Your Bristol & Somerset Wedding - August/September 2023 (Issue 96)

REGULARS 7 EDITOR’S LETTER A warm welcome from Kelly 9 NEARLYWED NEWS Catch up on news from around the region 13 FREEBIES & OFFERS Great giveaways and discounts up for grabs 53 HOT TOPIC: THE GREAT OUTDOORS Local experts offer stellar wedmin advice 89 COMPETITION Win a romantic getaway to the upscale Avani+ Samui Resort in Thailand CONTENTS AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2023 VENUES 15 SPOTLIGHT ON... Bath and Mendip 21 IN THE COUNTRY Get away from it all and tie the knot at one of these serene countryside havens On the cover This issue’s oh-so romantic cover was captured by Bo Leray Photography ( at No.15 Bath by GuestHouse. It comes from this issue’s glorious Pink-city romance shoot, which you can enjoy in full from page 45. 39 9 FEATURES 45 PINK-CITY ROMANCE Inspired by the city of Bath and this year’s Pantone colour of the year, Viva Magenta, this team put together a shoot that made our jaws hit the ground 49 LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL Whether you’re looking for a relaxed vibe, a riproaring time or something completely different, Bristol and Somerset’s wedding entertainers have you covered 67 SPEND, SPLASH, SPLURGE The perfect item of jewellery or accessory piece can elevate a bridal look into the stratosphere, so don’t let budget hold you back, we have some ideas for every purse 3