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Middleton Hall

Belford, Northumberland

Middleton Hall is an impressive Grade 2 listed mansion built in 1871 and lovingly restored to an exceptionally high standard throughout following a two year programme of extensive renovations.

Middleton Hall

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Overview

Middleton Hall is an impressive Grade II listed mansion built in 1871 and lovingly restored to an exceptionally high standard throughout following a two year programme of extensive renovations.

Grade II listed mansion built in 1871

On entering Middleton Hall it is difficult not to be awed by the majestic size of the rooms. The principal rooms on both floors have fabulous proportions with high ceilings, magnificent cornicing, grand fireplaces and vast windows ensuring the property is filled with light. The sheer scale of the property combined with the impressive range of rooms at guest's disposal makes it ideal for large groups for unforgettable family holidays, large house parties, special events and weddings. Whether having a sociable chat in the drawing room, curled up with a book in the orangery, enjoying a game of billiards in the billiard room or playing games in the great hall, there is certainly no shortage of space.

The renovations at Middleton Hall have been thoughtfully designed with large groups in mind. The dining room and great hall offer seated dining for you to 70 guests or drinks receptions for up to 120. In the summer months the orangery and terrace are ideal for drinks receptions and there is ample space for a marquee on the lawn. Catering is fully flexible and the house can be let on a self-catering basis, partly-catered basis or fully-staffed including a full-time cook and waiting staff, bar manager and housekeeper.

Property details

Ground Floor

Large, impressive Great Hall with large oak staircase and open fire. Ideal for drink's receptions or ceilidhs. To one end a raised gallery, provides a cosy seating area and open fire.

Formal dining room (seats 24 guests at one large table or up to 40 guests at smaller tables). Ideal for special events at any time of the year.

Magnificent, vast, formal drawing room with large, open fire and ample seating.

Large, extensively equipped kitchen equipped with adjacent pantry and wash room.

Traditional billiard room.

Pretty orangery with doors leading to an outside terrace with seating area.

Small service kitchen with useful access from the drawing room.

Cocktail bar.

Three cloakrooms.

First & Second Floors

Seven bedrooms with king size beds all with en suite bathrooms.

One bedroom with double bed with adjacent bathroom.

Two twin bedrooms with en suite bathrooms.

Four additional guests may be accommodated on day beds within the bedrooms. Each day bed required is charged at £15 each.

Outside

To the front of the house a formal graveled area with ample parking leads down to the old mill race. Beyond woodland leads to the boating lake.

Parking

There is ample parking available.

Babies & Children

A travel cot and highchair are available on request.

Dogs

Dogs are not permitted.

Guest amenities

Egyptian cotton bed linen, luxurious towels and guest toiletries are provided for all guests. A hairdryer is also provided.

Wi-Fi & Mobile Coverage

Wi-Fi is available. Mobile coverage is good on most networks.

Heating

Middleton Hall has biomass heating which can be switched to oil central heating if required.

Additional Accommodation

For guests looking to holiday together, there are four other holiday cottages on the same estate - The Boat House sleeping 2, The Folly sleeping 2, Lake Cottage sleeping 6 and Middleton Hall Coach House sleeping 10.

Location

Middleton Hall is a stone's throw from Northumberland's magnificent coastline, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Whether for walking, kite-surfing, riding, sandcastle-building, dune-surfing or just sitting and enjoying the views, the Northumberland beaches are well worth a visit. One of our favourite spots, only a few miles from the Hall, is Bamburgh Beach, with miles of pristine sand, nestled behind huge sand dunes and overlooked by the impressive Bamburgh Castle. Also close by is the Holy Island of Lindisfarne. This tiny, picturesque island linked at low tide to the mainland, is an overwhelmingly mystical place, home to the evocative remains of a ruined eleventh-century priory, a beautifully restored castle and the infamous Lindisfarne Mead.

Activities

Children and families

Children and families

Here at Crabtree & Crabtree, we like to think we’ve pulled together some rather nifty ideas to keep tots to teens happy and entertained during your stay.

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Classes at your holiday home

Classes at your holiday home

Enjoy art, cookery, photography, flower or chocolate classes or whisky tasting in the comfort of your own holiday home...

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Cycling & mountain biking

Cycling & mountain biking

Whether you ride fast or slow, on-road or off-road, there is something uniquely special about enjoying some outdoor time on two wheels. Here in the region we have something for everyone from high-energy mountain biking blasts to gentle forest paths the whole family can enjoy.

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Fishing

Fishing

Welcome to the realm of the king of fish, the mighty River Tweed. Every year thousands of Atlantic Salmon make their way up river, an annual odyssey that is one of nature's miracles.

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Historic houses and castles

Historic houses and castles

With more stately homes, castles and historic sites here than you can shake a proverbial stick at, visitors are quite simply spoilt for choice.

