Perfectly situated at Bellingham Station the Carriages Tea Room offers a warm welcome and a unique dining experience. Passengers can enjoy a range of light lunches, freshly baked scones and homemade cakes on board the 1957 Mk 1 carriages.
The rear carriage forms part of The Heritage Centres exhibit of the history of the Wannie Line, combine a visit to Carriages with a visit to Bellinghams acclaimed small museum for an interesting day out.
The Carriages are also ideally located with ample free parking to enable visitors to enjoy a visit to the waterfall at nearby Hareshaw Linn and explore the village of Bellingham with its historic buildings and shops.
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Proper food in a quirky setting
Set in a couple of old railway carriages in the former railway station in Bellingham, this is a real find! Proper home made cakes, good bread and lovely staff- perfect!
well worth a visit
IngramDonley, Durham, United Kingdom
this is a very quirky and enjoyable experience great food and drink, simple but varied menu, very friendly staff, well worth a visit.
Lush place to visit
55CASSA, Northumberland, United Kingdom
My husband and I stopped off here while visiting Bellingham. Lovely bacon sandwich and a cup of tea. Definitely recommend stopping off here for a cuppa
For train lovers everywhere
GillyPNorthEastCoast, North East Coast
Just the place to clamber into on a cold December day after a lovely walk up the gorge. Open every day, 11am to 4.30pm, I think, teas, coffees, home cooked cakes, snacks, sandwiches etc. Friendly staff, warm, comfortable but quite expensive for what it is foodwise, very atmospheric, situated in a couple of old railway carriages in the station yard. You almost expect the train to start moving an you certainly hear "chuff, chuff, chuff" if you venture past the toilet(yes, you are allowed to use it whilst the train is stationary!) and take a look at the exhibition on the Wannie Line, Redesmouth Junction etc in the farthermost coach. Sadly, I don't think it has an alcohol licence but don't let that put you off. Wheelchair accessible.
A great find
jeanniek5379, Peterborough, United Kingdom
Called into Bellingham before heading up to the Kielder observatory later that day. Carriages is a delightful place to sit with a good selection of snacks and meals (all made on board). I had a very tasty tomato and lentil soup with a ham and coleslaw sandwich. The food was delicious and freshly made and plenty of it. Would definitely recommend you pop in there if you're in the area.