A Luxury Country House Hotel
A beautiful 17th century manor house where the past & present come together. This luxurious hotel is in the quaint village of Great Offley. Offley Place is tucked away in a picturesque setting in a quiet village that is still conveniently located to major transport links.
Afternoon Tea is a ritual introduced in the early 1840s amongst British aristocracy. It evolved as a mini meal to stem the hunger and anticipation of an evening meal at 8pm. Nowadays, Afternoon Tea is usually enjoyed as an occasional luxury for the British; a treat in a Country House Hotel, perhaps to celebrate a birthday or special occasion! At Offley Place, we like to uphold this timeless British tradition, where we offer our guests the perfect environment to relax and indulge in the pleasures of homemade cakes, scones, pastries, tarts and sandwiches, we well as a selection of all your favourite teas. Whether you are celebrating a birthday, an anniversary or simply treating a loved one, Afternoon Tea at Offley Place promises to delight! Afternoon Tea at Offley Place is served in our restaurant and lounge area's Thursday-Saturday from 1.00pm until 5.00pm and Sunday's from 3.00pm until 5.00pm subject to availability. For Bookings over 10+ people we will require a non-refundable deposit to secure your table. Please note we do require at least 24 hours notice for any bookings.
Overlooking the beautiful parkland our Spencer Restaurant is open for dinner bookings every day *. We also offer our guests the perfect environment in which to relax and indulge in the delights of morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea. Our lounge menu is served daily from 11am, and can be enjoyed in our Bar, Lounges or Outside. Whether you are celebrating a birthday or an anniversary or simply treating loved ones the Spencer Restaurant at Offley Place promises to delight. The talented team of Chefs strive to use only the freshest ingredients from locally sourced suppliers wherever possible. The Spencer Restaurant has been enhanced by the addition of the Conservatory. Perfect setting from which to enjoy the beauty that surrounds the house, the combined dining space created by the Conservatory and Spencer Restaurant is truly unique. Why not take your pre dinner drinks in our bar or relax on the comfy sofas by our open fire in the Winter months, a real favourite! The chefs are more than happy to cater to individual dietary requirements, so please do not hesitate to contact us. Children are also welcome and can enjoy from the main menu, or alternatively they may select a dish from our children’s menu.
A Sunday lunch in a Country House Hotel is the perfect way to end your weekend. You can have a stroll around our gardens, sit down to a delicious 2 or 3 course lunch, complete with all the trimmings, before collapsing into one of our comfy sofas in our luxurious lounges. In the winter months we even light our open fire places to keep you warm! Our menu is regularly updated to ensure we have the freshest seasonal ingredients and best cuts of meat from local suppliers. Our Chefs are more than happy to cater to individual dietary requirements, so please do not hesitate to contact us. Children are also welcome and we can offer half portions from the main menu, or alternatively they may select a dish from our children’s menu.
At Offley Place there are 16 individually designed bedrooms, all of which add to the charm and grace of the house. Each bedroom comes fully equipped with all the essentials you need after a long day. Guests can benefit from all the modern amenities such as complimentary WIFI, free hotel parking, tea & coffee making facilities, a hair dryer, an iron & ironing board and soft crisp linen ready to sink into at the end of the day. Whether your staying with us as a leisure guest or you are travelling on business, start your day right with our made to order English breakfast with a continental style buffet which is included in every room rate. Offley Place looks forward to welcoming you for a stay like no other.
The premier rooms are our more standard rooms complete with:
- Comfortable double beds
- En Suite bathrooms
- Tea & Coffee facilities
- Iron & ironing board
- Wardrobe space
- Complimentary WIFI
Where to start?
Dreaming of your big day? Searching frantically for your perfect Wedding venue? Unsure of where to start? Don't panic....we are here to help every step of the way. Our dedicated Wedding team will support you from day one. We will begin with a show round of our venue along with a selection of our bedrooms, discuss your ideas and plans, answer any questions you both may have, and within 48 hours we will create a bespoke quotation for you...
What happens next?
After your first initial show round, we can then provisionally hold the date you'd like. During this time you will need to contact Stevenage registrars to ensure they can attend this date as well. You will also need to decide whether you are going to choose the exclusive or non exclusive option which will be explained to you on your show round.
The planning begins
Decided to go ahead? Congratulations! In order to proceed you will need to fill out and return our terms and condition forms. Once we have received this, it is time for your first deposit of £1000.00 to secure your Wedding date with us. You will then receive your official confirmation in the post detailing your next steps along with your planning meeting information. Exciting!
Your first official planning meeting is 6 months before your Wedding, before this feel free to call or email with any questions. The 6 month meeting will be to discuss any key questions you may have and a little bit of information from us to you, you will then have a a 3 month meeting, then finally your one month appointment. During this time you do have an option to come in to taste the menu you have chosen for your Wedding day, this is usually done 4-5 months prior to your Wedding.
What to remember
During the 12 months or more of planning your Wedding it is important to secure your date with the suppliers you are looking to use. From photographers, cake suppliers, photo booths, make up artists, wedding cars, to magicians it's best to book them as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. We will be holding Wedding open evenings throughout the year where all our key suppliers will attend to inspire you for your big day! Please look out for the dates of our open evenings on our website and bring all your friends and family so we can show you why Offley Place is the Wedding venue for you!
Conferences & Meetings
The cosy, comfortable lounge is situated just inside the main house to the right hand side. The lounge can hold up to 30 guests so whether your looking for a function space for a baby shower, a birthday party, a conference or even just a nice drink by the fire the lounge is the perfect space to host your event. Private dining is also available in this lounge. Please call 01462768787 for more information and pricing or please click the link below to view our events brochure.
Our beautiful conservatory offers a traditional meeting modern feel. The conservatory is a very light and airy room located within the main house boasting views across our parkland. From 30 to 200 guests our conservatory and adjoining Spencer Restaurant delivers the perfect party venue. These function rooms have seen many fantastic events over the years from intimate family gatherings to grand celebrations. For more information on booking your event please call us on 01462768787 and please click the link below to view our events brochure.
The Rose View Suite
The Rose View Suite is a self-contained suite just outside the main house. The Rose View has its own private garden and decking area with further access to our rose gardens. The Rose View has a fully stocked bottle bar, cloakroom and main room which can hold up to 50 people for a sit-down meal or up to 80 people for a buffet. For more information regarding the Rose View Suite or if you wanted to book in a show round to view what this function space has to offer please contact us with your details.
The Hughes Lounge
The Hughes lounge is situated just inside the main house to the left hand side. This lounge can also hold up to 30 guests and is suitable for more intimate events. Private dining is also available in this lounge. Please call 01462768787 for more information and pricing or please click the link below to view our events brochure.
The Hester Ballroom
Seating up to 250 people our new function room is the perfect venue for your event! Whether your looking for a celebration for a large number of guests or even your school prom the Hester Ballroom offers the ideal space for you. Please contact our events team for more information.
If you are you looking for a prom venue
Celebrate your school prom in style at Offley Place in 2019 in our new Hester Ballroom! Due to be launching in the Summer of 2018 we are excited to be welcoming Weddings & Events! Please contact us for more Ballroom & Prom information.