Private Parties and Events

Down Hall Hotel & Spa has fourteen private dining & meeting spaces in total, ranging from intimate boardroom to larger function space for up to 200 guests.

Each of the four private rooms within the Mansion House offer guests high ceilings and plenty of natural light. Feel at home with modern audio visual equipment, comfortable seating, executive boardroom options and original characteristics such as open fireplaces and decorative Edwardian style doorways.

In addition, a further 10 private rooms sit within the West Wing, including the Bridgeman/Selwin Suite, a ballroom that can cater for 180 in a banqueting setup or 200 people theatre style. The Oxford Belcamp and Copley Beners rooms can cater for 60 banqueting and are decorated in a traditional style.

The kitchen team at Down Hall provide a signature buffet for day delegates and a variety of party menus to suit your occasion. As an independent hotel, the team are free from restriction and can adapt your menu to suit the event, whether that be a birthday party, Christening or wedding anniversary.

Down Hall boasts a further 110 acres of grounds whereby a whole host of activities are available including laser clays, Segway challenges, 4×4 driving experiences, archery and a whole host more. Down Hall has one of the most favourable and adaptable outdoor spaces in the UK.

Down Hall is one of England’s most established country house hotels. Located in Hatfield Heath, the hotel is just 9 miles from Stansted Airport, 40 minutes from central London by train and is in close proximity to both the M11 and M25.

Capacity & Floorplans

Down Hall Hotel and Spa is one of the largest meeting and events centres in Bishop’s Stortford, on the Essex and Hertfordshire border. Featuring 18 multi-purpose rooms, the hotel has a maximum capacity of 200 guests.


Down Hall Hotel and Spa in Hertfordshire is one of England’s most established country house hotels. Located 15 minutes from Stansted Airport in Essex and 45 minutes from London, we are easily accessible for your delegates, whilst the privacy of the surrounding woodlands gives your meeting or event the ‘away-from-the-office’ feeling it requires.

Team Building

We have partnerships with the leading team building companies who will be pleased to help tailor a package for your goals. Whether you are after a better understanding of your team roles, processes, or simply want to reward your employees.

Private Events

Are you planning an celebration dinner or lunch with your nearest and dearest? Looking to organise a big party for that special birthday? Would like to celebrate your engagement in style? Or just enjoy the tradition of Sunday lunch in the sophisticated surroundings of Down Hall with your family?


Dining is one of the most important aspects of a successful conference or event and here at Down Hall we have embraced this. Our Head Chef has created the perfect conference and banqueting menus with something to suit everyone’s taste and preferences

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