Just 30 minutes away from the bustling city centre & nestled within a 26 acre estate of stunning parkland, lies Stoke Place country house.
Surrounded by 26 acres of serene ‘Capability Brown’ landscaped parkland and only 20 minutes by train from Central London in South Buckinghamshire stands Stoke Place, a Grade II listed 17th Century Queen Anne Mansion house built by a royal chef in 1690.
With all the charm and rural tranquillity of a countryside location but with a stylish and relaxed modern interior, Stoke Place has 39 unique and beautifully decorated bedrooms including a number of junior suites, 10 Garden Rooms in a secluded orchard and Gatehouse rooms . It is a leading destination for weddings, conferences, business trips, romantic weekend breaks, team building events and parties. After being recently extensively refurbished but still full of original period features, this charming country house now effortlessly combines modern luxury with classical style, creating a truly elegant and unique venue.
For weddings, Stoke Place is a fairy-tale wedding venue, with sweeping staircases, stunning antique chandeliers, individually designed rooms, beautiful bay windows and 26 acres of stunning parkland. With only one wedding a day, Stoke Place offers Exclusive Use Hire of the whole house, function rooms and grounds and also offers a number of different locations for the wedding and reception as well as an on-site dedicated wedding planner.
For businesses, the stylish interiors and larger function rooms offer businesses a conference space with a difference. Far from the dull uninspiring interiors of standard corporate meeting rooms, the architecturally pleasant rooms are light and airy with views across the 26 acres of grounds. An on-site Events manager will also ensure each event runs smoothly and the hotel can organise fantastic team-building events such as Chocolate Master Classes, Wine Tasting and Cookery Schools.
For those wishing to relax and unwind, Stoke Place has a number of bikes for use to cycle around the grounds and a fishing licence for those wishing to fish in its very own lake. The hotel has also teamed up with a leading local beauty therapy company and can offer on-site in-room treatments. The famous ‘Butterfly Bar’ offers drinks, cocktails and a bar menu for fast casual dining and there is also the on-site restaurant ‘The King and Lamb’ which has recently been completely renovated. All the dishes are carefully prepared using only the finest quality, locally sourced free range ingredients and uses produce from Stoke Place’s very own Victorian Kitchen Garden situated on the estate. Stoke Place is also Highly Recommended on the Michelin Guide and The Good Food Guide.
Stoke Place is also dog friendly with 14 bedrooms that can accommodate dogs and plenty of room among the grounds for dog walking. The hotel also facilitates a number of events throughout the year such as a pop-up outdoor Cinema, immersive Halloween Murder Dinner, Bonfire and Fireworks evening and a number of Christmas events for all the family.
Stoke Place boasts a remarkable history. Built in 1690 by Patrick Lamb, the cook for the Kings and Queens of England including Charles II, James II, Mary and Queen Anne, the building has a history of wonderful Royal cuisine. Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown was commissioned by Field Marshall Sir George Howard to landscape the estate grounds of Stoke Place in 1765 and the now world famous garden architect created the signature parkland with its lake and islands that remain today.
Purchased in 2016 by the Cairn Hotel Group, one of the UK’s leading hotel groups, Stoke Place is one of the Group’s handpicked ‘Cairn Collection Hotels’, selected for its idyllic location and history. Stoke Place is a service-led hotel that prides itself on outstanding service and exceptional food and drink.