Perfect Location...

The George Hotel is the perfect venue for your wedding as not only is it a beautiful property, but it is set in an idyllic riverside location. We offer a professional and dedicated team, so whatever your ideas, we will do our best to accommodate them.

Our hotel's with its stunning setting makes it a perfect location for a truly memorable reception. When you combine this with our stunning gardens and the river you can understand why our venue has become so popular. Your biggest decision will be where to have the photos taken! Our professional team will be on hand to help you plan your arrangements from start to finish, tailoring your day to meet your individual requirements.

Perfect Day...

We know that your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. At The George Hotel, we pride ourselves on making your reception one you'll remember forever. Naturally you want it to be a truly perfect day for you and your partner as well as your family and friends, so let us assist you with the planning and preparation. We are here to help you every step of the way and we will do our best to see that everything runs as smoothly as it possibly can.

Perfect Suites...

There are two private rooms to choose from for your wedding, wedding breakfast and evening reception, including the spectacular Kielder Suite for up to 70 for a sit down dinner and 150 for the evening reception.

The Riverside Restaurant
Overlooking the gardens and the river the Riverside Room is the perfect venue for your wedding reception, boasting idyllic views and the space to accommodate up to 90 guests for your wedding meal.

The Kielder Suite
The largest of our suites, The Kielder Suite is excellent for wedding receptions and can accommodate up to 70 guests for a wedding meal and 150 guests for an evening reception. The suite benefits from natural daylight and it is fully air-conditioned, it is the ideal place for you to celebrate. Greet your guests in style in the Lounge Bar, while you enjoy a celebratory drink, before moving through to this lovely suite.

The River Suite
The elegant River Suite on the first floor has many features including river views and a large open fireplace. This room is ideal for small weddings and offers you the ideal venue for your wedding ceremony and can accommodate up to 25 guests.

Information at a Glance...

Wedding Suite Capacities
Ceremony Sit-Down Meal Evening Reception
The Kielder Suite
50 70 150
Riverside Restaurant - 90 -

Wedding Breakfast...

The George Hotel has banqueting suites suitable for a variety of wedding celebrations, from the more intimate party right up to the larger wedding breakfasts and receptions. Whatever the size and style of your event, our wedding co-ordinator can help you choose the suite that is right for you, and rest assured, you will receive the same care and attention to detail whatever the size of your wedding. Our high standards of food and service have established our standing as a reputable wedding venue.


We have a variety of rooms to suit your guests requirements. We do advise that you confirm your requirements as soon as possible and we will be happy to offer a special overnight accommodation rate to any guests wishing to stay with us. Above all, we are flexible and can discuss any requirements you may have in greater detail to ensure we take the stress out of organising your special day.

The George Hotel in Chollerford is in the perfect location for a conference or business meeting. It is superbly located just 20 minutes from Newcastle International Airport and is just 30 minutes from the centre of Newcastle. With 47 bedrooms over two floors, the hotel is an historic building dating back to the 1700s. It is set in a beautiful location by the North Tyne River, just five miles from the market town of Hexham. The hotel is also superbly equipped with leisure facilities, including a swimming pool, Jacuzzi bath, sauna and steam room.

Suite Specifications and Configurations

The Kielder Suite
The largest of our suites, The Kielder Suite is excellent for conferences and functions and can accommodate up to 50 delegates. The suite benefits from natural daylight.

The River Suite
The elegant River Suite on the first floor has many features including river views and a large open fireplace. This room is ideal for small receptions and can accommodate up to 40 delegates.

Name of Conference Suite

Conference Suite Capacities Conference Room Dimensions
Theatre Boardroom U-Shape Classroom Sit-Down Dinner Length Width Height
Riverside Restaurant
100 60 25 40 80 12.0 7.1 6.0
The Kielder Suite
50 36 20 40 40 10.5 7.0 5.3
The River Suite
- 18 - - - 9.5 5.5 5.3

All floor dimensions are in metres.

GymThe Leisure Club forms part of The George Hotel and is free to be used by hotel guests, for those who live locally we offer a number of membership types. The Health Club includes multiple pieces of gym equipment including treadmills, rowing machines, cross trainers, weights, bicycles and Flabelos Vibrating machine.


  • Swimming Pool
  • Well equipped Gym
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Changing rooms with showers
  • Lockers

Membership Types

We offer the following types of membership:

  • FREE for hotel guests
  • Single Under 55
  • Single Over 55
  • Couple Under 55
  • Couple Over 55
  • Student
  • Young Person – 16 to 21
  • Child – 6 to 15
  • Child Under 6 – Free of Charge

Swimming PoolMembership Benefits

  • Members can bring up to 2 guests at a time to the leisure club for a small fee per person for each visit
  • Exclusive discounts on our dinner and lunch menus
  • Free Wi-Fi access in our lounges
  • Use of our sister clubs in Pitlochry, Harrogate and Rushyford

Download our membership form

Opening Times

Monday to Sunday – 7:30am to 9:30pm

Contact Us

Telephone: 01434 681611