Anthony Cox, general manager at Danesfield House, has been announced as the new general manager at countryside destination, Thyme.
Moving to his new position in January, Cox brings with a wealth of experience from management roles at the likes of Bailbrook House, The Vineyard Hotel and Danesfield House and Spa Illuminata in London’s Mayfair where he has been since 2013.
Thyme is a collection of restored 17th century farm buildings, houses and cottages situated on the Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire border, owned by Caryn Hibbert.
The ‘village’ comprises a Meadow Spa, the newly-launched Ox Barn restaurant, 31 bedrooms, a cookery school, the Baa Bar and The Swan Pub.
The last year has seen significant investment into the site and Cox’s appointment marks the next stage of development at Thyme.
Anthony Cox, general manager at Thyme comments: “Thyme has very clearly been a labour of love over the last 15 years with the Hibberts working with the historic buildings and the farm that surrounds them to create a thoughtful place with love and attention lavished on every detail. I am very excited to be joining the team and working alongside Caryn Hibbert to help take the business onto its next stage. I hope to continue to provide guests at Thyme with a home away from home experience.”
Caryn Hibbert, founder and creative director, Thyme comments: “We have huge admiration for Anthony Cox’s wealth of experience not only in hospitality but also in luxury brands. He brings with him not only experience but energy and ideas and I look forward to working with him.”