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Living North's Travel Escapes: Perfect Spring Breaks to Book at a Discount

Living North's Travel Escapes: Perfect Spring Breaks to Book at a Discount
March 2024
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Discover special offers on spring breaks with LN Escapes

We have teamed up with some of the region's leading hotels, inns and self-catering sanctuaries to bring you special discounted offers on must-book spring escapes. Book yours now before it's too late!

Please contact venues directly to book.

Tickton Grange

In brief: A family-owned Georgian hotel at home on the outskirts of the pretty market town of Beverley.
Our highlight: Northern and proud, and with comfort at its core, Tickton Grange’s 21 luxurious rooms boast lavish Yorkshire yarns.
Insider guide: Set in 16 acres of English gardens, fields and meadowland, Tickton Grange is the perfect spot from which to see spring bloom. Indulge in delicious, locally-sourced, seasonal food in the Bloomsbury Room restaurant, delight in afternoon tea served in the Hockney Room, lined with Hockney’s prints or, as dusk arrives, head to the terrace and indulge in a springtime cocktail or two.
Tickton, Beverley HU17 9SH
01964 543666   


Book a Bloomsbury Stay (a truly special mini getaway that captures the celebratory essence of the Bloomsbury set, the inspiration for Tickton Grange’s Bloomsbury Room restaurant) and enjoy a five-course Bloomsbury menu served with a glass of Bloomsbury NV on the evening of your arrival and a full Yorkshire breakfast the next morning when you wake. 

Starting from £265, The Bloomsbury Stay is based on two guests sharing and subject to availability. Please note the Bloomsbury Stay is only available Wednesday to Sunday and certain dates are excluded.

Lahtle Wood Glamping

In brief: An eco-friendly, off-grid glamping site nestled in the Yorkshire countryside.
Our highlight: The cosy and romantic Woodpecker cabins, with an open-air, wood-fired hot tub and a firepit with a griddle for barbecues. Book all three for a private staycation with friends.
Insider guide: Surrounded by woodland and farmland, family-run and dog-friendly Lahtle Wood Glamping sweeps you away from the hustle and bustle of everyday. Between soaking in your own wood-fired hot tub and being immersed in the beauty of the countryside, you’re promised a peaceful night’s sleep with only the sunrise as your alarm. This is a digital detox in the wild with no electricity, but there are charging points in the main office so you can make sure you still have battery to capture precious memories! If you fancy exploring, you’re just a short drive away from many of the county’s gardens, museums and the coast. There are barbecue huts in each area and new for 2024 is their Grub shack.
Carr Lane, East Heslerton YO17 8RP
01944 728510 


Living North readers can gain a 10 percent discount on their stay using the promotion code LIVINGNORTH10, which is valid from now until 31st October 2024.

Jesmond Dene House

In brief: A luxurious boutique hotel tucked away in the leafy suburb of Jesmond.
Our highlight: Fern, the upmarket neighbourhood dining room and bar with a team of chefs led by executive head chef, Eddie Saint, combining Geordie hospitality with a memorable dining experience.
Insider guide: This Grade II-listed Arts and Crafts building has an enviable position overlooking Jesmond Dene, tucked away from the hustle and bustle but just a stone’s throw from Newcastle city centre. The 40 elegantly-furnished bedrooms are spread across the house with the romantic suites in the eaves often proving the most popular. Enjoy drinks at the bar, afternoon tea, Sunday lunch and a sumptuous breakfast each morning.
Jesmond Dene Road, Newcastle NE2 2EY
0191 212 3000


Living North readers can gain an exclusive 20 percent discount off stays from Sunday to Friday using the promo code LIVINGNORTH (valid until 30th June 2024).

Northumberland Nook

In brief: A secluded glamping retreat for those seeking both comfort and luxury close to nature.
Our highlight: Their focus on sustainability – their luxurious hut has been designed with reclaimed wood and metal inside and out and they are now working on the next stage of development by planting just over 2,000 trees to help with biodiversity regeneration and improving the local environment for future generations.
Insider guide: Northumberland Nook is a relaxing glamping location where guests can reconnect with the natural world. Hyem (meaning home) is their luxurious hut which was designed and built locally to keep their carbon footprint as low as possible. Take a walk through the farmland, cycle quiet roads, or have a friendly Alpaca encounter (there are seven that call Northumberland Nook home). Northumberland Nook also offer a Hire a Hen service where guests can have their own hen coop outside Hyem with three hens, so you can collect your own eggs at breakfast time, and you’ll love the wood-fired Hikki tub on their roofdeck – at night gaze at the stars. Your four-legged friends are welcome too!
Tongues Farm, Kirkheaton NE19 2DJ 


Save 10% on stays up to 31st December 2024 using the discount code LVGNTH10. Bookings to be made by 30th June 2024.

