Where To Shop In Northumberland
Published: Tuesday 3rd Apr 2018
Written by: The Grace Darling Holidays Team
The area of Northumberland in the northeast of England is a popular holiday destination with nature lovers. The rugged terrain with amazing scenery, miles of beaches and coastline, nature trails and woodlands make it the perfect place to spend a relaxed holiday surrounded by incredible natural beauty.
Visitors looking for accommodation in the area will find the warm and cosy holiday cottages on offer from Grace Darling holidays to be the perfect place to stay on holiday. Despite its size, Northumberland does offer a great shopping experience ranging from pop-up indoor markets like Etal Village, to a range of independent shopping stores.
Some of the best places to shop at in Northumberland include:
Bradley Gardens: Located in Wylam, Bradley Gardens is popular as a shopping spot with locals and visitors for shopping for homeware, food items and garden items. One of the most prominent shopping destinations in the area is the Bridgwater Interiors shop. Other places worth a visit include a Victorian styled glasshouse cafe and a fabulous garden and nursery shop.
Forum Books: The shop has been in the business of selling books for over 4 decades and is located in the centre of Corbridge. The award-winning store is a renowned boutique styled bookstore which stocks books of some of the top publications apart from other unique and rare items. In addition, they recently opened another bookstore dedicated to children’s books. They host a number of events and workshops along with celebrity guest speakers all through the year. Why not go along and check it out.
Artful: Those wanting something unique as a gift can drop in at Artful - an arts and gift store set up by Kelly Morgan in Hexham. She has her own unique style of artwork which has her painting on glass sheets which are framed and sold. There is a wide range of prints to choose from along with gifts, cards, and other unique souvenirs hand painted by Kelly and artwork by other North East artists. A great place to shop for the perfect gift or a memento when in the area!
The Pudding Parlour: For those who have a sweet tooth, a visit to the dessert specialist The Pudding Parlour is a must! The award-winning dessert boutique has two stores with one in Morpeth and another in Hexham. A treat for cake lovers, they sell an assortment of goodies including their signature crème egg cheesecake and caramel snickerdoodles. All of their puddings are made from the highest quality of ingredients and they offer cake decoration and pudding making workshops on a regular basis.
Eleven Boutique: Visitors at the rustic location of Cramlington will find Eleven boutique a fantastic place to shop for women’s wear, accessories, jewellery and gifts. You’ll find warm and friendly staff always ready to help visitors select their perfect gifts, a cosy ambience and a helpful and knowledgeable personal stylist (if needed) – so it is a great place to shop. They also have a vast selection of accessories and jewellery to complement any outfit.