Langley Castle Hotel Hexham: One of Britain's Most Traditional Castle Hotels
Langley Castle Hotel Hexham is the real deal when it comes to castle hotels. This is no fairytale castle or Victorian fantasy but a hotel converted in a genuine battle scared 14th century castle. The origins of the building go back to the 1350’s and the reign of King Edward III and the building has had a long a colourful history with a plethora of owners from the Royal Navy Hospital in London to the present owners running the castle as a hotel.
There are three broad classifications of room in the hotel:
Castle View Rooms – These are located in a recent extension to the hotel and as the name suggests, the key feature is the fact that guests get a full view of the 14th century fortress itself.
The castle view rooms come as both standard rooms or suites, complete with a separate lounge area.
Deluxe Castle Rooms – Each of the Deluxe Castle Rooms has been individually designed. However, each room features a four poster bed and window seat set into the 7ft thick castle walls. There are four deluxe castle rooms available from £122.50 per person, per night on a B&B basis.
Feature Castle Rooms – For a real treat opt for one of the castles five feature rooms. Again, each of the feature rooms have been individually designed and incorporate exposed stonework, chandeliers and high ceilings. In addition, some of the feature rooms also boast open fireplaces and a spa bath. Feature rooms are available from £137.50 per person, per night on a B&B basis.
If staying at the castle, then dining is a must. The hotels restaurant “Josephine’s” is one of the best in Northumberland and has received two AA rosettes for its contemporary take on classic English cooking. The focus is upon the use of local seasonal produce, including a good selection of game and all served in a romantic candle lit setting which befits the rest of the experience.
So weather you are looking for a romantic retreat or a chance to stay in one of Britain’s most historical feature hotels Langley Castle Hexham is the place to stay.
Langley Castle Hotel Hexham