Holbeck Ghyll, a traditional Country House Hotel in Windermere, has welcomed Keira Beattie to their team. As the wedding and events coordinator she'll be making couples dreams a reality.
Originally from Montrose, a small town on the East coast of Scotland, Keira worked for a small family-run hotel and was inducted into the hospitality industry at 13.
Almost immediately she realised her passion to work with people providing unforgettable experiences. From restaurant management to guest engagement she quickly worked her way through the hotels various departments to find the best fit for her. When Keira found herself running wedding and conference events it's safe to say it was a Cinderella story - the slipper fit perfectly!
Keira said: "When I got married I remember feeling so pressured to plan the perfect day, not just for me and my husband-to-be, but for all of our family and friends too. I wanted them to treasure the day and take life long memories away with them. I still remember that feeling now and that's what drives me to help every single bride and groom have the day of their dreams. Whether it's a regal occasion or an intimate ceremony I pride myself on being your stress reliever throughout the planning process and your fairy godmother on the day itself."
In 2011 Keira and her family headed South to the beautiful Cornish coastline and she found a new home at Tregenna Castle in St Ives. It was here that Keira, with the help of her team, won three awards for the hotel – Simply Wedding Venue of the Year for two years running and South West Wedding Venue of the Year 2018.
Since starting at Holbeck Ghyll Keira has set about getting to know the four-red-star hotel and all of the beautiful brides-to-be. She's also revamped the wedding packages and attended several wedding fayres.
One of the flagship packages Holbeck Ghyll offers, is the Exclusively Yours package where couples have full-use of the entire hotel and its 28 acres for 24 hours, the package includes all accommodation, breakfast, dinner with wine, toast drinks and many other premium additions. Prices start from £5,500 for up to 50 guests.
When asked about joining the team at Holbeck Ghyll, Keira said: "The hotel is simply stunning; it's a dream to sell. With acres and acres of beautiful gardens and breathtaking views of the lakes and mountains for pictures, the amazing food courtesy of head chef William Dimartino and the individual bedrooms, it really is a dream venue. I must be drawn to stunning venues with incredible views as I have been lucky enough to find two I have had the privilege of working in"
Keira has her heart set on an award-winning future for Holbeck Ghyll and can't wait to set the perfect scene for brides and grooms.
To find out more about the venue or to contact Keira, visit www.holbeckghyll.com