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Holbrook House is in many ways the quintessential English Country House. Set in 20 acres of lawns, woodland and parkland, Holbrook has been a well known landmark in tine surrounding area for the past 400 years. Past Owners of this impressive Country House include Lieutenant Francis Farewell RN, who founded the British colony of Natal and the famous General Shrapnell. Since 1946, however, Holbrook House has been a hotel and the emphasis has been firmly upon rest and relaxation. The moment you turn into our imposing driveway you get a feel for what to expect and yet the house and gardens are still startling in their beauty. The 400 year old Cedar Lebanon Tree seldom fails to draw gasps of admiration while beautifully manicured lawns sweep down to a lake and babbling brook. Other areas are less formal and literally team with flora and fauna. Sunny early mornings and evenings are truly magical times is our gardens and grounds when Holbookâ€™s resident Roe Deer, Badger and Fox emerge from the undergrowth to forage for food. Yet even on those days when the British weather is less than kind the gardens are still a superbly beautiful backdrop to your very special day.
o much more... At Holbrook House we have all of the facilities you expect and some you might only dream of, such as Indoor Pool, Health Spa, Fitness Suite, Sauna, Steam Room and Tennis Courts. We also boast a superb restaurant and experienced and attentive staff. As for our bedrooms; they are all spacious and elegant with wonderful country views. All of our four function rooms are licensed for civil ceremonies and all have direct access to our delightful gardens. Our most spacious room will comfortably accommodate 140 seated guests while for even larger numbers there is the option of a traditional Marquee in the grounds. Most important of all however, is how we go out of our way to make you feel at home. Our guests often remark on how friendly, informal and relaxed Holbrook is which probably explains why so many Wedding couples and guests come back to stay with us time and time again.
enus For parties of 8 or more guests we do ask that a set menu is decided upon â€“ thatâ€™s to say one starter, one main course and one dessert for the entire party. With advance notice we are very happy to cater for any guests with individual dietary requirements or allergies, either adapting the dishes or with a completely separate menu. A simpler, childrenâ€™s menu can also be made available. Once you have decided upon a couple of dishes per course, we are pleased to invite you to a complimentary tasting for two to allow you to make that all important final decision and ensure you are entirely happy with your choices.
xclusively Yours Exclusive Use provides you with the ultimate experience in owning a luxurious Country House for 24 hours. Our aim is total flexibility, with a hotel team that becomes your own domestic staff, the opportunity to enjoy your very special day in the company of your guests alone and to entertain your friends and family truly as Lord & Lady Holbrook.
ilk, Pearl, Diamond Please see the rate card for details of our Silk, Pearl and Diamond packages. Each includes Exclusive Use of Holbrook House, giving exclusivity from 2pm on the day of arrival until 11am the following morning and use of all the Drawing Rooms, Lounges, Restaurant, 21 beautifully appointed bedrooms (with full English breakfast for all resident guests in the morning) and our 20 acres of lawns, landscaped gardens and terraces. Our packages include food and drink for 60 guests. Additional guests will be charged per person. No two weddings are alike and to ensure that your day is exactly as you wish, we can add elements to each package. Meanwhile our â€˜Silk, Pearl, Diamondâ€™ indicate costs. When we discuss your ideal requirements, we can provide a comprehensive estimate.
enue Information Dorset
Located in the main House, this room has a light and airy feel with a beautiful fire place and an impressive chandelier. The room has stunning views of the gardens where direct access to the terrace and grounds can be enjoyed for pre and post Ceremony drinks and photographs. This is a lovely room for either a Civil Ceremony or an intimate Wedding Breakfast. Suitable for up to 60 seated guests or more if standing Suitable for up to 50 guests for the wedding Breakfast
Also located in the main house, a large grand room with two ornate pillars and a beautiful large mirror. The Somerset room also has stunning views with direct access to the terrace and grounds for photographs and drinks. Suitable for up to 60 seated guests or more if standing Suitable for up to 35 guests for the wedding breakfast
Also located in the main house, this room is a large beautifully decorated room and also has a lovely bay window. The Cedar Restaurant room also has stunning views across the grounds. This is a lovely room for either a Civil Ceremony or an intimate Wedding Breakfast. Suitable for up to 60 seated guests or more if standing Suitable for up to 50 seated guests for the wedding Breakfast
The Holbrook Hall is a combination of the three rooms; The Dorset, The Somerset, The Cedar Restaurant. The rooms offer their individual beautiful features with majestic views of the garden, with direct access to the terrace and grounds for photographs and drinks. Suitable for up to 180 seated guests or more if standing Suitable for up to 140 seated guests for the wedding Breakfast
One for Spring and Summer Weddings, located in the grounds. Our Summer House is small but very pretty, surrounded by exquisite flowers and plants. There is only room for a small number inside the Summer House, however further guests may be seated outside on the lawns looking on.
Located in the main house, this room is beautifully furnished with windows on two sides and lovely views of our grounds. Again, this room also has direct access to the terrace and grounds for photographs and drinks. Suitable for up to 30 seated guests or more if standing Suitable for up to 35 seated guests for the wedding Breakfast
Traditional Marquee Weddings
Our lovely ‘Tennis Lawn’ is the ideal location for marquees of all shapes and sizes. This area has a beautiful view looking back at Holbrook House. A marquee can be used for the Wedding Breakfast or a ‘Humanist Ceremony’ if you prefer to be outdoors. Suitable for up to 250 seated guests All of our rooms have internal sound systems which can play your choice of music via a CD or MP3 Player/iPod.
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Published on Sep 18, 2015