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Your search for the most appropriate wedding venue in Stortford could understandably take you to every corner of this popular Hertfordshire market town - and beyond. Certainly, this is one part of England that offers an embarrassment of riches as far as great places to get married are concerned.
Despite the considerable local competition, however, Manor of Groves is frequently the wedding venue in Stortford that the most ambitious couples prefer. This should be no great surprise, either, given the unspeakable charm exuded by our Georgian residence and a choice of two stylish suites - the air-conditioned and adaptable Manor Suite or the historic and characterful Colonnade Suite.
We do realise as well, though, that there may still be a few niggling issues that prevent you from choosing us, such as price or availability. This is why, if you're seeking the most jaw-dropping setting in which to get married and are able to do so literally within the next few months, we're pleased to present you with an offer that you might struggle to refuse.
A deal that really does cover everything
The premise of our Wedding In One Package is a simple one. You get everything that you could conceivably require to enjoy the true dream wedding on the backdrop of our gorgeous historic property and the 150 acres of Hertfordshire countryside that surround it, for one tempting price.
That price starts from a mere £4,500, for which you get such perks as wedding breakfast room hire, the use of the gardens adjacent to your function room, the delicious three-course wedding breakfast itself and a light evening buffet for as many as 60 guests. Oh, and as we are - after all - a hotel, we'll even throw in a complimentary bedroom for the night for the lucky couple, along with preferential accommodation rates for another 15 guests if needed, provided that rooms are available.
It all makes for quite the jaw-dropping package, and if you have just a slightly larger budget - of £5,000 - we can include a civil ceremony in the Colonnade Suite. This is based on you inviting 50 guests during the day and as many as 60 guests being present in total on the evening.
But you'll need to act fast
This may be the most important detail if you who don't wish to miss out on the wedding venue in Stortford that you have always desired - this offer only applies for remaining dates at our venue until October 2018.
You therefore have little time to waste if you are to snap up one of the few remaining openings for our Wedding In One Package. So why not make your move right now, by calling our events team on 01279 600777 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org?
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As you drive through the 150 acres of countryside enclosing our hotel and take in the architectural beauty of the Georgian Manor House itself, a soothing feeling could quickly fall over you. However, that can be just the start of a relaxing stay here at Manor of Groves, as we also offer spa treatments in Hertfordshire.
Opportunities to relax even before you reach the spa
There are various purposes to which you may put our beautifully restored hotel. The venue is licensed for both wedding ceremonies and receptions, while you can even catch up on a bit of golf on our on-site golf course. That's before taking into account our well-equipped bedrooms...
There are 80 rooms in all, and each of them comes with a marble bathroom; however, you also shouldn’t be afraid during your time with us to tap into the revitalising benefits of our spa treatments in Hertfordshire. These are available to everyone – including you, no matter how brief your stay at Manor of Groves may be.
Our spa services can soothe both men and women
As our Health Club is an accredited Dermalogica centre, we can provide spa treatments of the highest quality. One big reason for this is that our accreditation gives us access to professional Dermalogica products that you could be hard-pressed to spot in other Hertfordshire spas.
Our spa's anguish-relieving services for the ladies include massages, manicures, pedicures and waxing. We can even provide multiple treatments within a single pamper package! Gentlemen, meanwhile, are also entitled to massages, along with sports manicures and skin fitness treatments.
The perfect place to be pampered in Hertfordshire
For many of us, lowering our bodies into water can feel like the ultimate stress-buster. Well, that's a definite option at our Health Club. We offer you several means to soak up the water, as our club includes not only a 20-metre swimming pool, but also a Jacuzzi in which you can chat away with others.
You can always expect a warm welcome here at Manor of Groves. Before journeying to our Manor House, why not contact our Health Club staff on +44(0) 1279 603 544 for further details about our spa treatments in Hertfordshire? We are happy to address any lingering concerns you may have.
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One of the things that we take great pride in as a Health Club here at Manor of Groves is that there’s no need to be a member, or even a resident of our hotel, to take advantage of our extensive range of spa treatments. Indeed, anyone on the lookout for a spa in Hertfordshire that they can simply book and visit on a one-off basis will be delighted by the massages, manicures, pedicures and other treatments and packages that we can provide.
However, that doesn’t mean you should remain a non-member, particularly if you live near Sawbridgeworth, Harlow or Stortford and are therefore in a position to use our services regularly.
Take a look, below, at some of the often-overlooked benefits of becoming a Manor of Groves Health Club member.
A 10% discount on Dermalogica treatments
We are an accredited Dermalogica skin care centre, which means we can make use of these highly active products in the most professional and proficient manner to achieve truly impressive results for your skin. Various Dermalogica treatments and spa days are available from us, and when you become a member of our spa in Hertfordshire, you can also get 10% off.