Park Head Hotel 

In brief: A contemporary hotel and restaurant in the heart of County Durham, which recently celebrated its first birthday.
Our highlight: The hotel’s two-bedroom suites, with two main bedrooms and an additional lounge with sofa bed, are perfect for families or groups.
Insider guide: There are 38 ensuite rooms at this former 18th century coaching lodge, including those in the main building and the Courtyard Rooms (which are dog-friendly). The bright and cheerful Oak Room Restaurant serves timeless classics made using locally-sourced produce, most of which comes from the walled garden at nearby Auckland Castle, and the Sunday lunch here is popular with both locals and guests. During your stay make sure to visit The Auckland Project’s attractions including the castle and gardens, the Spanish Gallery, the Faith Museum and Mining Art Gallery (discounts are available for hotel guests).
New Coundon, Bishop Auckland DL14 8QB
01388 661727


Discover a range of exclusive deals at Park Head Hotel. Embrace the tranquillity of the season with their spring break package and treat yourself to a spring getaway in Bishop Auckland for only £99 per room per night. Your stay includes a complimentary bottle of fizz to celebrate your getaway, a delicious full English breakfast, and the indulgence of a late checkout at 12pm. When booking online use promo code BB99. Book direct and save with their special offers at Available from 1st April–20th June on selected dates.

Headlam Hall

In brief: A 17th century country house hotel promising a perfect rural retreat.
Our highlight: Its two premier suites: The Lord Gainford Suite with four-poster bed and views over the gardens from its six windows, and The Virginia Suite with views over the golf course to the countryside beyond.
Insider guide: Within its own beautiful walled gardens and surrounded by rolling farmland, and a spa and golf course to make the most of, there are countless reasons why you won’t want to leave the grounds of this retreat. Headlam Hall’s bedrooms and suites are spread across the main house, the spa, the Mews and the Coach House and each one is individually designed with luxurious features including south-facing balconies and traditional slipper baths. Dine in The Orangery, The Library Bar (where four-legged guests are welcome on a lead) or in the Spa Brasserie on delicious dishes created using the best local produce and ingredients from the Hall’s kitchen garden. Be sure to book a slot in the spa with indoor swimming pool, outdoor hydrotherapy pool, sauna, steam room and sun terrace.
Headlam, near Gainford DL2 3HA
01325 730238


Book the Spring Revival Break for complimentary tea and scones on one afternoon, English breakfast daily, a three-course a la carte dinner each evening and use of the spa facilities (available for a minimum two-night stay during March, April and May). Stay in a Coach House room from £110 per person per night based on a two-night stay, or £100 per person per night based on a three-night stay, or stay in a Main Hall, Mews or Spa room from £130 per person per night based on a two-night stay, and £120 per person per night based on a three-night stay. 

The Ashford Arms

In brief: A boutique country inn in the heart of the Peak District.
Our highlight: This newly renovated inn has nine individually styled, cosy yet sophisticated bedrooms.
Insider guide: This Grade II-listed building is in the beautiful village of Ashford in the Water. Having been closed for four years, The Ashford Arms recently reopened and is now a welcoming spot where you can kick back next to the fire in your walking boots one day, and come back dressed up for a night out the next. Expect good food without the fuss, and fabulous service.
Church Street, Ashford in the Water, Bakewell DE45 1QB
01629 690490


Save 10 percent on all direct room bookings using code OPENING10. Exclusions apply, please see the website for full terms and conditions. Offer valid until 30th April 2024.

Chatton Park House

In brief: An award-winning, adults-only, luxury country house and lodge on a four-acre estate in rural Northumberland.
Our highlight: Between June and September, guests have access to their full-size tennis court. There’s no need to worry about bringing your own balls or rackets – they’ll supply everything for you!
Insider guide: Chatton Park House has four spacious ensuite rooms in the main house, all of which have been sumptuously decorated with calming hues and plush furnishings. For breakfast you can choose from a range of cooked and continental options, including a full Northumbrian breakfast, a vegetarian platter or classic Northumbrian smoked kippers, all made with an emphasis on locally-sourced produce. For an ultra-deluxe experience, they also have a detached lodge in the grounds (fear not, it’s only a short walk to breakfast) with its own private garden, kitchen and a lounge with an open fire to cosy up next to in the evening.
Chatton, Alnwick NE66 5RA
01668 215507


Claim a 10 percent discount for your next spring stay at Chatton Park House by using the code LN10. Offer valid until 31st October. 

