WE asked our readers to recommend where they would go to get a tattoo in Hexham and Tynedale.

Jess Storey and Shelley Angel recommended Bellingham Ink, as Stace Kenny said: "I travel from Gateshead to Hexham to go to Bluebell Tattoo, I've been having tattoos from Jen for four years and her work is amazing. These are all my tattoos by her plus my new one that she did yesterday."

Carol Nichol also recommended Bluebell Tattoo in Hexham.

Adam Turnbull said: "Artists have different styles and specialities, it's best to see whose style fits best with what you want to get."

Deborah Conway said: "Zoe at Luna Ink Prudhoe is great she has a Facebook page," and Donna Marie Miller also recommended Luna Ink.

Louise Murray suggested Victoria Helen Sand at Inktherapy Tattoo Studio, while Lesleyann Mccann also recommended Stevie Tat.

Kerrie Louise Tate said: "Nicole Tate is just fantastic at what she does."

Danielle Louise Thompson and Joss Mitchell suggested The Northeast Tattoo Co and Louise Canney recommended Inktherapy Tattoo Studio in Hexham.

Also suggested were NTTattoos, RjB.tattoos and Bushido Tattoo.