Functions, Celebrations, Parties & Picnics
Our magnificent chandelier-lit ballroom really has the wow-factor, and is perfect for celebrations, Christmas parties, special occasions, retirement 'dos', charity events, anniversaries, weddings, proms, dinner and dances, awards nights, hen parties, baby showers, christenings, blessings. You name it, our venue has probably hosted it! In fact we recently celebrated our own 80th birthday!
We can host events for 2 to 170 people, with the added benefit of catering and overnight accommodation packages. We understand that every event is unique, and will work with you to create the experience that you are after. WiFi and car parking are provided free of charge.
Special Occasion package ideas
The hotel's team of friendly staff have helped guests to enjoy all manner of events and we look forward to being part of your important occasion. We are a popular venue for hen party afternoon tea and Baby Shower events.
Hotel guests and visitors to the hotel can book a secluded spot in the hotel’s natural wildflower meadow, surrounded by sculptures, to enjoy a picnic hamper specially prepared by the Head Chef and his team. Ideal for a romantic day out, or simply relaxing to enjoy an outdoor lunch in a picturesque setting.
Picnic hamper treats include potted duck liver parfait, glazed sliced gammon ham, leek and stilton quiche, home-baked bread along with locally sourced cheese and chutney and Burts chips. Savoury treats are complemented by homemade cake, scones, clotted cream and preserve, a bottle of water and a flask of tea. A chilled bottle of wine or bubbly can be added on request.
The special Gourmet Picnic costs £48.00 for two people.
*Available until the end of September, 12noon until 5pm daily.
*Booking essential, 24 hours notice required.