• The Team at Hodsock Priory

Meet the Team

The smooth running of Hodsock is down to a dedicated team of people. Each member of the estate management team is committed to providing a quality service to our customersand delivering the best possible experience.

George Buchanan

George Buchanan

General Manager

George lives at Hodsock Priory with his wife Katharine and their four children.

They open their home throughout the year as an exclusive wedding venue and a secluded rural hideaway for meetings, events and celebrations.

George has been a venue manager for over a decade with a background in managing reputable music venues including the Hammersmith Apollo. He knows how to look after people in old buildings and provide them with a memorable experience.

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Lynda Pepper, our House and Weddings Manager

Lynda Pepper

House and Weddings Manager

When it comes to Weddings at Hodsock Priory, Lynda takes care of every detail.

From the first viewing with brides, grooms and their families, through all the careful planning stages.

On the big day she’ll be there until the last guest leaves.
Lynda’s service is personal and individual.

This won her the award for Excellence in Customer Service at Nottinghamshire STARS 2009.

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Ken Pepper, Operations Manager

Ken Pepper

Operations Manager

Ken has lived at Hodsock since 1979. For more than 30 years he has had the most varied roles of anyone at Hodsock in its history.

From Gamekeeper to Chauffeur, Chief Hedgecutter to Champion Drain Unblocker, Snowdrops Visitor Guide to the man who can make the Bride laugh to ease her nerves just before she walks down the aisle.

Ken makes sure everything runs like clockwork for all our functions.

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