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Why you should consider holding your conference at a rural manor house

Escot House terrace

There’s sometimes much too much hustle and bustle around the city – so there’s something undeniably charming about escaping to the tranquillity of a country manor house for a conference or seminar. Here you’ll find a unique blend of comfort, elegance, and peace that can make your event a truly memorable experience. Here are a […]

Garden get-togethers

Garden get-togethers Exclusively with Escot EstateFrom 17th May you’ll be able to meet together outdoors in groups of up to 30 people. In celebration, Escot Estate is opening its beautiful gardens for garden get-togethers, offering a variety of packages allowing businesses and organisations to enjoy time together. We’ll also provide you with information about three […]

Spring in the Escot garden

Spring is the season that most of us really look forward to. Even in a mild winter everyone eventually just has had enough of grey days and dull gardens – we want to see blue skies, green trees and colour in the countryside. This Spring of course, it is all very different. With the country […]

Escot’s Jungle Staircase

Escot wedding jungle staircase

How many couples can say they’ve had their wedding photos taken on a jungle themed staircase? Everyone loves the stairs that lead up into the house, but do you know the history behind it? Escot House was built in 1837 by Sir John Kennaway and as the family home of Sir John-Michael and Lady Kennaway […]

Peaky Blinders at Escot

Peaky Blinders Escot

If you’re a fan of Peaky Blinders you’ll love this themed immersive experience at Escot House on April 25th. The event is being organised by The Vintage Trading Post and is sure to be an unforgettable experience! Here’s the intel: “We will throw you into the gritty gangster world of the Peaky Blinders. Put on […]

Getting Wed When You’re Older

Older couple wedding Escot

Celebrating your ‘late-life marriage’, as it’s sometimes dubbed, is likely to be quite a different style of event than for younger couples just starting out. Whatever your reasons for getting married later on in life, whether you’ve been together forever and simply want to formalise your relationship, whether you’ve been widowed or divorced, whether it’s […]

Teambuilding all year round

Team building at Escot

After quite a long Christmas break, it’s taken a little time to get back into the swing of it, at least for some of us! For corporate teams, it’s important to get the motivation going again, not always easy in a soggy January although we’re glad to see the sun for a few days at […]

Escot 2019 Review

2019 review Christmas

As we head into 2020, we thought it would be nice to have a little look back at some of the highlights of the year. We welcomed a huge variety of corporate, community and private events to the house including awards ceremonies, anniversary parties, memorial services and of course, weddings. Amongst the weddings were some […]

Why choose a Celebrant for your funeral service?

Why choose a Celebrant for your funeral service?

For some, a funeral service feels most comforting when conducted by a member of the clergy at a religious location. For others, religion was not the strongest influence in their loved one’s life and would like their passing to be marked in a secular way. This is where a Celebrant can step in. Many people […]

April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks ‘go’!

April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks 'go'!

You can’t beat April for colour. It’s the month when everything starts to get greener, flowers begin to bloom in earnest and we get to see the big yellow sun in the sky more frequently. You can go to town on a Spring wedding in terms of pretty colours; pastels are a great choice, with […]

Contemporary vs Characterful

Contemporary vs Characterful escot events celebrations

In the world of conferences, the choice of venues can be mind boggling. Here in the South West we have an abundance of great venues. Each one has its own worth, So, what are some of the things you need to consider when you’re thinking about hiring a conference venue? Capacity Size matters; if yours […]

Review of 2018

Review of 2018

2018 has been quite a year! Here are just a few of our memorable moments. In March, the Beast from the East and partner Storm Emma played havoc with the country. Along with other local venues, we had to cope with a wedding at the time. Our catering supply didn’t get through so Plan B […]

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