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Everything from fine dining to fish and chips

Food & Drink

Enjoy some ‘real’ food sourced from the region’s farms and producers. Enjoy Craster kippers, Lindisfarne mead, Alnwick Rum and real ales from local breweries. Famous recipes include Hodgepodge Pie, the delicious griddlecakes Singing Hinnies and Northumbrian leek pudding.

Tea rooms and cafes

Falstone Old School Tearoom in Northumberland National Park by Deve Photograpy..

Coffee is served at Falstone Old School Tearoom. Photo by Deve Photography.

Milk or sugar? Scone or cake? Spoil yourself with some delicious home-made food. Anyone for afternoon tea? It is a quintessential English tradition after all.

There are cafes in many of our stately homes. Or combine your need for tea with a stroll with our tearoom walks.

Did you know? The Earl Grey of tea fame lived in nearby Alnwick.


Tantalise your taste buds with a traditional Sunday roast, elegant fine dining, international dishes or fish and chips! Here is just a selection of places to try:

A pub in Greenhead in Northumberland National Park. Photo by Roger Clegg.

A pub in Greenhead in Northumberland National Park. Photo by Roger Clegg.


Almost every village has a good old-fashioned pub where you can pop in for a pint. Gastro pubs have meals on tap too.

Picnic sites

Looking for that ideal al fresco experience eating in the fresh air? We’ve picked out some wonderful spots here.

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Planning in the National Park

Northumberland National Park Authority is the statutory Planning Authority for the area of the Northumberland National Park. View our planning pages here.