Voted the UK's Best Stately Home Wedding Venue in the UK Wedding Awards (2020), Matfen Hall is set in 300 acres of beautiful Northumbrian countryside and is the ancestral home of Sir Hugh and Lady Blackett. Matfen Hall has become the North East’s leading wedding venue - from something old to something new.A historical wonderland and a truly unique setting for your unforgettable day - we’re here to make sure your wedding is perfect, and that means a personal and tailored service. Your wedding will be the only one taking place on your special day, so you can really make Matfen Hall your own, from ‘I do’ to ‘Goodnight.’
Our private East Wing has everything you want in a wedding venue, from the magnificent Great Hall with its sweeping staircase and feature fireplace, to our perfectly manicured gardens, the elegant dining space and festoon lit secret spaces - our award winning venue has it all. As Matfen Hall is a resort venue, you and your guests also get make yourself at home in one of our 53 unique and historic rooms, from opulent to classical. Relax in the picturesque surroundings and enjoy a perfect night’s sleep alongside every perk you could wish for, but remember, your accommodation is just part of your stay, discover the stunning Northumberland countryside, our 27 hole Golf Course, Aqua Vitae Spa and be spoilt for choice with 4 dining areas.
138 Reviews for Matfen Hall
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Courtney Dixon · Married on 14/03/2020
Perfect Spring Wedding at Matfen Hall
We were married at Matfen on 14th March 2020 and we couldn’t have picked a more perfect venue. It was the first venue we saw, and from the moment we stepped into the Great Hall we knew it was the one for us. It’s such a romantic setting and the new refurbishments only add to the wonderful charm of Matfen Hall. Laura, our wedding coordinator was so helpful and lovely throughout the whole planning process and she was always there to answer my millions of questions. The day before our wedding (the dreaded Friday 13th) we found out our honeymoon was cancelled (we were due to fly the day after our wedding), so there was a lot of running around trying to sort things out. When we finally arrived at Matfen - later than we had hoped - we were feeling stressed and a bit deflated, but Max (our brilliant Master of Ceremonies), told us they were giving us the bridal suite for an extra night – such a kind and thoughtful gesture which was greatly appreciated and shows just how much they care. The day itself was wonderful – everything went smoothly (massive thanks to Max for that) – the staff were brilliant and the food delicious. Max went above and beyond for us, even manning the photo booth later in the evening, she truly made it a completely stress free day! We can’t wait to visit Matfen Hall again and look forward to putting our lock on the bridge! Thanks again to all the staff for making our day so magical! Love Mr & Mrs DixonSent on 06/08/2020
Matt and Matthew Rayson · Married on 18/01/2020
Where do we even begin!
Where do we even begin!Sent on 22/01/2020
We are just returning home after getting married at this stunning venue on Saturday! I can honestly say if you have gotten engaged and are looking for the perfect place, then look nowhere else than Matfen Hall. The first moment you walk in you are treated like family till the moment you leave!
From start to finish our wedding planner Victoria has been a superstar and total made us feel at ease for the day. The day itself was just so perfect and Matfen Hall couldn’t do any more for us. It has etched a memory into our lives that we simply won’t forget!
Personal thanks goes to Peter and Jackie for keeping us calm all day! A big thanks also goes to Des who nearly every member of our guests said he was a superstar.
The prosecco record will take a while to beat I feel! Again look nowhere else, this place is da bomb!
Matt and Matthew Rayson
Kaz & Marc · Married on 03/01/2020
I am so so pleased we chose Matfen
Just wanted to say a quick massive thank you for all your help arranging our wedding. I can’t even tell you how amazing it was, how seamlessly everything ran and how brilliant all the staff were!!Sent on 12/02/2020
I’m still buzzing from it now! I’m so so pleased we chose Matfen and I’ll definitely be recommending it to everyone! Absolutely cannot wait for the photos!
A dream wedding isn’t always one that’s planned over months and months, our late bookings service gives you the dream wedding you want, without the wait. Make Matfen the home of your big day on selected dates remaining this year. Enjoy exclusive use of the East Wing for the day and a beautiful honeymoon suite for your wedding night. Midweek dates and some weekends still available. As well as use of the beautiful faux floral arrangement for your ceremony, cream carpet to line your aisle, LED candles to use around the East Wing and use of the photobooth in the Cloisters for your evening (excludes attendant & propbox).
£3950 for 40 guests - this package is based on 40 guests, for daytime and evening. Additional guests at £95pp or £22.50pp for just for the evening.
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