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The Peckforton Castle Team...

At the heart of Peckforton Castle is the Naylor family – celebrating a family wedding here in 2005 they became the proud owners just a year later.

Since then they have committed to creating a perfect blend of romance and fun for all their guests and visitors within a location that offers sophistication, love and simplicity.

The Naylor Family
Castle Operations
Sales & Marketing
Andrew Kitching: Hotel Manager
Andrew Kitching:
Hotel Manager
Caroline Voce: Group Sales Manager
Caroline Voce:
Group Sales Manager
The team tree

“Strong family pride has always created passion, dedication and brought this Castle to life.”

Chris Naylor
Daniel Naylor: Activities Manager
Daniel Naylor:
Activities Manager
John Churchward: Operations Manager
John Churchward:
Operations Manager
Hela McCrone: Sales Office Manager
Hela McCrone:
Sales Office Manager
Jane Smith: Group Rooms Division Manager
Jane Smith:
Group Rooms Division Manager
Emily Stephenson: Landrover/Activity Centre Manager
Emily Stephenson:
Landrover/Activity Centre Manager
Vanessa Price: Wedding Co-ordinator
Vanessa Price:
Wedding Co-ordinator
Julie Kite: Conference & Events Co-ordinator
Julie Kite:
Conference & Events Co-ordinator
Andrew Kitching:
Hotel Manager

Andrew joined the team in November 2016, having spent over four years at Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa.  Andrew brings with him 15 years of hospitality management experience gained from across hotels and restaurants. Andrew has a passion for guest satisfaction and ensuring all his staff go that extra mile for all who visit Peckforton Castle.  Andrew is responsible for all departments and staff within the Castle and leads from the front with a strong operational presence, always approachable and ready to listen.

Daniel Naylor:
Activities Manager

Daniel is responsible for the Castle's employees and the delivery of excellence in customer care. Daniel's employment history is that of Peckforton Castle, after studying at Sheffield Hallam University he went on to travel the world before joining Peckforton's team. Since then Daniel has had a 6 month project running The Lion and Swan Hotel in Congleton before returning in May 2009. Dan's future goals are to ensure Peckforton Castle delivers the best customer journey in Cheshire and grow our service standards to that of a 5 star hotel.

 

John Churchward:
Operations Manager

John joined the team in 2015, bringing with him a wealth of experience in the hospitality industry, having previously held F&B management posts here at the Castle. John was given the role of Operation Manager in November 2016 and strives to ensure his team deliver a first class service.

Jane Smith:
Group Rooms Division Manager

Jane joined the team in October 2012, coming from the Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport. Jane brings with her 15 years of experience within the housekeeping department. Jane and her team are committed to providing our guests with the highest level of cleanliness and service throughout the Castle.

Emily Stephenson:
Landrover/Activity Centre Manager

Emily started at Peckforton Castle in 2010 as reservations co-ordinator concentrating on revenue management for bedrooms, this gave her a real insight into how a hotel operates. In 2012 Peckforton Castle acquired the Land Rover Experience franchise already based there and Emily took on the challenge of stepping up to managerial status. She now runs the day to day operation of both the Land Rover franchise and the activities centre which has proven to be very successful.

Caroline Voce:
Group Sales Manager

Caroline joined us in November 2014, from the Queens hotel in Chester. Caroline brought with her a vast depth of knowledge and expertise in the corporate sales market and is the driving force behind increasing our corporate market share as well as overseeing the entire sales team. In November 2016 Caroline progressed to Group Sales Manager at both Peckforton Castle and sister hotel, Nunsmere Hall, where she specialises in event organisation and on-the-road sales. 

Hela McCrone:
Sales Office Manager

Hela joined the sales team in June 2014 as a conference coordinator, having completed a degree in international business and years in the world of events, Peckforton Castle has been the place to nurture her career. Hela was promoted to Sales Office Manager and now oversees our team coordinating up to 180 weddings and 250 conference & events each year.

Vanessa Price:
Wedding Co-ordinator

Vanessa joined the castle in 2012 as a wedding administrator, having completed a degree in events management she saw Peckforton Castle as the perfect place to learn her chosen field. From the very early stages Vanessa showed that the theory she had learnt at university was adding real benefit to understanding and organising an event and being able to deliver this to a very high standard. Vanessa was promoted to a wedding co-ordinator in 2013 and now helps co-ordinate in excess of 180 weddings a year.

 

Julie Kite:
Conference & Events Co-ordinator

Julie is a veteran of the conference and banqueting Industry, having spent most of her working life within the hotel trade. She has a vast knowledge of conference and events requirements, organising everything from a director's conference, product launches or special milestone events within a family's social calendar. Attention to detail and listening to her clients are the watchword for Julie's successful conferences and events.

The Naylor Family
Castle Operations
Sales & Marketing
Andrew Kitching: Hotel Manager
Andrew Kitching:
Hotel Manager
Caroline Voce: Group Sales Manager
Caroline Voce:
Group Sales Manager
Daniel Naylor: Activities Manager
Daniel Naylor:
Activities Manager
Hela McCrone: Sales Office Manager
Hela McCrone:
Sales Office Manager
John Churchward: Operations Manager
John Churchward:
Operations Manager
Vanessa Price: Wedding Co-ordinator
Vanessa Price:
Wedding Co-ordinator
Jane Smith: Group Rooms Division Manager
Jane Smith:
Group Rooms Division Manager
Julie Kite: Conference & Events Co-ordinator
Julie Kite:
Conference & Events Co-ordinator
Emily Stephenson: Landrover/Activity Centre Manager
Emily Stephenson:
Landrover/Activity Centre Manager