Sustainability & Community Commitment

Whatley Manor is extremely fortunate to be located within a community that actively embraces and recognises the critical importance of the sustainability agenda. Whilst under the direction of Whatley General Manager, Sue Williams, the hotel has been forging ahead to make significant changes to the operation to achieve our 2028 goals, Malmesbury, Sherston and Tetbury … Read more

World Bee Day 2022 – Bee update

The Whatley beehives have been buzzing, now in their third year on site and under the careful care of local beekeepers from White Horse Honey, we employ eco friendly methods for bee management and hive maintenance. Our garden team have been working alongside the beekeepers to provide the best possible environment to encourage all pollinators … Read more

Earth Day 2022 Plant Based Menu

In recognition of Earth Day 2022, we are releasing a new plant based menu to be available in Grey’s Brasserie from Wednesday 20th April. The menu has been created by Executive Chef Ricki Weston and features, seasonal vegetables, herbs and spices and plant based alternatives used creatively to deliver dishes packed with flavour. Wherever possible the … Read more

Ammique, combining luxury and sustainability

Ammique® Beds The Ammique Bed offers a most exceptional sleep solution and we are absolutely delighted to be working in partnership with the brand here at Whatley. Designed and made in the UK, this is a brand that puts sustainability at the forefront of all it does. The founders of Ammique® were originally based just outside … Read more

Vélosophy at Whatley Manor

There is no disputing the fact that spending time on a bicycle is good for body and soul, even 15 minutes gentle cycling a day can benefit your overall health and fitness. All good, but imagine if your cycling could also benefit the planet and provide a valuable and life changing resource for schoolgirls in … Read more

A colourful welcome to Whatley

February arrives as the gateway to spring, each day gets a little lighter and brighter and the first signs of colour appear in the brown earth, a short month filled with change and positivity. Our head gardener David Pearce, made one of us first tasks at Whatley a planting scheme that would deliver an abundance … Read more

Ricki Weston – Executive Head Chef

WHATLEY MANOR CONFIRMS EXECUTIVE CHEF APPOINTMENT Ricki Weston has been appointed Executive Chef of Whatley Manor, near Malmesbury, Wiltshire, effective 10 January 2022, following the departure of Niall Keating at the end of December 2021. He will now oversee the full food offering at the hotel, including The Dining Room, Grey’s Brasserie, room service, afternoon … Read more

Sustainable Business Award

Whatley Manor – Sustainable Business Award Whatley Manor in Wiltshire received the Sustainable Business Award at the 2021 Catey Awards, which took place on Tuesday 7 September. The annual awards ceremony, which had been a virtual event during last year’s lockdown, took place at the J W Marriott Grosvenor House London on Park Lane. Sue … Read more

Zero Waste Week 2021 – Sapling Vodka

To mark Zero Waste Week 2021, which takes place from 6th-10th September 2021, Whatley Manor has partnered with Sapling Spirits to launch Whatley Manor Citrus Vodka. The vodka is infused with citrus peel (lemon and orange), using only fruit from the hotel’s kitchen, which would otherwise have gone to waste. This is Sapling’s first bespoke … Read more

Best Spa for the Eco-Conscious

As part of Whatley’s commitment to operate sustainably,  Aquarias Spa has been a key focus.  Over the last two years a great deal of research has been undertaken to introduce best practice to the spa that enables us to protect natural resources, minimise waste and work with suppliers whose principles are aligned with ours. It … Read more