Shropshire Party House: The Telegraph visits Iscoyd 22nd August 2016

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By Charles Starmer-Smith, The Telegraph’s Head of Travel The house: It is rare that you walk into a stranger’s house and immediately feel at home. Even rarer when that home is an 18th-century Grade II-listed Georgian pile set in 750 acres of beautiful Welsh parkland. Iscoyd Park has undergone a remarkable transformation in recent years, changing …

The Sunday Times features the Iscoyd story 12th July 2016

Earlier this year (2016) we shared our story with The Sunday Times who featured us in their Home magazine along with our fellow country home owners from Canvas & Stone. The two-page feature spread told the story of how we – Phil & Susie Godsal – inherited a crumbling Iscoyd Park and restored it into a beautiful country home available …

Iscoyd featured in City A.M 5th July 2016

How Canvas & Stone founders turned their estates into businesses Inheriting a country estate sounds like one of the most ridiculous privileges that could be bestowed upon a 30-something in modern Britain. In reality, it’s a bit like being told to look after a dying relative in the middle of nowhere who keeps stealing from …

Iscoyd Park: Sunday Times best place to party 4th July 2016

According to The Sunday Times Iscoyd Park is one of the best places to party in summer 2016! In their 16 trends for summer 2016 list they suggest ‘befriending the owners [of Iscoyd] in their local’ if you want to ‘join in with the trustafarians’. We were delighted to appear at number one in the list. While …

Iscoyd weddings in the media 4th July 2015

Jane and Duncan When Jane and Duncan chose our venue for their special day we knew it was going to be a memorable affair: because they are a lovely couple and also because the UK’s number one bridal magazine, Wedding Ideas, would be covering the wedding for their real life section. The article featured some beautiful photography, including the image …

Iscoyd Park named UK’s best wedding venue 4th July 2013

In 2011 we were awarded the UK’s Best Wedding Venue by the Hudson’s Heritage Award – the UK’s leading awards for public heritage sites. The win earned us a double page spread in Dream Weddings Magazine as well as local coverage in the North Shropshire Chronicle, the Wrexham Leader and the Shropshire Star. Iscoyd Park has been in my family, …

Watch: Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen visits Iscoyd 3rd July 2011

In 2011 a newly renovated Iscoyd Park featured on BBCs Hidden Houses of Wales. In the film my family open up to presenter Laurence about the chance we have taken to bring what he describes as a ‘glorious example of Welsh Georgian architecture’ back to life as a contemporary party house for the public.     The show was …