Location and Site Map

Belsay Woodland Burial sits in beautiful open countryside, just south of Belsay village, which is located about 16 miles north west of Newcastle on the A696.  With views to Belsay Hall and the Castle beyond, it is conveniently located very close to the popular Blacksmith’s Coffee Shop.


By Car –

From the South (if coming from Newcastle/Ponteland) – enter Belsay village on the A696 and turn left just before Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens, by the sign to Blacksmith’s Coffee Shop.  Follow the track past the coffee shop on the right and down the hill.  You will bear left over a cattle grid and see the entrance to Belsay Woodland Burial ground on your left.

From the North – enter Belsay village on the A696 and pass the Village School and Shop on your left.  As the road turns round a bend to the left and you see the entrance to Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens on your right, go straight ahead following signs for Belsay Woodland Burial and the Blacksmith’s Coffee Shop.

Parking –

There is a car park at The Burial Ground – simply follow the signs from the village, past The Blacksmiths Coffee Shop and down the lane to the Woodland Burial Ground. The gates are unlocked and visitors are welcome any time.

Additional parking for large services can be arranged via the office – please ring to discuss on 01661 881206.

By Train –

From Newcastle train station take the Metro to Callerton Station or to Newcastle Airport. From here it is a 15 minute taxi ride to Belsay Woodland Burials.

By Bus –

From Newcastle travel on the Otterburn or Jedburgh bus stopping at Belsay Arcade in Belsay Village from where you can take a short walk, following the signs, to the Burial Ground.  Buses are not regular so please research bus times before you plan your trip.