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See, hear and absorb the fascinating history of this special part of Northumberland.

Opening dates / times for 2019
1st April-1st November (inclusive)

Monday-Saturday 10.00am-4.00pm (last admission 3.00pm)

Sunday 11.00am-4.00pm (last admission 3.00pm)

Entry Fees for 2019

  • Adult £4
  • Children 5-16 £1
  • Children under 5 FOC
  • Family £6 (max. 2 Adults, 2 Children)
  • Concession £3
  • Coach trips and groups, £2.50 per head


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We have three exhibitions during 2019:

  1. Celebrating the Heritage Centre's 25th Anniversary which occurs on 10th June
  2. The Bellingham Peace Celebrations which were held 19th July 1919
  3. The Forestry Commission 100th Anniversary which was founded 1st September 1919

In addition on 28th April we have our Annual Classic and Vintage Vehicle Day.

We hope to see you at all of these events!

What's Happening?

audio guide example deviceWe have revamped the entrance and lobby to the centre for the 2019 season making it a more attractive and useable welcome for the visitor.

We have also introduced audio guide equipment for visitors to use to explain some of the key parts of the museum exhibition as they walk around it.

Thank you.

What's on the Menu?

carriages tea room home

The Carriages Tea Room. Open every day except Christmas Day


Tel: O1434 221151

School Visits & Children

All welcome!

"A tremendous effort! So creative; really something to be proud of.

Congratulations to all involved."

John Grundy

Latest News..


AGM 2019

Our AGM this year will be held on Thursday 14th March 2019 at The MURC Hall Bellingham at 7.00pm

There will be cheese and wine, and all are welcome.

Read more ...

Memory Lane / Group Visits

Fancy a trip down memory land or use of a memory box for your group or educational class (at any level)? We have four offerings available.

Become a Friend

For a modest annual fee you’ll get an invitation to special events, a heritage-packed newsletter and free admission to see all our temporary exhibitions. (Friends can also bring guests for free.) You’ll also be helping us look after and promote the heritage of the area.

What our Visitors say!

We get excellent review on Tripadvisor and visitors leave very positive feedback in our vistirs book. Come and see what you are missing.