Good Hotel Guide Review
The real charm of this grand country house, with sweeping gardens, terraces, oak panelling and swish spa along with 'a convenient location in a hamlet a few miles from the A1' lies in its warm and informal atmosphere. 'The staff were courteous and friendly, the atmosphere – very much country house – relaxing and congenial,' says one reader. Run by the Robinsons, a local farming family, the creeper-covered 17th-century hall has flagged and polished-wood floors, panelled walls, an orangery brasserie, terraces overlooking walled gardens. Yet there’s nothing stuffy about the interiors, with tartan carpets and comfortable tweed-covered armchairs. There is plenty of space to relax in, from the elegant drawing room and fire-warmed library bar to the spa and gardens. Bedrooms have a modern country-house feel, and range from ones in the main hall, with original features and antiques, to contemporary spa bedrooms and more rustic mews and coach-house rooms. Don't book one near the kitchen if fan noise bothers you. The ‘excellent’ Modern British menus offer ‘variety and value’ from slow braised belly of pork to fresh broad bean pasta. (Simon Tonking, A and T Ellis)
38. 9 in coach house, 6 in mews, 7 in spa, 2 suitable for disabled. 1 s/c apartment with hot tub.
all year except 24–27 Dec.
lift, bar-restaurant, brasserie, lounge, drawing room, private dining rooms, in-room TV, civil wedding licence, 4-acre garden, spa, indoor pool, tennis, 9-hole golf course, EV charging, public rooms wheelchair accessible, adapted toilet.
all day in bar, restaurant.
all ages welcomed, under-4s free, extra bed £120, children's high tea, no under-7s in restaurant in evening.
allowed in some bedrooms (no charge), not in restaurant.
Amex, MC, Visa.
B&B doubles from £185, singles from £155. À la carte 3 courses £52.
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'Autumn Gold Break' Special Offer
As the nights start to draw in, the fires are lit and the trees turn to shades of golden brown…. this is a lovely time for a break in the countryside at Headlam. Available throughout September, October & November to include: English breakfast each morning. Three course a la carte dinner each evening. A cream tea on one afternoon. Use of the spa facilities*. Staying in a Coach House room: £110 per person per night based on a 2 night stay. £100 per person per night based on a 3 night stay. Staying in a Main Hall/Mews/Spa room: £130 per person per night based on a 2 night stay. £120 per person per night based on a 3 night stay. Single occupancy supplement: £50 per night. Saturday night supplement: £10 per person. Upgrade to a Main Hall Deluxe Room, Spa Balcony Room or Junior Suite: add £10 pppn. Upgrade to the Hideaway Apartment with private hot tub and garden: add £75 pppn. *Please Note – spa time needs to be booked in advance as the hotel limits the number of people in the wet area at any one time to maintain a relaxing and tranquil environment. See more information and to book here: https://www.headlamhall.co.uk/autumn-gold-break/o40/. Please mention the Good Hotel Guide when booking.