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Meet Lynsey, our Corporate Event Sales Manager

Having left The Grove in 2020 to pursue other ventures, Lynsey chose to return last year and is at the forefront of ensuring corporate groups have a memorable experience on our 300 acres. From serving world leaders to sharing her favourite event space, we sat down to find out more.

Meet Elliot, our Resort Sales Manager

With six years at The Grove, we caught up with Elliot, our Resort Sales Manager, to learn more about his role, lessons learnt and his favourite spot on our 300 acres.

Meet Soad Sajjadi, our mansion experience manager

Our charming grade-II-listed mansion underwent a sophisticated refurbishment last year, complete with an exclusive range of perks for guests staying in the suites. We caught up with Soad, our Mansion Experience Manager, who tells us about his favourite suite, the benefits and about the legend of Sir Reginald von Chucklesworth.

Meet the Creator: Darren Goss, Beagle Create

Beagle Create is our newest partner in delivering exceptional events at The Grove. They have also been the technology gurus behind this summer's Everyman Secret Garden cinema. We caught up with their Commercial Director, Darren Goss, who shared some fascinating insights and secrets of success.

Meet Our Gym Team

Get that little bit extra from your workout with the support and expert knowledge of our highly qualified personal trainers. We offer one-on-one personal training sessions for hotel guests and spa members to help you achieve your fitness goals.

Meet Bamford Practitioner, Jasmine

With luxury sustainable body and skincare brand, Bamford, now in the spa, it’s time to introduce you to our dedicated Bamford Practitioner, Jasmine, who will be leading our exclusive Bamford wellness masterclasses.

Meet Matthew Hurry, Head Chef at The Stables

The Stables relaunches this month, so we sat down with Head Chef, Matthew Hurry, to get to know him a little better and discover what we can expect from the new menu.

Spotlight On Our Corporate Event Planners

Our corporate events team are constantly working hard to create unforgettable experiences for clients. Whether it’s curating an action-packed away day for delegates or organising a conference, the team are on hand to make the event extra special. We caught up with our senior event planners, Lauren and Ellie, to learn more about corporate events at The Grove.

International Women’s Day With Joanna, Our Hotel Manager

Meet William Evans, Our New Golf Course & Estates Manager

Returning to The Grove for a second time, William will be leading our award-winning agronomy and gardens teams as our new Golf Course & Estates Manager. Over the past few years his career has taken him from the UK, to Egypt and Bahrain. We sat down to find out more about his journey and vision for the future.

Introducing Sarah Mitten, Our In-House Reflexologist

We have introduced some game-changing reflexology sessions to our wellbeing service at Sequoia spa. Led by Sarah Mitten, an expert in the field, we sat down to learn more about the practice and her top tips for wellness.

Spotlight On Our Social Events Team

From weddings and birthday celebrations to bat mitzvahs, bar mitzvahs and anniversaries, our talented event planners are constantly hard at work. We caught up with Ranjna Kashyap, our Senior Planning Manager, and Amaelia Parmenter, our Social Event Sales Manager, to find out more about hosting a special occasion at The Grove and our trusty team of suppliers.

Meet Fenella Buss, Our New PGA Assistant Golf Professional

A keen golfer from a young age, Fenella joins us as one of our new PGA Assistant Golf Professionals. We sat down with her to find out more.

Meet Our New Spa Therapists

At the end of last year we introduced six new spa therapists to the team at Sequoia. Having travelled all the way from Thailand and the Philippines to share their expertise and help launch our multiculturally-inspired Signature massage, we sat down with four of the ladies to find out a little more.

Meet James Lackford, Event Planning Manager

James Lackford is our wonderful Event Planning Manager. Having worked at The Grove for 18 months, we sat down to...

Find Your Glow: A Story Of Scented Memories

Demi Pendakis is the founder and owner of natural skincare and candle brand F.Y.G (Find Your Glow), whose products are...

Meet our new Social Media and Content Executive

We are delighted to welcome Cindy to the team as our Social Media and Content Executive. With a new hotel...

Photos from Tatton Park Flower Show 2022

The RHS Tatton Park Flower Show was a blooming success, with Emma Tipping, our Formal Gardens Supervisor, winning a Silver...

Behind the Design with Emma Tipping, RHS Young Designer Finalist 2022

We’re thrilled to share that Emma Tipping from the gardens team has joined a group of talented finalists in a...

In conversation with Kyle Phillips

After a year of winning important accolades for our golf course, including being rated  No.27 in Golf World’s new Top...

Behind the Scenes: Sequoia Spa Refurbishment by StudioJill

We are very excited to be working on our exciting spa refurbishment project! The new members’ lounge has materialised as if with the wave of a magic wand and Phase Two is well underway. Intrigued to learn more about the talent behind the scenes? We caught up with Jill, of StudioJill, to find out a little more about the team’s design process.

Meet our new Executive Chef, Maarten Geschwindt

At a very exciting time for The Grove, with our extensive refurbishment and re-opening, we are delighted to welcome Maarten Geschwindt, who joins the team as Executive Chef. Maarten will lead our culinary team and oversee all of our restaurants. We caught up with him to get to know him  a little better...

Q&A with Sam Hubert at Football Escapes

This summer, we were delighted to host the first ever UK Football Escapes break. After two fantastic camps – with...

Behind the Scenes: New Lounges by Martin Hulbert

Following a refurbishment, our historic Lounges have transformed – and boy are they impressive! Now featuring a cocktail bar, it’s the perfect space to relax with a drink in hand or enjoy a homemade platter of sushi. We spoke to interior designer, Martin Hulbert about his inspiration and the design process that created these breath-taking rooms.

Meet The Creator: Russell Allen, Fruitful Team Events

Our key partner in delivering creative team events is Fruitful. We caught up with their founder, Russell Allen, who shared some fascinating insights and secrets of success.

Meet the creator: Grant Fear, Woodland Hawking

A close encounter with a spectacular bird of prey is an astonishing moment that can stay with you forever, especially as we rarely see wild creatures these days. That’s why The Grove offer Woodland Hawking experiences all year round for anyone 3 upwards. Here we talk to the man behind the glove, Grant Fear, as he shares his passion for the majestic sport of falconry.

Meet the creator: Martin Hulbert

The re-creation of The Glasshouse is nearly complete – we can almost hear the drum roll! We caught up with the interior designer behind it all, Martin Hulbert, who gave us some fascinating insights into how his vision for The Glasshouse came together.

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