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Romantic Getaways – Creating Unforgettable Moments at Matfen Hall

  • By Matfen Hall
  • January 04, 2024
  • Seasonal Celebrations

Northumberland. The ultimate location for a romantic break, with its sweeping landscapes and iconic landmarks providing backdrops for many a swoon-worthy moment. And, at its heart lies our magnificent country estate. Boasting a selection of memorable dining destinations, a tranquil spa and beautiful bedrooms, it is the perfect destination for a couples’ night away.

Here we look at how our country house hotel is ideal for a romantic getaway in Northumberland.

Our range of restaurants, bars and lounges 

A candlelit dinner for two? A five-star culinary experience with breathtaking views? An intimate meal amongst the atmospheric architecture of our courtyard? An indulgent Afternoon Tea? Whatever mouth-watering moment embodies romance for you, the jewel in Northumberland’s crown provides beautiful dishes that please every palate.

Emerald Restaurant

An exquisite Tasting Menu experience in our premier dining destination allows you to savour courses crafted by skilled chefs while you unwind in an intricately-decorated venue. Views of our unique parkland make your time in Emerald Restaurant all the more memorable and why not bookend your evening of fine dining with drinks in 1832, one of our sophisticated bars?

Cloisters Restaurant and Bar

Situated within the original architecture of our courtyard, Cloisters Restaurant and Bar offers a unique dining experience, thanks to steak and seafood classics being served beneath a beautiful glass ceiling. Should you be seated on our spacious mezzanine, you’ll also be able to enjoy views of The Great Hall’s magnificent stained glass window while you dine.

The Orangery

If your idea of romance includes Laurent-Perrier Champagne, delicious sweet treats and featherlight sandwiches, our distinctive Afternoon Tea is the ideal opportunity for you to reconnect this Valentine’s Day.

The Retreat, our harmonious spa

With a stunning pool and thermal suites as well as skilled therapists experienced in providing tranquil rituals and treatments, there’s no wonder The Retreat demonstrates why Matfen Hall is a leading luxury spa hotel in Northumberland.

During your stay, select a treatment from our extensive brochure, relax in our pool or, for the ultimate romantic spa experience, indulge yourself in a Retreat Day, complete with your choice of delicious lunch or a highly-finished Afternoon Tea.

The Great Hall

A stunning stained glass window, a sweeping staircase and a roaring fireplace. Our Great Hall is an idyllic location for you and your loved one to create unforgettable moments during your Valentine’s stay. Steeped in heritage and with an air of classic romance, The Great Hall allows couples to soak up unrivalled atmosphere, whether you’re relaxing with a drink, posing for photographs or simply enjoying each other’s company.

Le Jardin Hollandais and The Terrace

Our beautiful gardens are as interesting as they are breathtaking. Full of astonishing seasonal flowers and plants, Le Jardin Hollandais is also complemented by stunning Northumberland scenery. It’s no wonder that couples who choose to begin married life at our romantic country house hotel also opt for photos to be taken in our beautiful gardens.

Our spacious terrace offers many an unforgettable moment for couples. Whether you’re in the first years of romance or have been together a while, The Terrace is a wonderful place to while away a few hours with your beloved. Drinks can be enjoyed and sunset can be admired from our terrace, as you encapsulate intimate moments that will live long in your memories.

Whether you’re from the other side of the world or nearby, our estate is the ideal hotel for couples to unwind, reconnect and fall in love with Northumberland.  

Begin planning your romantic getaway here.

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