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Rated from 2 to 4, and meeting all the criteria of black stars, silver stars are awarded to highly recommended hotels.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 510 reviews

Tudor house with Laura Ashley design and decor throughout is awash with character

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At a glance

Civil weddings

This old Tudor house, built around 1540, is set in 10 acres of grounds and has been appointed throughout to reflect the rich design heritage of the Laura Ashley company. Public rooms include a smart bar with original features and the panelled Cavendish Restaurant. Bedrooms, in the newer wing and the main house, have modern facilities and feature Laura Ashley products.

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  • En-suite rooms: 49
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Night porter
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 100


  • Children welcome


  • Gym
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate (£): 209
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 80
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 30
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 36


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 86

Getting here

Nearest airport


Nearest train station

Elstree & Borehamwood/High Barnet/Stanmore

Nearest motorway junction

M1 junction 4/M25 junction 20
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Room prices from£145/night**Minimum price of a standard double room *Minimum price of a standard double room
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