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Here are a few recent testimonials from some of our lovely brides and grooms:

Just to say thank you for the Wedding Reception you organised for my Grandson Scott and his now wife Rachel.  The food was lovely, and your staff could not have been more attentive and helpful.  Nothing was too much trouble. The rooms were very relaxing…. all in all a perfect day.   I would recommend your hotel to anyone.                    Scott’s Grandfather, June 2017


Neil and I wanted to thank you all for the lovely wedding day we spent at the Horn of Plenty. The ceremony was well organised, the food was delicious, the table decorations were exactly as I pictured them and we were very impressed by the professionalism of your team of staff throughout the day. We will always keep fond memories of this special day at your venue!             Neil & Stephanie, April 2017


We had our wedding at the Horn of Plenty and to say it was a perfect day is an understatement! From booking it a year ago to the big day itself was so easy and stress free! The staff couldn’t do enough for us and the chef along with his team served up a real treat, the whole day was made so special with a big thanks to all the staff! Could not recommend it enough!                   Lee & Jo, February 2017


Richard and I would like to thank you and your fantastic team for making Saturday such a wonderfully happy day for all of us. We all had a ball, in no small measure down to your gentle guiding hand ahead of Saturday and then your discreet direction on the day.

Nothing seemed to be too much trouble – whether it was providing a room for us to arrange the flowers on Friday morning or imperceptibly adapting the day to suit the temperature and just ensuring that everything ran as smoothly as planned.

Congratulations and thank you too to the chef and the staff in the kitchen and restaurant for producing such a delicious topnotch wedding breakfast.

The Horn of Plenty itself was a star – what a setting, shown off to best advantage in the sun and autumn colours. We were so lucky.

And all of us fortunate enough to stay overnight were impressed by the stunning rooms, views, stylish comfort and unobtrusive staff.

So a big thank you once again.          Will’s Mum, November 2016


I just wanted to drop you a quick line to express my heartfelt gratitude to you and your whole team for the incredible service we received this weekend. I simply cannot fault anything from the whole time we were there. Everyone commented on, of course, the stunning location and splendid house, but also there was considerable high praise for the food.

Every single member of your staff were so wonderful, incredibly polite and helpful without feeling false or insincere.

I can’t put into words what a wonderful time we had, your hotel bedrooms, grounds and food were beyond expectation and the service provided ensured we had the most relaxing, stress-free and beautiful day.  So from the bottom of our hearts, thank you.   Anna and Ashley, September 2016


This is just a short note to say thank you to you and all your team for being such a large integral part of those memories for us. From the day we decided to hold our wedding at the Horn of Plenty, it was packed with fun, excitement and pure pleasure. The planning was so enjoyable and what a turn out on the day. The venue, staff, food and atmosphere was past even the wildest of our expectations.

Our guests raved about it all as did we and our photos told the full story.

We will have fond memories of our day together with our families and friend for many, many years to come.  Thank you again for making our day so special.   Alistair & Sandra Houston, April 2016


“We were in a slightly unusual position of actually booking our wedding at The Horn of Plenty, two and a half years before the actual day, so we had a long time to plan everything! Throughout that time, we visited the hotel on a number of special occasions.

While the hotel itself and the views are absolutely stunning, without question it is Julie and every single member of staff that we have met, that makes The Horn of Plenty the most perfect venue for any celebration at all. Nothing was too much trouble for any of the staff, and they were so nice and so incredibly helpful.

The big day itself went without a hitch. The food, the ambience, the Christmas decorations, and again, the staff, all helped make the day one that we will never ever forget. 

We cannot thank Julie and the team enough for everything they did for us, in the lead up to the wedding and on the day itself. Their professionalism, experience and attention to detail set The Horn of Plenty apart from any other venue that either of us have ever visited in the past.
The words “THANK YOU” just do not seem anywhere nearly close to being enough!”      Anna and Dave, December 2015


“From our arrival to departure everything was superb. The staff were very attentive to our needs and we couldn’t thank them all enough .
Emma the wedding coordinator is amazing , we cannot  thank her enough for making our day so special day a really credit to the hotel.
Julie the owner is also extremely dedicated.   Julie’s help and understanding from our initial contact through to our wedding day was outstanding .
From the receptionists to the serving staff I couldn’t fault anybody or anything , this will forever be our special place not just because we wed there but if you want to be somewhere to make you feel special this is where it will be. ”     Kerry & Jerry Nov 2015


 “Thank you for everything, you and the staff were absolutely brilliant, we could not fault a thing!  We will definitely be returning to the Horn of Plenty.  You made our day perfect!”      Leanne and Steve Sept 2015


“The Horn of Plenty surpassed our expectations in every way possible enabling us to have the most wonderful wedding day.

Julie and Emma took care of everything for us. The Hotel offers a dedicated wedding co-ordinator – something that we hadn’t expected, but were so grateful to have. Throughout the planning stages both Julie and Emma accommodated all of our requests and offered us guidance when appropriate. On the wedding day itself, they made sure the day flowed seamlessly, enabling us to relax and enjoy the day.

The communication between us and the Hotel was excellent. We felt like our wedding was as important to them, as it was to us. We were allowed to feel as if nothing was ever too much trouble, no matter how small the request.

We, and our guests, were made to feel so welcome within the Hotel. All of the staff were excellent. The accommodation was superb and the food, cooked by Scott, was spectacular. Our guests raved about the food, as much as they did about the venue.

We cannot recommend this Hotel highly enough. We have every intention of going back to the Hotel on a regular basis, and it has become a firm favourite with our guests too.

Thanks to the Horn of Plenty, we have created memories that we shall treasure for a lifetime.”        Sarah & Dan August 2015


 “Our Wedding Day was absolutely beautiful and will be a day we will cherish forever.  The food was exquisite, the staff were so friendly and attentive and the rain held off leaving our guests with the breath-taking views which David and I fell in love with on our first visit.

I cannot praise the staff enough, each and every one of them made our day that little bit more special. Could you do anything better…. No… keep doing what you are doing, as you are all doing it fantastically well, the staff seem like a happy family and that shines through creating a loving happy atmosphere.

We will definitely be back to reminisce on such a fabulous day and The Horn of Plenty will most certainly have a special place in my heart.”      Kelly & David Aug 2015


“We wanted to say a big thank you to you and your team for making our wedding such a special day! We both had a fantastic day, it couldn’t have gone any better and many of our friends have commented that it’s the best wedding they’ve ever been to!

The Horn of Plenty looked brilliant, the food was even better than we hoped (thanks Scott!) and all the staff did a great job in making people feel welcome and relaxed. We obviously got lucky with the weather, but doing the speeches outside and being able to use the lawn for games and photos etc. made it the relaxed event we wanted it to be.

Thanks to you and Emma for your help planning all the fine details and making it all come together. We’ll definitely be back in the near future.”      Hayley and Pete, June 2015


“We would just like to say a huge thank you again for everything you did to make our wedding day as special as it was.  We were made to feel welcome by everyone we met, from our very first meeting to the taster evening, right up until check out!

We had the most amazing day at The Horn of Plenty, and we will forever remember it! People still talk about the views, the food and the whole ambiance of the day.  We will definitely be back!”      Krystal and Ross, May 2015


“We wanted to thank you for all your amazing help, support and advice in the lead up to our wedding. Planning everything from Australia was a challenging prospect, but you made the whole process relaxed and easy – we couldn’t have done it without you!

We had a beautiful day and our guests have all complimented us on the gorgeous venue and delicious food.  You definitely deserve all of your awards!”      Rosie & Ian, March 2015


“Thank you so much for making our wedding day so special from the very first meeting right up to the day itself. Your staff were superb and everyone was made to feel welcome. Thank you again.”      Pamela & Chris, December 2014


“We just wanted to say thank you for making our wedding so amazing and stress free! It was a fantastic day made simple by not having to worry about a thing as you and your team had thought of everything. We look forward to returning in the future for the food and to remember the magical day we had there!”      Sarah & Lee, November 2014


“Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making our day as fabulous as it was. Everyone has said what an amazing place you have and how wonderful and relaxed it all was, and that is all down to you and your wonderful staff.  Everything was just perfect and everyone is talking about how utterly divine the food was. We shall definitely see you again very soon. So so many thanks.”     Becky and Dean, September 2014


“I just wanted to let you know how very special you made Kay’s wedding last Saturday. Your attention to detail and lovely, bubbly nature made it so easy for us all. The surroundings, food and your team that looked after us really went the extra mile. Of course, your new rooms are just a delight!”      Kay’s Mum, September 2014


“From the moment we saw the venue and met you, we knew this was the place to hold our wedding and we were not disappointed. Everyone’s been commenting on what a wonderful day it was and how beautiful the venue is. The food was incredible and people are still talking about it.

Thank you also to you Julie. You helped the day go perfectly and made me feel very special and very calm too. Which helped me enjoy every second.   Thank you, thank you, thank you.”      Nicola and Jason, May 2014


“Fabulous, fabulous, fabulous. Accommodation wonderful, wedding organised and carried out to perfection. Setting beautiful. The only thing better than the food and the accommodation was the staff, an absolute credit and we cannot sing their praises loud enough.  You have made our day and our wedding. Thank you to all at your wonderful Country House Hotel!”      Lynzi and Colin, March 2014


“Thank you for making Charlotte’s and Andy’s wedding day so wonderful.  We have heard nothing but great praise from all the guests that attended about how fab the wedding was, and this was in no small part to the meticulousness of your work.

Clearly, the venue is stunning, albeit even more enhanced when the sun is shining:).

As far as I am concerned though what was even more stunning was the quality of service that you and your staff provided.  The day just seemed to whizz by and this was simply because I did not have to worry about a single thing and had a smile on my face all day long.

The food was outstanding and was a real highlight that everyone commented on: send our thanks to your kitchen staff and chef.

Your serving staff were fab: they could not do enough and I heard one even stayed beyond her finishing time because she was enjoying the wedding so much.

Having organised corporate functions myself at work I know that a completely seamless event is both very difficult to achieve and is sometimes not appreciated by those attending: be assured I have the greatest admiration for your efforts and that of your staff.

I would certainly have no hesitation in recommending you and your hotel: the accolades you have won are completely justified.

Keep up the good work and all the best for the future.”      Charlotte’s Dad, May 2014

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