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Experiencing Taylor Swift’s Eras at The Grove

Have you heard? Taylor Swift is in town next year with eight dates at Wembley on her Eras tour. If you were lucky enough to get tickets and are looking for luxury accommodation close to Wembley, The Grove is a great choice. Tickets or not, we take a look at The Grove through the eyes of Taylor’s eras.

Top Six Festive Things to Do

Christmas is on the horizon so now is the perfect time to get out and about and soak up the festive atmosphere with family and friends. Not sure where to start? Check out our round-up of top things to do.

Hertfordshire’s Hidden Gems

Looking to explore the local area during your stay? Why not avoid the most popular attractions and discover something a little more under the radar. From fun, cultural experiences to boutique bars, take a look at our hand-picked selection of Hertfordshire’s hidden gems.

How To Spend Autumn At The Grove

When the leaves start to fall, our estate transforms into an enchanting autumnal hideaway. Cosy fireside tipples, leisurely strolls through the golden-leafed woodlands and lazy mornings spent wrapped up in the duvet – these are all things to be enjoyed together when you stay at The Grove. Read on to discover our guide to staying in autumn.

11 Things Not to Miss This Summer At The Grove

There are endless things to see and do at The Grove, especially during the summer. We want to make sure you don’t miss out, so we caught up with Sally, our Front of House Manager, who shares her top 11 unmissable summer experiences…

9 Things Not to Miss at The Grove This Spring

From blossoming bluebells in Asher’s woodland to seasonal fruits and veggies in Jemima’s Kitchen Garden – The Grove is a beautiful place to be during spring. Make the most of it by taking a peek at our insider’s guide.

The New Mansion

After months of refurbishment, our mansion suites will be available from 1 April, sporting a fresh new look thanks to the team at Martin Hulbert Design.

International Women’s Day With Joanna, Our Hotel Manager

Playskill: Aliyana’s Story

We’re supporting Playskill, a local Hertfordshire charity that provides expert training, therapy, help and respite for pre-school children who have physical delays or disabilities. To learn more about how the charity supports children and their families, we asked Vinay and Nihal to share the story of their daughter, Aliyana.

6 Easy Ways For Wellness in 2023

When the New Year dawns, many of us take this as an opportunity for a fresh start, making quick lifestyle changes and setting goals to be achieved by the end of the year. We're all for self-improvement, but this year we recommend taking a kinder approach to our New Year's resolutions, with less pressure on ourselves to achieve unattainable goals. To kickstart our month of Wellness at The Grove, we're sharing our six easy ways to help you focus on wellness, health and peace of mind.

A Day in the Life of a Clarendon Collection Patron

The Clarendon Collection is a points-based programme where account holders can use their points to play golf on our championship course and much more. From discounts on overnight stays to complimentary lessons with our PGA golf professional team, find out how you could spend a day at The Grove as part of the Clarendon Collection.

How to Make a Christmas Wreath

Making your own wreath is a wonderfully festive activity and the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit. Our...

An Interview with Roxie Nafousi, Queen of Manifesting

Top 4 Walks to Try This Autumn

Hertfordshire has no shortage of stunning countryside to explore, and it’s all right on our doorstep. Along with our very...

In Memory Of HRH Queen Elizabeth II

All of us here at The Grove are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Her Majesty The Queen...

A Day in the Life of a Spa Member

Discreetly tucked away within the grounds of the hotel is Sequoia Spa, where we take a holistic approach to wellbeing....

How to Host the Ultimate Easter Gathering

With Easter fast approaching, we’ve put together a guide to help you host the ultimate get-together over the bank holiday...

Celebrating International Women’s Day at The Grove

Behind the scenes at The Grove is a passionate team who are dedicated to creating beautiful experiences for our guests....

Our Guide to the Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

The Gardens Team: Winter Update

The grounds of The Grove are always kept in immaculate condition, with perfectly trimmed borders, neatly clipped hedges, the careful...

Our Valentine’s Day Itinerary

Arguably the most romantic celebration of the year, Valentine’s Day gets us feeling all loved-up and full of appreciation for...

Our 2021 Highlights

Now 2021 has drawn to a close, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and what it had in...

Sustainable Christmas Decorations: Inspiration from our Head Gardener

It’s that time of year where we find ourselves rummaging around in the attic for those treasured Christmas decorations, pulling...

Christmas Gift Guide

We’re in a state of disbelief that it’s already Christmas shopping season. If you’re struggling to find inspiration this year...

Unique Date Inspiration

From classic to quirky, we’ve come up with some inspiring date ideas to suit every type of couple for your next date day or night…

Behind the scenes during lockdown 3.0

We are now well into the third national lockdown, and while we could never have dreamt that we’d be back in this position; our teams are making the most of their extended time off and changes in their normal day to day jobs. We are extremely proud to see our staff volunteering to provide sandwiches for key workers, preparing for our re-opening and keeping the estate in tip-top condition. Read on to see what’s been happening behind the scenes during Lockdown 3.0.

Jemima’s Kitchen Garden

Our Gardens Supervisor, Abby Evans designed Jemima’s Kitchen Garden and mapped out its permaculture ethos. Together with the Gardens team,...

The Grove’s most Instagrammable spots

With our stunning gardens, striking interiors and unique artwork, a photo opportunity lays around almost every corner at The Grove…...

Local Community Support during COVID-19

Set in 300 acres of countryside, The Grove may feel a million miles away from everyday life. And whilst we typically revel in providing escapism for our guests, behind the scenes, being proud and ethical remains at the heart of our values. With that in mind, we share how our incredible team have pulled together to support the local community throughout the pandemic.

The Best Educational Games for Kids

If you’ve had to take on the role of a teacher in recent weeks, you may have been searching for ways to help your kids learn. This is especially true if you’ve been trying to juggle working from home with home-schooling, as it’s not always possible to dedicate enough time to teaching. Thankfully, there are plenty of educational games available for children to not only help you out, but make learning fun. So, our dedicated activities team have put together a list of the best educational games for kids.

The Wedding Planner’s Wedding

Tony and Lisa Perry married in August 2019 at The Grove and it was one of the weddings of the year. Not least because they run one of London’s most prestigious wedding planning companies, Perry’s, who this year celebrate 59 years of lavish weddings for the Mediterranean community. We remain honoured and thrilled that The Grove was their no.1 choice for their perfect day. Here, Tony tells all.

15 years of The Grove: Five design secrets

If you’ve spent time at The Grove, you’ll know that we love individual design, unique artwork and quirky features. Ever since we first opened the doors in 2003, the hotel has been brimming with unusual features – from a six-metre-tall giraffe in the Walled Garden, to Perspex tables filled with feathers.

Henry Fraser Q&A

Henry Fraser was 17-years-old when his life changed forever. After finishing his AS Levels in 2009, a celebratory holiday with...

Mini Guide to Mindfulness

In a world brimming with constant stimulation and noise, finding moments of peace can feel like an elusive luxury. Yet, in the practice of mindfulness lies a path to reclaiming tranquillity amidst life's chaos. Discover how the art of mindfulness can become a guiding light, offering a sanctuary within, in this comprehensive guide on embracing mindfulness in your daily life.

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