Frequently Asked Questions 

We have tried to think of everything you may need to know, but if you have a question we haven’t answered, please feel free to contact us enquiries@canningtongrange.co.uk 

How many people can Cannington Grange accommodate? 

The 18 bedrooms (12 in the Manor House, 2 in the self-contained duplex apartment at the top of The Old Tower, and 2 bedrooms in each the cottages; Honeycombe and Farthing) at Cannington Grange can accommodate 39 guests with an additional 11 guests if required sleeping on Laura Ashley sofabeds or fold-down beds. Most of our bedrooms can be made up as either twin or superking, but there is something extra special about the kingsized four-poster beds and the French antique or Victorian sleighbeds! 
 
Children are included in the accommodation total unless they are infants in cots under the age of 3, in which case there is no charge for them. 

How is the accommodation laid out at Cannington Grange? 

Ground Floor 
 
A main reception hallway leads to a comfortable lounge with a 65” television and conservatory overlooking the quiet lake, there is a good-sized dining room which seats 30 guests comfortably - for larger dining parties the ballroom is the perfect place to dine and dance the night away. This function room has flooring made up of 14,775 individually hand crafted pieces of oak and wenge and provides a stunning entrance to replicate the Palace at Versailles, complete with bi-fold doors which incorporate integral blinds, this wonderful and unique space overlooks the wrap-around patio area with wooden seating and extensive gardens. The function room comfortably seats 96 guests and can accommodate up to 150 for a disco party. Behind the function room is a relaxing library area with seating and next door you will find the cosy snug area with a bar (under construction 2019). 
 
You will find a well-equipped kitchen for guests' use, ideal for large groups enjoying time cooking together and a separate large area which caterers use to ensure that the hard work is hidden from view and our guests are able to relax! There is a small laundry room which can be made available, should you wish to use it during your stay. 
 
Due to the size of the rooms at the Grange accommodation can be flexible with beds being able to be changed to suit your needs where possible. 
 
Bedrooms 11 and 12 are on the ground floor and are suitable for guests with limited mobility. Both are en-suite; one with a low-level bath and over-head shower, the other with large walk-in shower. Both bedrooms have king size beds, with bedroom 12 also being large enough for 2 fold out beds and cot and the unique view of the gardens which are accessible immediately from this bedroom - the only bedroom that is.  
 
First Floor 
 
Bedroom 1 is the principal dual-aspect bedroom which can be used as a bridal suite with a super king size bed and views over both the croquet lawn to the front and lake to the left. This sumptuous room has an en-suite bathroom with over-head shower and ample hanging space for your clothing. This bedroom can accommodate a single fold out bed and cot also. 
 
Bedroom 2 is an en suite king size bedroom and also has room for a cot with views to the front of the property. 
 
Bedroom 3 is a king size four poster bedroom with separate shower room and also room for a cot. Bedroom 3 also has views to the front of the property. 
 
Bedroom 4 is an en suite double bedroom and also has a single bed, ideal for a family. 
 
Bedroom 5 is an en suite king size four poster bedroom with room for a cot, again with views to the front of the property. 
 
Bedroom 6 is an en suite bedroom with two single beds with room for a cot, this room has beautiful views over the garden. 
 
Bedrooms 7 and 8 comprise of the Parlby suite which has its own corridor, family bathroom, two single beds and one king size bed, with views over the lake and garden it is a delightful area of the Grange. 
 
Bedroom 9 is a king size bedroom with separate shower room. 
 
Bedroom 10 is a king size bedroom with room for a cot and is also large enough for a fold out single bed, it has a separate bathroom with over-head shower. 
 
Second Floor 
 
Bedroom 13 is a king size four poster bedroom with en suite shower room. The second floor also has a kitchen and lounge/diner overlooking the garden, this is an ideal space for relaxing and eating. 
 
Third Floor 
 
Finally, bedroom 14 in the main house is on the top floor and has four single beds. 
 
Farthing Cottage 
 
Farthing cottage sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms. 
 
