Your Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wedding - December 2022/January 2023 (Issue 98)

WINDSOR AND ASCOT We reveal where to wed What ’s new? THE CASTLE HOTEL IN WINDSOR OFFER SEASONAL CHRISTMAS PACKAGES This property was established as one of Windsor’s finest boutique hotels. With 108 bedrooms and suites and commanding a prime location at the heart of Windsor, just a short distance from the famous Long Walk, Windsor Great Park, Savill Garden and the River Thames, the hotel is perfect for those looking to enjoy the festive season. They’re offering a Private Package of a three-course menu available throughout December 2022 and selected dates in January 2023. The packages are priced from £55.00 per person on a Thursday and from £60 per person on a Friday and Saturday. From Sunday to Wednesday, the price lowers to £45.00 per person. A festive lunch or dinner in the hotel’s restaurant Leaf, which will turn into a magical winter wonderland, isn’t to be missed! A Two-course lunch is available from £25.00; a three-course lunch from £30.00; a twocourse dinner from £30.00 and a three-course dinner from £35.00. A Festive Afternoon Tea can be enjoyed at the hotel with live carol singing for £35 per person which is served daily from 12 noon to 5 pm until Saturday 31st December (excluding Sunday 25th and Monday 26th December). A special appearance from Father Christmas, with a gift for children at the afternoon tea, can be arranged priced at £22.50 per child aged 4 to 12 years and £12.50 per child aged 0 to 3 years. Finally, a four-course traditional Christmas Day meal is on offer for £110.00 per adult, £60.00 per child aged 4 to 12 years and £20.00 per child aged 0 to 3 years. Sittings are available between 12 noon and 2 pm. To find out more and to book, visit Spotlight on... FAIRMONT WINDSOR PARK UNVEILS SUITE DREAMS INTRODUCTORY OFFER Located beside the 4,800 acres of Windsor’s Great Park with its historical monuments and ancient forests, Fairmont Windsor Park was the most anticipated opening of 2022. An extensive spa and wellness facility and outstanding restaurant and bars make Fairmont Windsor Park the ultimate venue for a staycation or for the overseas visitor looking to experience the charms of an elegant modern hotel in an English countryside setting. The hotel is conveniently located only 15 minutes drive from London Heathrow Airport. Out of 251 bedrooms in total, 32 are suites, many of which offer spectacular views of the beautifully landscaped gardens surrounding the hotel. Furnished with a combination of natural stone and soft textures to create an elegant and sumptuous environment, each of the beautifully appointed suites radiate luxury living. All suites feature king-size beds, a living area and a dining area, a dressing area plus a 55-inch Smart TV, tea and coffee-making facilities and a stunning bathroom with a separate walk-in shower, bathtub, and luxurious bathrobes. Some also feature a balcony or terrace. For guests wanting to take their stay to the next level, the hotel boasts ten individually designed Signature Suites, ranging from a luxurious two-bedroom suite to a Fairmont one-bedroom king terrace suite. For a truly royal experience, Fairmont Windsor Park is also home to the impressive Signature Royal Suite, this apartment-style space is the jewel in the hotel’s crown with its panoramic park views, a large balcony and access to its very own VIP spa. Signature Suite guests can expect an array of gifts and treats personalised to their taste, from butler service and an in-room elevated drinks station for guests to create their own cocktails, to a Taste of Fairmont Hamper found in-suite upon arrival. For these guests, an in-suite check-in service is available for a more private, personal experience. Guests will also receive a refreshing fruit bowl, chocolates and a bottle of wine or champagne in their room along with personalised amenities targeted to each guest’s preferences. A daily turndown service is offered in addition to full access to the vast spa. For those with a particular interest in fitness, Fairmont Windsor Park offers a Technogym fitness kit bag that can be used in-suite, containing among other things, a yoga mat and weights. Fit for royalty, this exclusive and unique apartment-style suite with park views from its private balcony boasts two imposing en-suite bedrooms – each with spacious walk-in dressing rooms, a grand dining room with a separate butler’s kitchen and a magnificent living area ideal for private receptions. The balcony is the perfect spot for a peaceful morning coffee or evening drink taking in the surrounding nature. This suite has been designed to offer a truly unforgettable and exceptional experience and is accessible via a private entrance if required. The Signature Royal Suite also offers private access via a lift to the VIP spa – the Salutaris Suite. Here all spa services can take place in utmost comfort and seclusion, including therapy, aesthetic and wellness treatments. The private spa suite features two treatment beds, a hot tub, a rasul steam room, a day bed, changing rooms and private access to the hammam. Reserve a stay in any of the suites and receive a 15% discount off the best available rates. The offer includes full access to our Fairmont Spa & Wellness facilities including the Vitality Pool, Himalayan Salt Room and Quiet Room. Also included is breakfast served in MOREISH or via the in-room dining. Terms & Conditions: Discount not applicable retrospectively to stays already booked. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Full prepayment will be taken at the time of booking and the deposit is non-refundable. Children’s supplements apply and are not included in the price. No cash alternatives will be given. The hotel reserves the right to end this offer at any time without prior warning. To find out more and to book, visit Scan to view video 27 LOCAL VENUES