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Walled Garden at The Grove

Lined with rambling roses and fruit trees, our secluded Walled Garden is open seasonally. It’s the perfect escape on a summer’s day for our hotel residents. With plenty of activities, delicious dining options and our magnificent kitchen garden, you won’t want to leave this hidden gem.

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The Grove Hotel, Hertfordshire
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What you'll find inside...


Cool off in the outdoor pool, cocktail in hand. Help yourself to buckets and spades and build the ultimate sand castles on our sandy private beach. Play games on the lawn, and more…

Ralph's Beach

Ralph’s beach brings the seaside to the country… without the seagulls. Pull up a deck chair and enjoy a refreshing drink. The ideal spot for an outdoor swim, our heated pool is open for residents during the warmer months. Stretch out and soak up the rays on one of our sun loungers throughout the day.

The pool is open from 10am – 6pm.

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Jemima's Kitchen Garden

A haven of bio-diversity, the new Jemima’s Kitchen Garden has been built to work in tandem with nature, promising vibrant seasonal blooms and organic produce for our restaurants.

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Tennis Courts

Get your heart racing with a lively game of tennis on our pristine court. Whether you’re a budding superstar or an absolute beginner, you can’t beat this fun way to keep active on a sunny day.

Activity Lawn

Grab yourself a mallet and try your hand at Croquet or set up the Giant Chess board for a spot of strategising. For something a little more energetic there’s badminton or a small football pitch to hone your skills on. Plus, don’t miss one of our newest experiences, Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting.

 

Potting Shed

Sink into a comfy armchair with a board game surrounded by plants, flowers and unique decorative furniture. It’s also a great place to shelter if the unpredictable British weather lets us down!

Ralph's Beach

Ralph’s beach brings the seaside to the country… without the seagulls. Pull up a deck chair and enjoy a refreshing drink. The ideal spot for an outdoor swim, our heated pool is open for residents during the warmer months. Stretch out and soak up the rays on one of our sun loungers throughout the day.

The pool is open from 10am – 6pm.

Explore

Jemima's Kitchen Garden

A haven of bio-diversity, the new Jemima’s Kitchen Garden has been built to work in tandem with nature, promising vibrant seasonal blooms and organic produce for our restaurants.

Explore

Tennis Courts

Get your heart racing with a lively game of tennis on our pristine court. Whether you’re a budding superstar or an absolute beginner, you can’t beat this fun way to keep active on a sunny day.

Activity Lawn

Grab yourself a mallet and try your hand at Croquet or set up the Giant Chess board for a spot of strategising. For something a little more energetic there’s badminton or a small football pitch to hone your skills on. Plus, don’t miss one of our newest experiences, Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting.

 

Potting Shed

Sink into a comfy armchair with a board game surrounded by plants, flowers and unique decorative furniture. It’s also a great place to shelter if the unpredictable British weather lets us down!

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Dining in the Walled Garden


There’s no need to leave the Walled Garden with our range of dining options, whether you want a unique private experience led by top chef, Jimmy Garcia, or a cold Jude’s ice cream to enjoy while you lay by the pool.

Jimmy's BBQ Club

Dine alfresco at Jimmy’s BBQ Club, our summer pop-up restaurant by Jimmy Garcia. Dishes include Harissa spiced cauliflower steak, smashed chickpeas, pomegranate and smoked paprika oil and BBQ lamb rump, blistered Romero peppers, courgette and basil oil.

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Jimmy's Garden Table

A dining experience like no other. Take your seat at one of just two tables in the beautifully verdant surroundings of Jemima’s Kitchen Garden, before indulging in an authentic estate-to-plate tasting menu, cooked by your very own chef.

To book Jimmy’s Garden Table, please contact our Reservations team on 01923 296010 or reservations@thegrove.co.uk.

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Jude's Ice Cream Beach Hut

Family-run Jude’s are popping up at Ralph’s Beach this summer to serve you the most delicious ice cream while you lounge by the pool.

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Gazebo

Our Gazebo is open during the summer months right next to the swimming pool, serving drinks in the morning and a range of delicious snacks in the afternoon.

Jimmy's BBQ Club

Dine alfresco at Jimmy’s BBQ Club, our summer pop-up restaurant by Jimmy Garcia. Dishes include Harissa spiced cauliflower steak, smashed chickpeas, pomegranate and smoked paprika oil and BBQ lamb rump, blistered Romero peppers, courgette and basil oil.

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Jimmy's Garden Table

A dining experience like no other. Take your seat at one of just two tables in the beautifully verdant surroundings of Jemima’s Kitchen Garden, before indulging in an authentic estate-to-plate tasting menu, cooked by your very own chef.

To book Jimmy’s Garden Table, please contact our Reservations team on 01923 296010 or reservations@thegrove.co.uk.

View Menu

Jude's Ice Cream Beach Hut

Family-run Jude’s are popping up at Ralph’s Beach this summer to serve you the most delicious ice cream while you lounge by the pool.

Find out more

Gazebo

Our Gazebo is open during the summer months right next to the swimming pool, serving drinks in the morning and a range of delicious snacks in the afternoon.

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Fri 30 Jul
Sat 31 Jul

Or call 01923 296010

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Exclusive Use

Throw a summer soiree to wow your guests. Enjoy exclusive use of our Walled Garden with the sheltered Victorian Potting Shed along the length of one wall, heated outdoor swimming pool, private sandy beach, all-weather tennis courts, Jemima’s Kitchen Garden and even a topiary giraffe… the possibilities are endless for quirky, outdoor events over 13,048 m2 of beautiful space.

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