Venue Focus: Country house unveils £4m redevelopment
Matfen Hall Hotel is now better able to accommodate corporate groups thanks to a £4m development project. The 53-room property, located 25 minutes from the centre of Newcastle, is now the largest independent country house in the North East, providing nine conference rooms, the largest for up to 120. There is also a purpose-built conference suite accommodating 44, plus a championship standard golf course, luxury spa and leisure club. Outdoor activities, from falconry to sheep dog handling, can be arranged. Tel: 01661 886500 RE1015.