Matfen Hall

Matfen HallThis country house is magnificent, privately owned, and set in the Northumberland countryside close to Hadrian's Wall. It is located only 12 miles (19 km) from Newcastle upon Tyne, Matfen Hall is an ideal base for exploring Northeast England. Whether it's history and culture, breathtaking scenery or excellent shopping that you're looking for, this hotel offers good access to all. Sir Hugh and Lady Blackett have carefully restored their family seat into one of Northeast England's leading venues for weddings, conferences, golf and leisure travelers. Their new Spa & Leisure complex is now open. Each of the 53 bedrooms have their own charm and character combining modern facilities with traditional opulence. All rooms have en suite bathrooms, with satellite TV, direct dial telephone and all the amenities you would expect.
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Hotel details

General information

Rating : 4 stars
Size : 53 rooms
Currency : GBP


  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pets Allowed
  • Bar
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Newspapers
  • Garden
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Rooms/Facilities for Disabled Guests
  • Free Parking
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Heating
  • Luggage Storage
  • Gay Friendly


  • Sauna
  • Fitness Centre
  • Golf Course (within 3 km)
  • Spa & Wellness Centre
  • Massage
  • Jacuzzi
  • Hiking
  • Turkish/Steam Bath
  • Indoor Swimming Pool


  • Room Service
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Babysitting/Child Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Bridal Suite
  • Internet Services
  • Packed Lunches
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access Included


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Food & Beverages

Elegantly furnished, the Library and Print Room restaurant offers the best of contemporary English cuisine. The à la carte menu is superbly innovative, as is the table d'hôte menu, which changes daily. The Library Print Room restaurant has 2 AA Rosettes for its high standards of cuisine and service. Advance bookings are recommended.

Fine dining at Matfen Hall is very popular. In order to avoid disappointment, booking in advance is essential.


Wi-fi is available in public areas and is free of charge. 


Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed). 


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable. 

Location & area


NE20 0RH Matfen, Near Newcastle Upon Tyne


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Travel information

If heading north or south on the a1, take the a69 signposted Hexham and Carlisle. Exit the a69 at Heddon on the Wall and pick up the b6318, just before the Three Tuns public house, heading west toward Chollerford. Continue on the b6318 for seven miles; the turning to Matfen is on the right. From the A68, join the B6318 heading east at the Stagshaw roundabout, two miles north of Corbridge. Follow signs to Heddon on the Wall / Newcastle; the Matfen turning is on the left after two and a half miles.

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 1 day before the date of arrival, a fixed amount of GBP 50 will be charged.  If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the first night will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

A fixed amount of GBP 50 per room will be charged on the day of booking and is non-refundable. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

17.5 % VAT is included.  5 % service charge per room per night is not included.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Full English breakfast is included in the room rate. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.  All children under 12 years are charged GBP 14 per night per person when using existing bedding.  All children under 3 years stay free of charge for cots.  Maximum capacity of babycots in a room is 1. 

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy