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Big improvements at Lillibrooke Manor & Barns

In line with Lillibrooke’s ongoing commitment to venue improvements, the building of new toilets and kitchens are well under way.  Windsor contractor Revo are carrying out these specialist works to meet the exacting demands of Planning and Conservation, harmonising with the Great Barn itself.  Careful sourcing of external finishes is hugely important, such as roof […]

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The Woman behind Cumberland Lodge

In 1947, Ernestine Amy Buller was gifted the use of Cumberland Lodge by King George VI in order to establish the St Catharine’s Foundation. The foundation, now known by the name of its home, Cumberland Lodge, was set up by Buller and her supporters as a college of sorts. Buller, whose background was in working […]

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Blog Head Chef Taplow House

Patrick Bardoulet is our passionate and experienced Head Chef here at Taplow House Hotel. With more than 30 years culinary experience in France, Denmark, Cyprus, Dubai and the UK, Patrick Bardoulet has a wealth of experience and cosmopolitan flair.  His list of appointments includes working for 5* hotels, the business and sporting elite, politicians and nobility. […]

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Amber Lakes Festival Showcase ¦ Wednesday, 21st March

Calling all event planners! The Amber Lakes Festival Showcase 2018 takes place 3-8pm on Wednesday, 21st March. Come and enjoy live music, food, drink and entertainment at this breath-taking events venue set within a 450 acre private nature reserve. Email hello@amberlakes.co.uk for more information.  

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Tasty new experiences from Team Activity Group.

We are constantly updating our range of activities, and due to popular demand we can now offer numerous gastronomic experiences. From Cupcake Decorating and Chocolate Making to bring out the creative flair in your team, to a Chocolate Fountain to add something a bit different to a lunch or dinner. For those who prefer a more […]

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A BBC MasterChef inspired experience

It was a proud moment for us here at L’Ortolan to first see Gareth, our talented sous chef on the big screen, and with something as highly regarded as BBC’s MasterChef: The Professionals, we were all on tenterhooks watching his TV debut. With incredible comments from his first dish, right through to his last in […]

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Flower Bouquet Workshop & Three Course Lunch

Join a relaxing workshop learning how to create a seasonal hand-tied bouquet, hosted by the very talented florist from Flowerstalk, Sarah Dodson! The PERFECT team building event! Learn many techniques including how to arrange the flowers, spiral the stems, positioning of the flowers and balancing them all together. Finishing the workshop by wrapping the bouquet […]

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The Royal Opera House: An evening with Opera's Young Stars

Join us for an irresistible evening of opera highlights, Champagne and dinner as we are joined once more by wonderful young international stars from the Jette Parker programme of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Performing arias and ensembles from the world’s most ravishing and well known operas, Soprano: Haegee Lee, Mezzo-soprano:Aigul Akhmetshina, Baritone: Gyula […]

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Private Boat Hire Ltd

With so many of the best restaurants in the area on or near the river why not arrive in style on board one of our luxury passenger boats. We have moorings suitable for The Waterside Inn, Fat Duck, Hinds Head and Crown in Bray as well as our Marlow mooring for the Hand and Flowers, […]

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