Flowery fripperies

If you have ever thought flower arranging is just for those who are just Women Institute material or who are artsy think again. If you are a bride to be who is worried about escalating costs and florist costs are making you feel you may have to sit in a corner and rock for a while, then don’t worry, do you wedding flowers yourself! Don’t be put off, seriously it is not as difficult as people make out. Get some willing friends and family together and have a go. I scoured florists for quotes and I must admit that I just couldn’t justify it. After a lot of research I decided to plump for Triangle nurseries and ordered the flowers wholesale online. If I had lived close to an amazing wholesale flower market then I would have loved to have gone in person but time and location prevented this.

The first thing to do is decide on how many arrangements, buttonholes and bouquets etc you will need. Don’t forget you can stretch your budget if you take the flower arrangements you have made for the church to the reception (guests are happy to help with this), or if you are getting married in the same place as your reception.

The second thing to do is try to narrow down your flower choices. Think about the longevity of your flowers, what look you would like and whether you want scent. Longevity is so important. Remember you will need to prepare them a few days before and to ensure they look gorgeous on the day you need to pick flowers that will stand up to the job. Some flowers such as chrysanthemums will last for weeks, others will wilt quickly.

A good tip is to try and find which flowers are in ‘vogue’ or not in season and avoid them if you can. The costs will be higher. I could not believe how expensive hydrangeas were. They are extremely popular but they were more expensive than roses! I had some flowers in mind and had trawled the internet for ideas on colour combinations, textures and supplies. As our colour palette was white, brown and green, then I was concerned about the arrangements looking a little flat. I really wanted lots of texture and above all else scent. Anyone who knows me, will know I have a rather heightened sense of smell. I am a little like a sniffer dog…I pick up on weird smells all the time that no one else can pick up.

The third thing to do is to do your research and look at types of arrangements and how to do it. You will be amazed just how many ‘diy flower’ videos there are on youtube which give you tips and teach you the skills you need. I also loved looking round Pinterest for DIY ideas and flower arrangements.

I found some amazing displays by Francoise Weeks and I particularly loved the way she used woodland materials. I would have loved to make table arrangements in her style but as I was getting married away from where I lived and materials had to be transported I thought this would be too stressful so I had to dismiss this sadly.
As the venues we had chosen were impressive and we liked the rustic look then I decided to not be fussy with the decorations. Sometimes keeping things simple can be just as striking. To keep costs down we collected lots and lots of glass food jars of all shapes, sizes and colours to decorate the church pews and the reception tables. I must admit we ate a lot of curry, cook in sauces, jam etc in the lead up to the wedding. As I had lots of hessian left after making the table runners, I thought I would cut strips of it and wrap round the jars with some raffia to keep with the theme. You could paint, stencil or wrap with ribbon to liven up the jars too.
To keep the bouquets simple I decided on hand tied posies wrapped with ribbon.

I created a Pinterest board which proved to be extremely useful. Armed with an idea of numbers of arrangements and a rough budget I contacted Triangle nurseries. I was upfront and explained this was the first time I had ordered flowers wholesale and the helpful lady took all my details, the colours and flowers I wanted and sent me an email with rough ideas of what flowers I could afford for my budget and roughly how much I would need to order. After a few emails I had it all sorted. As you have to prep the flowers before arranging them, I ordered them for the Thursday before the wedding (Saturday).All I had to do was get some floristry supplies, buckets and helpers.

Supplies

I got a lot of my supplies from Hobby craft and also the Range. The key items we used were blocks of oasis for the church window displays/pedestals, plastic containers for the oasis, green florist tape for securing the oasis to the containers, green florist tape for winding round the button holes, black builders buckets and good florist scissors. I did buy a lot of wire but actually used none in the end.

Helpers

My matron of honor, Ffion kindly offered her kitchen and her services for arranging the flowers. Ffion’s lovely hubbie Rich also pitched in and so did my mum. Team flower was created!

What we did

We had to make:

10 buttonholes
Four bridesmaid posies
One bridal bouquet
Nine church window displays
12 pew end jar arrangements
One church pedestal arrangement
21 table jar arrangements
One top table arrangement
One milk churn arrangement

Flowers/Foliage we used:

Rose avalanche
Alchemella mollis
Veronica white
Stocks cream
White peony
Freesia white
Bouvardia white
Monte cassini white
White reagen sp chrysanth
White stallion sp chrysanth
White delianne sp chrysanth
White hydrangea
Alstromeria white
Lysianthus white
Gypsophilia
Soft ruscus
Hard ruscus
Cinerea eucalyptus
Papaver seed heads
Hypericum green

Timetable

Thursday

Flowers arrived at 8am and we set about unwrapping the flowers, cutting the stems (at an angle or slicing woody stems) and placing them in buckets of cold water. They were then placed in cool dark place to prevent them wilting and opening too much.

