The Grove

Watford, Chandler's Cross

Luxurious country house hotel in Hertfordshire, just 18 miles from London.

  • roomUnits 62
  • person Sleeps 1 - 4
  • bed Bedrooms 1 - 2
  • petPets Yes
  • mobilityMobility Yes
  • Babies
  • Toddlers
  • Older Kids
  • Teens
From £274/night
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Found amongst 300 acres of stunning Hertfordshire countryside just 18 miles from London, The Grove is an impressive yet welcoming five-star retreat. Make The Grove your base for a relaxing family break and explore its award-winning spa, championship golf course, mouth-watering restaurants, luxury bedrooms and plenty of activities to entertain all ages. With manicured gardens, historic woodland and country trails this is a true haven for families looking for time out.

About this place

Best bits

  • Take a look at the seasonal activity guide and see what fun family activities are on offer during your stay - perhaps you’d like to meet the Birds of Prey, or enjoy a classic game of Snakes & Ladders in the Potting Shed.
  • Hire a set of junior golf clubs and practice your swing on our championship course.
  • Put your detective skills to the test, follow clues around the extensive grounds and complete an interactive treasure hunt.

Top tips

  • The Walled Garden is a hidden gem open during summer months featuring an outdoor pool with a beach, tennis courts and an activity lawn packed with giant games.
  • Recharge, cosy up and hide away in your room and make the most of the hotel’s wide selection of in-room movies and room service 24 hours a day.
  • Take advantage of the kids’ creche and babysitting services and indulge in a spa treatment, a round of golf or a romantic dinner.

Plan your stay

What are the facilities like? Where can you eat? What can you do?

Swimming pool
Indoor play room
Outdoor play equipment
Kids club / creche
Electric vehicle charging

One of our best holidays EVER!!!

Reviewed by Frances & family

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The Groves accessible, wheelchair-friendly rooms include a panic alarm, vibrating pillows, walk-in toilets, showers, easy to use handrails and lowered controls. Additionally, all of the restaurants have wheelchair access, while the swimming pool and gym have lifts, disabled toilets and changing facilities.

Location & local area

About the owners

Listed since March 2012

The Grove is owned by luxury hotel group, Leading Hotels of the World. Under the creative vision of the owners, each property retrains a unique personality, grounded in its heritage, while sharing high standards and providing a warm welcome to all guests.

Owner recommendations

  • Whipsnade Zoo can be found locally and is one of Europe’s largest, home to 2,500 animals.

  • Knebworth Gardens features a gothic mansion, a maze, an adventure playground and a life-size dinosaur trail.

  • Love nature? Take a stroll along the canals to Watford’s Cassiobury Park.

  • Britain’s newest indoor ski-centre, based in Hemel Hempstead, is perfect for thrill-seekers.

  • Enter a world of magic with a visit to Warner Bros. Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter - less than ten minutes away.

  • A great family day out, the Natural History Museum in Tring boasts galleries packed with land and marine life.

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