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Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire, England

  • Dogmersfield Park, Chalky Lane, Dogmersfield, Hampshire RG27 8TD, England

    February 2005

    Lynn Brutman
Physical Features

Property Size: 12,254 square metres/131,900 square feet

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Total Number of Rooms: 133

  • Guest Rooms: 111
  • Suites: 22

Number of Stories: 3

Design Aesthetic:

  • 18th-century Georgian manor house with period-style additional wings and conservatory pool
  • English furnishings in rooms featuring classical architectural details
  • Extensive 500-acre grounds with lawns, enclosed gardens, stables and a canal

Architect: Nicolas Khalili

  • Interior Designer(s): Richmond International


  • Dogmersfield Park was first mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 and was the site of Henry VIII's first meeting with Catherine of Aragon
  • The main building is from the Georgian period

Location: In the heart of Hampshire country, conveniently close to Heathrow


Opening Date: May 2005

Interior Designer: Peter Inston

Design Aesthetic: Converted 18th-century stable block with modern interiors featuring polished natural materials

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Signature Treatment:

  • Soothing lavender, back, face and scalp therapy (90 minutes)

Teens/Children: Special programmes on school holidays, including Mocktails and Manicures and Junior Boot Camp

Special Features:

  • Outdoor Vitality Pool
  • Central courtyard quiet relaxation area

Executive Chef: James Dugan

Sommelier: Akos Hervai

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Examples of Locally Sourced Ingredients:

  • Beef, lamb, pork
  • Organic produce from Laverstoke Park
  • Salad greens from Secretts Farm
  • Cheeses from Winchester, Tunworth, Waterloo and Barkham Blue
  • Signature Dish: Menu changes with the seasons

Restaurant: Seasons

  • Indoor Seating: 100
  • Designer: Richmond International

Restaurant: Café Santé

  • Indoor Seating: 24
  • Designer: Richmond International

Restaurant: The Bistro

  • Cuisine: British
  • Décor: Sophisticated style, with modern artwork
  • Designer: Richmond International

Lounge: The Library

  • Indoor Seating: 39
  • Designer: Richmond International


  • Number of Tennis Courts: 2
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On-site Activities:

  • Canal boating
  • Clay pigeon and skeet shooting
  • Croquet
  • Falconry
  • Fishing
  • Horseback riding

Off-site Activities:

  • Golf – 10 minutes


  • Number of Pools: 2

Fitness Facilities:

  • Special Features:
    • Set in 18th-century stable block, with gym overlooking Zen Garden
    • 20-metre (65-foot) indoor conservatory lap pool with connecting outdoor Vitality Pool
  • Sample Fitness Activities: Country sports, including horseback riding, shooting and fishing
For Younger Guests
  • Games Room @ReedsCottage
  • Henry's Hangout adventure playground
  • Kids' games room set up during school holidays, plus special themed dinners and activities
  • Pony rides and lessons in proper care
  • Infant menu available
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Meeting Rooms

Total Size: 620 sq m / 6,674 sq ft

Largest Ballroom: 258 sq m / 2,777 sq ft

Meet and Feed Capacity: 120

Banquet Capacity: 200

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Outdoor Banquet Capacity: 300

Breakout Spaces: 4

Private Dining Room Capacity: 32

Unique Meeting and Event Facilities:

  • 16th-century walled garden for outdoor wedding ceremonies, cocktail receptions or seated breakfasts, lunches and dinners
  • Fishing Lodge for informal meetings and small dinners
  • Canal Boat for up to eight people seated for a meal
Corporate Social Responsibility

Grass cuttings from grounds used as compost for Hotel flower beds

All glass bottles, cardboard and paper are recycled

Lower energy light bulbs used in guest rooms and corridors

Energy-saving speed controllers used on all heating and chilled water pumps

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Works with local schools on community projects (for example, local children designed plates used for kids' welcome amenities)

Special Features

Set in 200 hectares (500 acres) of historic parkland dating back to the Domesday Book (11th century)

Original features remaining, including 16th-century dovecote

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