We can't wait to welcome you back to Hand Picked Hotels. In line with the Government's roadmap we have created our own route to show our guests what will be available to enjoy and when.
Read on and share the excitement with us, you will find direct links to book at each stage too.
Today you can...
We have been busy preparing for this day! Chefs have been carefully crafting mouth-watering menus and the Grounds Team have been tending to groomed gardens and terraces to provide guests with the ultimate outdoor dining experience. Tables are now available to book for groups of up to six people. Booking is essential.
A self-contained staycation
The Manor House at Stanbrook Abbey offers an enchanting country hideaway for groups looking for a getaway in Worcester. Consisting of four bedrooms and a suite as well as a kitchen, drawing room, snug room and private garden, The Manor House is a unique venue for a self-catering weekend or to host a special occasion. We also have self-contained accommodation in Kent, East Sussex and Yorkshire. If you'd like to know more click here.
Book into the Health Club & Spa
Many of us have been turning our hand to home workouts and 'do-it-yourself' beauty regimes to get by during lockdown. Now is the time to reward yourself for your efforts with some well-deserved pamper time. Book the spa treatments you have been missing or indulge in a spa day.
Perhaps you have discovered a passion for fitness or new exercise class. If you would like to become a member at one of our Health Clubs in time for reopening you can find out more here.
Take a virtual studio class
If you are not quite ready to return to a Health Club or are not yet a member you can try one of our classes at home. Choose from High Intensity, Strength & Conditioning, Holistic and Cycling. Take a class now.
Discover our grounds and gardens
Revel in the lush rolling hills of the Surrey Downs, explore the Garden of England in Kent, lose yourself in our magical woodland trails in Yorkshire and hike amid wild ponies in the New Forest. Our hotels' gardens and grounds are located in some of Britain's finest countryside, and they are yours to explore. What's more, you can bring your four-legged friend along too. Grab a hot drink and a light bite to keep you going.
Pick up a picnic hamper
Groups of up to six people are permitted to get together outdoors and we have the idyllic setting for a picnic. You can even order yours to collect - our hamper baskets are pre-packed with goodies so all you need to do is choose the perfect spot to lay out your blanket and relax.
Click & collect
Our range of mouth-watering dining boxes to take away and enjoy at home are available with our Click and Collect service, allowing you to browse at home and collect safely at a time dedicated to you. Enjoy crowd pleasing elegant afternoon teas and hot wood-fired oven pizzas in an instant, or impressive oven-ready Chateaubriands or Sunday lunches with all the trimmings to finish at home.
17th May onwards...
Escape to the countryside
We are counting down the days until we are able to do what we love again and provide our guests with the full Hand Picked experience. From a warm welcome at check in with a bespoke itinerary of things to discover in the local area should you require one, to lovingly prepared cocktails served in our bars and lounges, indulgent dining in our beautiful restaurants and a great night's sleep in a unique bedroom.
Our 'Escape to the Countryside' package has been designed in celebration of reopening. We are offering you an early check -in and late check-out so you can spend more time relaxing or exploring, as well as a seasonal 5-course Chef's tasting menu, inspired by local ingredients. And as you may have heard, our Hand Picked breakfast is included for all of our overnight guests. Are you as excited as we are? Book here.
Dine with us
Our restaurants and bars are ready and waiting to once again be filled with the hum of our guests catching up with friends and family over delicious food and drink. Whether you join us for afternoon tea, informal dining or Sunday lunch, we are looking forward to serving you. Tables of up to six people can be booked in advance. Find your chosen restaurant here.
If you have a special occasion approaching why not book a private dining room and host your event with your nearest and dearest? Across our individual collection of hotels you’ll find each has their own unique features, from cloistered corridors and stained glass windows to fireplaces, wood-panelled walls and crystal chandeliers that add a nod to the past and a touch of sparkle to your celebration. Find out more here.
Inspire your delegates
What better time to reconnect and regroup in a safe environment with plenty of indoor and outdoor space? Whether it be an exclusive board meeting, training event, team building or conference our meeting venues are fully equipped to provide you with a seamless and memorable event. Find out more here.
For the ultimate wow-factor event give your group total privacy with our exclusive use corporate retreats. Bring your team together for some quality time in a place where they can feel at home. Spread out across the house, meeting spaces and acres of grounds as you require.
Plan your dream day
Each of our charming wedding venues offer you and your guests an unforgettable experience. Many of our wedding venues have breathtaking outdoor ceremony locations set in acres of private grounds. Showrounds can commence from this date but in the mean time if you'd like to book a virtual appointment or showround our wedding teams are available to assist you. Find your perfect venue here.
If you are planning a smaller celebration but would still love for your extended guestlist to be involved we may have just the answer. Our brand new intimate wedding package includes live streaming of every part of your special day. Plus, our wedding teams have put together a multi-day package to make your once-in-a-lifetime event even more incredible.
Take your favourite exercise class
Exercise classes are planned to resume from this date however exact details regarding numbers and health and safety measures are yet to be confirmed. Classes will be available to book in advance at Brandshatch Place, Nutfield Priory and Rookery Hall.
Book your Hand Picked experience with confidence, flexibility and security. You're in safe hands. Find out more.
Norton House Hotel & Spa in Edinburgh is currently closed but Click & Collect dining is available for local residents.
Under the current Government roadmap Norton House is expected to reopen from 26th April for overnight stays, the use of the health club and spa and dining (with some restrictions in place).
Channel Island Hotels
We are pleased to confirm that our two Jersey hotel resorts are now open again.
Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa, St Helier
L'Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa, St Brelades
St Pierre Park Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort in Guernsey will be fully open from Monday 22nd March.
We hope to see you soon!