Matfen Hall Country Hotel, Spa & Golf Estate

Matfen Hall Country Hotel, Spa & Golf Estate

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Matfen, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England NE20 0RH, United Kingdom
Matfen Hall Country Hotel, Spa & Golf Estate
Matfen Hall Country Hotel, Spa & Golf Estate
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Matfen Hall Country Hotel, Spa & Golf Estate

Matfen, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England NE20 0RH, United Kingdom

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What wedding packages does Matfen Hall Country Hotel, Spa & Golf Estate offer?

At Matfen Hall, we offer a range of wedding packages tailored to different needs and budgets. From intimate gatherings to lavish celebrations, each package is designed to provide a seamless and memorable experience. We recommend consulting our wedding brochure or speaking directly with our wedding coordinator for detailed information.

2. Can I host an outdoor wedding ceremony at Matfen Hall?

Yes, Matfen Hall boasts picturesque outdoor settings ideal for ceremonies, allowing you and your guests to immerse yourselves in the breathtaking Northumberland landscape. Kindly discuss your preferences with our wedding team to ensure everything aligns with your vision.

3. Do you have preferred vendors or can I bring my own?

We have a curated list of esteemed vendors, from florists to photographers, who are familiar with our venue and deliver exceptional service. However, we also understand the importance of personal choices, and you're welcome to bring your own vendors after a brief vetting process.

4. How many guests can Matfen Hall accommodate for a wedding?

Matfen Hall offers a range of venues within the estate, each with its own capacity. Our grandest spaces can host large gatherings, while more intimate settings are available for smaller parties. For exact numbers and recommendations tailored to your guest list, please reach out to our wedding planning team.

5. Can guests stay overnight at the hotel after the wedding?

Absolutely! Matfen Hall offers 65 beautifully designed rooms. We recommend booking in advance, especially during peak seasons, to ensure availability. Special rates may be available for wedding parties, depending on the package chosen.

6. Are there any spa or golf amenities for guests to enjoy during their stay?

Yes, guests can indulge in our luxury spa treatments or challenge themselves on our golf course. These amenities provide a perfect relaxation opportunity before or after the wedding festivities. Reservations are advised to ensure availability.


​​​​​​​Our magnificent country estate boasts over 20 years of hosting wonderful weddings and in that time, it has become one of the most sought-after venues for happy couples to begin their married life together.

Set within 300 acres of Northumberland beauty, Matfen Hall Country Hotel, Spa & Golf Estate is the perfect place to say your vows. From a ceremony in our majestic Great Hall, and a drinks reception in the gorgeous Jardin Hollandaise, to your Wedding Breakfast in the Morning Room and the subsequent party in the Vault Bar, we have everything you could ever need.

The Complete Wedding Experience, designed for 60 guests but flexible, offers everything you need for your special day. After your ceremony, whilst our pianist performs a live set, a Champagne and canape reception in the historic Great Hall will set the tone for the festivities ahead. A Wedding Breakfast, with a menu carefully curated by you and our Weddings Team, will follow in our decadent Morning Room, the perfect setting thanks to its magnificent decor and views across Matfen Park and Le Jardin Hollandaise.

Matfen Hall Country Hotel, Spa & Golf Estate

Once speeches have taken place, guests will be invited down into the Vault Bar for a night of jubilation, whilst Needham is also available for those who prefer a quieter end to the festivities.

Exclusive use of the whole of Matfen Hall is also available to make the most of your special time.

Whilst we are well aware of the reason for your visit, why not make the most of the facilities?

Check into one of our 65 incredible bedrooms, all designed with a modern take on tradition and decorated by local craftsmen, the night before your big day and experience an evening of both relaxation and jubilation. Try one of our options for dinner – Cloisters Restaurant and Bar or Emerald Restaurant – or have a larger get-together in the Sapphire Room or at Keepers. If you would prefer to relax alone, why not book in for a treatment at The Retreat, and allow our Natura Bissē and Germaine de Capucinni trained therapists to whisk you away into serenity? Play golf whilst you are here, on our 27-hole championship-level course, or alternatively have a hit on the Par-3 or driving range.

Matfen Hall Country Hotel, Spa & Golf Estate

From the moment you enquire about celebrating your wedding day with us to when we wave you goodbye for your honeymoon, our experienced team is on hand to ensure every part of your day is as magical as it can be.

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Hire Options

  • Exclusive Use

Hotel & Venue Type:

  • Exclusive Use
  • In the Country
  • Historic
  • Outdoor License
  • Stately Home
  • Landmark
  • Indoor License
  • Civil Ceremony Licence
  • Unique Venue

Dining Options:

  • Seated Meal Facilities
  • Allows Private Catering
  • In House Catering

Hotel & Venue Amenities

  • Outdoor License
  • Indoor License
  • Civil Ceremony Licence
  • Marquees and Tents
  • Seated Meal Facilities

Services and Facilities

  • Rooms
  • Reception (lobby)
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Café/bistro
  • Hotel Bar
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Indoor Swimming Pool


  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Free WIFI

Room Facilities

  • Temperature controls
  • Bath Robs
  • Room safe
  • Desk
  • TV with international news channel
  • Make-up mirror
  • Mini-bar
  • Iron + ironing board
  • Bathroom with bathtub

In-house services

  • Safety deposit boxes at reception
  • Laundry service

More Details

Venue Capacity 100 day and night
Accommodation 65 rooms
Exclusive Use Yes
Venue Type Country Manor House Estate

Contact Information


Matfen, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England NE20 0RH, United Kingdom
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Marrying time-honored traditions with innovative flair, our restaurants promise a dining encounter that lingers in memory. Whether it's seafood and steak masterpieces at Cloisters, or the meticulously curated seasonal delights exclusive to our Emerald Restaurant, Matfen Hall beckons you to a gastronomic journey. Needham tempts with its bistro charm, The Keepers offers a hearty gastro-pub menu, and The Orangery serves up an unparalleled Afternoon Tea. Embark on a diverse culinary exploration during your visit.


Whether you're here for a cherished evening escape with someone special or embarking on a week-long Northumberland journey with family, our 65-room Hotel boasts thoughtfully designed rooms to elevate every moment of your stay.

Echoing the stunning Northumberland vistas that envelope us, each of our 65 rooms at Matfen Hall mirrors the region's elegance and the hall's natural grandeur. Whether you're cocooned in a cozy, intimate bedroom that radiates a familial warmth or ensconced in a regal, expansive suite that showcases unparalleled luxury, you're set for a magnificent escape.

Elevate your experience with our refined touches—from personal concierge services to exclusive chauffeur-driven journeys. We've tailored every facet of your visit with your utmost comfort in mind.

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