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The Milkhope Centre offers you everything you need for your home and garden,
for your table and your lifestyle.

Nestled away in a beautiful, rural location, this cluster of converted 19th century buildings on the Blagdon Estate is conveniently only minutes from Newcastle and all major road networks, including the A1, A19 and A696.

With plenty of free parking, you can browse and shop, then take a well-earned break and enjoy the freshest of ingredients in our farm and coffee shop. There are also plenty of local places to visit to make it a great day out.


Critical Tortoise

Fine Art Photographers with over 17 years’ experience, their client base and range of subjects ensures a rich diversity in the images they produce.

T: 01670 789 979

David Johnston French Polishing

A complete repair and restoration service for antique and modern furniture – offering colour-matching and staining in both hand and spray finishes, whether the piece is on or off-site.

T: 01670 789 719

Blagdon Gallery

Something of a hidden treasure, the gallery exhibits an eclectic mix of contemporary original paintings and prints, complemented by an array of sculptures, jewellery and glass.

T: 01670 789 944

Home Living from
Cane & Pine Design

Step inside and you’ll find beautiful furniture, accessories, homeware and gifts to add a classic touch to any décor. Made-to-measure colour-matched pine furniture is also available.

T: 01670 789 501

Ultimate Skin Clinic

Indulge yourself with a variety of skin, body and nail treatments. Using premium products and therapies for and instant revitalisation, you’re sure to leave with a spring in your step.

T: 01670 789 064

Blagdon Farm Shop

A national award-winning farm shop offering an extensive range of freshly-produced and locally-sourced food from organic farms, or those that follow traditional farming methods which are kind to the environment.

T: 01670 789 924

La Cookshop

An independent cook shop that stocks everything from apple corers and pans to ceramics and kitchen textiles. You’ll be certain to find what you’re looking for.

T: 01670 789 142


Servicing the needs of gardeners and landowners for over 25 years, Gustharts stock everything from hand tools to grass trimmers, lawnmowers and chainsaws.

T: 01670 789 701

The Blacksmiths Coffee Shop

Enjoy breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea in this family-run coffee shop, offering a wide range of home-made produce in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

T: 01670 789 878

St. James Place Wealth Management

Providing an experienced wealth management service offering specialist advice in a wide range of areas, including Investment Planning, Retirement Planning and Inheritance Tax Planning.

T: 01670 789 797

Local Places to Visit, Eat & Stay:


A unique piece of public art, set in a 46 acre community park, with free public access and 4 miles of footpaths on and around a landform of a ‘reclining lady’!

The Parlour at Blagdon

Situated on the Blagdon Estate, the Parlour not only offers delicious food and refreshing drinks, it’s also a unique venue for weddings and celebratory events, as well as home to Marcantonio’s home-made ice cream!

Northumberland Cheese Company

Marrying traditional cheese making craftsmanship with modern best practices. Their knowledge and expertise in the cheese industry has led to a full range of 17 artisan cheese, including their newest innovation – Northumberlandia.