Unpacking the flowers

Unpacking the flowers

Friday

8am until 12.30pm

Ffion, mum and I worked our way through the lists of items and set about making the displays. Music on and smiles on our faces we submerged the oasis in cold water.

Big tip: Don’t push the oasis under the water, let it sink of it’s own accord before using. We attached the oasis with tape to the plastic containers for the church window displays. We laid out the allocated stems of flowers and foliage on the table and set about cutting and arranging the foliage first before fleshing out with the flowers. Lots of umming, erring, singing and glee we quickly had some beautiful displays.

Are you turning into a koala Ffion?

Are you turning into a koala Ffion?

Team flower

Team flower

hard at work

hard at work

Coming together

Coming together

beautiful flowery things

beautiful flowery things

Buttonholes: We picked the most gorgeous roses and foliage and wrapped green florist tape around. You should technically wire these but we didn’t and they still looked amazing.

Buttonholes

Buttonholes

Bouquet and posies. There was something quite satisfying about making my own bouquet. Holding a stem I then alternated the flowers and rotated the bouquet as I went. My bouquet contained freesia, avalanche roses, bouvardia, papaver seed heads, gypsophila, veronica, alchemella and peonies. Smelt divine and looked beautiful. My only regret is that I didn’t make it a little larger. The bridesmaids had exactly the same flowers apart from the peonies.

Posie ladies

Posie ladies

Jam jar arrangements/milk churn: Simply randomly pick foliage and flowers and pop in jars! Easy peasy. Don’t be too hung up on arranging these, they will look fab!

jam jarry goodness

jam jarry goodness

Church pedestal: This makes me snigger. Mum and I took some flowers down to the church literally half an hour before the wedding rehearsal. We were rushing, and did it in 10 minutes. I cut the stems and mum worked like a trojan to put them into the oasis. The combinations of flowers and foliage were brilliant. Sadly in my haste to get the decoration done, I didn’t tape the oasis down enough. During the wedding service, we think someone nudged the arrangement as they walked past and it lurched forward and fell onto the floor.Luckily for us our best man rescued the arrangement and plonked it back on! I must admit I found it hilarious.
Big big tip: Make sure you use plenty of tape to secure your arrangements, as they are very heavy.

A few more tips:

Remember to mist your flowers regularly and keep cool before the wedding. Ffion was brilliant with her mister!

If you have flowers that have soft stems, to prevent them from flopping, keep them wrapped before arranging. Wire the stems when arranging.

If you have flowers which are in bud and you want them open before the wedding, bring them out of the dark the day before to encourage them.

Have fun!

All in all our flowers looked amazing and I was thrilled with them. Team flower were bloomin’ amazing.

Thank you to Team flower (Ffion, Rich and mum), Mister B for collecting and moving the flowers and Sal. We couldn’t have done it without you! xx

We did it!

Well it has taken a while for the dust to settle and get the energy up to write another blog post following our big day. I am happy to say that we had a wonderful day of what we can remember of it. As everyone says, it goes so quickly. We have both sat and discussed the day and do actually wonder if it happened. Very strange feeling.

It is so weird, it is as if we both have some strange amnesia. We both feel like we need to redo it just to experience it again. Despite this we did have a great time surrounded by our family and friends, had amazing weather and everything went fine (well sort of). I won’t lie, it was extremely hard work for those involved and we were shattered afterwards. Mister B and I didn’t stop from the Tuesday before the wedding until Monday afternoon. We felt like we drifted through everything with a big grin on our faces.Bit surreal but in a fun way. We were very very fortunate to have the support of our family and friends which helped no end. I think if we hadn’t had them helping out over the week before the wedding it wouldn’t have been such a slick affair

We really would like to thank everyone who helped out, came to the wedding, sent us cards, presents and their best wishes. We have received lots of beautiful presents and cards (some hand made which were amazing) but we are waiting for some further presents via John Lewis. We will be sending out thank you cards soon. ūüôā

We have had loads of people feeding back about how much they enjoyed the day, which I have to say means a lot especially after all the work Mister B and I have put into it. We tried to make it as relaxed as possible, so people there didn’t feel uncomfortable. I have been to a few wedding where etiquette dictates everything and it can really put a damper on things.

