Matfen Hall

Matfen, Northumberland

Deluxe room

A stately Northumberland country house with an excellent spa, golf and AA Rosette-awarded restaurant – includes breakfast and optional dinner

The ancestral home of Sir Hugh and Lady Blackett, Matfen Hall is a dignified country estate in the rugged Northumberland countryside. It's surrounded on all sides by 300 acres of pretty parkland and lies half an hour's drive from Newcastle city centre. Winner of a gold award at the Visit England Excellence Awards for Large Hotel of the Year 2015, among other top accolades, it strikes the perfect balance of old school British tradition and modern luxury.

Dining is a stately affair, with the grand old library providing a dramatic setting for the two AA Rosette-awarded restaurant. There's also a chic brasserie in the conservatory and a pub-style lodge overlooking the golf course. The excellent spa and leisure facilities offer an indoor pool and plenty of treatments, and the 27-hole, 6,700-yard golf course is one of the best in the country. Needless to say, Matfen Hall holds a well-deserved TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.


  • Playing a round at the hotel's own private 27-hole golf course, rated as one of the finest in the country
  • Enjoying elegant seasonal dishes at the two AA Rosette-awarded Library restaurant
  • Treating yourself to some time out and maybe the treatment of the month at the spa

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