Access to a wider range of top-quality facilities
Sign up for a membership with us today, and you won’t merely be able to use our spa as you wish – you’ll also be able to unwind in our steam room, Jacuzzi or saunas. Unlimited access to our 20-metre swimming pool is also part of the deal, and you can even take advantage of our three-tier Techno Gym suite, with its various advanced equipment.
Make the most of our wider hotel... and beyond
How many alternative Hertfordshire spas also give you social membership of a Golf Club on the same site within the price of a membership? You can enjoy membership of our Privilege Club, too, which gives you further discounts across our site and even at our sister hotel.
Visit our membership page to discover the full range of perks that you can experience when you become a member of our spa in Hertfordshire.
Joining is made even easier by the variety of membership packages that we offer in accordance with your specific circumstances and requirements, so don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Manor of Groves team today, on +44 (0) 1279 600 777, to learn more about how you can register with us.
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Many loved-up couples don’t exactly need much further encouragement to get married in Hertfordshire, beyond the obvious; that it is no less than one of England’s most beautifully verdant, pleasant and romantic counties.
If, though, you are still contemplating whether to plan your wedding for Hertfordshire or elsewhere, here are a few reasons why you shouldn’t be looking towards any other part of the UK.
The backdrop is simply stunning
Everywhere you look in Hertfordshire, there are gorgeous rural vistas that resemble something lifted straight from a costume drama. It’s no different at our very own Manor of Groves, which is surrounded by some 150 jaw-dropping acres of classic English countryside.
You’ve got so many fine venues to choose from
There are so many weddings in Hertfordshire in part because the county is home to so many distinguished venues that are by turns historic, resplendent and unique. Manor of Groves is a great case in point, our original Grade II-listed residence exuding no shortage of Georgian charm.
Suites are available to suit both the head and the heart
Whether you desire an intimate celebration for you, your beloved and a small number of your most valued family and friends, or you would instead like to go ‘all out’ with an extravaganza of a wedding for hundreds of guests, Hertfordshire venues like Manor of Groves can give you just what you’re looking for.
Our 120-capacity Colonnade Suite, for instance, serves up plenty of historic character, while the air-conditioned and adaptable Manor Suite can accommodate a whopping 500 attendees.
It’s easy for everyone to get to and from the wedding
If, like many of those holding weddings in Hertfordshire with us, you have guests coming from far afield – perhaps up north, London and even abroad – you’ll be pleased to learn that Manor of Groves is well-connected by road, rail and air. We’re just a half-hour train journey from central London, for example, and you can get to London Stansted Airport in a mere 20 minutes.
Expertise is on hand to help you along your way
The planning of a wedding can be overwhelming and stressful even when everything goes smoothly, and of course, there’s a good chance that not everything will be trouble-free when you come to organise your own.
That’s why it’ll probably be a relief to you to learn that many of Hertfordshire’s finest wedding venues also have experts on hand to assist you, such as our own wedding co-ordinators here at Manor of Groves.
Weddings in Hertfordshire are almost always special – but they are especially so when you choose to hold yours at Manor of Groves. So, why wait any longer to get in touch with our weddings team, by calling +44 (0) 1279 600 777?
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Gyms in Stortford are probably generally the same, right? You might think that choosing one is as simple, in fact, as opting for whatever establishment is located closest to your home and offers the most enticing membership prices.
In truth, though, there’s a lot that can be included – or not included – in a gym membership in Stortford. Nor are the best health clubs and gyms in the area necessarily situated in the obvious places, as anyone who has experienced the wide-ranging and sophisticated health facilities at Manor of Groves will know.
We really do tick every box
Of course, if you’re seeking a gym membership in Stortford or nearby, one of the first things that you will want to ensure is that you will be able to reach the venue easily and regularly. We’re better-located than most places here at Manor of Groves – you’ll find us on the Hertfordshire and Essex border, between Harlow and Stortford and a mere 30-minute train ride away from central London.
We also have just the right gym membership in Stortford to match your circumstances and needs. Whether you’re looking for a ‘Full Peak’, ‘Over 60s’, corporate membership or something in-between, we’re sure we’ll have a plan for you that will appeal to both your head and your heart.
But it’s our gym facilities themselves that will especially impress you
Our three-tier Techno Gym suite needs to be seen to be believed – you’ll have never imagined that a historic Georgian residence could hide such unashamedly 21st-century equipment and amenities.
Add the likes of a 20-metre swimming pool with Aqua classes and adult and child swimming lessons, as well as personal training sessions and weekly reviews with qualified professionals, Pilates, aerobics and boxercise classes and much more, and you’ll see why so many people choose our gym among the many fine local options.
