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22nd October 2019 GMT

Jesmond Dene House

Wedding Venue Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Jesmond Dene House
Jesmond Dene Road
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Tyne & Wear
NE2 2EY
England

tel:- +44 191 212 3000
fax:- +44 191 212 3001
web address:- www.jesmonddenehouse.co.uk
e-mail:- info@jesmonddenehouse.co.uk

Jesmond Dene House :-
Hotel and Restaurant
A grand house with contemporary style, a leafy setting near the heart of the city. Jesmond Dene House is neither a townhouse nor a country house hotel. It's simply 40 well-designed rooms in a richly historic building offering understated luxury and rather good food. Overlooking the wooded valley of Jesmond Dene, it guarantees peace, escapism and a refreshing change. Newcastle's city centre, however, is only a five-minute drive.

Venue type Hotel
Venue type Restaurant

Number of function rooms available for weddings: 4
Function room names and capacities: Great Hall - can accommodate up to 100 for a sit down meal
John Dobson - can accommodate up to 30 on 3 round tables
Frank Rich - can accommodate up to 14 on one table
Norman Shaw - can accommodate up to 18 on one table
Guests rooms available: 40
Honeymoon suite available: Yes
Garden suitable for marquees: No

Choice of wedding breakfast menus - Yes
Alcohol License - Yes
Toastmaster Available - Yes
Entertainment Available Yes
Dedicated wedding planner available Yes
Licensed for Civil Ceremonies Yes
Dance Floor Yes
Evening Reception Facilities Yes
Car Parking Facilities Yes
Ideal Honeymoon Venue

Entertainment is available: Discos and Bands can be organised by our events co-ordinators

Gardens or outside locations suitable for wedding photography: Yes
Suitable locations inside the venue for wedding photography: Function rooms
Local picturesque areas suitable for wedding photography: Jesmond Dene with gardens and waterfalls and bridges

Venue special features: Boutique style hotel with lots of history but brought up-to-date design-wise with Arts and Crafts style

AA Hotel of the Year 2008-09
4 AA Red Stars
3 AA Rosettes
Venue History: One of Newcastle's finest residential buildings, Jesmond Dene House is full of architectural bravura, historical detail and an intriguing cast list. The original Georgian house, designed by John Dobson - responsible for many of Newcastle's handsome streets - was bought in 1871 by Captain Andrew Noble, a partner in Lord Armstrong's Tyneside-based shipbuilding and armaments business.

As the business grew, and Armstrong took a back seat, Noble needed a grander house for business entertaining. He commissioned leading Arts and Crafts architect Norman Shaw (Cragside, New Scotland Yard), and local architect Frank Rich, to double the size of the house adding a west wing, billiard room, Gothic porch, Great Hall and a fleet of bedrooms - all in typically grand and eclectic Arts and Crafts style. The panelling, plasterwork, stone carvings, exuberant chimneys and stained glass date from this time.

Knighted in 1902, Sir Andrew Noble moved in high society. Rudyard Kipling, Lord Baden-Powell, Admiral Togo, Chinese ministers and Japanese princes have all stayed or dined here. After Sir Andrew's widow died, in 1929, the house was variously used as a college, Civil Defence establishment (tunnels still exist under the house), seminary and, until recently, as a residential school. It took 18 months to convert the empty building, Grade ll-Listed, to a hotel which opened in 2005.

Other information: Jemma Garrett - Meetings and Event Manager
Abi Young - Meetings and Events Co-ordinator

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