Contact telephone: 01858 881500

Sales and Marketing

Jo Taylor
Conference & Events Sales Manager – Josephine Taylor

With twenty years’ experience in events and hospitality, Jo is certainly the right person to help you plan your event.

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Sales Co-ordinator – Jenny Allsopp

Jenny joined Hothorpe Hall in 2013 with several years’ experience in booking and planning events. Jenny is likely to be your first point of contact when enquiring about a meeting or residential week/end.

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Sales Co-ordinator – Kim Bale

Kim joined our sales team in 2015 having previously organised events and sourced venues for large pharmaceutical clients. Speak to Kim when enquiring about availability for your next conference - she'd be happy to help.

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Conference & Events Planner - Rachel Hayto

Rachel organises clients' events after a booking is made, ensuring that room layouts, bedroom configurations and special requests are a reality during each event. Rachel is often the person who will meet you on your arrival to go through 'housekeeping'.


Marketing Manager – Siân Kalidoski

Siân is responsible for ensuring Hothorpe Hall is recognised throughout all of our markets, from brochures to Hothorpe's
social media presence and to the websites & media relations.

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Richard Chatham- Sales & Marketing Director

Richard leads the Sales and Marketing teams and is responsible for developing and driving the business forward.




Stephanie Wheeler

Wedding Manager – Stephanie Wheeler

Stephanie works with couples from initial show round, to planning, to the wedding day, to ensure each bride and groom enjoys their most perfect day.


Wedding Co-Lisa Jonesordinator – Lisa Jones

From enquiry through to the big day, Lisa is meticulous in ensuring all the little bits - from stationery to the position of the dancefloor -  that make a couple’s day perfect are complete.


Wedding Co-ordinator - Julia Synnott

Julia is an integral part of the wedding team, liaising with couples from their first enquiry, showing the venues and co-ordinating weddings on the day.

Finance and Accounts

Finance Director – Chris FirthChris Firth

Chris’ ultimate responsibility is maintaining the budget and providing accurate financial forecasts for the board.



Accounts Assistant – Andrea Smith

AndrAndrea Smithea is responsible for ensuring invoices are processed and suppliers are paid.


Operations Manager  - Emily May-McDonaldEmily McDonald

A senior manager with over 25 years experience in the hospitality industry, Emily, overseas the day to day operations including Functions, Restaurant and bars, Housekeeping, HR and Training.


Food & Beverage

Fraser McDonald

Head Chef – Fraser McDonald

Fraser manages a busy kitchen and team of chefs and kitchen assistants. He is also responsible for devising menus for weddings, functions and special events.




Linda Milligan

Housekeeping Manager – Linda Milligan

Linda ensures a tidy and clean house throughout Hothorpe Hall’s bedrooms, function/meeting rooms and communal areas.


Facilities, Grounds and MaintenanceWes Coe

Grounds Manager - Wesley Coe 

Wes is responsible for ensuring Hothorpe Hall & The Woodlands' 12 acres of grounds are tidy, well-planted and enjoyable for guests to use during their stay.

Facilities Manager – Andy Wade

Andy is responsible for the maintenance team that keeps Hothorpe Hall’s high standards. He also looks after health and safety of staff and guests.Andy Wade



Vince Manfredi

Maintenance Manager - Vince Manfredi

Vince works hard to ensure that Hothorpe's historic building is maintained, to keep customers both safe and comfortable during their stay.

ManagNicola Firthing Director – Nicola Firth

Nicola oversees all of Hothorpe's departments, ultimately ensuring high customer standards are maintained and continuing growth of the business.



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