering 6 spacious rooms and a welcoming dog friendly cafe downstairs we are here to look after you from the moment you walk through our doors. Sit in front of our open log burner stove and enjoy your coffee or meal while taking in our friendly and welcoming atmosphere.


Happy Valley (Chinese Takeaway)

Lockup Lane | 01434 221221

Tuesday - Closed


Rocky Road

Manchester Square | 01434 220510


The Boe Rigg

Charlton | 01434 240663

Not just a campsite, holiday apartment, family rooms, restaurant and more.


The Village Chippy

Cairns Road | 07580 156898

Tuesday 16.30 - 19.00

The Village Chippy visits Bellingham on a Tuesday evening.


Rose & Crown Street Food

Manchester Square | 01434 220202

Street Food Every Wednesday Evening. See www.facebook.com/RoseandCrownBellingham for details.


Pubs & Hotels

The Cheviot Hotel

Main Street | 01434 220696

The recently re-furbished, updated and renovated Cheviot Hotel where the fantastic high standards are sure to entice guests and visitors from far and wide time and time again! Spend time relaxing & de-stressing amid the glorious, slow pace of the countryside or take advantage of the activities and adventure it has to offer, there’s always something for everyone!


Rose & Crown

Manchester Square | 01434 220202

Street Food Every Wednesday Evening. See www.facebook.com/RoseandCrownBellingham for details.


Riverdale Hall Hotel & Restaurant

Riverdale Close | 01434 220254

A Country House Hotel set in its own spacious grounds that roll onto the banks of the river North Tyne. Award winning restaurant, Bar with open log fire, Beer garden with stunning views, indoor heated swimming pool and sauna. 30 en-suite bedrooms many with stunning views, some with private balconies or four poster beds. Private fishing beats available to all. Discounted golf rates. Weddings and conferences thoughtfully catered for.

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