When it's time for you look for local businesses to help you with your wedding, take a look at our advertisements below. Most will have links to their own websites. These advertisements are updated regularly so please revisit often and mention County Wedding Magazines when making any enquiries.
We have some terrific prizes up for grabs.
Take time out from the wedding planning for a relaxing spa day at the Holiday Inn Winchester. Fresh from a £2.5million refurbishment, the hotel is not only a destination hotspot for the big day, but a haven for pre- or post-wedding pampering too. Relax in the contemporary surroundings, chill with your best girls in the ANA Spa and indulge in afternoon tea or a glass of bubbly.
The Fizz with Friends package, for groups of four or more, is perfect for the hen do and there's a range of other great options available too. An oasis of calm, the facilities include a hydrotherapy pool, sauna, steam room, foot spas and relaxation room. What's more the team at the spa also do wedding make-up; perfect for the whole bridal gang. To find out more visit www.hiwinchester.co.uk.
The venue has teamed up with Your Hampshire & Dorset Wedding to offer readers the chance to win an indulgent afternoon tea and spa experience for two, to be taken from 2pm to 6pm.
THE PRIZE INCLUDES:
❤ A 55-minute Elemis facial or full body massage each
❤ Use of the ANA Spa facilities
❤ Afternoon tea served in the spa lounge
Enter via our website before 1st May, 2020, terms and conditions apply.
For your chance to win, tick the box marked ‘Afternoon tea and spa’ on the giveaway form.
Closing date: Friday, 1 May 2020.
Goddiva are renowned for bringing glamour to women's wardrobes for every type of special occasion throughout the season and considered as one of the leading stockists for bridesmaids dresses. Goddiva have now released The Romance collection, offering sparkly bridesmaids dresses and a stunning pastel collection in new sizes 8 - 18 with the opportunity of bespoke sizing on request, fantastic for being inclusive and catering for any selected plus size bridesmaid dress!
The ethereal dresses in the latest wedding bridesmaid dress collection feature almost fairy-tale like designs with an abundance of floaty sheer fabrics and delicate applique and embroidery featuring dreamy star motifs and delicate floral blooms for a whimsical feel.
Maxi length dresses with shoestring straps and ribbon detail combining blush tones; pink hues and delicate metallic pastel sequins for a floaty dream like feeling. Empire line dresses in metallic fabrics with an almost lamé appearance continue this collections celebration of love. At the heart of the collection are a wide range of dress styles and necklines, figure flattering details and imaginative layering to suit any bridal party. Jewel tones of deep blue and intense red with beautiful ribbon detail waistbands and ruched detailed blacks are also introduced into the 'Romance' collection this season, with a midi length bandeau dress in a deep blue and a one shoulder intense red with cape detail proving to be particular highlights. And do not forget about fabulous wedding dresses and gold dresses by Goddiva! If you are looking for bridesmaid dresses head to www.goddiva.co.uk.
For your chance to win, tick the box marked ‘Win 5 Goddiva's dresses from the Romance Collection by GODDIVA’ on the giveaway form.
Closing date: Monday, 1 June 2020.
De Vere Hotels is a group of exquisite properties throughout the UK offering an unforgettable experience for even the most discerning of traveller.
From the finest London venues like the lavish De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, to historic 18th-century mansion houses such as De Vere Beaumont Estate, just south of Windsor, there's ample choices no matter your preference; be it a pre-wedding break with your loved one, or a group get-together to celebrate your nuptials, there's a host of properties with facilities such as spas and golf courses to enjoy a relaxing stay.
County Wedding Magazines has teamed up with De Vere Hotels to offer our chosen winner an overnight stay with breakfast at any De Vere hotel in the UK. What’s more, for those unlucky in winning this lovely prize, our CWM readers can save 10% when you book direct with De Vere by joining its loyalty scheme, Applause, www.devere.co.uk/applause
For your chance to win, enter via our websites. Terms and conditions apply.
For your chance to win, tick the box marked ‘Stay in luxury’ on the giveaway form.
Closing date: Friday, 5 June 2020.
Having been a wedding planner and on-the-day coordinator in Yorkshire for more than 10 years, there's not much that Hazel Walshaw doesn't know about weddings. Luckily for engaged couples everywhere, she has put all of her expertise into a book. “My book is called Planning a Wedding the Wedding Planner Way,” she tells us. “It puts a decade of experience into one handbag-sized book. You can find advice on the whole planning process, from the initial stages right through to preparing the seating plan, speeches and what to expect on the day. Not only that, but it's brimming with helpful hints from other industry professionals. It's like hiring a wedding planner without the price tag!”
If you're planning your big day yourself and could use a helping hand, then enter our competition on our website to win one of five signed copies of Hazel's book. To find out more, head to www.hazelwalshaw.co.uk
For your chance to win, tick the box marked ‘Planned to perfection’ on the giveaway form.
Closing date: Friday, 5 June 2020.
Located in Oxfordshire, with views over the Evenlode Valley and the Cotswolds – an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – The Feathered Nest Inn aims to surpass expectations to ensure weddings are truly memorable. As a boutique wedding venue, the team pride themselves on providing a tailored approach to match desired formats and budgets, plus offer an array of catering options to satisfy all culinary requirements. The venue is licensed to offer civil ceremonies and its dedicated staff will be on hand through the entire planning process, from initial enquiry all the way through to the special day, ensuring an unforgettable wedding – from small intimate dos to large and lavish affairs, with room for 70 people seated and 120 at an evening reception. During the summer months there's also the option of a beautifully decorated marquee which can cater for up to 120. What's more, there's four uniquely designed en suite rooms for staying guests. Check out thefeatherednestinn.co.uk Your Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wedding has teamed up with The Feathered Nest Inn to offer couples the chance to win a one-night mid-week stay with bed and breakfast, including a six-course 'Nest Tasting Menu' with a bottle of Rathfinny Sussex Sparkling Wine.
For your chance to win, tick the box marked ‘Win a one night mid-week stay’ on the giveaway form.
Closing date: Friday, 5 June 2020.