JESMOND DENE HOUSE BLOG
Newcastle is the Number 1 Place to Visit in the World in 2018
The words parochial and provincial, traditionally, have negative connotations. Being too proud of where one comes from can be controversial territory. Similarly, for any region, over time, local history and the great achievements of the past can become caricatured and condensed down into sets of crude, unfair stereotypes. Contrary to common characterisations, the North does not remain trapped in the horizon of Coal Mines and Shipyards. Nor, it seems, are we any closer than Kevin Keegan was to supplanting our well-worn, industrial trope with its Europe-conquering, footballing equivalent.
How to spend a weekend in Newcastle with the Independent Travel
Stuart Forster from The Independent Travel visits Newcastle to explore why with its Georgian core smattering of galleries and increasingly diverse culinary scene, a weekend in this former industrial hub offers much beyond nightlife and features Jesmond Dene House as a place to stay.
Relaxing Afternoon Tea at Jesmond Dene House with North East Times
North East Times enjoy a relaxing Afternoon Tea at Jesmond Dene House and experience the perfect, relaxing afternoon in an unrivalled venue, complimented by staff just as passionate about the menu as they were about the comfort of their guests. Whatever the occasion if its relaxation, indulgence and a spot of extravagance you’re looking for , Jesmond Dene House is the place to visit.
New Afternoon Tea for Summer at Jesmond Dene House
Afternoon Teas are renowned for being special but we’re delighted to say they are now even better. Launching just in time for summer and perfect for a special event, we’ve changed our cakes and added some savoury additions to the selection. All about indulgence, presented on a traditional tea stand and a feast of gorgeousness on the eye they now include special sausage rolls and melt-in-the-mouth quiche baked in our kitchen, in addition to finger sandwiches, three types of scone with clotted cream and home-made jams, and a gorgeous selection of wicked cakes.
Tying the Knot at Jesmond Dene House
Spring is in the air and as the sun starts to shine, the days are growing longer; it’s the season of romance. We think it’s the perfect time to propose, when there is still enough time to plan a short notice summer dream day or a magical Autumn or Winter wedding. But first, where, when and how should you pop the question? We can’t think of a better place than Newcastle …
Jesmond Dene House Wins with The Good Hotel Guide 2017 – Editor’s Choice Award!
What an incredible day for the whole Jesmond Dene House team. We’re already proud as punch to be featured in The Good Hotel Guide but to be one of the winners of the Wedding Hotels Category was the icing on the cake!
Fond Farewell From Stephen Suri
There are 7 years’ bad luck for breaking a mirror. I’ve always thought this excessive. Roughly, there are 4 cat years to each human year. One can verify this, fairly easily, by consulting Riley the Cat at Jesmond Dene House. On average, in the UK, the term of a life sentence is 15 years.
Ornulf Opdahl at Jesmond Dene House
Celebrate the launch of the book Towards the Light: The Paintings of Ornulf Opdahl and an exhibition of the artist’s lithographs at Jesmond Dene House.
Best Hotel Breakfast
Whilst it may receive the ‘safe’ accolade of “the most important meal of the day”, breakfast is seldom attributed any of the more exotic superlatives so oft-afforded its latterly-served counterparts, lunch and dinner.