Family getaways


Children will love Pendley Manor with splash times in the swimming pool, welcome packs, plenty of indoor and outdoor activities, and 35 acres of land to explore.

With some added activities for adults alone, there’s never a dull moment at Pendley Manor.

All activities are open to hotel residents and non-residents. Please allow 48 hours for cancellations. No shows and cancellations within 48 hours will be charged in full.

To book please call the events team on 01442 891891 or book via

Archery And Crossbow

Have a go at this medieval hand to eye coordination sport, and allow your instructors to turn you into the next Robin Hood or Maid Marion, with some friendly competition between couples, families and friends. With a bit of practice, you will be hitting the bullseye in no time and playing a range of entertaining and unexpected games.

We instruct on a “one-to-one” basis, with each participant enjoying the safe guidance of our professional instructors. Each Archery lesson includes:

  • Full Introduction and safety briefing
  • Hire of Equipment
  • Dedicated instructor
  • A selection of fun games with family and friends

Adults: £35 Children: £25
2 hour session Archery – minimum age 8 years old
Crossbow – minimum age 10 years old 

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Axe Throwing Lessons

Set free your inner warrior hurling axes in the great outdoors. This medieval sport will guarantee satisfaction, it’s bags of fun and a great stress reliever.

Our experienced instructors will coach you in various throwing techniques, whilst keeping your safety paramount. This experience is suitable for complete beginners as well as the more experienced axe throwers. Under the expert eye of our axe throwing instructor, you will be shown how to hold and throw double side hatchets, hopefully scoring lots of points! Each Axe Throwing lesson includes:

  • Full Introduction and safety briefing
  • Hire of Equipment
  • Dedicated instructor
  • Fun games with family and friends

£35 per adult | £25 per child | 2 hour session | Minimum age 12 years old


Cake Making & Decorating

One of the best ways to have fun on weekends and holidays? Get busy baking. From beginners to those looking to take it up a notch, this family friendly activity is great to learn and take back home. After all, an apron is just a cape on backwards for our mini masterchefs. Our class includes:

  • All equipment & ingredients
  • Experienced Teacher

£20 per person | 2 hour session | Minimum age 7 years old


Games Room

Let’s face it, we’re all kids at heart. Well this room is suitable for the children and adults. Incorporate some play into your day, for use anytime or to book out, featuring a pool table, selection of board games, books, foosball table, air hockey table, dart boards and puzzles. 

Open from 9am – 9pm everyday

Codebreaker Treasure Hunt

This specially designed treasure hunt will take your whole group around the Pendley Manor grounds. You don’t just solve the puzzles; you unravel a real detective story during your adventure with a prize waiting at the end.

Prices on request | As long as it takes you to complete the tasks! 


Gin Tasting

One of the UK’s finest tasting experiences at the first small batch gin distillery in Hertfordshire, Puddingstone Distillery. Gin is an old favourite. The starting point for many lip-smacking cocktails, gin & tonics and wonderful evenings! We will show you our crafting process, share with you our expertise, as well as give you an opportunity to savour the artisanal gin. 

£17.50 per person | 90 minute session | Minimum age 18 years old