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Original, relaxed, homely. The Hive Hotel Group renovates hotels in stunning locations, introducing their own brand and unique style to each, giving guests an informal and personal experience. Every hotel will be perfect to gather, eat and stay, whether you are visiting for a weekend get-away, a family celebration, beautiful wedding or business meeting with the latest technology installed. Our rooms will feature sumptuous custom-made beds, handsprung mattresses with Egyptian cotton bed linen, huge fluffy bath towels to dry off with after an invigorating shower or long soak in the bath. In every location you will find the very best dining experiences, serving fresh local food, home made produce and delicious classic dishes accompanied by an extensive wine and cocktail list.

The Hive brings together a talented team of exceptional creativity with a passion for the hospitality industry. The first of five 'Hives' has recently been purchased; Callow Hall Country House Hotel near Ashbourne.

Callow Hall is a stunning Victorian country house with 35 acres of beautiful grounds and woodland on the edge of the Dove Valley in Derbyshire. Callow Hall will undergo an exciting and extensive refurbishment and the renovation of all public areas, the 16 individually styled rooms and the conversion of a derelict Coach House into 4 suites. In the mature woodland that surround the Hall there will be 'Wild Hive' accommodation along with larger tree-house accommodation.

The Hive take their responsibility of reducing the impact on the environment very seriously and will endeavour to ensure all products and services during refurbishment and then operational are as environmentally friendly as possible – from building materials used, to the kitchen gardens and local food suppliers reducing food miles and packaging.

Drop us a line and we will keep you up to date with our latest news and progress.

Would you like to join our team at The Hive?

We are looking for full and part time staff for anyone with hotel, restaurant or bar experience. Importantly you must share our passion for creating exceptional hospitality experiences for our guests. Please send us your details here.

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Follow our journey as we build our first Hive. Send us your details and we will keep you right up to date with the latest news. You can also write to us using the email address below.

Callow Hall, Mappleton,
Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 2AA
telephone 01335 300900
fax 01335 300512