To keep your wedding 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 are delighted to recommend a range of tried and tested caterers, florists, music, entertainments etc. if you wish, plus a friendly professional photographer who is brilliant at capturing all the best memories, for you to enjoy for the rest of your life.
For everything from special occasion celebrations to intimate dinners
Tel: 07517 984744 (Rebecca Mann)
CaterCater (Sian Prior) for larger gatherings
Tel: 01452 527888
CaterCater Specialise in larger group catering. Won South West regional
Wedding caterer of the year 2014
Daxa & Ish (Indian Vegetarian)
Tel: 07882 765402
North Nibley Hog Roasts
Best quality local produce for all events (weddings, anniversaries, birthdays)
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 - www.majestic.co.uk 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 or check Laithwaites wines also
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)
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).
Cotswold Finest (Richard Chamberlain)
Craft beers, ciders, real ale, mineral waters, soft drinks
Tel: 01451 600 800 / 07973 613495
Sparkling soft drinks & juices
Tel: 01275 463229
Fruit juices and cordials
Tel: 01531 670171
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 www.vaughanives.co.uk, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with the same advantages.
Firework Displays: Coates Fireworks (Need to be checked with Insurance)
Mobile: 07956 304982
Face Painting By Phoebe
Bouncy Castles/Hot Tubs: (Also possibly for children at Weddings)
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
Discos: Surround Sounds (Mark Davis)
Tel: 0121 532 8331
Mobile: 0777 555 7382
Barn Dance Band: The Bees Knees
Tel: 01453 885543
Tel: 07814 274417
Or book on the website:
Special Effects (smoke/haze/bubbles):
Chinnick Theatre Services (Kerry) + fireworks
Tel: 01453 750350
Not Just Bouquets
Tel: 07836 581096 (Toni Ryder)
Cut Above Cake Co.
Tel: 07913 300373 (Fran)
Grand Jour Bridal Boutique
Featuring beautiful dresses from a range of designers
Tel: 01452 699018
Wedding Dresses Bespoke wedding dresses designed around you
Tel: 07958 930169 (Ellie Lowe)
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
Broad Range www.favourfairy.co.uk
Personalised Sweets www.sayitwithasweetie.co.uk
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.
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.
"You are absolutely brilliant. You are going above and beyond to help me. Thank you." Bride