Your Bristol & Somerset Wedding - October/November 2022 (Issue 91)

THE LAKE DISTRICT Brimstone Hotel in the Lake District has 16 luxurious suites with log-burning stoves, emperor beds and private balconies. Couples will receive complimentary access to the spa, thermal experience, pool, fitness studio, exercise classes and sauna. The Stove Restaurant and Bar serves brunch and dinner, plus it has a fantastic selection of fine wines and craft ales to try. If you fancy something a little more rustic, then the traditional Lakeland pub, the Wainwrights’ Inn, offers hearty home-cooked meals. To book and find out more, visit escapes Sweet Enjoy a relaxing minimoon in some of the UK’s best boltholes SCOTLAND Bughtrig Cottage, in Coldstream on the Scottish Border, is a delightful, traditional stone cottage on the edge of the stunning Bughtrig Estate. This two-bedroom property has been completely renovated and boasts an exquisite interior and impressive original artwork. Outside, there is a charming garden with a small summer house and handcrafted bar for guests to mix delicious sundowners whilst admiring views over the Cheviot Hills. Couples will also have exclusive access to the formal gardens and tennis courts on the estate. Crabtree & Crabtree’s Doorstep Delivery service is available and includes a diverse selection of edible and quaffable services, anything from parcels of delicious fresh produce and responsibly-sourced artisanal meats to fine wines and pasta – the perfect treat for honeymooners. To find out more, visit SUFFOLK Hex Cottage in Suffolk is a romantic one-bedroom cottage with no electricity – the perfect place to experience times bygone and take a digital detox. Once a forester’s cottage, it still retains many of its original features, from the bread oven to the outside larder. The candle-lit bedroom oozes romance with sheepskin rugs and a wood burner to keep you snug. The en-suite has a freestanding roll-top bath with stunning views out over the woodland. The cottage comes with plenty of candles, a cosy fireplace, board games as well as wellies and pashley bikes. For more information, visit SOUTH WALES Family-owned Penhein Glamping in Monmouthshire has launched a dedicated Go Wild family break to max out summer adventures for families wanting to roam free and switch off. For adults and kids wanting to carve out time in nature, to relax and run wild, then fall asleep smelling of woodsmoke in the comfiest of beds, the new Go Wild break is ideal. There is an adventure playground, rope swings, a crate of outdoor games, a brook for paddling and eight acres of wildflower meadow perfect for picnics, frolics, kite flying and hiding out. Relax in one of the eight spacious Persian Alachigh tents, with high domes and skylights for stargazing, tucked away in a peaceful and private corner of coppiced woodland. Discover more at 94