The Heritage Centre at Bellingham
Admissions charge. Car parking. Toilets. Café. Visit for: A genuine blacksmith’s forge, railway memorabilia, replica Reiver clan weapons and more in this fascinating family-friendly museum. You can even take tea on a train. For more, click here.
Did you know?
St Cuthbert’s Church dates back to the 13th century. It has a stone barrel vault to stop it being burnt down by Border raiders.
Look out for The Long Pack in the graveyard, allegedly the grave of a burglar who hid in a beggar’s pack to infiltrate a local house.
Discovered when he had a coughing fit, the house owner killed him with a sword.
Where the River North Tyne and Hareshaw Burn meet lies the historic market town of Bellingham.
It’s a well-known stop-over on the Pennine Way, the Pennine Cycle Way and the Reivers Coast to Coast cycle route.
What’s on offer
There are shops, eating places, banking, library, garage, toilets, car parks and bus stops. Accommodation is available and it is accessible by public transport.
Bellingham Tourist Information Centre
The Heritage Centre, Hillside, Bellingham, NE48 2GR. Call 01434 220616 or e-mail Bellingham.firstname.lastname@example.org
You can take an enchanting family-friendly walk from Bellingham to this beautiful waterfall.
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Combine a walk with cake. Choose from one of Bellingham’s establishments:
and our Hareshaw Linn Walk.
Bellingham show in August
The annual show on the last Saturday in August including sheep judging, home produce competitions, displays and country crafts.
Car: From the A1, take the A69 and then the A68 to reach Bellingham.