Sara and Simon purchased Notley Guest House in December 1997 having worked in the hotel industry for around 15 years after both leaving catering college as qualified chefs. 
Sara specialised in the pastry area while Simon spent the next 3 years or so in the kitchens.  Between us we have worked in a variety of London hotels and in 1988 travelled to Australis and worked at The Hyatt on Collins in Melbourne. 
After 3 years enjoying the most amazing country and lifestyle we returned to the UK to get married and worked for the next 6 years in Birmingham - Simon at the Hyatt now in a Front Office role and Sara at The Copthorne Hotel.

After 6 years there and with a 2 1/2 year old daughter we had the opportunity to go it on our own and discovered Notley House in need of a bit of TLC and updating and took the plunge!

20 years later with many guests passing through our front door we still thoroughly enjoy getting to know new faces and see regular ones return and hope we will have the pleasure of seeing you soon. 
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