Those looking for a place for an elegant country estate wedding in the United Kingdom may select Parklands Quendon Hall. With rental availability for large-scale events, the upscale 17th-century mansion is surrounded by over 100 acres of a deer park. If you need to attend an event at Quendon Hall and aren't from the area, there are a number of nearby hotels from which to choose.
Cricketers Arms Gastro Hotel.
The nearest hotel to Parklands Quendon Hall is the Cricketers Arms Gastro Hotel. The property has standard rooms and suites available decorated in contemporary style, all of which include amenities such as free Internet access, flat-screen TV and name-brand bath products. Request a family room for additional space. Make your reservations far in advance as the hotel is very small. Take advantage of the on-site restaurant and bar serving lunch and dinner. Food features local ingredients with menu items changing depending upon availability of products. Attractions near the property include Cambridge University, Duxford Air Museum and the village of Saffron Walden.
The 22-room Crown House Hotel is housed in a building from the Tudor era. Each room comes with high-speed wireless Internet access, hair dryer, private bathroom and television. Each room is decorated in an individual style. Ground floor rooms are handicapped accessible. Included with the room cost is a full breakfast each morning. For other meals of the day, dine at the on-site restaurant, which serves English cuisine. Area attractions such as the Imperial War Museum, Audley End Miniature Raileway and Stansted Mountfichet Castle are in the vicinity.
For those seeking old-world country charm, the Cricketers, Claverling is located in a 16th-century building. Owned by the parents of famed TV chef Jamie Oliver, the 14-room property has a mix of rooms in either contemporary and cottage decor, all of which receive a high-speed wireless Internet signal. Dine on a complimentary continental breakfast or at the on-site restaurant, which specialises in local, fresh, organic meals. Points of interest within easy driving distance of the hotel include the Audley End House, Newmarket Race Course and the Cambridge shopping malls.
Archway Guest House
Archways Guest House offers three rooms and one family suite which can accommodate up to five people. All rooms include Internet access, coffeemaker and television. Dine on a hot breakfast each morning or a nearby restaurants including Prezzo and the Restaurant on Church Street. Mole Hall Wildlife Park, grass maze of Saffron Walden and Linton Zoo are all within a short drive of the guest house.