3. Down Hall
Down Hall Hotel is one of England’s most established country house hotels. Located in Hatfield Heath, near Bishop’s Stortford on the Hertfordshire and Essex border, Down Hall is 45 minutes from central London and also ideally located near Stansted Airport. Set in an area of 110 acres of outstanding beauty, this impressive historic mansion features grand interiors, ornate ceilings and an abundance of natural daylight, making a conference or event at Down Hall Country House Hotel an experience like no other.
Down Hall is one of England’s most established Country House Hotels. Located in Hatfield Heath, it is just 9 miles from Stansted Airport, 40 minutes from central London by train and is in close proximity to both the M11 and M25.
Down Hall Country House Hotel has 18 elegant meeting and event rooms, each with natural daylight, complimentary Wi-Fi connections and fully equipped with the latest technology.
These light and airy rooms, in various sizes, can accommodate meetings from 2 to 200 people, are flexible in layout and can be easily adapted to meet individual requirements for conferences, meetings and events. Many of the meeting rooms embrace the historic atmosphere of Down Hall and feature crafted wood panelling, exquisite chandeliers and ornate, high ceilings.
The hotel’s vast grounds provide the perfect location for team building activities and offer a full range of fun and exciting pursuits, including:
• Quad biking
• Clay pigeon shooting
• 4 x 4 driving
• Treasure hunt
• Murder Mystery
• It’s a Knockout
Our dedicated conference co-coordinators will fully support you during the planning process whilst our experienced team will ensure that your conference, meeting or event runs smoothly and efficiently. You will be greeted on the day by your conference manager who will remain your point of contact throughout your event.
Size – 99 Bedrooms
Professional photography point – Front of house, lounge area, back terrace, chess board, summer-house, pillars and back of the mansion-house.
Acreage – 110
4. Manor of Groves
The Hotel is located in 150 acres of idyllic Hertfordshire countryside, yet is within easy reach of major motorways and airports. Stansted Airport is approximately 10 minutes’ drive from this beautifully restored Georgian Manor House.
The stunning architecture and picturesque grounds provide a backdrop for your special day and make the Manor of Groves an ideal wedding venue. The Hotel offers a choice of banqueting rooms, plus two outside Gazebos, which are licensed for wedding ceremonies. For wedding receptions, the Manor Suite with its beautiful glass conservatory overlooking the Oriental Garden can cater for up to 400 guests. The Colonnade Room, with its Georgian elegance, overlooking the garden and Golf Course can accommodate up to 120.
The Hotel has 80 bedrooms, including Executive and Four Poster bedrooms, all with marble bathrooms.
The 18 hole Championship Golf Course is designed around the Hotel and provides a challenging, yet enjoyable experience, regardless of handicap.
Size – 80 Bedrooms
Professional photography point – Colinade back terrace, gazebo, sweeping outside stair case, manor suite, bridge and gazebo.
Acreage – 150