Sopwell House

Nestled within 1Sopwell House Hotel2 acres of tranquil gardens and grounds in the Hertfordshire countryside, Sopwell House is the former country residence of Lord Mountbatten. Once you enter this ‘home away from home’ the attentive staff, family-friendly service and luxurious spa facilities provide the perfect relaxing retreat.


The choice of delightful accommodation gives guests a comfortable and serene sleeping experience in the shape of 128 rooms and suites. All rooms are independently air-conditioned and have complimentary Wi-Fi access ensuring your every comfort is catered for. The ten Mews Apartments are ideal for that little extra privacy and independence.


The Restaurant serves modern British and European cuisine prepared by award-winning chef, Gopi Chandran. With its high ceilings and classic, sleek décor, the wonderful atmosphere is just as good as the delicious food.

Try the Brasserie for a more relaxed and informal dining experience with its sophisticated yet laid back location. Offering classic dishes served alongside daily specials, all are inspired by global cuisine.

If you’re looking for something special to enjoy with friends, why not try the traditional Afternoon Tea, a firm favourite at Sopwell House. Enjoy the classic experience snuggled up by the fire in The Library, the light and bright ambience of the Terrace Lounge, or outside on The Terrace in the fine weather.


All guests enjoy full use of The Country Club which offers some of the finest leisure, health and beauty facilities in the area. Facilities include a 14.5 metre swimming pool, children’s pool, Jacuzzi, starlit steam room, glass fronted sauna and curved mosaic-lined experience showers.

The cardio gym offers state-of-the-art Technogym equipment for the more active, or tries the weights gym with a selection of free weights and resistance machines. The Dance Studio is home to a wide variety of classes including Zumba, Spinning and Pilates.

However if relaxation is what you seek then retreat to the Spa where renowned ESPA and Clarins products are used for a wide choice of wonderful treatments. Discreet but attentive therapists ensure you are pampered and indulged to ensure that you leave looking and feeling your very best.

Meetings & Events

Sopwell House has a dedicated conference & events centre which can cater for all of your business needs and all types of functions. Every room benefits from natural daylight and air-conditioning and coupled with a complimentary Wi-Fi and a dedicated conference host means you’re in safe hands.

Located less than an hour from Central London and within easy access via rail, air and road, it’s no surprise that Sopwell House is a popular choice for business and conferencing events.


Where better to celebrate your wedding day than at Sopwell House? The location and beautiful grounds offer the ideal place for those special moments. Sopwell House is licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 300 guests enabling you to host your entire wedding here and create your dream day. If you hold your reception at Sopwell House then the bride and groom are offered a complimentary stay in a Junior Suite for your wedding night.

If golf is your thing then you’re in luck as Sopwell House is situated opposite Verulam Golf Course- the home of the Ryder Cup and a challenging par 72 course. Within easy reach of London, St Pancras and Luton Airport, and free on-site car parking, Sopwell House is your Georgian country house retreat on London’s doorstep.

Sopwell House
Cottonmill Lane
St Albans

Tel: 01727 864 477

Bedrooms: 128


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