Now the summer is well and truly over and Autumn has arrived, it’s back to work, back to school and back to business!

What better way to shake the holiday blues and motivate staff than to host an event at Jesmond Dene House. The boutique hotel offer conference and private dining rooms, which can accommodate from two to 120 guests with delegate packages from £30 per person.

Ten minutes from the north of Newcastle city centre, Jesmond Dene House however, feels as if it could be located in the country! The luxurious property, overlooks the wooded valley of Jesmond Dene, known as the famous green lung of Jesmond, one of the city’s most attractive residential areas.


The independently owned 40-bedroom hotel, with its 3 AA Rosette Restaurant, combines the rich and handsome features of an Arts and Crafts house with a warm and relaxed contemporary style.

Jesmond Dene House offer a competitive ‘Business Traveller’ package. Unwind and relax in comfort in one of their stylish bedrooms. Enjoy free wi-fi, full English breakfast and complimentary newspaper, magazine and parking. From £125 per person, per night.

The hotel has three private dining rooms seating up to 34 people. Ideal to relax or discuss business away from other hotel and restaurant guests. One such private dining room has a private terrace; useful for pre-dinner drinks or coffee.


For larger groups, there is the Great Hall which can seat up to 100 guests or 150 for a drinks reception.

A spectacular, double-height room, with oak panelling, Gothic windows, inglenook fireplace and minstrels’ gallery, the Great Hall also has a separate entrance away from hotel and restaurant guests, so there is complete privacy for any business conducted. There are a wide choice of set menus to suit different budgets and a bespoke menu can be created.

For those businesses looking to host meetings, seminars or AGM’s Jesmond Dene House offers day delegate rates. These include: The Fern Package from £30.00 per person, The Armstrong Package from £40.00 per person and The Dene Package from £50.00 per person.

Sister property to the hotel is, St Mary’s Inn is located close to the village of Stannington in Northumberland (approx. 20 mins by car from the hotel). Housed within a former hospital administration building, St Mary’s Inn is merely 10 minutes from the A1, 20 minutes north of Newcastle upon Tyne and just 8 miles from Newcastle International Airport.


There are five intimate dining areas offering fine pub food including: delicious afternoon tea and hearty Sunday lunch as well as an ‘exclusive hire’ private room for up to 20 guests. St Mary’s has 11 contemporary, airy and spacious en-suite bedrooms (several share a roof top terrace!) with queen or king beds– including one with disabled access, all of which are located on the first floor.

St Mary’s Inn offers 24 hour delegate packages which start from £130 per person and includes: meeting room hire, lunch and a three course dinner on a bed and breakfast basis.

St Mary’s Inn offers two private meeting rooms: The Hine Room which is a dedicated private room and although tucked away from other guests, is still in the heart of the pub. Seating up to 20 people around one large table, the room has large windows that allow plenty of light, wood-burning stove, open beams and colourful furnishings. Ideal for business meetings it makes for a very relaxed setting.


The other meeting room is The Kendall Room. With a window view over the courtyard and bright wallpaper, this room offers a perfect contrast to the Hine Room whilst also being larger and able to accommodate up to 50 guests dependent upon the occasion. Both rooms have full connectivity.

Day delegate packages at the pub start from £30.00 per person and include lunch, hire of the meeting room and equipment needed to make meetings run smoothly.

Step away to the tranquil surroundings of Jesmond Dene House or St Mary’s Inn whilst only a stone’s throw from a major city centre and transport links.


Jesmond Dene House, Jesmond Dene Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 2EY.

Tel: 0191 212 3000 / / @jesmonddenehous


St Mary’s Inn, St Mary’s Lane. St Mary’s Park, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 6BL.

Tel: 01670 293 293 / / @stmarysinn