Somehow a decade has gone by and although you keep in touch with everyone when did you really catch up. That’s to say, when did you really have some time without distraction, away from day to day life and come together. Moreover, when did last get together like you used. The best 50th birthday ideas start with having the people you love close to you. So, why not invite them all to stay in your very own private country house mansion for a couple days. Although we feel like grand but intimate home, we can actually sleep 52-100 guests across our 21-42 bedrooms & suites. Is there a better way to celebrate that big five-oh?
It couldn’t be easier to plan your 50th with us as we include 7 hours of a dedicated event planners time. They have lots of experience and lots of great 50th birthday ideas to personalise your stay and the house so it reflects your tastes and passions. What’s more, the same planner is available for more planning time and/or during your actual event, by direct arrangement with you, if you want additional help. Firstly, this includes ensuring rooms are set up as you need them. Secondly, it guarentees bedrooms are made up pre-arrival for the profile of your friends and family with additional beds or twin rooms where necessary.
What’s more, they can put you in touch with so many activity suppliers from sports like archery and duck herding to murder mysteries and casino nights. Lastly, they can arrange as much or as little staff support as you would like during your stay. Essentially, a bespoke tailored service. What’s more, they can help fill your stay with special meals & fun activities whilst preserving downtime to really catch up with your loved ones. Fundamentally, our amazing team is here to help you.
At any birthday party it’s wonderful have some centre-piece moment where you are together and focused. Often, these times are when you & your friends are sharing meals together. As a result, we can create some incredible dining spaces for you. For example you can have picnics on the croquet lawn, gastronomic meals in the tapestry hung Diamond Room, tasting menus in the Library or just casual snacks in the Butler’s Pantry. Above all, our team is about adapting the property to your needs to create your home form home and a unique party.
What makes the best 50th birthday ideas are things that come from the heart and truly reflect you. So the food style should reflect that. Often our lead guests choose a food journey through their stay. A supermarket delivery for the Butler’s Pantry where people can informally help themselves to tea, coffee and snacks through the day. As a result you save dosh compared to staying at a hotel, and it is far more more cosy and intimate for your guests.
Next the lead guest often plans something casual for the first nigth when people arrive at different times and met and greet each other. For this we have created some amazing festival style food options. These include wood fired pizza nights, buffets, fish and chip van at the door – whatever you can imagine, we can help delivery the best 50th birthday ideas.
Lastly, often lead guests like the idea of marking the moment with a big formal dinner. For this reason we have a huge choice of fine dining ans silver service options. Plus you can even bring in your own private or Michelin starred chefs.
The most memorable moments aren’t always the formal ones. Yes, you remember the big birthday dinner. But, what’s just as important are the small moments. For example, the giggles with your loved ones in a quiet moment or friends reconnecting. Above all, it’s about taking time away from day to day distractions to create special time. For that reason, as everyone has traveled far and wide, why not stay for 2, 3 or more nights. So, you find the time to rekindle connections, celebrate the past and make new memories.
We want all family reunions at Huntsham Court to be amazing. As a result, our supplier network includes the best of the great South West. Firstly, our suppliers can create things to bond over: cookery competitions, vintage fayre ground games, casino nights and even murder mysteries. Secondly, we have a late licensed for live music, DJs and bands. Plus, if you fancy something more relaxed there are traditional activity suppliers who can come to the property for sports and games. But, if you prefer to chill, then spa, beauty and relaxation options are also available by arrangement.
We are all about our property becoming your home. The more you relax, the more your friends relax and kick back. That’s why we are always exclusive use. As a result, you will never have strangers wandering around like in a hotel. This means you can all have breakfast int eh grand salons in your PJs if you want, or nip into the kitchen for midnight snacks. It also means you can staff it as you want. Some guests bolt on full staff so you don’t have to lift a finger. In contrast, others guests have no staffing or just some help to wash up so that it feels more like at home. It’s completely up to you. A great 50th birthday idea is to bring photos with you to put around the house so it feels more like your home. We even provide the picture frames!
No need to worry about getting bored or people having nothing to do. We have a huge list of 50th birthday ideas & activity suppliers who can deliver some extra-ordinary experiences at the house. Firstly, there are sports, including archery, shooting, vintage fayre games. Secondly there are group activities like cookery courses, foraging, falkonry, duck herding. Thirdly there are spa and beauty treatments to relax. Most importantly though, there is time. Time to chat, gossip, catch up and reconnect in wonderful surroundings away from day to day life.