Bellingham, Northumberland, England

Latitude 55.15
Longitude -2.267
County Northumberland
Country England
 
Enclosed By
Northumberland
 
Place Encloses
Brieridge
Dunterley
St. Cuthbert
Hanningrig
Whitewall Nook
Demesne
Hareshaw Undivided Common
Leemailing
Wark
Low Shitlington
Thorneyburn
Tarset West
Thockrington

Narrative

Bellingham is a village in Northumberland, to the north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne and is situated on the Hareshaw Burn at its confluence with the River North Tyne. Hareshaw Linn is a waterfall on the Hareshaw Burn near Bellingham.

Famous as a stopping point on the Pennine Way trail it is popular with walkers and cyclists. The village's local newspaper is the Hexham Courant. There is also an 18 hole golf course which was established in 1893.

The Heritage Centre is the local museum. Its exhibitions include the Border Counties Railway, the Border Reivers, mining, farming, the photography of W P Collier, and the Stannersburn Smithy. It has a database of local family names and one of old photographs. It also holds special exhibitions of historical or artistic interest, and readings and performances by poets, storytellers, musicians and dancers.

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