Say hello to some of the team who who'll be looking after you and those working hard behind the scenes to ensure you have a wonderful visit.

Pictures by wedding photographer Sarah Brabbin

Deputy general manager Chris

General Manager, Chris

Highly experienced, Chris has risen through the ranks of hotel management in his career and knows every inch of Holdsworth House – having worked here for 7+ years in the roles of operations manager and deputy general manager.

Claire at Holdsworth House

Wedding & Events Manager, Claire

Super-dedicated Claire is our fount of knowledge related to weddings, conferences and celebrations. Claire has worked at Holdsworth House for 30 yerars.

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Head Chef, Adam Harvey

Incredibly talented and keen to please, Adam brings the finest flavours and best ingredients from the kitchen to your table.

Kay at Holdsworth House

Front Office Manager, Kay

When not cheering on her family on the sporting field, Kay is keeping our reception team, phone lines and booking systems running smoothly.

Wedding Master of Ceremonies Tracey

Weddings Master of Ceremonies, Tracey

Tracey has worked at Holdsworth House for over thirty years. She's known to many brides as 'The Fairy Godmother'.

Rachel at Holdsworth House

HR & Accounts Manager, Rachel

Rachel is our number one number-cruncher, travel-lover and fan of fine cheeses.

Gardener John

Gardener, John

When he's not on the golf course, John is tending to the flower beds. He's worked with Holdsworth House for over 15 years.


Head Housekeeper, Zaneta

Bright and breezy, just like her freshly laundered linen. Zaneta is a stickler for detail and always has a friendly hello for everyone.

George Crossley Chef Holdsworth House

Sous Chef, George

George is key in helping to deliver the wow factor through beautifully presented food, imaginative flavours and quality ingredients in our busy restaurant and banqueting kitchen.

Eric the house cat


Eric is our resident cat. Adopted as a stray, he often resides in the hotel entrance porch. He keeps his distance from guest's dogs.

Marketing manager Liz

Marketing Manager, Liz

Website, social media and newsletters. Leaflets, brochures and events: there's plenty to keep Liz out of trouble.

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