WE asked our readers which places are the best spots for afternoon tea in Tynedale. Here are their suggestions.

1 Fountain Cottage Cafe and B&B, Bellingham

Chrissy Tuck and Sonia Guy Barrass recommended the Fountain Cottage Cafe and B&B.

It offers afternoon tea, cafe meals including fish and chips, cakes and has a large range of ice creams from a local supplier.

2 Brocksbushes Farm Shop and Tea Room, Corbridge

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Mark Clay and Janet Kidd recommended Brocksbushes.

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There is a menu to suit everyone’s needs, from morning coffee and breakfast to afternoon tea served from 2pm to 4pm.

3 Langley Castle Hotel and Restaurant, Langley Castle

Recommended by Suzanne Macklin, the restaurant serves afternoon tea and snacks.

Some of the afternoon treats include assorted finger sandwiches, scones, a selection of cakes and other menus, ranging from a special Confectioner's Afternoon Tea to The Gentleman's Afternoon Tea and Children's Afternoon Tea.

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4 Bywell Coffee Barn, Bywell

Lindsay Dodds and Susan Thompson recommended the Coffee Barn.

Serving sandwiches, scones, cakes and traybakes, the Coffee Barn offers afternoon tea bookings.

5 The Shire Gate Cafe, Hexham

Edward Furlong said the cafe 'do really tasty homemade afternoon tea boxes to takeaway'.

6 Errington Coffee House, Stagshaw

Mark Woodhouse said: "We went to the Errington Coffee House at Stagshaw for afternoon tea I would definitely recommend it."

A Facebook reviewer said: "Lovely food, great service. A gem of a find."

7 Tea on the Train, Bellingham 

Louise Tuck recommended Tea on the Train.

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Located in two old railway carriages at Bellingham's Station Yard, Tea on the Train offers regular meals along with afternoon tea, including scones, traybakes and a sandwich.

8 Walwick Hall Hotel, Humshaugh

Choose from either Traditional Afternoon Tea or the Taittinger Champagne Afternoon Tea, which includes Afternoon Tea with the added luxury of three paired glasses of Taittinger Champagne per person: the Brut Reserve, the Prestige Rosé and the Nocturne. 


9 Rising Cafe, Hexham

The cafe serves Classic Afternoon Tea, Cream Tea with scones, Kids Tea and The American Alliance, which features mini burgers and a mini ice cream sundae and scone.


10 Massey's Tea Room, Corbridge 

Liz Hagger said: “Absolutely delicious!”

Andy Lane agreed.