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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.































For everything from special occasion celebrations to intimate dinners

1. Aureum Catering: 07517 984744

2. CaterCater: 01452 527888


  • Sian Prior Specialise in larger group catering.

  • Won South West regional Wedding caterer of the year 2014


3. Daxa & Ish: 07882 765402

Tel: 07882 765402


1. North Nibley Hog Roasts: 07872341906

2. The Big Pig: 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

3. Hog Roast Cheltenham: 01242 649154

  • Catering, hog roasts and hog roast machines to hire

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



1.Majestic wines  

  • check out 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:
1. Stroud Brewery: 01453 887122

2. Uley Brewery: 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.

Soft drinks:

1.Cotswold FinestL 01451 600 800  / 07973 613495


2. Lovely Drinks: 01275 463229

  • Sparkling soft drinks & juices


3. Pixley Court:  01531 670171


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

Spa Days

 Calcot Manor, Tetbury: 01666 890 391


Ellenborough Park, Cheltenham: 01242 545454

Hotel du Vin, Cheltenham: 0330 016 0390

Tortworth Court Hotel, nr Thornbury: 01454 263000


1. Aromatherapy with Vanessa Kemp:  07890 826581

  • 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)


2. Hot Tubs: 07414 656545

  • brought to your venue

  • Bristol Hot Tub Hire (contact Grant)


3. CK Castles: 07754465739

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

5. Firework Displays: 07956 304982

6. Face Painting: 07523777931

7. Casino: 01242 235 273/ 0777 4416 639

  • (mobile to your cottages)

8. Grooming for your Dog

9. Classy Glass: 01453 545389

engrave your own glass & a 'talk'

10 Balloons etc: 01453 757883

Giant Card & Balloon Co.

11. Banners n` Balloons Shop:  01242 578157

  • Balloons Spectacular: 01453 824229

  • Perfect Parties Shop: 01285 885131



1. Surround Sounds (Mark Davis): 01453 843685/ 07743 196060

2. Barn Dance Band: The Bees Knees: 01453 885543

3. Funk/Soul: 07814 274417


4. Special Effects: 01453 750350




1. Not Just Bouquets: 07836 581096


  • Once the Wedding itself is over, you will have only the photographs as a lasting record of your magical Day. Previous guests have confirmed it really is worth making sure you have the best photographer you can afford. We particularly recommend Vaughan Ives, who knows our venue really well and where all the best photo opportunities are to be found. 

  • Highly praised by clients he produces stunningly beautiful photographs of your wonderful day.

  • Equally Cathy Teesdale Photography with the same advantages.


1. Cut Above Cake Co. : 07913 300373 (Fran)


1. Grand Jour Bridal Boutique:01452 699018

  • Featuring beautiful dresses from a range of designers

2. Ellie Lowe: 07958 930169

  • Wedding Dresses Bespoke wedding dresses designed around you


1. Bluebell Tents: 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.

2. Hooe`s Yurts: 01837 861255

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.


Spit Roasts

"Thank you once again for a wonderful weekend it could not have been more perfect." Bride, Wedding party in all cottages

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