FANCY a cuppa? 

We asked our readers to choose their favourite places for coffee in Hexham, Tynedale or further afield in Northumberland.

Here are the top 10 most popular places they picked.

1 Tea on the Train, Bellingham

Many readers including Angie Wanless said this was a great spot for coffee.

Laura Jane Charman said Tea on the Train was her favourite place, while Shelley Angel said: "Tea on the Train Bellingham has a unique experience, lovely staff and excellent food! My three-year-old grandson loves going on a train for a bite to eat and a drink."

Helen Thompson-Berry said the business serves 'delicious homemade cakes and bakes'.

2 Rising Cafe, Hexham

Bernard Craig said this cafe has 'great staff', while Mandy Ferrol, Adam Metcalf and Elaine Watts nominated Rising Cafe.

Elizabeth Ross said Rising Cafe is always 'welcoming and friendly'.

3 Small World Cafe, Hexham

Hexham Courant: Angela Wilson, owner of Small World Cafe in HexhamAngela Wilson, owner of Small World Cafe in Hexham (Image: Wil Cheung)

Natasha Crozier said: "Amazing cafe and staff are so friendly and helpful." Louisa Read and Eileen O'Donovan Robinson also recommended Small World Cafe.

4 Errington Coffee House, Stagshaw

Barbie Clarkson and Louisa Read picked Errington Coffee House, which is run by local farmers.  

5 Tea and Tipple, Corbridge

Judith Baxter commented: "Best blue cheese scones and coronation chicken wraps ever."

Judith Turnbull said the cafe serves 'delicious food'.

6 Emma's Coffee & Sweets, Allendale

Louise Lightfoot commented: "Emma's Coffee & Sweets in Allendale has excellent service, fantastic coffee."

Margaret Walter said the coffee shop has 'good service, nice surroundings and good food'.

7 Tyne Riverside Cafe, Prudhoe

Pippa Steele said: "Tyne Riverside Cafe is fantastic, great value, beautiful walks and a park for the kids. Lovely in the summer."

Tyne Riverside Cafe has the 'best scones around', according to reader Shannon Chambers.

8 Hexham Abbey Refectory

Carolyn Goodwin said: "The Abbey Refectory is definitely the best coffee and is very good value. The cheese scones are the best in Tynedale."

9 Fountain Cottage Cafe and B&B, Bellingham

Anja Ellen and Shelley Angel recommended Fountain Cottage.

10 The Riverside Kitchen, Chollerford

Other readers nominated The Riverside Kitchen.

Also recommended were Caffè Ginevra Espresso Bars in Prudhoe, Hextol Tans in Hexham, Coffee Kuriosities in Allendale, The Watling Coffee House in Corbridge and The Shiregate and Adapt Cafe, both in Hexham.