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Neals Yard Dairy

August, 2022

Dear Jilly,
I owe you a massive thanks for all of your work making the conference this year such a seamless success: your excellent organisation, calm under stress, and ability to get any job done are a magnificent combination!
I so appreciate your being available at any time, day or night, and your clarity about the amenities at NCC so we could plan so easily. We couldn’t have done it without you!
I’m sure that there are some elements of our bill still to settle (e.g. campers! But I’m sure there are other things too) so when you get back from Portugal drop me a line and we can make sure that everything is tied out properly!
Perhaps it might also be possible to get an idea of what the lead time on midweek bookings in August is, so that we can ensure that we reserve for a similar slot in 2024?
Anyway, I hope you’re not reading this until you get back from a very well-deserved holiday. Looking forward to working with you again soon, and many, many thanks again!
Bronwen x

Yacht Havens


A huge thank you to all the NCC team for making our conference memorable and special.  Everything flowed seamlessly from start to finish, the house is truly spectacular but also a very relaxing space.  Everyone loved staying, it really is a special venue.

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Thank you Katherine and Jilly, so much, for everything! It went really well and the feedback was great. Everyone loved the venue and for sure would like to go back. Thanks Jilly for sending the photo updates, I really appreciated that!
Thanks again!!

June 2022

Everyone had a fabulous time and enjoyed their stay immensely thanks to the wonderful surroundings and excellent hospitality.
Many thanks to you and all the team for your hard work behind the scenes!
Kind regards

May 2022

Just a quick note to say thank you to you all at NCC.
We had an absolutely fantastic time over the weekend, and I would highly recommend the venue to anyone I speak to.
Thanks again,

March 2022

The team at North Cadbury Court are an absolute dream to work with!
We have used the venue, with amazing facilities, bedrooms with a definite WOW factor, a house with great character and great wifi too multiple times and are always looking for a reason to come back! Every time we host an event at NCC our attendees always say they have never stayed anywhere like it, and it’s a trip to remember!
NCC goes above and beyond to make sure our events run smoothly, the team are so lovely and welcoming – they always manage to make this grand venue feel like a home away from home!
It’s always a delight to go back – we cannot wait until next time!

March, 2022

Hi Georgia,
Hope you’re well. Well, what a FABULOUS week we’ve all had at North Cadbury Court!! Everybody absolutely loved it, thank you so much for everything – we really really do appreciate your charity discount to enable us to access such a wonderful venue for our first in-person Retreat since 2019! It’s been such an inspiring week and we all feel re-energised.
All the best,

My Society
October, 2021

Good morning Georgia,
I just wanted to say a massive thank you on behalf of all of us at Bonham & Brook, for all you did to make this weekend as memorable as it was. Everyone enjoyed themselves massively and we felt very lucky to spend a weekend in the most amazing property in such a lovely country setting.
I must also say that Suzy, Guy from Pickers and those who helped with regards to the catering were fantastic. Not only was everything that they prepared for us delicious, but they were also incredible warming and accommodating all weekend; there was nothing we would ask that would be any trouble.
I know that some are looking for a shooting range in London because they enjoyed that afternoon with Birds Hill Days so much. We massively appreciated them allowing us to still do it despite coronavirus. They were very good and made it so fun for all of us and, of course, Covid safe.
On the final day, I had the pleasure of meeting the owners. They were also very welcoming and pleasant, I was so pleased to hear that they were as happy as we were that we were there. I left a brief message in the guest book as well.
Please let me know if you have a trust pilot/ trip advisor account or anything and I would love to leave a review for you.
Again, thank you very much and I wish you all the best. I hope I can return one day!
Kind regards,
Ella Tennant
Client Service Associate

Bonham and Brook
September, 2020

Dear Georgia
A quick note of thanks as we return back to London, renewed and refreshed after a fantastic team offsite. Thank you for your support, organisation and patience with us as we figured out the details.
I am sure we will be back but in the meantime, thank you for everything!
We are already spreading the word – and fingers crossed that results in that insane bottle of champagne coming our way 🙂
Warm wishes

January, 2019

Good Morning.
Just a very big thank you to you and everybody at North Cadbury Court for all their kindness, help and assistance with our visit last week.
It was a pleasure to meet everyone and a very big thank you to Wendy who helped me with all the Sainsbury’s shopping and showing me all the kitchen facilities and giving us everything that we need.
You have a fantastic location and facilities and I know the chefs felt honoured to be able to stay and have the venue for their practising for the final exams in August. Please pass on my sincere thanks to all at North Cadbury Court, and I hope we left everything in order to your satisfaction.
If you’re ever in London we would be delighted to give you a tour here at the House of Commons.
Kind Regards,
Mark Hill
Executive Chef
Catering Services
In-House Services
House of Commons

