Autumnal Escapes in Northumberland
- By Matfen Hall
- September 20, 2018
Whilst it’s always sad to say goodbye to the joys of summer, we love revelling in the beauty that a new season brings. From fresh morning rambles through fallen leaves to relaxing evenings spent in front of the fire, find out what makes Matfen Hall the perfect choice for a luxurious Autumnal break in the countryside.
See: As warm colours begin to tinge the trees, there’s no better place to appreciate the true beauty of Autumn than Northumberland. Brush off your wellies, wrap up warm and venture out on a crisp walk through Northumberland National Park. Head towards Kielder Forest or along Hadrian’s Wall. Or add a little magic to your stay by venturing to Hareshaw Linn, where you’ll be met with a beautiful nine-metre high waterfall surrounded by ancient woodland, whimsical bridges and golden Autumnal leaves.
Do: With some of the country’s most famous historical sites just a stone’s throw away from our doorstep, there’s plenty of ways to immerse yourself in the wonderful history that Northumberland has to offer this Autumn. Spend your days discovering the beauty of Hadrian’s Wall and Chesters Roman Fort, the most complete cavalry fort in Britain. If you’d rather fill your days with activities, the breathtaking natural scenery that surrounds our estate makes cycling, golf and horse riding a rural dream. There’s also an abundance of family-friendly events to enjoy this Autumn in our nearby market towns, such as Hexham’s annual Spook Fest – or why not head to the lively city of Newcastle upon Tyne and celebrate the build up to Christmas with a visit to the Living North Christmas Fair?
Indulge: The arrival of Autumn brings the arrival of fresh seasonal ingredients in our hotel kitchen garden, along with brand new menus in The Dining Room, each filled with dishes to celebrate the very best of the season. As the colder temperatures descend, nothing will feel better than treating yourself to some post-summer skin repair with a relaxing treatment in our tranquil Spa, where you can overlook the Tyne Valley’s seasonal warm hues through the luxurious glass-walled pavilion. Afterwards, you can choose to experience a Traditional Afternoon Tea in The Orangery or unwind with a large glass of something warming in the comfort of 1832.
You can indulge in luxury for less this Autumn with our brand new packages at Matfen Hall, now available to book here.