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3 impressive staycations that have a Saltburn vibe

From its gargantuan manor house to its bangin’ soundtrack (we see you Sophie Ellis-Bextor), the Saltburn film has enthralled us all. Recapture some of its glamour at these three northern staycation spots.

Written by Becky Hardy
Published 06.01.2024


Sleeps: 8 adults (with an additional 2 children’s beds)

Dogs: Yes

Minimum stay: 7 nights

Price: from £1,924.50 

Saltburn-style staycation

Georgian splendour meets rural charm in this magnificent property, set in rolling Borders countryside.

Follow a leafy driveway past ancient stone gate pillars, the Old Stables and Coach House to arrive at this country mansion and marvel at the 8.2 acres of lush grounds you can call your own.

Sweeping staircases, grand arched hallways, an elegant drawing room (complete with grand piano) and a truly bucolic setting – we’d half expect Barry Keoghan to rock up any minute.

Key features:

  • 3 ensuite bedrooms
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • Drawing room
  • Sitting room
  • Kitchen
  • Formal dining room
  • Utility
  • Family bathroom
  • WC
  • Extensive garden with children’s playframe
  • Ample parking

Duns, Scottish Borders, TD11 3HR



Sleeps: 15 guests 

Dogs: Yes

Minimum stay: 4 nights

Price: from £1,480.00

Saltburn-style staycation

Having been features in the Sunday Times, The Telegraph, Guardian, Conde Nast, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire and Vanity Fair, Brownber Hall already has the notoriety fitting for any Saltburn film inspired staycation.

Set on a private estate in a peacefully rural location in the Yorkshire Dales National Park – overlooking the Howgill Fells – Brownber Hall is ideal for those looking for a swanky base for outdoor adventures in the Lakes or Dales.

Enjoy a laidback, sociable ambience, plenty of space and even your own private chef. Very Saltburn.

Key features:

  • 9 ensuite bedrooms (one on ground floor)
  • Two large sitting rooms
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen
  • South-facing terrace
  • BBQ & firepit
  • Extensive garden
  • Ample parking
  • Private chef – details on request

Newbiggin-on-Lune, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4NX



Sleeps: 2 guests 

Dogs: Yes

Minimum stay: 1 night

Price: from £261.80  

Langley Castle

You don’t have to go away as a big group to enjoy a little Saltburn film style luxury. Even if it’s a romantic getaway for two you’re after, you can still enjoy all the treats of the toffs at Langley Castle Hotel.

This medieval castle hotel in Northumberland has more than 600 years of history hidden in its walls, making it an inimitable location for your breakaway.

Picture the scene: you wake up in a grand, four-poster bed, get up and gaze out over the turrets at 10 acres of rolling Northumbrian countryside with your coffee, before a day spent luxuriating in splendour. Cracking.

Key features:

  • 9 individually designed bedrooms
  • Dinner, bed and breakfast options
  • Four-poster beds
  • Extensive grounds
  • Dinner, bed and breakfast options
  • Electric car charging points
  • Dark sky experiences
  • Over 600 years of history to explore

Langley, Hexham, Northumberland NE47 5LU

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