Craft Guild of Chefs
July, 2018

Every summer we like to take some time out by treating the office to a couple of days out of London. This year we decided to return to North Cadbury Court, after having an incredible time at the house two years ago. As expected it not disappoint, they had even more activities on offer than our last visit, so we didn’t even need to leave the house. We’re already a very close team, but our trip brought everyone that little bit closer and allowed us to welcome our two new starters – not bad for a first day at work!
– What made you choose North Cadbury Court as the venue for your team gathering?
It’s a lovely place to get away from the hustle and bustle of London. We want to go somewhere to reward everyone’s hard work over the year, North Cadbury gives the team a sense of being somewhere grand and the feeling that we’re really splashing out on a unique experience for them.
There’s tons of activities, enough to keep everyone happy.
It’s big enough for everyone to have their own room.
Also, we had such a great time two years ago, we had to come back!
– What do you feel your team has gained from spending time there?
A well-deserved rest!
Bringing everyone together in a non-work environment, and getting to know our new starters.
– How does it compare to your day to day working life?
Very different! We have a great time at work, but it’s nice to go somewhere to relax and let off some steam.
– How can being in a historic setting bring benefits to a company like yours?
It’s refreshing to mix it up and get a taste of a different environment. We’re all very competitive so it was fun to apply this to new experiences like the lawn games & other activities.
– Would you come again?
Yes, definitely.

Man v Machine
July, 2018

Morning Georgia,
I wanted to send you an email just to thank you for all of your help and support with our Executive Retreat back in November. It was a complete success and everybody has commented on how lovely the house was and how smoothly everything went. The house tour was also a great addition. The people who went on it loved the history and thoroughly enjoyed it. We had the best time – all 30 of us have loved spending time working (and playing) in this beautiful house, so much character.
Thank you to all the staff for helping us create a fantastic event. Dependant on location and specifications for our next retreat I hope we will see you and get to stay at the Cadbury Court again.
Kindest Regards,

Sturrock & Robson
December, 2017

What a fantastic stay. We had a blast! One of our best agency getaways ever!!

Chaos Design
November, 2017

I wanted to say a HUGE thank you for Wednesday. The judges had the most amazing stay at North Cadbury Court and just loved it! (As we knew they would!).
The house is looking immaculate. I don’t know why, but it seems so much more pristine and smart than our last stay there – which was pretty awesome! Clearly you are doing wonders there and it has a fantastic vibe and charm about it.I do hope all was left to your approval when we finally departed on Thursday. I am sure that Steph will have left the kitchen immaculate. I also wanted to also pass on Joanne’s email to me the night before they arrived, so you could see her comments.
All in all you are running a wonderful venue there and we hope we can come back again in the near future!
Torts x

Hello Tortie
Just a quick email to let you know that all is well at North Cadbury Court and Georgia was there ready and waiting for me – so it was as smooth as silk.
The bedrooms look wonderful, they are all so beautifully presented and spotlessly clean. I just wanted to point this out to you as I know the judges travel extensively and they will be used to quality rooms and bathrooms. They have certainly got this at North Cadbury. The whole place smelt fresh and clean – and this must be tricky for an historic building so I take my hat off to Georgia and her team.
Each of the rooms now has a Great Taste welcome and cards for each guest.
I have put the beer in the cold room (thanks to Georgia again) and the Great Taste literature with it so Steph will find it all together.

Guild of Fine Food
July, 2017

Thank you for an absolutely spectacular stay! Our only complaint is that we weren’t here for longer – hope to come back soon!

Board Intelligence
March, 2017

Our 2017 Company Conference was held at North Cadbury Court and our whole team agreed it was a superb venue. The facilities made it the ideal location for both working breakout sessions and team bonding fun. We made full use of the outdoor bounce balls (highly recommend and make sure someone is filming!), the rooftop golf and the archery and wound down with a swim in the indoor pool and dip in the Jacuzzi. The house itself is beautiful with every one of the many rooms conveying a different character. Be sure to enjoy a sit down dinner in the North Hall (we used a local catering company “Pickers” – delicious food!) before exploring the underground club, casino and snooker room. The house management team were incredibly professional and thorough and more than happy to help us out with a variety of tasks. They made the stay hassle-free and enjoyable for all. We cannot recommend this venue enough for corporate stays (and private parties!) and we are all hoping for another visit soon!

All the best and we do hope to see you again soon!
Ben Wiggins
Board Intelligence Ltd

Board Intelligence Ltd
March, 2017

We would just like to say a huge thank you for hosting us at North Cadbury Court last week. We all had an incredible time and managed to the run the full two days without any issues what so ever. My colleagues reaction to the themed ballroom was absolutely priceless, as were their faces when the bus first arrived.
We all felt at home during our entire stay, and probably had the best nights sleeps of our lives! Please pass on our thanks to Archie for being also a great host.
All in all an incredible two days! We hope you see you again soon.

October, 2016

Just a quick note to say thank you again for all your help with making arrangements for the conference—this edition was easily the best yet, and the amazing infrastructure was one of the key things that made that success assured. The new flats and extra capacity made logistics with the caterers so much easier. Everyone had a wonderful time and the house was the star of the show! (Except for Alex, she was a star as well, and we couldn’t have done it without her.)
Bronwen Percival

Neal’s Yard Dairy
August, 2016

Singularly the greatest company away day venue of all time. Impeccable in every way, thank you. Fantastic.

