Northumberland

  • Tipi Treats - Vallum Farm Review

    It’s December so it’s time to get festive and eat ALL the food. We headed to Vallum Farm where they are serving Sunday Lunch in a tipi – complete with lots of twinkly lights and fire pit in the middle. What could be more festive than that?!

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  • Vallum Charm - Vallum Farm Review

    On a rare sunny autumnal day we had our first experience of Vallum Farm. I was excited to visit the self proclaimed ‘Foodie gateway to Hadrians Wall’, which has been steadily gaining momentum since David Kennedy was brought in to set up and run the restaurant alongside owners Vicky and Peter Moffitt in 2012. Set about […]

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  • St. Mary’s Re-Inn-Carnated - St. Mary's Inn Review

    *UPDATE – St. Mary’s Inn is due to re-open in June 2018.* We thought we’d check out St Mary’s Inn to see if it was possible that the former administration building of the imposing St Mary’s Psychiatric Hospital could be the new foodie haven it’s cracked up to be. From the people who brought us Jesmond […]

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  • The Secret Garden - Bradley Hall Gardens Review

    I have to let you in on a little secret. If you venture a few miles beyond the Toon, just over the river outside the beautiful village of Wylam, a secret garden awaits. A blink-and-you’ll-miss-it sign directs you to a car park. Head up the unassuming path and you’ll come to a small wooden door within […]

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  • Smoke Me a Kipper… - The Jolly Fisherman Review

    The above was exclaimed by the Mr when we decided that a trip up the coast to Craster for some freshly smoked kippers would be a good idea. “It’s a beautiful day, the sun is shining, why don’t we get some fresh seafood for lunch and go for a nice walk to Dunstanburgh castle?” Hey it’s […]

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