Even though we have had to make arrangements from afar, everything we had made, collected and bought actually worked and I have to say I was a little bit teary when I saw it all come together especially after all the planning.

It was so hectic that I was unable to make some posts about the prep work including the restoration of the Hillman, the flower arranging and the night before. I would like to think that this blog was/is not just for our family and friends but also for brides/grooms to be. It is helpful to get ideas and recommendations from others especially when in a bit of a tiz about your nuptials.

So I will post more about the prep, the suppliers we used and what happens after the big day soon. In the interim here is a lovely photo that my cousin Ed took when we were stood at the aisle…

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Parking people

Lots of people have asked about parking.

People coming to church-parking

As parking is limited outside the church at Rushbury we would ask people to park at Rushbury village hall instead if at all possible. We do have some parking at Rushbury primary school but this will be first come first served. You can walk but it may take you a while so Kev has kindly organised a minibus which seats 16 and will be able to pick people up from the village carpark down to the church.

The first minibus will take people who are staying at Wilderhope to the church, followed by a pick up from Rushbury Village Hall.

Wilderhope to Rushbury church: Leaving at 11.20 am
Rushbury Village Hall to Church: 11.30am

Signs will be placed along the road, and will say Birts wedding so keep your eyes peeled.Our ushers Craig and Alexander will also be around to guide you. Be nice they don’t bite.
Also please leave space for the wedding cars to pull up, otherwise the bridal party will be hiking to the church, need kendal mint cake and may be a bit late.

Parking at Wilderhope

Limited parking outside the venue but the farmer next door has kindly agreed to let us have some parking space on his land. As it is a working farm please respect the animals and do not park in front of the farmers exits please. Parking signs again will guide you. Please also leave adequate space outside of Wilderhope for the wedding cars, otherwise the bride will be a grump.

So there you go, everything you need to know about parking your brum.

Wedding mission commences

Well countdown has well and truly started. Already Mister B and I are walking round looking a bit zombified. I have to say getting married where we live would have been easier for us as we have spent most of our time remotely trying to get everything sorted out. Weirdly enough, the first time I will see all the bridesmaids together will be on Friday. I also haven’t seen them all in their dresses apart from the photos.

I finished work last Friday and haven’t stopped since. We have had a few cancellations sadly, which we know cannot be helped (we understand!) and we have added a few people (welcome to the party people!) Mister B and I have been up to the wee hours making place settings, a seat plan, doing the favours, parking and room signs.

I mazipanned the wedding cakes and then iced them. I thought I could cheat by buying ready rolled icing for the bottom tier but it was a pile of poo. As I unrolled it, it cracked straight down the centre. So I ended up doing it the old fashioned way. Transferring it to the moistened marzipan was interesting as it was huge. I improvised by placing the wedding cakes on an upturned glass bowl, instead of a turning table. They are not perfectly smooth but not too bad for a rather knackered bride! They have now been stored at my father’s for safe delivery on Friday night, where we will stack them and decorate it. I made a little cake topper myself which I hope does not look too bad.

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John Lewis have been in touch about delivery of our gift list which is jolly exciting too.

We packed everything into two vehicles this morning and headed north. First stop was to see the wedding car. Mister B’s father started to restore the Hillman in 1980 but sadly was unable to finish it. Today for the first time in 33 years it is back in one piece and working again. Neville and his team have done an amazing job on restoring it. I am really excited about being in it on Saturday. Everyone who has seen it falls in love with it. My father added the gold trim to it today too which really sets the paintwork off. Won’t post a photo just yet as we want it to a be a nice surprise for everyone on Saturday.

Mister B had his hair chopped tonight and we dropped a load of things off at my mums.

Loads of questions keep coming in which we will try to answer shortly. If you don’t get an instant response bear with us we will get back to you but might be dashing about.

not long to go folks…

xxx

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Feeling clucky?

One week to go eeeeeek! The last month has gone so quickly and is a bit of a blur. We have started getting wedding cards arriving at home and notifications of gifts being bought for us from our wedding list which is extremely exciting. Mister B went on his stag weekend which I am sure he will love to tell you about soon. Let’s just say his weekend involved a lot of water, fun, a fire alarm, some gorges, an inflatable sheep and tiredness.

