Blog posts tagged with 'herefordshire'
Where is Brinsop Court? My name is Mike Lowe and I am the newly appointed manager of Brinsop Court Estate. I have worked in and around Herefordshire for over 18 years, having moved down from Manchester in the late 90s. I have Co-ordinated and run over 250 weddings and have also managed at some of the county’s most exclusive venues. On being offered the prestigious role of General… read more on Where is Brinsop Court?
Sam + Sophie With a manic week of flash floods followed by outbreaks of sunshine and humidity across Herefordshire, we had our fingers crossed that the sun would make an appearance for the Weg-Bohn wedding on June 17th. Luckily the sun came out to stay just as the bride-to-be made her way to Burghill church in a rare Aston Martin DB6 courtesy of Brinsop’s owner's… read more on Sam and Sophie June Wedding
So – WHY DO PEOPLE BEHAVE LIKE THAT? Last Wednesday morning we enjoyed the company of PKH Fire Training at Brinsop to get us all up to speed with our safety measures. It was a fascinating and very useful morning (but could you wear the uniform next time please, Pete?), where we all listened and learned and passed the required tests regarding fire safety awareness. The morning passed… read more on Fire Safety Training With The Brinsop Team
We have recently ventured into doing the catering ourselves for our corporate guests and although they can of course either self-cater or opt to use one of our preferred caterers, we are finding that they want to use our in-house option. Our house manager, Ali is our chief catering go to person who designs the menus and organises the shopping, cooking and serving of what has been… read more on Brain Food for Board Meetings
As regular readers and followers of Brinsop’s evolution know we are now offering the manor house out as a corporate venue and it is available from Mondays to Fridays for high level management and board meetings and other corporate events. To date we have had an interesting mix of a few corporate bookings and just like our holiday guests, the businesses that have used Brinsop Court have… read more on Adventures in the corporate world
We were thrilled to welcome the production team and presenters of The Gadget Show a couple of weeks ago who were here to film an episode of the show. The episode is scheduled to be shown on Monday, 4th May this year. Put that date in your diary NOW. Most of the filming was done inside Brinsop in our signature rooms – the Banqueting Hall, the Queen… read more on The Gadget Show
Visiting a castle can be a whole day affair or just a quick peek as you walk past following a circular walk or Treasure Trail. If you come to Brinsop Court and want a castle weekend, we’d suggest one day to explore Eastnor Castle and Ledbury and a second day to tour the other seven! Eastnor Castle is the home of the Hervey-Bathurst family, situated in a… read more on 8 castles you must see whilst in Herefordshire
From this Friday, 27th February through to 15th March, Herefordshire has its own film festival with a wealth of films to watch all around the county. There are thirty venues in total and the nearest ones to Brinsop Court are The Simpson Hall in Burghill and the Courtyard in Hereford. We are particularly delighted to see that “Here and Now” (12A), is showing on Tuesday, 3rd March… read more on Borderlines Film Festival 2015
Wandering through the house this moring I saw a book called "A Journey Around England, Nostalgic Travels through England's Counties, the Francis Frith collection" and it caught my attention because it looked old. It was actually published in 2004 and turning to the pages on Herefordshire I was treated to some great black and white photos of Hereford, High Town, Leominster, Bromyard and Ross on Wye. The chapter starts with… read more on Herefordshire
Most people probably don’t think of Herefordshire as a venue for their conferences and even if they do they might get confused with Hertfordshire! But there is life outside London and we want to share what we think are the pros and cons of Herefordshire as a conference venue. We’d love to know what you think too! Herefordshire isn’t the easiest county to get to in a… read more on Pros and Cons of Herefordshire as a conference venue