Don’t hesitate to opt for the leading local health club
Selecting our gym membership in Stortford also means benefitting from all manner of extras, such as complimentary parking, a sun terrace, two free guest passes a month and membership of our Privilege Club that gives you discounts across the Manor of Groves site and our sister hotel.
In short, we take great pride in being the complete gym and health club for those looking to get fit in Stortford this year. So why not enquire today about the membership options that may best suit you?
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It’s hard to think of anywhere better to enjoy a golf break than Hertfordshire, not least because of its lush, rural landscape that has rightly earned it a reputation as one of the gardens of England.
Here are just a few of the takeaway reasons why those interested in booking golfing trips to Hertfordshire should look first to Manor of Groves.
Our golf course is... fabulous
It’s the star attraction, so you’d probably expect us to have invested heavily in our golf course.
Sure enough, the par 71, 6,237-yard course has been carefully enhanced by us to provide an even more rewarding experience for players. It consists of two differing nine-hole loops, with the front nine weaving in and around the traditional manor gardens; meanwhile, the wide sweeping fairways of the back nine stretch out over picturesque parkland.
Everything’s included in a break with us
We are the complete idyllic Hertfordshire countryside hotel occupying a stunning Georgian property, so we really can give you a bit of everything when you choose us for your golfing trips to Hertfordshire.
That typically means not only a stay in one of our comfortable bedrooms, but also a full hearty breakfast, a succulent three-course dinner and – of course – the golf itself.
There’s plenty to explore nearby
Our particular corner of Hertfordshire may seem tranquil, but don’t be fooled – there’s still plenty going on here, as well as great transport connections to no less than one of the world’s most inspiring and stimulating cities, London.
In fact, central London’s a mere 30-minute train ride away, although you might also be tempted to explore such easily reachable sites as historic Cambridge, Audley End House, Colchester Zoo, Hatfield House and Imperial War Museum Duxford.
A Professional Shop is available to give you everything you need
There’s no need to worry about lacking the right equipment or attire when you book a golfing break with us, as our Pro shop is generously stocked. We can even offer you expert custom fitting, so that you can be sure of the perfectly-suited clubs for your needs.
Buggies, trolleys and high-specification clubs are all available for hire, while you may also be interested in the lessons and tuition that we can provide on both a one-to-one and group basis.
We’ve always got some interesting special offers for you
Simply head to our dedicated golfing special offers page to get a sense of how we can make your golfing trips to Hertfordshire even more interesting here at Manor of Groves.
Then, once you know exactly what you want from your golf holiday, get in touch with our team to discuss availability and booking, by calling 0333 358 3499 or emailing email@example.com.
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Hertfordshire is one of those parts of the country that just screams ‘golfing holiday’ – and with good reason. After all, you could barely choose a more seductively green part of the country in which to enjoy any kind of break. Furthermore, with many fine courses to be found in and around the county, you don’t exactly have a shortage of great golfing holidays in Hertfordshire from which to choose.
However, it isn’t too often that many of us come across a golfing hotel that really does seem to tick all of the boxes. Manor of Groves is exactly that kind of place – and here’s why.
A course as challenging and as rewarding as any other
Before we get onto the not-insignificant fact that we are a hotel, let’s consider our golf course itself, which was already highly rated even before recent improvements to its design.
With its par 71, 6,237 yard layout, the Manor of Groves golf course offers the perfect variety of well-kept greens and fairways to keep you tested and intrigued, whether you’re a golfing novice or veteran. It’s divided into two differing nine hole loops, with the front nine weaving in and around the traditional manor gardens. The back nine, meanwhile, is distinguished by its wide sweeping fairways stretching out over jaw-droppingly beautiful parkland.
All of the luxuries of one of the county’s leading hotels
You couldn’t hope for a more idyllic setting in which to enjoy golfing holidays in Hertfordshire than the 150 verdant acres in which our beautifully restored Georgian Manor House and associated golf course are set.
The hotel itself offers 80 bedrooms, all of which are beautifully presented and comprise hypo-allergenic pillows and duvets, a multiple-channelled LCD television, telephone, hairdryer, ironing station and much more.
The golfing packages that will have you salivating
Tie the above and other elements together, and you have some of the most enticing packages for golfing holidays in Hertfordshire – and yes, we do mean of any hotels in Hertfordshire.
A typical Manor of Groves golf break includes a relaxing stay in one of our twin or double bedrooms, along with a full and satisfying breakfast and a delicious three-course dinner served in our acclaimed La Brasserie restaurant – as well as, of course, the round of golf itself!
However, we also offer various seasonal promotions from time to time, and if there are any available at the time you get in touch with us, we’ll be happy to give you the lowdown on them.
So why hesitate? Contact the Manor of Groves team now on 0333 358 3499, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, to learn more about why your next golfing holidays in Hertfordshire could – with our help – be the best you’ve ever had.
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There are quite a few good reasons why you may look for wedding venues in Harlow. You may be a local resident who is more than aware of the locality’s charms and abundance of fine places to get married. Alternatively, you and your partner may have a sentimental connection to this beautiful part of England, or it may simply be a location that all of your prospective guests can easily reach.
Let’s take a closer look at why Harlow can be such a brilliant marriage location, with particular reference to our own resplendent venue here at Manor of Groves.
Harlow is rich in history
Let’s face it – even amid so many of the perfectly satisfactory and well-equipped contemporary wedding venues out there, great numbers of us are still most attracted to the idea of getting married in especially historic surroundings.
Not only is Harlow itself steeped in such history, with the many Victorian buildings centred on Old Harlow, but the same can be said of local wedding venues such as Manor of Groves.
Our Georgian manor house is thought to have been the country house of London lawyer Thomas Nathaniel Williams (1781-1841), who remodelled an existing older building in the 1820s. Today, the property continues to exude the utmost in Georgian elegance.
There’s a wonderful atmosphere
Harlow’s largely rural surroundings are much like the rest of Hertfordshire, which helps to imbue such venues as Manor of Groves with a certain relaxed ambience. Indeed, we are set in 150 acres of idyllic countryside that quite simply has to be experienced!
The great vibes are sustained on the inside of our property, with our air-conditioned and adaptable Manor Suite and the beautiful, historic Colonnade Suite striking just the right balance between spaciousness and intimacy to help to ensure everyone in your wedding party has a great time.
You won’t get lost trying to find it
The strong rail, road, air and bus connections that Harlow enjoys with the wider UK are among the biggest factors in its popularity as a place to get married.
Manor of Groves is not only a mere 30-minute train ride away from central London, but can also be reached within 20 minutes from London Stansted Airport. So whether you will be welcoming guests from overseas or simply elsewhere in England, there is good reason to put us on your shortlist of wedding venues in Harlow.
Don’t overlook Harlow when you are seeking out the best venue at which to celebrate your union and tie the knot. Call the team here at Manor of Groves today, on +44 (0) 1279 600 777, to find out how we can help to make your own ceremony and reception memorable for all of the finest reasons.
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Anyone wishing to feel truly chilled-out and pampered would have good reason to seek out a health spa in Sawbridgeworth. After all, this locality is very much the epitome of the pretty and relaxing Hertfordshire town, with a population of just 8,500 people and plenty of charming historic buildings.
The latter is evident on one look around the town centre, much of which is a conservation area, with an assortment of pleasing Tudor, Stuart and Georgian buildings to catch the eye.
Then, there is the very special former Georgian residence that is now one of this picturesque county’s most popular hotels and health spas: Manor of Groves.
You’ll feel thoroughly pampered
Strictly speaking, the Grade II-listed Manor of Groves isn’t located in Sawbridgeworth itself, but instead the village and civil parish of High Wych, just over one mile to the south-west. However, it really does offer everything that one could hope for from a health spa in Sawbridgeworth.
The Manor of Groves Health Club is, after all, an accredited Dermalogica skin care centre, which means you can look forward to the highest standard of luxurious spa treatments.
Not only does our accreditation mean we use the highly professional Dermalogica products often unavailable in other spas in and around Sawbridgeworth, but our spa treatments are also available to members, residents and people who don’t fit into either of these categories. Yes, that’s right: you don’t even need to stay overnight with us or commit to a membership to take advantage of our acclaimed treatments.
Pamper packages, massages, pedicures, manicures and waxing treatments are being provided right now at our health spa in Sawbridgeworth. Nor are men left out, as we can also offer the likes of tension-busting massages, male skin fitness treatments and sports manicures and pedicures for the not-quite-as-fair sex!
But we can also give you so much more...
Did we mention that Manor of Groves isn’t just a health spa, but also the complete health club, boasting all manner of contemporary amenities such as a 20-metre swimming pool, three-tier Techno Gym suite and a sauna, steam and Jacuzzi?
We really do mean it when we say you’ll feel better looked-after here than anywhere else in or near Sawbridgeworth. So why not enquire now to our health club team, by calling +44 (0) 1279 603 544, to discover what leading spa treatments are presently available from us?
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Many loved-up couples don’t exactly need much further encouragement to get married in Hertfordshire, beyond the obvious; that it is no less than o… Read more…
Gyms in Stortford are probably generally the same, right? You might think that choosing one is as simple, in fact, as opting for whatever establis… Read more…
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Hertfordshire is one of those parts of the country that just screams ‘golfing holiday’ – and with good reason. After all, you could barely choose… Read more…
There are quite a few good reasons why you may look for wedding venues in Harlow. You may be a local resident who is more than aware of the locali… Read more…
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