Locally, we are very lucky to have some excellent chefs 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.


Recommended Chefs

Georgie Harding Newman – Fig Food 
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 
has many years’ experience of creating classy, thoughtful dinners for house party gatherings and celebrations using a wonderful variety of local produce.

Telephone: 01668 282222

Fiona Burn 
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

Rebecca Fenwick – RF Cakes 
exquisite celebration cakes, sweet treats and afternoon teas delivered directly to the door.

Telephone: 07807 566162
Website: RF Cakes

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: 07876 809227
Facebook: Kooked.North
Instagram: @kooked.north

The Stable Yard, Craster Tower 
A range of delicious home-made oven-ready meals tried and tested by us. Pre-order and collect from their delightful coffee / gift shop / nursery.

Telephone: 01665 571240

Turnbull’s of Alnwick 
Family butchers (6th generation.) Gold winners at the Smithfield Awards.

Ready meals available – such as the award-winning Northumbrian lamb hotpot and homemade fruit crumbles.

Door to door service – order in advance for fresh meat, veg, eggs, pies and pastries etc. Buffets and outdoor catering services too.

Telephone: 01665 602186

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.