The World Of Hospitality Issue 18 2016 - Page 56

56 the World Of Hospitality Hogarths Stone Manor Conference and team building facilities upgraded following refurbishment at Hogarths Stone Manor, near Kidderminster Meeting and conference facilities at Hogarths Stone Manor, near Kidderminster, Worcestershire have been upgraded as part of the four star hotel’s top-totoe refurbishment programme, which has restored the property to its former glory but with a more contemporary feel. Set in 27 acres of landscaped grounds and gardens the 56-bedroom, Tudor style hotel can now offer flexible space for smaller meetings and executive retreats, as well as conferences for up to 200 delegates, or host a reception for a maximum of 300 guests. It can also be booked for an exclusive-use residential conference. The extensive grounds and woodland provide a perfect setting for outdoor team-building games and events including clay pigeon shooting, a bush craft survival exercise or GPS treasure quest, while the Pump Toom covered outdoor space is ideal as a break-out area for light refreshments, lunch or dinner. There is also free parking for over 400 cars. events co-ordinators can also assist with arranging entertainment and themed evenings such as a Worcestershire pub night with beer tasting, traditional pub grub and a quiz. All the meeting and conference suites have been revamped in a stylish new colour palette of greens, aubergine and charcoal that bring the outside in and reflect the decor featured in the hotel’s public areas and bedrooms. Located in the heart of the idyllic Worcestershire countryside but within easy reach of Birmingham, Hogarths Stone Manor is just 15 minutes’ drive from junction one of the M42 and junction four of the M5 motorways. Conference planners can make a selection from the hotel’s menus, alternatively Executive Chef Paul Harris and his team can create bespoke dishes to suit different tastes and dietary requirements. Delegates may dine privately in their own exclusive suite, or in the main AA rosette Dining Room. The hotel’s For more details and a conference brochure call Hogarths Stone Manor on Tel: 01562 777 555 or email; information can also be found on Website: