10 North East places to visit in celebration of Afternoon Tea Week

Pop the kettle on – it’s time to celebrate a Great British tradition and raise a cup to the quintessential afternoon tea.

Afternoon Tea Week is celebrated between August 8 and August 14, so if you fancied treating yourself to a full spread of dainty and delectable eats, it’s the perfect time to do so.

Luckily the North East has a great choice of places to indulge in the traditional afternoon tea. It’s just a matter of deciding where to go.

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Traditionally, the afternoon tea spread features a selection of sandwiches, scones served with cream and preserves and miniature cakes.

Who's for a cuppa? Afternoon Tea Week is celebrated between August 8 and August 14.

Of course, it’s all washed down with a pot of your favourite tea (or coffee, if you’re being non-traditional).

If you’re feeling peckish with the appetite for a treat, take a look at some of these North East picks for an afternoon tea visit.

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There’s bound to be something to whet your appetite on the menus at these eateries. Whether you’re plumping for something traditional or fancy washing down your sandwiches and scones with a glass of fizz!

Where can I go for afternoon tea in the North East?

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You can't beat a good cup of tea (and a treat to go alongside it ...)

The Alnwick Garden, Denwick Lane, Alnwick

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The Clifton, Ocean Road, South Shields

Glady’s Vintage Tea Room, The Front, Seaton Carew

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The Great British Cupcakery, Queen Street, Newcastle

Let There Be Crumbs, Roker Terrace, Sunderland

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The Running Fox, Farne Road, Shilbottle

The Sweet Petite, High Street West, Sunderland

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Tealicious Tea Room, Elvet Bridge, Durham

Village Delights, Sunderland Road, South Shields

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Wynyard Hall, Stockton

This is just a selection of the afternoon teas on offer across the North East. Let us know your favourite place!