Rutland Hall Hotel has announced the appointment of Adrian Pickard as a new Director and its General Manager. Adrian comes with more than 30 years of industry experience and will be a key component in the hotel’s next phase of growth and development.
Rutland Hall Hotel, nestled on the banks of Rutland Water near Oakham, has welcomed Adrian Pickard as its new General Manager, who will use his extensive experience in the hospitality sector to help build on the 4-star lakeside resort’s reputation as a leading destination in the UK.
Having joined Rutland Hall Hotel from his previous role as General Manager at The Headland Hotel in Newquay, Cornwall, Adrian will bring a fresh perspective to the role, drawing on his exceptional skills in transforming operations, enhancing commercial performance, developing teams, and boosting sales and revenue.
His results-oriented approach is expected to significantly contribute to elevating the hotel to new heights – setting up an exciting and prosperous year ahead for guests and staff at the hotel.
Speaking on his new role, Adrian said, “I’m absolutely delighted to be joining Rutland Hall Hotel and look forward to working with the amazing team here to ensure that we position the hotel as one of the leading destination resorts within the UK.
The upcoming projects, including the launch of the new Pavilion, one of the largest hotel event spaces in the region, and the development plans for a new spa and wellness facility, present exciting opportunities for growth and innovation.”
Since the new ownership in 2020, Rutland Hall Hotel has seen substantial investments and significant enhancements, including the refurbishment of all 66 hotel rooms, the redesign of the Main Hall, the launch of Blossoms restaurant and bar, and the development of the Pavilion, a new 500-seater indoor venue space.
About the Hotel
Set within 70 acres of mature parkland in the UK’s smallest county, Rutland Hall Hotel offers breathtaking views and an array of facilities to suit every guest’s preference, from weddings to corporate events and special occasions.