Robert Walshe and Richard Robinson are proud owners and custodians of this majestic Victorian property with spectacular views. Before Highcliffe, Robert a former Managing Director launched and ran some of the biggest commercial radio stations and media brands in the Republic and Northern Ireland for over 20 years. A successful broadcaster and publisher he has produced award-winning travel programmes and articles in the national press and on the radio.
Richard ran four and five-star hotels for the Hastings Hotel Group including The Culloden Holywood, County Down and the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa in Newcastle, County Down. Following a period in the Northern Ireland Tourist Board and Invest Northern Ireland, he joined Queen’s University where he was Head of Accommodation operating 3,500 bedrooms.
Both Robert and Richard have visited over 100 countries and stayed with some of the world’s finest hotel brands including Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton, Peninsula, Kempinski, and Burl Al Arab. From their travels, they have collected an eclectic mix of art which are now proudly displayed at Highcliffe House. Both Robert and Richard have a keen eye for detail with a passion for providing quality and luxury and look forward to sharing their love of fine boutique hotel properties and travel with guests.