Charming country hotel in Milton Keynes
With its distinctive russet bricks, imported from the Netherlands, the mansion house at De Vere Horwood Estate was built in 1911 as a country residence for the Denny family, and has been welcoming guests ever since.
Today, the hotel brings together a wealth of original features along with 21st-century modern style across 35 different event spaces and a purpose built training academy to ensure that any meeting, conference, training or wedding is memorable. Outside, the grounds lend themselves perfectly to a range of teambuilding activities.
At the restaurant, the modern British menu features classic dishes, sourced seasonally from good suppliers whilst the Executive Chef team curate celebration menus that deliver restaurant-quality food for a wide range of events. Head upstairs and you’ll discover a collection of modern and stylish bedrooms.
The birthplace of Percy Thrower, his father was the estate’s head gardener, the manicured Pytheas Gardens, complete with a lily pond, make a great spot for a stroll whilst 38 acres of wider estate grounds reveal some of Buckinghamshire’s most beautiful countryside.
Centrally located, 11 miles from Milton Keynes, the hotel is just 25 minutes from J14 of the M1, 40 minutes from Luton airport and an hour’s drive to Heathrow.
Free, superfast Wi-Fi with a maximum bandwidth of 100Mb is available throughout the hotel and up to 100m within the grounds.
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