While holidaying in a different place, you might be tempted to dive into one or two shops. The area is littered with high-street stores and independent shops, particularly in Hexham, Corbridge and Alnwick. Particular favourites among guests are Barter Books in Alnwick, Vallum in Wallhouses, RE in Corbridge, Amble Harbour Village and Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth. There are also regular markets in Hexham, Haltwhistle, Bedlington, Ponteland, Amble and Alnwick. If your shopping appetite isn’t easily satisfied, then a shopping paradise exists in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne is only 25 miles away. If you want fresh flowers during your stay, go to Vintage & Flowers in Hexham.