We have a wide range of activities and services available that can be arranged for your stay. We have listed the most popular below, we are happy to assist with your arrangements.


All of our caterers are tried and tested and have been used by many of our guests:
Loopy Folkes - 07812 102345 or Loopy offers an excellent service from huge drop-off dinners with precise instructions of how to serve to intimate and detailed banquet dinners, or Full English Breakfasts.  
Sarah Norman - 07989 978319 or -  very local chef with plenty of experience in catering for our regular guests 
Cider Barn Catering - 01544 388161 or - local catering company from The Cider Barn at Pembridge (also an excellent eaterie!)
Rococo Catering - 01497 831484 or - great dinner party catering with a ‘Local & Seasonal’ ethos.  
Jamie Yardley - 07525 237499 or  Jamie can cook any style of cuisine to a very high standard.
Hereford Deli Tapas - 01432 341283 . Tapas Menu (£8.95/head); Sandwich and Wrap menu (£6.95/head); Soup and Sandwich menu (£6.95/head)
Hog Roasts, Barbecues etc from Richard at Quarry Farm Shop - 01568 613156 or  There is also a great farm shop here too -
Breakfast and Patisserie Delicacies​ - Noke Lane Bakery – free delivery (for minimum orders) of freshly baked bread, croissant or any style of bakery you prefer produced in a micro-bakery only a few miles away.   Baking courses are available for small groups (up to 4 also).  Please contact Tory Dickinson on 07887 821291 or

Taxi Companies

Radnor & Kington Taxis - 01547 560205
Hereford Minibus and Coach Hire - 07875 492899
M and S Coaches - 01568 612803
Leominster Taxis - 01568 616964
Les - 01544 340584 (Lyonshall)

Spa and Relaxation 

You don't have to leave the comfort of your property to relax and unwind with luxurious treatments. My Personal Sanctuary offer a relaxing beauty and massage therapy service with organic treatments, expertly provided by fully qualified and insured therapists. There is a minimum of four hours booking time, which is extended by three and a half hours for any additional therapists. Please visit for more information.

Hen Party help

Organise a Hen is a website allowing you to do exactly that. With the help of useful tools, search facility, ideas and inspiration, you should come up with a good solution for your hens at our property.

Buff Butlers

Fancy a buff butler for your henparty? They provide hunky buff butlers across the country, 0121 288 1688 or visit their website.

Life Drawing class.

Great fun life drawing class complete with beret and moustache for the artists. 02032913651

Fine Wines

 If you wish to enjoy a fantastic selection of wines during your stay, please contact local wine merchant Andrew Darwin on 01544 230534 or A delivery service is available.

Cocktail Masterclass

Learn how to create the very best cocktails from Herefordshire's very own expert, Joe Williams on

Hot tub Hire

Our guests have used various hot-tub companies where you can hire in an outdoor tub to be put in the garden for the duration of your stay.  A useful local contact is HOT TUB HIRE on 01597 810909.  Katherine and Andy supply a personal service and a hottub from £185 for the weekend.  They leave it here full and heated you just need to jump in.


Lofty is a member of the Magic Circle, and can be booked to dazzle you with his trickery during your stay - he's really brilliant. Please email him on or call 07896 022042, or visit


Elly Ingham is a local mobile holistic massage therapist. Holistic massage is tailored to suit your individuals needs, whether they be physical, emotional, spiritual, for specific aches, pains and medical conditions or just to de-stress and relax.  See or call 07792 743 894 for further information.

Ice Sculpture 

Worcester-based Eddy and Tania Morris can deliver an ice sculpture of your choice, and will collect the drip tray the following day. Please call them on 07522 5266543 or visit

Squash Coaching (Colloquy guests only)

 We can provide an affiliated coach over the weekend to help improve your game, or even start you from scratch if you are a novice. Tony Cox (UK Level 2 Squash Coaching Certificate and registered member of Squash Wales) has full public liability insurance, and can provide rackets and balls. Coaching can be provided for groups or on a one-to-one basis at the price of £20 per hour. Please call Tony on 01544 260400 (day) or 01544 267797 (evening), or email

What Our Guests Say

Lovely week. Marvellous spacious rooms, excellent activities – squash pool, hottub etc. Great garden for an Easter Egg Hunt” – Tyte, Reeves and McGowan families (W Sussex Hampshire and Cambridge) – 11 April 2014
"The Colloquy is the perfect setting for our New Year's retreat. Not only is the setting idyllic with beautiful gardens and gorgeous walks but the house itself perfectly suits our every need - large rooms and spacious, comfortable bedrooms." Ceri Walden
“What a wonderful surprise! Having been kidnapped by my family on my 70th birthday to arrive at the Colloquy. I WAS BLOWN AWAY! Beautiful house and setting enjoyed by all.” Tom Cropper and Family, Lancs. August 2013
“What a fabulous setting. We have had a lovely, peaceful week. The dogs thought the garden and the fields around were the best things ever. Will return! Don’t want to go home! Sarah Jones was very helpful and welcoming. Thanks Sarah.” The Bullough fam
The Colloquy is just fabulous. We loved the swimming pool, the 18th-century clock tower and the walled landscaped gardens – so much so, that it was almost a struggle to make it to Hay itself- Bryony Gordon- The Telegraph
“We first came here in 2005 and regularly returned for a family holiday – we LOVE it! Thank you Jo, and all the staff for all your hard work. Highlights for us – The Stagg, the Space Centre at Knighton; and the swimming pool!” The Morgan Family, Norway.
“I’ve run out of things to say! Our 13th successive year & we’ll always come back. Thank you, Jo and Sarah.” Jenifer Wakelyn and David Matthews, London. August 2014
“Another restful stay in this wonderful location. Our 4th year here and we still love coming to Herefordshire. As per normal we are going home very relaxed…” Buchanan family, Surrey, May 2013`
"This year marked our 7th year at the Colloquy and we haven't been able to find anything anywhere in the country that can rival it! We'll definitely be back!" - Katie Grifiths
“What an incredible house! We had the most magical weekend and I would highly recommend the Colloquy to anyone! Fantastic all round” Emily Stala (London)