Northumberland cheese board

Northumberland's local food producers

Fresh local food and drink
From the monks at Lindisfarne to the kitchens of the great castles and country houses, to the gardens of shepherds' cottages and allotments of miners' terraces, the food heritage in Northumberland is rich and varied.

Locally sourced in Northumberland

We love a cup of tea in Northumberland, the birthplace of Earl Grey and his namesake drink, and we have an array of cafes for you to experience. To go with your cuppa you really must try a cake or chocolate from a local artisan producer. 

Produced in NorthumberlandFor those a little hungrier looking for food on the move we’ve got some fantastic ‘takeaway’ places for a light snack or belly busting crab 'stottie' sandwich.

Restaurants can be high profile or quietly tucked away on a cobbled street just waiting to be discovered. Either way you won’t be disappointed. Northumberland is packed with attractive pubs offering a warm welcome, freshly brewed ale from one of the county’s microbreweries as well as gin, rum and mead all made in Northumberland, it’s no wonder visitors keep coming back for more.

Proud of our Northumbrian produce, the Produced in Northumberland verification scheme guarantees you authentic Northumberland food and drink. As well as producers, an increasing number of Bed & Breakfasts are also members of the scheme. But don’t just take our word for it, look out for the distinctive Produced in Northumberland logo and try some of our fabulous local products. Take the taste of Northumberland home with you; jams, cheeses, liquor, ales, coffee, to name a few, are on sale throughout the county displaying the Produced in Northumberland logo with pride.

You can find out more about the Produced in Northumberland scheme on their website.

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Family walk in Northumberland
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Hadrian's Wall
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Outdoor adventures in Northumberland

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