As it was incredibly difficult to get a a suitable activity and time for everyone together for a hen weekend, I decided against it. It would have been lovely but was proving to be a headache to organise and I must admit the last few months I have been fairly exhausted. So at the last minute I invited a few ladies from work for a for some pizza and drinks. I had a lovely time and it was great to do something nice for me instead of worrying about the wedding. I would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who came and treated me to rather intoxicating beverages. Hic! A special thanks to Cath who I share an office with at work, who had arranged lots of willie themed goodies and contacted Mister B about a ‘Mr and Mrs’ question and answer session for me. I had no idea it was going to take place and was cringing as I thought I wouldn’t get any of the questions right. I was rather relieved that in the end I actually knew a lot of rather random and obscure stuff about Mister B. Phew that is a relief! I am waiting for the right moment however to do my forfeit involving a hairy chested man. Ewwww.

Really enjoyed myself even if I felt a little tired the next day. THANKS EVERYONE! xx

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The hens

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Loving the hen bindi

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Hmm interesting cookies these will make

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I look like a fraggle

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Pizzaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah

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My what interesting dough balls Pizza Express have

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Caption please?!

Say cheese

A few weekends ago we ventured with Mister B’s mother to the wonderful The Cheese Shop in Chester to order some cheeses for an alternative to the wedding cake. We realised after we invited Mrs B that she actually dislikes uncooked cheese and this was possibly her idea of hell. Oh dear!
As Mister B and I are huge cheese lovers we thought it would be nice to have some at the wedding for everyone to nibble on.Walking into the shop was like heaven, the smell was amazing. The Cheese shop has so many different types of cheese it is difficult to know where to start. We tried a few cheeses hard and soft which were all lovely. Some nutty, some sweet, some salty, some garlicky. The first layer will be a lovely Garlic Yarg, which is quite subtle and is wrapped in wild garlic leaves. Next will be a Barkham Blue, a lovely creamy blue, followed by a Wigmore Brie for the top. As I am a vegetarian, I have made sure that they are all suitable for us veggies.

When Mister B cut up the tree trunk we had an extra board so this will be perfect for the cheese. We will look to cut this as the wedding breakfast finishes and the evening guests arrive. Mister B’s Aunty Ruth has kindly agreed to make some of her award winning chutneys to go with the cheese which is jolly nice! I have visions of the cheese not making the reception…. we MUST not eat the cheese before then.

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The wallsAfter all the trauma of the cheese shop for Mrs B, we headed to get coffee and cake and then strolled around Chester walls. It has been ages since I walked the walls and the city centre. I must admit it was nice to get back and see it all again. The walls

Is that a muffin Mister B?

Is that a muffin Mister B?

From one cheese to another. We would like everyone to say cheese on the day for the rather talented photographer Naomi Bullivant. I know, I know that was a shocking link. Honestly I have never worked in local radio and have no ambition to. Anyway back to saying cheese.

Naomi will be capturing the preparations the night before and mingling with everyone on the day/evening. Mister B and I will miss out on a lot as we will be too busy messing up our vows, making our faces ache with smiling and trying to negotiate using the toilet with a wedding dress on (that is only me I am hoping). So photographs will give us something to look back on and smile. So if you see a lady with a lens then smile, gurn or give a wave-Mister B and I will love you all forever if you do.

Welcome to our party Naomi!

The four B’s

Last weekend involved the four B’s.

  1. BREAD
dough monster

dough monster

Firstly Mister B and I decided in our wisdom to start making bread at gone midnight (Friday/early Saturday).

Why?  No seriously why would we do that?

I blame Mister Hollywood.Yes that man off tv who has twinkly eyes and thinks it is cool to slap the hell out of dough at every given opportunity. A few hormonal women around the country wish he could get physical with their…oh never mind. Anyhow I blame him.

I always have considered making bread quite a cathartic experience. Whilst kneading the dough I normally stare of the window and watch the birds in the garden, or zone out and think about inane stuff. This wasn’t the case when Mister B was next to me. Instead it turned into a competition of who could make their dough the most stretchy like Mr Hollywood. There was much slapping and gritting of teeth. Before you call the police I am referring to the dough and not domestic violence. Even though it pains me to say it, ¬†Mister B was better at it. We left the dough to rise overnight with the bowls sitting on the underfloor heating (genius idea). ¬†Next morning bright and early I rushed down to have a look. The dough was bubbling away BUT they both looked the same.

This is where it got silly and I come to:

2: BARNEY

After knocking back the dough we then set about making the bloomers. Now get your mind out the gutter, I am of course referring to bread and not Queen Victoria’s gussets. This is where it got technical and Mister B and I had a bit of a barney. It was crazy and consisted of my loaf going in and out of the oven many many times. Fnarr fnarr! Seriously it is not worth going into detail, as it was stupid. Both Mister B and I had little diva strops. I think I won on this one though. I would like to thank Kath and Kim for¬†diffusing¬†the situation.

