Properties and events in Belford 2017
Properties and events in Belford 2017
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Belford Hall, Belford, Northumberland, NE70 7EY
Belford Hall is a Grade I listed Georgian manor house by James Paine, extended in the Regency period by John Dobson. This Palladian building is…
Belford Hall is a Grade I listed Georgian manor house by James Paine, extended in the Regency period by John Dobson. This Palladian building is now divided into private apartments. Communal areas, wine cellar, servants' tunnel and gardens are open.
2017 is the Tercentenary of the birth of James Paine.
- Friday 8 September: 1300-1600 (Pre-booked groups only)
- Saturday 9 September: 1100-1600 (No booking needed)
- Sunday 10 September: 1100-1600 (No booking needed)
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Gravel paths difficult for wheelchairs, prams and pushchairs.
Light refreshments available in exchange for donation. Nearest public conveniences in Belford village.
Turn off A1 midway between Alnwick and Berwick onto B6349 (Wooler). Entrance to drive is adjacent to golf course in Belford High Street. Buses: Arriva: X15 and X18; Travelsure: 418. Bus stop at end of drive.
Belford Hidden History Museum - Focus On Waren Mill and Budle
11 Market Place, Belford, Northumberland, NE70 7NE
See photos of Waren Mill and Budle from the past, learn about the people who lived and worked there,the long history of the mill and the terrible…
See photos of Waren Mill and Budle from the past, learn about the people who lived and worked there,the long history of the mill and the terrible tragedy of Virtue Moffatt.
Also enjoy reminiscing about the Belford Show which is celebrating its 100th show this year. Find out about prize-winning entries from 3 centuries and how the show has changed over the years.
Learn about the young men who left Belford to serve in WWII and became Prisoners of War in the Far East. We plan to become the NorthEast Centre for FEPOWS.
Our other exhibitions include Farming Life around Belford with tools and implements and a reproduction of a Bondager's outfit and the story of MIddleton Hall estate with its owners and workers. Our WWI display centres currently on events of 1917 and the part played by Belford men.
- Thursday 7 September: 1000-1600
- Friday 8 September: 1000-1600
- Saturday 9 September: 1000-1600
- Sunday 10 September: 1000-1600
No booking required
2 steps at front door.
Our museum tells you about ordinary people of Belford with extraordinary stories! We have photographs, objects, recorded memories of villagers to listen to plus an interactive screen to explore the village. We have quizzes for children. Most visitors say they'll have to come back again as there is so much to see!
In centre of village, opposite The Black Swan and next to The Blue Bell. Bus stop outside.
Ecological Self Build House
1 West Back Lane, Belford, Northumberland, NE70 7NR
Self build house under construction, (phase 1 complete; phase 2 ongoing). Structural timber post and beam; using locally grown and milled timber,…
Self build house under construction, (phase 1 complete; phase 2 ongoing). Structural timber post and beam; using locally grown and milled timber, sheep's wool and wood-fibre board insulation, triple glazed windows and a sedum-planted roof. Solar thermal, passive solar and wood burning stove. Low energy and running costs. Re-use of brown-field site in rural location. Children are welcomed along with all other visitors but we have not made any special arrangements for them. All children MUST be supervised at all times on site and during the visit by their parents or accompanying adult(s).
No limit on numbers in a tour but pre-booking is required for groups of 8 people or more (call 01688 213 046)
- Saturday 9 September: 1200-1600
- Sunday 10 September: 1200-1600
No booking required
Disabled access to site with temporary ramped provision also to ground floor of the house - but the latter is of restricted width i(800mm). Level access within ground floor of house.
An ecological, energy-efficient and affordable home designed & built by its architect owners/ occupants. PDA to site but not yet to house. Printed handouts providing illustrated outline project & construction details as well as information on the materials, suppliers, products used - are available free, in leaflet form, to all visitors. Presentations and discussions ongoing during the day - describing building process, method of construction and materials - along with exhibition on self build and the work of the architect Walter Segal - publications on sale. Meet the owners/ self builders.
West of Belford High St, behind newsagent. Pedestrian access to lane off High Street - entry opposite 'The Salmon' Pub. Park on High St. No vehicular access or parking in lane. Public transport: Train to Berwick upon Tweed then bus service (X15 Fri/Sat only and/ or X18/ 418 Sat/ Sun) from railway station or from Golden Square in Berwick upon Tweed to Market Place/ Church St in Belford. From the South - train to Alnmouth, then bus service (15/ X18/ X15 Fri/ Sat only) via Alnwick to Market Place/ Church St in Belford or (15/X18/418 Sun only) change at Alnwick bus station - no linking service to Alnmouth station. PLEASE NOTE! Public transport services are not integrated with each other and there is a very limited service from the south on Sundays; you are advised to arrange and check your train and bus arrival/departure times to ensure that you don't have to wait hours for a connection!