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Sandon Manor - impressive ariel view of manor and church
Sandon Manor - stunning sitting room views of formal gardens and church
Sandon Manor - roomy king size with stylish soft furnishings
Sandon Manor - second spacious bathroom with roll top bath.
Sandon Manor - Queen Anne staircase and traditional features
Sandon Manor - separate dining room for all guests
Sandon Manor - spacious drawing room with enormous period windows
Sandon Manor - bespoke fitted kitchen with island and dining
Sandon Manor - informal dining in the large kitchen
Sandon Manor - elegant sofas and access to kitchen
Sandon Manor - French doors to the garden from the kitchen
Sandon Manor - dining room conveniently next door to kitchen
Sandon Manor - log burner in large reception hall
Sandon Manor - traditional features and pretty views
Sandon Manor - perfect place to unwind
Sandon Manor - large bathroom with roll top bath and walk in shower
Sandon Manor - beautiful by night
The Dovecote - set in its own private garden
The Dovecote - external aspect of our hideaway for 2
The Dovecote - open plan kitchen diner with French door access
The Dovecote - view downstairs from the mezzanine
The Dovecote - spacious king size mezzanine bedroom
The Dovecote - contemporary bathroom with bath and shower over
The Dovecote - quirky design features
Sandon Manor - stunning sitting room views of formal gardens and church
Sandon Manor - roomy king size with stylish soft furnishings
Sandon Manor - second spacious bathroom with roll top bath.
Sandon Manor - Queen Anne staircase and traditional features

Sandon Manor and Dovecote, Royston, Hertfordshire

Sleeps 8 - 18 8 Bedrooms 18 Dining

Beautiful country holiday house and cottage near Baldock sleeping 18 for family celebrations, special weekends and weddings

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Sandon Manor and Dovecote, Royston, Hertfordshire, sleeps 8 - 18 in 8 bedrooms.

Sandon Manor sleeps 16
Dovecote sleeps 2
Available together or individually

Set in 1200 acres of countryside Sandon Manor offers a holiday house and cottage in Hertfordshire sleeping 18, where you can gather loved ones for a luxury break or an intimate wedding just an hour from London. While staying on the estate, enjoy one of our many experiences, offered by talented local providers.

Sandon Manor is full of historical features including high ceilings, a sweeping staircase and enormous picture windows allowing the light to flood in. The kitchen comes well equipped for cooking or ask about hiring in a local chef to cater for your requirements. The kitchen table is a lovely place to gather for informal meals or while dinner is being prepared for you; the formal dining room seating 18 is perfect for celebrations. Relax in the elegant lounge, mix drinks at the bar while the youngsters head off to the games room for table tennis/table football or the games console.

Outside, the formal garden is a gem and the perfect spot to enjoy a morning coffee, afternoon tea or barbecue. The Dovecote has its own private garden too.

Accommodation is across 2 floors with each bedroom a delightful place to unwind at the end of the day. Bathroom facilities are plentiful.

The Dovecote in the grounds is a bonus for additional guests, and especially popular as a self contained retreat for couples or for those seeking privacy in multi generational groups. This characterful option is romantic and comes equipped with everything a couple could need.

Residents can book some of the activities offered on Sandon Estate. These include access to 1000 acres of countryside for walks perhaps with a catered picnic, woodland dining, floral design using greenery gathered from the woodland, cookery classes, art sessions and wellbeing, including massage, pilates and walking in the woods.

Local market towns such as Baldock, Royston and Buntingford all have a range of pubs and restaurants to sample. The historic city of Cambridge is 30 minutes with many attractions and experiences including punting, music festivals and buzzing art galleries.


Dog Friendly

1 well behaved dog is allowed in Sandon Manor (not on furniture or upstairs) for a charge of £200.


The Dovecote can accommodate one wheelchair user.


WiFi is available throughout both properties.


Manor: very well equipped kitchen includes an island and a dishwasher. Informal dining table. Dovecote: fully equipped includes a dishwasher.

Dining Room

Manor: formal dining for up to 18. Informal kitchen table. Dovecote: dining for 2. Both have outside seating and barbecue areas.

Sitting Room

Manor: 2 large lounges with elegant furniture, feature fireplace and wide screen TV. Dovecote: cosy lounge area with sofa and garden views.

TV and Music Facilities

Manor has 2, 50" TVs with Freeview. Dovecote has a 50' TV with Freeview.

Games Room

There is a games room with table tennis, table football, a games console, TV and sofas.

Heating and Open Fires

Centrally heated throughout. Sandon Manor has a wood burning stove in the reception hall. Dovecote has a wood stove. Logs and firelighting equipment.


Manor: 7 bedrooms include 4 superkings, 2 superkings with a single and 1 twin. 1 en suite. Dovecote: 1 king size bedroom.


High quality bedding and bathroom towels are provided.


Manor: 5 bathrooms: master en suite, 2 private 1st floor bathrooms, 2 top floor showers between 4 bedrooms. Dovecote: bathroom-bath with shower over.

Children's Facilities

Travel cot and stair gates. Children's books, toys and board games.


Large formal garden and lawn at Sandon Manor, barbecue & seating area, garden games, croquet. Dovecote has a private garden with seating and barbecue.


Ample off road secure parking.


Please don't smoke cigarettes or e-cigarettes inside either property.

Booking Information

Min stay 2 nights. Check in Mondays or Fridays. No smoking or noisy parties please. Strictly only 1 dog allowed. Book both properties for 17 and 18 people. Cleaning and booking charges are additional.

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Sandon Manor
Sandon Manor and Dovecote together

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Please contact the owner for availability dates

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Weekly Price
From £7600
2 Night Weekend
From £3300
3 Night Weekend
From £3800
Midweek per night
From £1400


Located in the pretty village of Sandon, the house is around an hour from London. Market towns of Baldock, Royston and Buntingford are nearby and Cambridge 30 minutes. Access is via the main A10.

  • The market towns of Baldock and Buntingford are 10 minutes away.
  • Sainsbury's at Buntingford, Tesco and M&S at Royston. All major supermarkets deliver to Sandon Manor.
  • The Fox and Duck Pub in Therfield is within walking distance and serves good food. There is a selection of other pubs and eateries in Buntingford, Baldock and Royston.
  • Stansted Airport is within 30 minutes and Heathrow an hour.
  • Royston Railway Station is on the Cambridge line, around 10 minutes away.
  • Bus no 331 offers a service between Sandon and Buntingford.

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Business Groups

Corporate workshops, retreats and team get-aways in rural Hertfordshire. Stay at stylish Sandon Manor with up to 18 guests, or book our state-of-the-art venue for conferences of up to 150 delegates.

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