Farnham Castle, a iconic wedding and events venue in Surrey, has announced the appointment of a new general manager.
The property has welcomed Robert Wright to the role of GM, who will now oversee the day-to-day running and strategic direction of Farnham Castle, while also developing the property’s reputation in the conference, meetings and weddings sectors.
Wright joins with more than 20 years experience in the hospitality industry.
Farnham Castle is a 32-bedroom property set in five acres and dating back to the 12th century.
Speaking on his appointment, Robert said “I am delighted to be joining Farnham Castle and a fantastic team, whose passion and dedication to service and standards are second to none. The beautiful historic buildings and surroundings are perfect for any event and I’m really looking forward to working with the team and the local community”.
Licensed for both civil and religious ceremonies, it boasts 32 bedrooms as well as a Honeymoon Suite and bridal preparation area within its Gatehouse.
The Great Hall can host up to 150 seated guests with a variety of dining options, as well as providing a flexible space for other events. For corporate clients, 11 comfortable meeting rooms are available.