Nick Holmes Managing Director -Rockliffe Hall

Nick’s 35 year career, mostly within high profile destination resorts, golf courses or spa specific projects, started

at The Gleneagles Hotel in the 80s before becoming General Manager of Craigendarroch Hotel in Ballater,

then opening Cameron House as Managing Director in 1989. From the mid-90s, he became involved with the

opening or development of a number of award winning golf and leisure projects around the Midlands and South

West as board director and consultant.

In 2008 he returned to Resort Management, opening Rockliff e Hall Hotel, Spa and Golf Course in County

Durham, achieving 5 stars within 12 months and last year awarded red star status, along with a number of

other signifi cant hotel, spa and golf industry accolades. Later this year Rockliff e will host the PGA’s English

Senior Open for the second year in succession. In recent years the hotel has also been named VisitEngland’s

Large Hotel of the Year.

Last year he became a Master Innholder and currently chairs the BHA North of England region as well as being

an active member of the North East Hoteliers association.