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Pendley Manor Hotel Spa & Conference Centre

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Pendley Manor Hotel Spa & Conference Centre
Cow Lane
HP23 5QY

tel:- +44 1442 891 891
fax:- +44 1442 890687
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Pendley Manor Hotel Spa & Conference Centre :-
Venue type - Hotel
Venue type - Restaurant
Venue type - Manor House
Venue type - Historical Building

Number of function rooms available for weddings: 5

Function room names and capacities: Harcourt Ballroom 80-200, The Oak Room 60-75, The Verney Room 40-50, The Acorn Room 35-40 and The Simon Suite for Civil Ceremony up to 120 or Evening Party up to 150.

Guests rooms available: 73 rooms

Honeymoon suite available: Yes

Garden suitable for marquees: Beautiful Gardens but not suitable for Marquee

Local accommodation: Rose & Crown, Tring High Street, Hertfordshire HP23 5AH 01442 824071

Choice of wedding breakfast menus - Yes
Alcohol License - Yes
Toastmaster Available - Yes
Entertainment Available - Yes
Dedicated wedding planner available - Yes
Licensed for Civil Ceremonies - Yes
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted - Yes
Dance Floor - Yes
Evening Reception Facilities - Yes
Car Parking Facilities - Yes

Tables chairs linens and tableware included

Entertainment is available: Resident Entertainment Company can provide all kinds of entertainment.

Wedding services provided: Full Wedding Service provided, overseen by dedicated Weddings Manager.

Gardens or outside locations suitable for wedding photography: Set in 35 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, a photographers paradise.

Suitable locations inside the venue for wedding photography: Yes, Victorian Country Manor House with original period features including stunning entrance hallway with wooden floors, a hung staircase, and log fireplace.
Light and Airy Victorian style conservatory(The Peacock Lounge).
Local picturesque areas suitable for wedding photography...: Yes, many.
Pendley Manor is located in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Venue special features: Victorian Country Manor House retaining many original features & recently restored to its former glory.
33 luxuriously appointed four poster bedrooms - ideal for a romantic getaway or wedding night, as well as 4 executive suites, 15 twin rooms which have two double beds, 2 family rooms & 17 doubles.
Superb Leisure Facilities including indoor heated swimming pool, spa bath, sauna, steam room, aerobics studio, gymnasium and snooker room.
Croquet lawn.
Our 4 acre Meadow is ideal for helicopter landing.
Beauty Spa offering a myriad of treatments using products by Collin and Jessica.
Families of peacocks roam freely in the grounds of the Manor.
Personal & professional service Pendley Manor can offer a bespoke & very personal approach to any function orwedding, Large or small, with dedicated managers for all events.
Outside catered events, which can be accommodated on Sundays, benefit from having their own self contained kitchens attached to the Harcourt Ballroom & Dorian reception room.

Venue History: Pendley Manor s history dates back to the Doomsday Book. The original Pendley Manor house was owned by William the Conqueror but was passed over to his brother-in-law, Earl Moreton.

The Manor passed through various hands including John de Angle MP, John de Haye and Whittingham. Four generations of the very famous Verney family lived at Pendley Manor over a period of 150 years. The Verney family sold the house to the Anderson family who also saw four generations live happily in it. After the death of the last Anderson heir, the Manor was inherited by the Anderson s daughter, a Harcourt.

Sadly, in 1847 the Manor burnt more or less to the ground. The Harcourt family demolished the ruins and auctioned the site.

In 1872, Joseph Grout Williams, a mill owner and wealthy land owner commissioned the architect, John Lion to build a new country house. It was designed to reflect the interests of the Williams family, namely with flora and fauna. The appearance of an ancient Victorian Manor was also important to them and thus the building today stands as a testimony to the William family s ideals.

The Williams family moved into the Manor in 1875 and the Pendley Manor was lived in as a private family house until just after the Second World War. The last member of the family to live in the house, Dorian Williams, then opened up the house for adult education courses such as water colour painting.

Dorian Williams was a keen equestrian and he worked as a commentator for the BBC and his wonderful voice was often heard commentating at events such as the Horse of the Year Show . His portrait can now be seen in the Dorian room. He was also a scholar and enthusiast of Shakespeare and it was he that started the annual Pendley Manor Open Air Shakespeare Festival over fifty years ago, which has taken place every year during the first two weeks of August in the Manors grounds.

The Pendley Manor was still a family home until 1983 when Dorian Williams sold the Manor to the Grass Roots Company. Then in 1987, Craydawn Limited, an independent company, embarked upon a two year restoration of the historic Manor.

In 1989, the Pendley Manor opened as a 24 bedroom hotel, allowing guests once again to revel in the elegance and beauty of a bygone era. In June 1991, the Harcourt extension was completed offering a further 47 bedrooms, 6 conference rooms and an elegant ballroom. A further 3 bedrooms, an indoor leisure club and a coffee shop were added 10 years later. This has created a hotel and conference centre that boasts diverse facilities within a stunning rural setting. The manor has renowned popularity for Weddings, Conferences, Meetings, Private Banquets and Leisure Break Weekends.

Other information: Our award winning Oak restaurant has an AA Rosette.

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