Set in 160 acres of glorious countryside, yet minutes from the M25 and with excellent transport links, this Victorian Manor offers stylish dining, golf, free Wi-Fi and parking. Originally built in 1853, this magnificent property has been lovingly renovated and restored to the tune of 7 million pounds. Complementing the grace and elegance of its historic past with contemporary facilities and aesthetics, it creates a unique atmosphere of refined grandeur and relaxed indulgence. What s more, the manor house is surrounded by many acres of idyllic formal gardens and scenic countryside, further accentuating the well-cultivated ambience of peaceful tranquillity.
Retire to comfort and style in one of the 70 magnificent en-suite bedrooms. Those in the original Manor House have all been individually designed and furnished, perfectly reflecting the timeless elegance of the buildings rich heritage. The rooms in the modern wing are all fully air-conditioned and provide warm contemporary styles with high-class furnishings and décor. All benefit from free Wi-Fi access, multi-channelled flat screen TV, telephone, hairdryer, ironing station and complimentary tea & coffee making facilities. Some rooms also feature stunning far-reaching views across the countryside. Whether business or pleasure, there are room configurations to suit all requirements, including Classic Double and Twins, Superiors and Family options. For those sumptuous special occasions, luxurious king-size four-poster rooms are also available in the Manor House, featuring elegant roll-top baths and a separate waterfall shower.
Dining at the Orangery, the Hotel s delightful on-site restaurant, is always a first-class experience whatever the occasion. Passionate about serving quality food, the Hotel is committed to using fresh, seasonal ingredients that where possible, have been locally sourced and produced. Whether starting the day with a hearty breakfast, enjoying a light lunch with friends or feasting on an imaginative 3-course dinner, guests can expect to indulge in some truly mouth-watering and inspirational cuisine. As well as providing a stunning outlook, the glass panelled wall of the Orangery features sliding doors which open out onto the terrace, overlooking the formal Dutch gardens and grounds of the estate.
It is the perfect setting for a spot of al fresco dining under the stars on a warm Summer evening.
No country house hotel would be complete without its own golf course and Shendish Manor is no exception. The Par 70, 18-hole course is set with a mix of hazards through both parkland and woodland copses and offers an awarding game regardless of ability. There is also a range of state-of-the-art conference and banqueting facilities which can host most types of event. With such stunning scenery and quality service provision, the hotel makes a fabulous venue for Weddings and other ceremonies.
Situated 25 miles North-West of Central London, the Hotel is in Apsley, just outside Hemel Hempstead and only a 5 minute drive from Junction 20 off the M25. What s more, with ample complimentary on-site parking, it is both easily accessible and convenient. With such a close proximity to the Capital, it benefits from excellent transport links. There is a local train station in Apsley that offers regular trains to London and is just a 3 minute taxi ride or a brief walk from the Hotel. For those flying in, Heathrow is less than a 30 minute drive away, or there s Luton Airport just over twenty minutes. The Hotel is located in 160 acres of scenic Hertfordshire countryside. Despite being on London s doorstep, the area is a natural haven of hedgerows, open fields and picturesque villages with plenty of opportunities for all kinds of outdoor pursuits. The Hotel also benefits from its close proximity to a range of famous attractions and tourist spots. Just over a 10 minute drive away is the fabulous Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, including the eagerly anticipated Harry Potter Tour. Her
The hotel is situated between the villages of Apsley and Kings Langley on the London Road (A4251).
From Junction 20 of the M25, take the second exit off the roundabout onto Watford Road/A4251. After approximately 2 miles turn left past the Red Lion towards The Courtyard. Keep going alongside the Golf course and the Hotel will be straight ahead.
o Central London - 50 minute drive
o M25/M1, Junction 19 - 8 minute drive
o Hemel Hempstead - 4 minute drive
o Watford - 20 minutes drive
o Thorpe Park - 45 minutes drive
o Whipsnade Zoo - 15 minutes drive
o Legoland - 50 minutes drive
o Castlebury Park - 20 minutes drive
o Rex Cinema - 15 minutes drive
o Central London Euston - 40 minutes
o Hemel Hempstead Station - 4 minute drive from Hotel
o Apsley Station - 2 minutes drive from Hotel
o Luton Airport - 20 minutes drive/taxi
o Heathrow Airport - 45 minute drive/taxi
o Gatwick Airport - 90 minute drive/taxi
o London City Airport - 60 minute drive/taxi
You can check in from 14:00. You need to check out by 11:00.