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The Field Kitchen

Muddy says: A lovely lunch-and-brunch restaurant near Bradford on Avon, in beautiful surroundings in the Glove Factory Studios. Oh, and they do weddings too.

Cafés

The Umbrella Bar Company

Muddy says: Getting hitched? Having a party? Got a big event coming up? You’re gonna need one of these babies!

Bar Hire

Temple Guiting Manor & Barns

Muddy says: Girls' weekend? Celebration bash? Weekend away without the Mudlets? Personal chef, treatment rooms, cinema room, two hot tubs - Temple Guiting has got it all!

Holiday Cottages

The Great Tythe Barn

Muddy says: Planning a wedding? Are you after the most dreamy, romantic setting in the heart of the Cotswolds? The Great Tythe Barn is just perfect.

Bed & Breakfast

Fabulous Functions

Muddy says: Planning a wedding? Then you'll need to be fabulous - we love love love these super stylists who will transform your wedding venue into a little slice of heaven

China Hire

Nanny Nellies Attic

Muddy says: Fancy a quintessential English tea party for your wedding? Ah, we’ve got just the ticket. A big Muddy hand for these gorgeous vintage decorations

China Hire

Splash of Colour

Muddy says: Muddy says: Get creative at this little gem in the heart of Salisbury. Kids' parties, rainy day sessions, baby's footprints (too cute)...it's all here.

Cafés

Georgian Cotswold stone entrance

Cotswold House Hotel & Spa, Chipping Campden

Muddy says: A quintessential English boutique hotel in gorgeous surroundings that’s big on intimacy, style and quirky details. 

Bars

The Cricklade Club tables and chairs

The Cricklade Club

Muddy says: This quirky independent café, bar and events space serves such great food and is so relaxed you’ll be wanting to make it your home from home.

Bars

Pure Punjabi

Muddy says: We love this amazing mother and daughter team, whose fab company offers Indian cookery courses, home meal kits and wedding event catering

Caterers

Grittleton House

Stunning grounds, venue to die for, delicious food, immaculate staff…we promise you won’t be disappointed if you throw your Big Bash here!

Party

bottle of wine barrels sign

Averys Wine Merchant

Muddy says: Bored of supermarket plonk and feel like you’re grown-up enough to get a bit more knowledgeable about what you’re filling your wine o’clock with? Follow us…

Food & Drink

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It’s Platinum Not Grey

Muddy says: Apart from being the beauty salon with the coolest name EVER, this new salon in Gorse Hill is young, funky and has a group pamper room. What more do you need?

Beauty

Party on a Plate

Muddy says: Take the pain out of kids’ parties and get this lot to do EVERYTHING for you. Love love love it!

Cake Makers

Rush Skatepark Brimscombe Stroud

Rush Skatepark

Muddy says: If you’re looking for a blast of wheely good fun, this award-winning skatepark in Brimscombe near Stroud will get the pulse racing!

Activities

Larmer Tree Gardens

Muddy says: We love the breezy, open air vibe at Larmer Tree. With ornate gardens, pavilions, halls and secret spaces, it’s perfect for the quintessential English country wedding.

Party

Elmore Court

Muddy says: Searching for a Great Gatsby-style wedding venue with a pinch of festival magic? You’ve come to the right place. Elmore Court has the perfect balance of old world charm and lively party atmosphere to celebrate your nuptials in style

Party

Casterley Barn

Muddy says: We luuuuuurve this luxury, eco-friendly wedding venue with stunning views of the Wiltshire countryside. Party into the small hours while saving the environment. What’s not to love?

Party

The Old Lodge, Minchinhampton

Muddy says: We’re blown away by this elemental wedding venue on top of the world on Minchinhampton Common.

Food & Drink

Bowood Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort

Muddy says: Snooze, spa, fine dine and positively chillax in one of the finest luxury hotels in Wiltshire. It's a huge Muddy tick from us!

Food & Drink

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