Locally we are very lucky to have some excellent chefs, caterers and outstanding suppliers, providing the very best Northumbrian cooking and produce.

Please do get in touch with any of them, but give plenty of notice because they can get booked up well in advance.


The Blacksmith’s Shop, set in the heart of Brunton, is the place to bring friends and family together.  There is seating for 36 and a commercial kitchen for domestic or commercial cooks to create wonderful meals to share in one unique and stunning venue.   Please ask about booking the Blacksmith’s for your group.


Georgie Harding Newman – Fig Food 
Georgie is a very talented, highly experienced chef who can create superb dinner parties for celebrations at Brunton House. Please contact Georgie directly to discuss menus and options.

Telephone: 07891 918001 / 01289 387190

Lou Blackett 
Lou has many years’ experience of creating very stylish, thoughtful dinners for house party gatherings and celebrations using a wonderful variety of local produce.

Telephone: 01668 282222

Fiona Burn 
Fiona produces delicious dinner parties and bespoke homemade dishes using local, fresh and seasonal ingredients. Fiona can prepare some food for the Brunton House freezer, but collection must be organised with her, once the group is settled into Brunton.

Telephone: 01289 388223

Burnside Catering
For husband and wife team, Danny and Bella, no event is too big or too small.  They believe that food is at the centre of so many wonderful memories and the joy of sharing food and drink around a table with family and friends is something they want to create for others.

Telephone: 07889 070547

The Real Taste of Northumberland
Adele and Ken can cater for all occasions from breakfast to 5 course meals, weddings, parties or even a hog roast. Both qualified chefs, Adele has over 30 years’ experience and Ken spent 22 years in the Royal Air Force before adding a bakery qualification to his skills.

Telephone: 07809 880692 / 01665 830921
Website: The Real Taste of Northumberland
Instagram: @herealtasteofnorthumberland


Laura makes utterly delicious fresh and frozen food, oven-ready for you to enjoy in comfort at your holiday home.  Her style is traditional to contemporary using local produce, home picked garden produce and eggs from her happy free range hens.

Telephone: 07597 415818
Facebook: Kooked.North
Instagram: @kooked.north 

The Village Farm Shop, Embleton
Grace Robertson can produce delicious home-made, oven-ready meals which have very successfully been tried and tested by us. Pre-order and collect from the shop or ask about delivery.

Telephone: 01665 576215

Turnbull’s of Alnwick 
Turnbulls are a family butchers, now including their 6th generation.  They have been gold winners at the Smithfield Awards.  Ready meals available – such as the award-winning Northumbrian lamb hotpot and homemade fruit crumbles.  Buffets and outdoor catering services too.

Telephone: 01665 602186

Gemma Dawson – Hand Made with Love
Gemma creates delectable seafood and cheese platters using local suppliers and delicacies.  Her talents don’t just stop there though, breakfast boxes, afternoon teas and graze boards are all magnificent and delivered directly to the door.

Website: Hand Made with Love

The Master Cakesmith
Small artisan cake company based in rural Northumberland creating custom wedding cakes, dessert tables, celebration cakes and wedding favours for people since 2012.

Telephone: 01665 589139
Website: The Master Cakesmith


Beer and wine orders

With advance notice we can place wine and beer orders with our trusted suppliers on your behalf, so that they are chilled and ready for you on arrival.


Four of our housekeeping team live on the estate and are available to assist with after dinner kitchen tidies and various other tasks such as bedmaking and ironing during your stay.