Meet Our Team
We are an independent business, and despite going from a mere 25 staff in 1991 to well over a 100 today our core values of Care, Humility,Responsibility and Teamwork remain the same.
Phillip Allsopp (Group Sales & Marketing Director) who started part time in 1990 whilst at university as a waiter and then moved into an assistant managers role. Moved into sales management role, becoming Group Business Development Manager in 2001.
Adam Small (Group Financial Director) who joined the company in 1996, and became Group Accountant in 1998 when the family purchased the Abbey Hotel.
Liz Gibbon (Sales Manager) joined the company in 1992, becoming Head Receptionist in 1994, Operations Manager in 1998, Guest Services Manager in 2002, Front Office Manager in 2003 and Sales Manager in 2008.
Rachel Baldry (Front Office Manager) joined in 1991, becoming Head of Reservations in 1994. She has been in charge of reception for over 10 years and Front of House Manager since 2004.
Darren Lewis (Head Golf Teaching Professional) joined as Golf Shop Manager in 1998 and then including Head Teaching Professional in 2002.
Jacqui Hands (Health Club & Spa Manager) joined in 1996 as Health Club Manager and became Spa Manager in 2010.
Heidi Bryan (Operations Manager) who joined us in 2004
Richard Marshall (Head Chef) who joined us in 2008