Belford is a unique village, complete with nine-hole golf course, situated half a mile away from the Al, with easy access to all the places of outstanding natural beauty that you may wish to visit.
Only five miles from the beautiful Bamburgh Castle, village and vast expanses of sandy beaches; four miles from the bird-watchers' paradise of Budle Bay; three miles from the solitude and tranquility of Ross Sands and a short drive from the Holy Island of Lindisfarne and the Farne Islands, famous for its colony of grey seals and where in June and July you can see the wonderful antics of the colourful puffins and protective terns.
Inland, the Cheviot Hills are close by for those of you who want to explore on foot or by car; Bowden Doors and the Kyloe Hills are famous for their rock climbing routes; Alnwick Castle and its world-renowned AInwick Garden complete with spectacular tree house are fifteen minutes away by car; the castles of Chillingham, Dunstanburgh and Warkworth are all worth a visit, not to mention the Elizabethan walled town of Berwick upon Tweed or the ancient villages of Ford and Etal, or the numerous golf courses that are dotted along our beautiful coastline.
Belford itself is a perfect location to relax after a long day's sightseeing. The The Black Swan, Salmon Inn, and The Bluebell Hotel are less than five minutes walk away, with the Bluebell providing extensive bar menus as well as a-la-carte if you prefer.
Sunnyhills of Belford Farm Shop is open for delicious lunches where you can dine al fresco if you wish. Unusual gifts, locally sourced vegetables and a host of tasty delights will surely tempt you at some point in your stay!
Well House Coffee Shop is open for light lunches and snacks and the John Dory Chip Shop can provide you with a hearty Northumbrian fish and chip supper.
The visitor to Belford also has access to a Post Office, one shop which stays open until lO.OO.p.m. (cash-back available), and other interesting community shops, chemist, doctor and dentist.
There are numerous excellent restaurants and country pubs within a short drive away and we are always happy to recommend our favourites!