Samantha Ascroft appointed GM of Kedleston Country House

19 May 2017 by
Samantha Ascroft appointed GM of Kedleston Country House

Samantha Ascroft has been appointed general manager of the Kedleston Country House, a boutique five-bedroom hotel in Quarndon, Derby.

Ascroft (pictured, right) has experience in a number of venues including the Cockliffe Country House hotel, boutique hotel Cotswolds88 (now known as the Painswick) and most recently as a hotel consultant in the Cotswolds.

The Kedleston reopened in August 2015 following a £1.3m refurbishment and is one of four venues owned by Derby Brewing Company, as well as the Tap in Derby; the Greyhound in Derby; and the Queen's Head in Little Eaton.

Managing director Paul Harris (pictured, left) said: "We are really excited to have Samantha join as our new general manager; her extensive experience and boutique hotel knowledge is impressive but most importantly she brings strong and inspirational leadership and she will be a credit to the Kedleston."

Ascroft added: "I'm really excited to start this new role. It's a fantastic venue and I'm thrilled to be able to bring my experience to the venue and play a key role in the Kedleston fulfilling its potential as a destination to dine this summer."

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