To keep your party truly personal we encourage you to give us as many of your own ideas as possible, which we will organise for you as our service. We can provide a range of recommendations for tried and tested caterers, spit roasts, marquees, music, entertainments etc, plus the additional service of a friendly professional photographer who is brilliant at capturing all your best memories if required.




Local Superstores:

Whitminster Local Stores - 1 mile - (8am to 8pm): (01452 741462)

County Store, Stonehouse - 4 miles: (01453 827438)

Sainsbury's nr. Stroud - 5 miles: (01453 755749)
Waitrose,Stroud; - 7 miles: (01453 757067)
Tesco, Quedgeley (nr. Glos) - 8 miles: (03456 779633)


For everything from special occasion celebrations to intimate dinners

Aureum Catering

Tel: 07517 984744 (Rebecca Mann)

CaterCater (Sian Prior) for larger gatherings

Tel: 01452 527888

Sian Prior Specialise in larger group catering. Won South West regional Wedding caterer of the year 2014

Daxa & Ish (Indian Vegetarian)

Tel: 07882 765402

Top Knosh
Chef Ben Mathias 
Mobile: 07576 820356


North Nibley Hog Roasts

Best quality local produce for all events (weddings, anniversaries, birthdays)
Tel: 07872341906

Best quality local produce for all events

The Big Pig

Tel: 07810 116798 (Richard Cook)

Whole Hog serving c.100 or Whole Lamb serving c.50.

Can provide all the accompaniments - salads, baps, relishes - if desired

Hog Roast Cheltenham

Catering, hog roasts and hog roast machines to hire


Tel: 01242 649154

A whole hog serves approx. 100. A whole lamb serves approx. 50. Most caterers provide all the extras (salads, baps, sauces etc.)



Check the 'MAJESTIC WINES' website - - for their current special offers, or have a tasting at your nearest branch - then let us know your choices for us to put your order through the Whitminster House Estate wholesale account on your behalf

  • a) you pay the same as if you had ordered direct yourself

  • b) delivery by Majestic to us is free

  • c) this will save space/weight in your cars

  • d) we will help with chilling ahead in readiness for your arrival

  • e) on larger orders from Majestic we can also arrange for `sale or return`

Excellent Local Beers*

Stroud Brewery (Organic)

01453 887122

Uley Brewery

Tel: 01453 860 120

`Polypin' (box)=40 pints; `Firkin` (barrel)=72 pints/9 gallons; `Kilderkin` (barrel)=144 pints/18 gallons

- Uley Best 
- Laurie Lee Premium Ale 
- Old Spot
(+ £50 cash deposit per Barrel - refunded in full when the Barrel is returned in good order. No deposit required for a Polypin).

*Current sample prices but subject to change. Please check in advance.


Cotswold Finest (Richard Chamberlain)

Craft beers, ciders, real ale, mineral waters, soft drinks

Tel: 01451 600 800  / 07973 613495


Lovely Drinks

Sparkling soft drinks & juices

Tel: 01275 463229


Pixley Court

Fruit juices and cordials

Tel: 01531 670171



Pampering & Beauty Treatments:
for Hen Parties, Celebrations, Weddings and Indulgence

Spa Days

Chapel Spa, Cheltenham

01242 386666

Calcot Manor, Tetbury

01666 890 391


Ellenborough Park, Cheltenham

01242 545454

Hotel du Vin, Cheltenham
0330 016 0390

Tortworth Court Hotel, nr Thornbury


Aromatherapy with pure essential oils & a range of beauty & bath products from pure ingredients; Face Massage/Reiki/Reflexology/Holistic Massage/Indian Head Massage (using Vanessa`s pure oils)

Vanessa Kemp

Mobile: 07890 826581


Hot Tubs - brought to your venue

Bristol Hot Tub Hire (contact Grant)

Mobile: 07414 656545


CK Castles

Bouncy Castles/Hot Tubs: (Also possibly for children at Weddings)

Tel: 07754465739

Bicycle Hire
Local cycle hire can be arranged or you are welcome to bring your own.

Firework Displays:

Coates Fireworks (Need to be checked with Insurance)

Mobile: 07956 304982

Face Painting:
Face Painting By Phoebe 

Tel: 07523777931


CASINO (mobile to your cottages)

Tel: 01242 235 273

Mobile: 0777 4416 639

Grooming for your Dog

Classy Glass: engrave your own glass & a 'talk'

Tel: 01453 545389

Balloons etc: Giant Card & Balloon Co.

Tel: 01453 757883

Banners n` Balloons Shop: Tel: 01242 578157

Balloons Spectacular: Tel: 01453 824229

Perfect Parties Shop: Tel: 01285 885131



Surround Sounds (Mark Davis)

Tel: 01453 843685
Mobile: 07743 196060

Barn Dance Band: The Bees Knees

Tel: 01453 885543


Tel: 07814 274417


Special Effects (smoke/haze/bubbles):

Chinnick Theatre Services (Kerry) + fireworks

Tel: 01453 750350



Aromatherapy Massage & Wedding Favours

For fragrant essential oil pampering brought direct to your cottage,

and a range of Beauty & Bath

Products with pure ingredients.

Mobile: 07890 826581


Blubell Tents

Tel: 07584 051404

Each sleep 4 in World War II Officer-issue strong Canvas tents ready

set up & furnished with two double beds & duvets & LED lights.

Erected & taken down for you within our grounds to keep it nearby

and hassle free.

Need to be booked well in advance.

Hooe`s Yurts

Tel: 01837 861255

Available in sizes to sleep from 4 to 22

We can provide for any overflow guests beyond our fullest capacity a list of good

local Hotels, Travel Lodges, B&Bs etc. on request. 
Also we can suggest good local Restaurants if required.


Yurt and Tent Pictures from Internet Suppliers.


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"Thank you once again for a wonderful weekend it could not have been more perfect." 

Bride, Wedding party in all cottages