Your Cheshire and Merseyside Wedding - July/August 2022 (Issue 64)

FURRY FRIENDS At Walton Hall and Gardens, the team are doing their bit to keep you entertained throughout the summer, with lots of alpaca walks available to book. Get up close and personal with one of the venue’s three alpacas and spend an hour with them as you walk around the estate with one of the informative rangers. Join Topaz, Mally and Jim on a stroll around Walton Hall and Gardens in the early morning before most people have had their morning tea and toast – it’s sure to be a treat you won’t forget in a hurry! As well as alpaca walks, there’s also adventure golf and high ropes on site, so why not make a day of it? The walks cost £30 and are available until 31st July, so don’t delay hurry along to to book your place. ONE STOP SHOP Boutique Brides of Crosby has recently undergone a renovation and now includes a dedicated flowergirl and bridesmaid room. The boutique stocks a gorgeous range of Emma Bridals flowergirl dresses and accessories as well as Morilee, True Bride and Luna bridesmaid gowns. This is the complete bridal experience so if you’re keen to get the entire bride tribe’s attire sorted in one swoop, it’s well worth making an appointment. Plus, there are some incredible discounts available at the moment. What’s more, the introduction of the bridal snug allows you to enjoy a more intimate bridal experience with a small family viewing. The team have been trialling VIP appointments, which include fizz and refreshments, and they’re proving hugely popular. Located in the heart of Crosby, Liverpool, Boutique Brides of Crosby is a platinum stockist of Pronovias, Pronovias Atelier and Pronovias Privee. Also available are gorgeous gowns by Morilee, Rebecca Ingram, Ronald Joyce, White One, Demetrios and Demetrios Platinum all available in sizes 2 to 32. You’ll be spoilt for choice! To book an appointment call 0151 924 1698 or message on Instagram at @boutiquebridesofcrosby. Also, check out Nearlywed NEWS Catch up on the latest from around the region Getty Images MAMMA MIA! Thornton Hall Hotel and Spa in Thornton Hough, Wirral, is hosting an ABBA Tribute Night with Abbarella on Friday 19th August, so if you’re looking for a fun-filled hen do this could be just the ticket. Tickets cost £45 and include a reception drink, three-course meal, live performance from Abbarella and a disco until 2am. And of course, if you’re worried about getting home afterwards, you needn’t be as the hotel’s gorgeous rooms are available from £155 including bed and breakfast for two people. If you’re still feeling tip top the next morning, we can highly recommend the spa complete with outdoor hydro spa pools, thermal zone, tranquillity suite and so much more. To book call the team on 0151 353 3716 or email To find out more about tying the knot at Thornton Hall, head over to 9 LOCAL NEWS