Kings Head Cirencester hires new general manager


The Kings Head Hotel in Cirencester has announced its new general manager as Sally Russell, who will now take over all strategic and operational management within the boutique.

Russell joins the Grade-II listed 45-bed boutique from her role at The Donnington Valley Hotel and Spa, where she has been positioned for the last five years.

Owned by Wildmoor Properties and operated by the Vineyard Group, The Kings Head Hotel has quickly become one of the top hotels in the Cotswolds since its launch at the end of 2014.

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New GM Russell also joins armed with a wealth of experience at a number of well-known properties such as The Carnarvon Arms in Newbury and The Oxford Hotel, after starting her career aged just 16.

Sally Russell, general manager of the Kings Head, said: “I am absolutely delighted to be taking the reins at The Kings Head and becoming part of the local community. I’m really looking forward to building the fantastic foundation that we have at The Kings Head as a destination for both locals and visitors alike.”