Event Sales Co-ordinator
With her passion and flair for weddings, Rachel joined the Weddings Team in 2015. She will ensure that your special day is everything you dreamed of and more, supporting you as you book your dream venue through to walking hand in hand as newlyweds.
After originally joining Combermere in 2010 as part of the weddings team, Ashleigh then spent a year fulfilling her dream to travel to countries on her wish list. On re-joining the team her role also focusses on our luxurious on site accommodation and providing guests with a truly memorable stay.
Listening to each couples requirements to ensure their wedding day is everything they have ever dreamed of fulfills Diane’s passion for achieving customer satisfaction.
Diane is happiest when connecting with people and her creative vibes!
House Manager/Guest Relations
Stephan, originally from South Africa is the longest serving full time member of Staff, joining in 2001. His roles are many and varied. Stephan’s present role of Guest Relations Manager fulfils his passion for excellent customer service. A keen car enthusiast and woodworker Stephan can often be seen driving around the estate in his classic MX5
Front of House Duty Manager
Charles has worked in the design and hospitality areas for many years. He joined the Combermere team three years ago, alongside Gary, as one of the two fronts of house. He is a traveller, collector and cook.
Operations & Housekeeping Manager
A busy mum of 3 Jeanette joined Combermere as housekeeper in 2008. She is now also responsible for the operational running and up keep of all areas of our beautiful wedding venue. Exceeding guest’s expectations and ensuring their Combermere experience is a magical one is her ultimate aim.
Bev joined us in April 2014 and was promoted to supervisor in April 2015. Having traveled far and wide across the globe on the motor sport circuit Bev has settled back in Shropshire and made Combermere her second home. She is a keen baker and is always bringing in cakes and biscuits to motivate the staff.
Sue joined the team in April 2013. She was promoted to supervisor in April 2015 and takes pride in her job. She cares deeply about all areas of her responsibility and loves gardening and travelling when not at work. Another classic car fanatic, you can see her regularly a passenger in her husband's Morris Minor.
Joined Combermere in 2007 and is the wearer of many hats from being Sarah CB’s PA to organising the annual bluebell walk and various estate events, along with public and group tours of the Abbey and gardens along with location bookings for TV and film. Hobbies include clay shooting and is a keen gardener as well as being a devoted mum to Ernie, the characterful Parsons Russell Terrier.
With her expertise in agricultural finance, Audrey took on Combermere as one of her clients in 2001, helping to develop and grow the business from a predominantly farming operation, through to the tourism and weddings and events business that it is today. She manages all things financial as well as mucking in and helping out the team on estate events. Audrey is at her happiest when wearing wellies with a dog at her side or being creative in the kitchen.