May, 2016

All Hail North Cadbury Court! We have had the most incredible getaway. After our stay here we are more family than colleagues. Truly unforgettable – thank you!

May, 2016

FANTASTIC! Our second year for our annual kick off, 40 of us in shared and single rooms. Outstanding setup for our use by the team here and a wonderful venue for relaxing, business presentations and prep for the year, plus all sorts of fun acitivites using the many facilities here.
Strongly recommend this for a different, unique and enjoyable corporate event setting.

Commerce Decisions
April, 2016

We have just returned from our second visit to NCC. It is a fabulous place to take a senior team where they can kick back and really get to know each other. The rooms are a great standard with some real character. There are great activities all included and the catering option worked well too. The casino and nightclub are a super addition and were fun.
I can’t recommend it highly enough as a venue with that special feel and flexibility to do many team activities. We love the “hands off” approach.
Mark Bull, CEO Randstad UK and Middle East

Randstad UK and Middle East
September, 2015

Thank you for providing such a fantastic environment for us to bring 38 of our people together to celebrate the successes of 2015, set the strategy for 2016 and to network amongst and across our teams. We particularly enjoyed the range of activities and events available – from pool and sauna fun, snooker and darts, casino and disco, pedaloes on the lake, croquet, bubble football, tennis. We have had a fabulous time and would definitely recommend.
We also found all of our planning and communications with the North Cadbury Court team to be helpful, pro-active and excellent.
Amazing venue and we look forward to coming back again soon!

Commerce Decisions
April, 2015

Dear Georgia
Thank so much for picking us from the station and looking after us – it is really appreciated.
I have had some lovely feedback from my team about how much they enjoyed their stay at North Cadbury Court – I certainly did, even though it was sadly far too brief. A very special place indeed.
What a wonderful prize to offer for charity – please do pass on my thanks to the Montgomerys for their generosity and kindness.
Kind regards

BPP University
March, 2015

I meant to drop you a note sooner, but better late than never. Just wanted to say the whole group was mightily impressed by your beautiful house and the surroundings, I think some were quite overwhelmed by the splendour of their bedrooms. Not sure anyone had played ping-pong in a ballroom before and it was certainly an experience for them. With the majority of the group coming from abroad it was a great advert for the English country house and countryside.
I truly believe this was a far better experience than a group of our size could have obtained in a hotel, and this added tremendously to the ‘team-building’ element. I certainly feel I got to know everyone very well after just a couple of days in an environment that was conducive to an informal atmosphere where everyone felt relaxed, at least once they got used to the grandeur of the surroundings! I have attended many team building and conference events in the past, all based in hotels, and I have never felt anything like the same level of togetherness that having an entire house at our disposal was able to generate, and without really trying too hard. Something about the relaxed atmosphere generated by being able to wander and knowing it was just us maybe…………anyway, it worked!
Thanks again for providing the basis of a truly memorable event.
Best wishes and regards, David.

David Fordham, Unilever
November, 2014

Just wanted to say a massive thank you for our team away day last week. It was the perfect location, and had everything we needed. We had a fantastic time. Thank you

Phillippa (Innocent Drinks)

Thank you for all your help with our time at NCC and how sorry we were not to be able to stay longer! Maybe next time!!!

Imperial Tobacco – Judith Groves

When my wife heard where I had been yesterday she remarked on the professionalism of the way you and David dealt with the Jane Austen evening. Jane is not a person for excessive compliments, but thank you for the help you gave to her. The JA evening raised £3500.

Jane Austen Society – Dr Jane Martin

We had the most special time. Thank you.

Aviation Credit Management

On behalf of everyone with Cheese Journeys, a special thank you for a great week. The feedback has been excellent from our group who traveled with us and from those who read about our travels while back in the states. Having Jamie and Archie and his wife join us on Monday and Tuesday evening was a highlight.

Cheese Journeys – Anna Juhl (Organiser)

Beautiful place and a fantastic place to enjoy the springtime. Thank you for sharing your home.

Cheese Journeys – Amy Thompson, New York

Beautiful! Thank you so much for an amazing visit to England your hospitality was amazing, Loved every minute.

Cheese Journeys – Jeanine Carpenter, Wisconsin

Fantastic four days, wonderful house. Thank you, hope to come back.

CH Communications Event Management (for Shell Aviation)

We had an excellent day, the facilities were spot on, liaison with the house easy for organisation of the day. Archie was a great host and tour guide. The catering (canapés) were superb.

Sarah Fern – Events & Partnership Manager CLA

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at North Cadbury Court. The rooms were beautifully decorated and clean, the facilities were great and the grounds were kept lovely. Everybody loved the basement disco area. Had a sort of nightclub feel to it which was perfect for partying the night away. The event management was professional, efficient and very welcoming on arrival. I can’t really think of much to fault it.

Helen Shovelar – Kyan Ltd

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