Bedroom 15 has two single beds and bedroom 16 has a king size bed and is large enough to also take a cot. Farthing cottage is ideal for a small family or a couple looking for a bit more space. The cottage has a shared bathroom with over-head shower and a cosy lounge with a well equipped kitchen. 
 
Honeycombe Cottage 
 
Honeycombe cottage sleeps 5 people in 2 bedrooms. 
 
Honeycombe cottage has an open-plan lounge/dining/kitchen area which is a great space in which to socialise as a family, with bedroom 20 which is a double bedroom and bedroom 21 which is a triple single bedroom. Both bedrooms share a bathroom with over-head shower. 
 
The cottages are situated across the small pretty court yard which leads directly to The Old Tower and main Manor House. . 

Do you have cots and highchairs? 

Yes, you can ask at the time of booking for cots and/or highchairs to be available during your stay. Please however note that we do not supply bedding for cots for health & safety reasons. 

Is there wheelchair access and facilities? 

At Cannington Grange there are 2 ground floor bedrooms which are suitable for guests with limited mobility, each with en-suite facilities (one bath suite with shower and one shower cubicle). Please note that these rooms are not wide enough for a wheelchair. 
 

How do I arrange to have entertainment provided during my stay? 

We can put you in touch with our friends in the village who provide the entertainment at Cannington Grange. You can make your arrangements with them and they will charge you directly. 

What provisions do you provide for corporate bookings? 

We can provide a flip chart, pens, paper, jugs of water, note pads and fair use of printing facilities. 

Can I bring my dog to Cannington Grange? 

Yes, you can bring you dog to Cannington Grange, please ask when booking your stay, there is a small charge for this service. A crate, bowls and blankets are provided free of charge. 

Are there laundry facilities? 

Yes, we have a laundry for guests use, detergent is provided free of charge. 

Can we bring our own food and drink? 

If you are self-catering at Cannington Grange you are welcome, of course, to bring your own food and drink. You can arrange for a local supermarket to deliver your goods if you wish and we can always take receipt for you before your arrival, please just let us know at the time of your booking if you require us to provide this service. 
 
If you are not self-catering and are instead attending as a wedding party or corporate guest where food has been ordered, then we would prefer that you do not bring your own food and drink into the house. Food is not permitted to be consumed in the bedrooms in order to protect the fabric and carpets. 

What provisions are on site for guests to use? 

The following items are provided for guests use at Cannington Grange; 
 
Pool towels, bath towels, hand towels, bath mats 
Hand wash liquid, washing up liquid and brush 
Sugar, tea, coffee 
Cooking oil 
Dishwasher tablets 
Cleaning cloths– colour coded, cleaning solution and bleach 
Cling film, kitchen foil, kitchen roll, tea towels 
Toilet paper 
Salt & pepper 
Cutlery/crockery/glasses to seat 50 people* 
Games* 
Cafetieres* 
Kettle, toaster, microwave 
Carving/cooking knives, chopping boards, cooking utensils 
Saucepans and cooking trays/pots 
Cheese grater, scissors, corkscrew, beer bottle opener 
Glass water jugs* 
 
All consumable items listed are also provided within the 2 cottages and The Old Tower with the exception of those marked with an asterix. In the 2 cottages and The Old Tower cutlery/crockery and glasses are provided for the number of people the accommodation sleeps. 

Can I get married at Cannington Grange? 

We are unable to hold marriage ceremonies at Cannington Grange but we can conduct blessings. Our local church is The Blessed Virgin Mary in Cannington or you may wish to get married in a Registry Office and then celebrate with your friends and family at Cannington Grange. There are many options! 

Is the wi-fi free? 

Yes, during your stay you are able to use the wi-fi free of charge, please remember, however that Cannington Grange is an old building and the walls are thick, so the wi-fi is not always as good as it would be in a more modern building. 

How do I arrange for a private chef to cook for my party? 

Just ask and we can provide you with a copy of the menus for you to choose from, you can then liaise with the chef to make your arrangements. Cannington Grange will charge you for this service rather than the chef and it will be an additional account separate to your accommodation charge. 
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