Northumberland is famed for its locally produced seasonal produce from lamb, beef and game to fresh fish including mussels and salmon. And don't forget to sample the treats such as the beers and the ice cream!

There are a host of tea rooms, coffee shops and local pubs in the area.

Kielder General Store, Station Garage, Kielder also has a range of provisions. Open Monday 9am to 5pm; Tuesday closed; Wednesday to Saturday 9am to 5pm; Sunday 10am to 4pm. 

Landal Kielder Waterside has a well stocked shop which is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Snacks, pastries, ice creams, lollies, selection of groceries and amenities. Coffee machine.

Bellingham has a well stocked Co-op and other shops.


  • The Forest Bar and Kitchen formerly The Boat Inn restaurant & bar at Kielder Waterside  serves good pub food.
  • The seasonal mobile Dukes Diner at Kielder Castle offers a range of meals and drinks. 
  • The Anglers Arms Kielder Village serves good pub food  T 01434 250230
  • Tower Knowe cafe open daily 11am – 5pm, food served till 4pm. Range of drinks, sausage rolls, pasties, cakes, traybakes

Don't forget to check opening times as they vary seasonally.


Falstone village has Falstone Tearoom for meals and fresh cakes.

The Blackcock Inn in Falstone has a licensed bar and rosette a la carte restaurant.

In Stannersburn, The Pheasant Inn is famed for its bistro style food.

The Holly Bush at Greenhaugh serves food and also does takeaways.

Boe Rigg campsite has a restaurant, and is situated at Charlton between Bellingham and Greenhaugh on route to Kielder.