Northumberland is a magical place filled with ancient castles, hidden gardens, unspoilt beaches, rolling hills, rugged moorland, sweeping views, friendly market towns and a cultural heritage all of its own.
The Northumberland National Park is home to England’s cleanest rivers, clearest air and darkest skies. You can delve into Britain’s Roman past by visiting Hadrian’s Wall or soak up the stunning scenery and solitude of the Cheviot Hills.
And when you’re done, head back to one of these a gorgeous hotels for dinner.
This superb, 17th century Jacobean mansion stands in beautiful walled gardens, surrounded by its own spa including indoor pool, golf course and rolling County Durham farmland. With elegant, character bedrooms – some dog-friendly – and 2 AA rosette restaurant, it’s a great choice to explore the North East.
The Morritt Hotel & Spa
Surrounded by rolling fields, with a reputation for warm hospitality and good food, the family-owned Morritt Hotel is a popular choice for walking breaks and relaxing escapes. The award winning Garage Spa attracts those in search of rest and rejuvenation and indulgent pampering while the individually designed bedrooms offer a restful nights stay.
The White Swan Hotel
Just a stone’s throw from the famous Alnwick Castle and in the heart of this bustling Northumberland market town, The White Swan is the perfect location to explore the stunning Northumberland coast. Guests can relax in comfortable bedrooms, dine in the renowned restaurant, and take in the majestic reclaimed original features from RMS Olympic which are found throughout.
Romantic, luxury castle hotel near Ripon, North Yorkshire, set in 200 acres of parkland, lakes and gardens. Featuring a 3 AA rosette restaurant and stunning guest bedrooms, it’s the winner of a Green Tourism Gold Award, and is the perfect base for exploring the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
The Croft Hotel is an intimate grade II listed building positioned in the historic village of Croft-on-Tees. Combining period features with modern decor and offering friendly welcoming atmosphere. With stunning views of the River Tees and superbly located, an ideal base to explore the local area or relax and unwind.
Award-winning, boutique country house hotel set in beautiful, tranquil grounds near Morpeth, Northumberland, with 2 AA rosette fine dining, 16 individually designed bedrooms, and outstanding levels of personal service. It’s a wonderful base to explore the unspoilt Northumberland countryside, or curl up by the fire with a good book.
Surrounded by beautiful parklands overlooking the River Wear, a magnificent monument to a bygone age of chivalry & honour. Located between historic Durham & vibrant Newcastle, perfectly situated to explore the North East of England. Individual rooms and sophisticated dining provide an ideal location for a unique, historical break or romantic retreat.
Hallgarth Manor Hotel
Combining its 500 year history with modern touches and interiors, recently refurbished Grade 2 listed Hallgarth Manor provides the ultimate country house hotel experience. Situated in a beautiful 4 acre estate, perfect for relaxing walks, the hotel features a popular local restaurant, The Tavern pub, stylish lounge areas and stylish modern bedrooms.
Set in its own ten acre woodland estate, Langley Castle’s 7ft walls provide a tranquil refuge from today’s hustle and bustle. With a 2 AA rosette restaurant, sumptuous bedrooms and suites, and wonderful grounds, it’s perfect for a romantic getaway or as a base to explore Northumbria & Hadrian’s Wall. North East Hotel of the Year 2018.
Doxford Hall Hotel & Spa
Set on a private 10 acre estate in the rolling Northumbrian countryside, this luxury hotel offers stylish guest bedrooms, sumptuous fine dining in its 2 AA rosette restaurant, and excellent leisure facilities, with swimming pool, spa bath, sauna, steam room & treatments. Just 45 minutes north of Newcastle and close to the coast, it’s perfect for a romantic break away.
Matfen Hall Hotel
This stunning luxury country house hotel, just 15 minutes from Newcastle and set in 300 acres of spectacular Northumberland parkland, boasts a golf estate includes a 27-hole course, par 3 course and driving range, award-winning spa, fine dinin