Stanford Hall, Lutterworth is a Grade 1 listed Country House, set in 750 acres of surrounding parkland in the heart of Leicestershire countryside with the river Avon flowing through the grounds. The house with its beautiful ballroom, formal drawing rooms, billiards room and fifteen luxury bedrooms was built in 1697 as the “perfect William and Mary House” and today is still the family home to the Fothergill family the tenth generation to live there. The magnificent house and grounds are available for exclusive hire for weddings, private parties, corporate events, corporate team building days, location shoots and public events.
Stanford Hall is brilliantly located right in the heart of England, and just 5 minutes from the M1, M6 and A14 junction, with access to all train lines, motorways and airports (50 minutes from Euston, 1 hour from the base of the M1 and 35 minutes from Birmingham International Airport. There are easy links to landmark sports venues such as golf at the world famous Belfry, horse racing at Leicester, Warwick or Towcester, Formula One at nearby Silverstone and premiership rugby at Leicester Tigers or Northampton Saints.
If you are interested in arts, Stanford is wonderfully connected. Exhibitions, concerts and dance are available in Birmingham, and London with its theatres, restaurants and galleries, is a short 50 minute train journey away for day visits. Shakespeare’s Stratford is a 40 minute drive away and there are wonderful historic houses and gardens nearby including Althorp, Kelmarsh and Coton Manor to be enjoyed during your stay.
The 14th Century Parish Church of Stanford on Avon, with its magnificent medieval stained glass and carefully preserved Cave Family monuments is well worth a visit. Take a short stroll across the Bridge into the village past the ancient pack-horse bridge across the Avon dating from the time of the Civil War.