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Metro Centre

Metro Centre

Metrocentre is Britain's best and Europe's largest shopping and leisure centres and it has everything you could possibly need for the perfect day out. With almost 330 shops including major department stores such as Debenhams, House of Fraser and Marks & Spencer, Metrocentre has something for everyone all under one roof. From top European retailers offering unique brands to price conscious stores to suit all pockets, Metrocentre has it all – even its own themed area; The Forum, The Studio and The Village where you can find that unique or unusual gift for every member of the family or friends! As well as free parking, late night shopping and 7 day a week opening times, Metrocentre is home to 50 restaurants, many open late into the evening, and also leisure attractions – ensuring complete enjoyment for all! All with free parking, late night opening and open seven days a week.

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 Alnwick is a country market town well worth

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Berwick upon Tweed

Berwick upon Tweed

Berwick upon Tweed is 15 minutes drive from MIddleton Hall  and only 2 miles from the Scottish Border it is the most northerly town in England. It is a popular destination with something for everyone.

"Berwick upon Tweed". Brian & June’s Review

Eldon Square, Newcastle upon Tyne

Eldon Square, Newcastle upon Tyne

Eldon Square is the heart of shopping in Newcastle featuring an impressive list of over 150 high street names and specialist shops including Debenhams, Fenwick, John Lewis and Marks & Spencer, world famous brands including Apple, Guess and Hollister and flagship stores for New Look, River Island and Topshop. You will also be spoilt for choice when deciding where to eat, drink and relax during your visit with an exciting choice of cafés and restaurants including Esquires Coffee, Nando’s, Pizza Express, Starbucks Coffee, Strada, Wagamama and more

"Eldon Square, Newcastle upon Tyne". Brian & June’s Review

Market days

Market days

 There are many local markets where you could find a wide range of items for sale. You can visit a local market on the following days.

TUESDAY- Hexham at the Market Place and Ashington at John Street 

WEDNESDAY- Berwick at Marygate Charter Market, Morpeth at the Market Place, 

THURSDAY- Alnwick located at the Market Place, Haltwhistle at the Market square


SATURDAY-Berwick, Alnwick, Blyth, Hexham (located at the Shambles) 

SUNDAY-Amble located on Amble harbour and Newcastle

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Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets

 A Farmers' Market is one in which farmers, growers or producers from a defined local area are present in person to sell their own produce, direct to the public. All products sold should have been grown, reared, caught, brewed, pickled, baked, smoked or processed by the stallholder. 

Here in Northumberland you have the chance to experience a day at a farmers market in various locations.

Last Friday of the month
Alnwick Market Square
Contact: Mike Walsh mob 0778 355 7116
The Centre, 27 Fenkle Street, Alnwick NE66 1HW

Last Sunday of the month
The Maltings, Berwick
Contact: Murray MacPherson tel: 07944 581972
Map Website ( external)

'Hadrians Wall Market'
Second Sunday of each month
Contact: Wendy Bond Tel: 01697 747448

Second & Fourth Saturday of the month,
Market Place, Hexham Contact: Peter Samsom
mob 07963 426932
Website (external)

First Saturday in the month
Morpeth Market Place
tel 01670 534104

Third Sunday of the month - between the church and Newcastle House Hotel in Rothbury [summer only]
Contact: Heather Foggon tel 01669 621507

* advice: contact to confirm market is on before visiting *

"Farmers Markets". Brian & June’s Review

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