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Shooting

Shooting

For sheer variety alone Northumberland and the Scottish Borders are irresistible to any gun.

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Walking

Walking

From the lush green uplands to shimmering sea, the area boasts a hugely diverse and enticing landscape that is perfect for exploring on foot. From gentle rambles to long-distance hikes, there are a vast array of trails and waymarked routes for newbie walkers or experienced alike.

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Wildlife

Wildlife

Our region is home to outstanding scenery which boasts emerald forests, pristine lochs and rivers, heathery hillsides, sweeping moorlands as well as a picture perfect coastline.

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Horse riding

Horse riding

Horse riding is intrinsically linked to the history and heritage of the area and goes right back to the 13th and 14th centuries where townspeople would ride the clan’s boundaries to protect their common lands. Thankfully our riding pursuits today are not quite so dramatic!

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Local food and drink

Local food and drink

Our region is a delectable foodie heaven! From quality local producers to fine dining experiences, there is an outstanding array of choice on offer and everything in between.

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Shopping, arts and crafts

Shopping, arts and crafts

We are extremely fortunate to have a region where independent shops are king, and to have an area flowing with creativity through its talents in arts, crafts and textiles.

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Museums, galleries and culture

Museums, galleries and culture

Our museums tell the story of Borders people and provide a unique insight into our region’s heritage and culture, such as the turbulent past of the Border Reivers or the tragic tale of exiled Mary Queen of Scots.

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Ancestral history research

Ancestral history research

Crabtree & Crabtree know that tracing the history of your family can be a wonderful journey of discovery. Here are our top tips for starting your family tree.

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Spas and beauty treatments

Spas and beauty treatments

Everyone needs a little time-out to relax and for many that may involve a little pampering, the chance to experience new therapies, or simply some dedicated ‘me time’ to enjoy or practise disciplines which bring a sense of well-being and good health.

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Adventure Sports

Adventure Sports

If you love a challenge or just crave a little excitement away from the day-to-day bustle of working life, we have lots to offer - whether it be watery pursuits, muddy blasts or thrill seeking, adrenaline-charged adventures.

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Gardens

Gardens

If your passion is beautiful gardens a visit to our area will not disappoint. Spend a little time here and discover some spectacular gardens through the ever changing vista of the seasons.

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Golf

Golf

There are 40 golf courses in Northumberland, and another 21 in the Scottish Borders offering visitors an incredibly wide and varied range of golfing options.

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Services

Additional Housekeeping

Additional Housekeeping

Award yourself a real break and let us provide a pair (or more) of helping hands.

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Cooks and Chefs

Cooks and Chefs

Our region is a natural larder so it’s really no surprise that we are fortunate to have such a wonderful choice of first class chefs and cooks on hand.

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Babysitting and Nannies

Babysitting and Nannies

Relax, explore the local area, enjoy a long lunch or a romantic evening out by hiring one of our fully qualified registered and experienced nannies or babysitters to come to your house.

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Dog Sitting

Dog Sitting

Our experienced dog sitters will look after your furry friends whilst you are out exploring.

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Fresh Flowers

Fresh Flowers

Fresh cut flowers delivered to your holiday home.

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Beauty and spa treatments

Beauty and spa treatments

Everyone needs some pampering, whatever the occasion.

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Holiday photography

Holiday photography

Family holidays, reunions and honeymoons kindle priceless moments that deserve preserving.

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Wine Delivery

Wine Delivery

Crabtree & Crabtree have teamed up with Corney & Barrow one of the longest established independent Wine Merchants in the UK to offer a bespoke service.

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Reviews

"I just wanted to let you know that we had the most amazing time at Middleton Hall last weekend. The surprise was a surprise and the birthday girl was blown away. The owners were incredibly helpful and thoughtful, nothing was any trouble. You and the guys at Crabtree & Crabtree again made the whole process seamless and very straight forward considering the complicated booking arrangements. All in all we all had a fantastic, very chilled weekend with good friends in the most beautiful location and accommodation. We are already thinking of an occasion to book Middleton Hall again. Thank you so much for all your help."

Thompson family
Location Within private grounds, near Belford.
Dogs
  • Sorry, dogs are not allowed.
Arrival / Departure
  • Typical arrival day: Friday, with the additional option of Monday out of high season.
  • Arrival time: 4pm
  • Departure time: 10am
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The Hall sits in a peaceful situation amidst 30 acres of secluded, wooded grounds which include a large lawn, a terrace, woodland walks and two lakes with private fishing. The little things we love...
"The Hall sits in a peaceful situation amidst 30 acres of secluded, wooded grounds which include a large lawn, a terrace, woodland walks and two lakes with private fishing."
Lynn, Crabtree & Crabtree
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