Doxford Hall Hotel & Spa, Northumberland

Doxford Hall, Chathill , NE67 5DN

A luxury hotel & spa on a grand estate

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  • Stunning coastal location
  • Gardens & maze
  • Fine dining
Doxford Hall Hotel & Spa Overview
  • Parking
  • Spa
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Spa Treatments
  • Jacuzzi
  • Gym
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Dog Friendly
  • Children Welcome
  • Room Service Available
  • Accessible Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Civil Ceremonies
  • Walking/Jogging trails

Dating back to 1818, the beautiful Doxford Hall Hotel & Spa in Northumberland is a delightful gem perfect for enjoying luxury rooms, award winning dining and stunning countryside.

Embraced by a magnificent estate, this gorgeous country house exudes a real sense of elegance and grandeur. Concealing a fascinating history, the hotel has many original features and a striking, hand crafted staircase that add to its distinctive character.

Situated just on the brink of Alnwick, Doxford Hall in Northumberland is ideally located for exploring one of the most dramatic and scenic coastlines in the country. Or you can stroll around the hotel’s beautiful gardens and wonderful Yew tree maze. The moment you arrive at the hotel, you sense the tranquility and calming atmosphere that radiates throughout the building’s walls.

But it’s not just the sublime setting and imposing building that impress, the welcome you receive here and the service is one of genuine warmth and professionalism.

Paying homage to Northumberland and its rich history, bedrooms at Doxford Hall have been named after castles and influential figures from the North East. There are also two charming self catering cottages available, where you can escape with family and friends.

Named after a previous owner, Lord Runciman, the George Runciman Restaurant at Doxford Hall has been awarded 2AA Rosettes for its fine dining menu. Owing to its coastal location, the seafood and fish dishes are exceptionally fresh and delicious.

There is certainly no excuse for making the most of a little ‘you time’ here, especially with the Aqueous Spa facilities available for guests to use. From the indoor pool, sauna and gym, to the relaxing treatment rooms, you’ll find everything you need to ease any stress and totally unwind.


Home to a tranquil spa and award winning dining, facilities at Doxford Hall are outstanding, and owing to its fabulous location, the hotel makes a perfect venue for weddings and corporate events.


The George Runciman Restaurant has earned itself 2AA Rosettes for its exceptional food and service. Priding itself on its stunning backdrop and mouthwatering dishes inspired by local, seasonal produce, the restaurant has become a firm favourite with food lovers from near and far. Whether you want to sample dishes from the table d’hote or a la carte menus, Sunday Lunch or Afternoon Tea, you are guaranteed an unforgettable culinary experience.

Aqueous Spa

Once you enter the Aqueous Spa at Doxford Hall you are whisked into a world of pure relaxation, where you can leave your stresses behind you. The treatment rooms are peaceful and beautifully appointed to provide the ultimate sanctuary for enjoying one of the many treatments or therapies, using exclusive products designed to rejuvenate and help you unwind. Guests also have complimentary access to the leisure facilities, which include an indoor pool, sauna, steam room, fitness suite and two spa baths.


Not only does Doxford Hall boast an enchanting setting, it also offers a choice of grand suites licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships for weddings in Northumberland.

Corporate Events

Surrounded by 10 acres of pristine gardens and estate, Doxford Hall is set within a peaceful location, where the hotel staff can provide everything you need for your meeting, presentation or private dinner.

The Kennedy Suite

This is a large space with ornate ceiling and chandeliers. It also has its own bar, outdoor terrace, cloakroom and toilets.

Banquet 16 | Boardroom 50 | Reception 200 | Theatre style 200

Frank Henry Mason

This intimate suite adds a touch of class to meetings and private dining with its wood panelling and natural light.

Banquet 20 | Boardroom 20 | Reception 20

The Library

The Library is filled with wooden book shelves and Chesterfield sofas and looks out onto the hotel grounds. This is a versatile space that can be adapted for smaller events.

Banquet 30 | Boardroom 30 | Reception 30 | Theatre style 40

Northumberland Room

Large windows look onto beautiful views and let plenty of light flood into the room.

Banquet 30 | Reception 50 | Theatre style 50

George Runciman Suite

This fabulous suite can be used for dining, whether that be for lunch, afternoon tea or dinner.

Banquet 60

Exclusive Use

Make your event or celebration even more special with exclusive use and enjoy full hire of the hotel and estate, which includes 34 bedrooms and breakfast, spa and leisure facilities, and a full team of staff.

Prices £9995 October – March    £12995 April – September

Things to Do in Northumberland

Doxford Hall is in a fabulous location for enjoying a wide variety of activities. The hall has its own gun room for anyone who fancies spending the day shooting in the countryside.

As well as being able to stroll around the magnificent gardens, the maze is a great experience for adults and children alike.

Throughout Northumberland you will find several challenging golf courses within easy reach of Doxford Hall, such as Alnwick CastleRothburyMagdalane FieldsSeahouses and Dunstanburgh Castle.

Horse lovers can explore the local area on horseback along the country lanes and bridleways.

Thrillseekers will love to take the high rope and zip wire challenges at Go Ape, which can be found at Matfen Hall.

Alnwick Castle

Although there are many castles in Northumberland, this is the most iconic and has been the backdrop for film and TV, including Harry Potter and Downton Abbey.

With its own International Dark Sky Park, this is a wonderful place for hunting the Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, this natural phenomena can often be seen here between December and April.

The River Coquet is not only a great place for salmon and trout fishing, you can also try your hand at kite surfing, wakeboarding and canoeing.

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