Bugthorpe Grange Glamping

In brief: Four luxury glamping pods in an idyllic rural setting.
Our highlight: After a busy day enjoying the many attractions nearby, simply relax on the deck watching the sun go down.
Insider guide: The pods are a perfect home-from-home; a wonderful mix of modern facilities and a unique ‘outdoor’ experience. The Yorkshire Wolds provide a stunning backdrop and the far-reaching views give guests that feeling of being miles from anywhere, yet numerous iconic landmarks and attractions are conveniently close by. Whatever the time of year, experience nature up close and enjoy the peace and quiet that this amazing part of the Yorkshire countryside provides.
Bugthorpe Grange, Stamford Bridge, York YO41 1JH


Save 10 percent on any two-night or more stay in 2024 when you book before 1st July 2024. Use code LN10 at checkout at

Wynyard Hall Cottages

In brief: Luxurious cottage retreats within the grounds of Wynyard Hall Estate.
Our highlight: Gardeners Cottage, which sleeps up to six and boasts its own private hot tub.
Insider guide: Sleeping up to 12 guests, these cosy cottages surrounded by private parkland provide the perfect getaway to reconnect with nature. Each cottage is individually-designed with cosy cottage interiors, but whilst all four cottages have fully-equipped kitchens, guests can still enjoy a meal at Wynyard Hall’s restaurant, The Glass House next door, and book into the spa for full relaxation.
Wynyard Hall Estate, Stockton TS22 5NF
01740 644811


Make the most of Wynyard Hall’s Family Getaway offer for Woodlands Cottage, which is the largest cottage they have. This offer includes entrance to the gardens for the whole family (staying in the cottage) and is priced at £450 for weekdays and £550 for weekends. Woodlands is usually priced from £795 and doesn’t usually include access to the gardens. Valid until 31st May 2024. 

Netherby Hall

In brief: Nine luxury self-catering apartments and cottages set on a private estate.
Our highlight: Guests can experience special touches including horse-drawn carriage rides to a Michelin-starred restaurant available on selected dates this summer.
Insider guide: Netherby Hall’s dog-friendly self-catering apartments and cottages are set in the restored courtyard and grounds of this Grade II*-listed country house, with the contemporary accommodation complemented by impressive views across the Cumbrian countryside. Just 15-minutes’ drive from the M6 at Carlisle, Netherby Hall is ideally located for exploring Hadrian’s Wall, the Lake District and the south of Scotland. Michelin-starred dining at the nearby Pentonbridge Inn is recommended, with free transport for guests staying at Netherby Hall.
Netherby Hall, Longtown, Carlisle, Cumbria CA6 5PR
01228 792732 


Living North readers can use the promo code LN24 for an exclusive 10 percent discount on full price bookings (offer ends 11th June 2024). Direct bookings only, minimum two-night stay. Offer cannot be used between 15th and 18th May or in conjunction with Netherby Hall experience breaks.

Breamish Valley Cottages

In brief: Award-winning luxury holiday cottages at the foot of the Cheviot Hills in the Northumberland countryside.
Our highlight: The Bosk, where you can get together with family and friends to enjoy locally-sourced food within rustic yet elegant interiors on site. There’s an impressive wine list too.
Insider guide: Following a day of sight-seeing (there’s so much to see and do on your doorstep), unwind in the comfort of one of these traditional, stone-built, cosy cottages. Sleeping up to eight guests, Miller’s Hill is perfect for large groups; Heathery is perfect for families with its farmhouse-style kitchen; and Kilnfield is a pretty two-storey cottage perfect for couples. Guests can also make use of the indoor heated swimming pool, spa, sauna, steam room, tennis court, games room and gym whilst staying here.
Powburn, Northumberland NE66 4LW
01665 578263


Get 10 percent off all midweek stays until the end of June 2024 by using the code LNBVC10.

