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


General Manager, Joseph

Football fanatic and family man, Joseph is pretty unflappable. Exceptional hospitality and restaurant management runs in his family.

Deputy general manager Chris

Deputy General Manager, Chris

Our 'Mr. Detail' is always around to rally the troops and muck in. Incredibly dedicated, Chris has an impressive knowledge of wine and gin too.

Claire at Holdsworth House

Wedding & Events Manager, Claire

Super-dedicated, Claire is our fount of knowledge thanks to her enviable memory retention! Claire has worked here for over 25 years and is a huge dog-lover.

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.

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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.


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.

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Kitchen Porter, Rose

A friend to all, our lovely Irish Rose has kept the kitchens spick and span for over forty years.

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.

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.

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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