About The original building was designed by English architect Rowland Plumbe in 1885 for the son of the founder of the match company 'Bryant and May'. The building was then converted into a luxurious centre for Edwardian Society in Surrey where grand parties and dinners took place. The Prince of Wales who later became King Edward VII was a regular visitor to the building, as well as other famous figures. The building reopened as a hotel in 1981 and offers a variety of rooms to choose from for your special day, a large number of hotel rooms ranging from classic rooms to suites and stunning English gardens. Facilities Prince of Wales Suite This is the largest suite in the hotel featuring beautiful glass panelled doors which lead down to a private patio and the scenic landscape garden. Civil ceremony capacity - 150 guests Wedding breakfast capacity - 150 guests Reception capacity - 200 guests Grand Hall The Grand Hall presents an outstanding staircase descending to the main floor for the perfect fairy-tale entrance. The hall also boasts a striking stained-glass ceiling and original period features. Civil ceremony capacity - 100 guests Cornwall Suite This suite contains a beautiful full wall of windows that gives the room a light and open atmosphere, overlooking private gardens and doors lead to a private patio and bar. Civil ceremony capacity - 100 guests Wedding breakfast capacity - 70 guests Reception capacity - 100 guests Other rooms within the building are also available for wedding receptions.