The Gamekeeper’s Inn 

In brief: A former gamekeeper’s cottage in the heart of Yorkshire Dales National Park, just a short distance from the pretty village of Grassington.
Our highlight: The inn has become famous for its delicious Sunday lunch, as well as their weekly indulgent pie night.
Insider guide: The 11 beautifully decorated ensuite bedrooms here are named after the stunning local fells, and include luxury suites with balconies so you can relax and enjoy the views in privacy, woodland pods and luxury lodges (and all guests can enjoy complimentary use of the leisure club facilities). For an extra something special, speak to the lovely team who are more than happy to add extra surprises to your room and can arrange chocolates, Champagne and spa products.
Long Ashes Park, Threshfield, North Yorkshire BD23 5PN
01756 752434


Plan your ultimate spring escape with an overnight stay, relishing breathtaking views, a hearty homemade breakfast and a locally-sourced spring menu. Indulge in the pleasures of the season at The Gamekeeper’s Inn. Enjoy a spring stay in the Yorkshire Dales from only £99 for two people, including breakfast and use of the leisure facilities. This offer is available for stays any day of the week until the end of May. 

Darwin Forest

In brief: Luxury award-winning lodges in the Derbyshire Peak District.
Our highlight: The Coppice Spa Lodges – they’re pet-friendly with an enclosed spacious veranda and outdoor washing facilities for both paws and boots.
Insider guide: Perfect for staycationers who love the outdoors, but equally love sinking into a bubbling hot tub on an evening, there are more than 100 lodges within this 47-acre woodland paradise. Although you’ll be tempted to hide away in your award-winning lodge for the entirety of your stay (with its own private decking and hot tub), there’s acres upon acres of woodland to wander (or cycle) here. Plus you’ll want to make good use of the Evolution Health and Fitness Centre which has a spa area and beauty rooms, and the Foresters bar and restaurant for good grub.


Pay day sale: you can enjoy up to 25 percent off March holidays, up to 20 percent off April holidays and up to 10 percent off May, June, July and August! Offer ends 31st March 2024 and terms and conditions apply. New bookings only. Offer can be withdrawn or extended at any time. Offer not applicable for all dates or all lodge types. 

The Coppermines Lakes Cottages 

In brief: A hand-picked collection of 90 quality, characterful cottages in and around Coniston and the South Lakes area.
Our highlight: The cottages include the unique Coppermines Mountain Cottages, nestled on the slopes of Coniston Old Man and surrounded by cascading waterfalls, rugged crags and spectacular scenery at every turn.
Insider guide: These beautiful and award-winning Lake District cottages have been hand-picked by The Coppermines team, a trusted, local and independent agency which has been welcoming guests to the Lake District for 40 years. The collection includes hot tub cottages, waterside retreats, luxury village homes and unique mountain escapes. These cottages sleep from two up to 22, so whether you’re looking for a romantic escape or a spacious holiday home, there’s a cottage to suit.
Estate Office, The Bridge, Coniston LA21 8HJ
01539 441765


Make the most of an exclusive offer for Living North readers and claim a £40 voucher off your next qualifying full price spring or summer booking using the code LNSB2024 at 

Ox Pasture Hall Hotel & Spa

In brief: A luxury country house hotel within the glorious North York Moors National Park, just two miles from Scarborough.
Our highlight: Thomas Carr @ The Coast. Thomas held a Michelin star for seven years from 2016 to 2022 at his two previous restaurants before opening his new seafood restaurant at Ox Pasture Hall. Here, locally-sourced ingredients are embraced in imaginative menus which showcase the best fish and seafood available along the Yorkshire Coast.
Insider guide: Set amongst 17 acres of gorgeous grounds, guests are promised a peaceful stay at Ox Pasture Hall. Whether you want to ramble amongst the heather-filled moors or take a spring stroll along the North Yorkshire coastline, this is the perfect place to rest your head. Take your pick from a room in the main house, a cosy ground floor room or a spacious cottage suite. Plus, the hotel opened its new spa last autumn so a stay here means you’re treated to a luxury spa break on the Yorkshire coast.
Lady Edith’s Drive, Scarborough YO12 5TD 
01723 365295 


Book spa, dinner and bed and breakfast on the discounted advanced purchase saver. This offer includes unlimited use of the spa (with robes and slippers provided), a three-course dinner, bed and full Yorkshire breakfast on the discounted advanced purchase saver rate, and unlimited spa use is available from 12pm, before check-in.

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