“Birty, looook at meeeeeeeeeee, loooook at moi”

3. BOYCE

On Saturday night Mrs B joined us and we went to see the legend that is Max Boyce at the local Miners Welfare hall. I have never seen or knew so many people existed in the village that we live in. The night consisted of talking about Rugby, the difference between North and South Wales-Pardon? and singing lots and lots of songs. Where the Boyce gets his energy from I will never know, as he just didn’t stop. Good night all round.

4. BANNS

Daffs

Daffs

Bleary eyed,  we rose early on the Sunday and toasted our bloomers, had some tea and then headed to St Cynogs in the Village to hear the first of our Banns being read. It was lovely to see some daffs on the way in. Has Spring finally sprung?

We were welcomed into the church by a lovely lady called Wendy who made sure all the details were correct for the Banns. We took a pew and then waited. The Banns were read at the beginning of the service and I admit that I gripped hold of Mister B’s hand tight. ¬†Lump in throat.

We are GETTING MARRIED!!!! I know we have known for a while but it is starting to sink in now. I keep having these moments where I keep shouting out those four words or Oh sh*t!. ¬†I sometimes do a little jig like a need a wee too. So if you see me do this just IGNORE me and pretend you don’t know me, it will pass. If you see a puddle on the floor, you know I did actually need the toilet and have made a bit of a mess.

St Cynogs, Ystradgynlais

St Cynogs, Ystradgynlais

Despite Wendy writing our names down, the vicar still managed to say Mister B’s surname wrong which made us both giggle. Brit, Brid, Bridtiwhistle. I am sure I heard him curse under his breath.

The holy communion was the longest I have ever been to. I thought the vicar was going to ask us to camp over for the night, the sermon was so long. I knew it was a bad sign when he leant on the lectern and made himself at home with a newspaper article. I even caught a lady in the choir having forty winks. I was occasionally caught off guard when we had to stand for hymns, of which there were five. YES FIVE. All we had never heard of. So all of three of us were like this:

Frantic flick flick flick of pages

“Do you know this one?” -Whisper 1

” Nope, do you?” -Whisper 2

“Er no, oh bugger”-Whisper 1

“What did you say?” Whisper 3

Mumble mumble mumble, squeak, 1, 2 , 3 verses.

All three of us learn the tune and then belt out the last verse like we had known it all our lives.

Luckily we got home at a reasonable time and I managed to cook ¬†some roast beef and yorkshires before Mrs B went home. Phew, what a long weekend of B’s!!!

Our wedding gift list is active!

For those who have asked, our wedding list has now gone live, so if you would like to have a browse, the website to go to is:

John Lewis gift list

The giftlist number is: 524042

There is no password ūüôā

The website will also allow guests to buy gift vouchers to put towards the more expensive items.

Any problems then please let us know-Thanks!

Hair raising?

As many of you who know me I am not a ‘girly’girl. Pink makes my toes curl. I don’t have a beauty regime and I don’t care about leaving the house without make on. For me I feel like I am in fancy dress if I don a dress, get my hair done or wear make up. It just isn’t a natural thing to me. I have no idea why. When I read ‘girls’ mags I must admit I feel a bit of a freak not wanting to go out and go mad with a credit card. So in an attempt to make an effort for the wedding, I booked in for a hair and make up trial to see what I liked.
The make up trial went ok but afterwards my skin felt irritated and a bit caked. I must admit it was too much for someone who never wears make up. I know that I am old but I thought it made me look totally knackered.I am now considering cancelling my make up and doing it myself so I know the products don’t irritate my skin. Feel bad doing that but may save me from itching skin all day.

Later on in the day I met up with my mum, my matron of honour, Ffion and her mum to have my hair done. We all piled into the Amber room in Church Stretton and after looking through some styles I had seen, Clara set to with heated rollers. I have been growing my hair for the wedding for a while and I think this is the longest I have ever had it. I have been tempted to have it chopped as it seems to shed everywhere. Seriously I think Mister B thinks I am turning into a yeti.
I have lots of hair but it is fine so Clara wanted to create some volume by giving me some barrel curls. After the rollers were popped in, conversation consisted of the grand national, pregnancy ,mahoosive babies (I was sat crossing my legs!) and of course the wedding. Photo opportunity.

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I think I totally rock rollers don’t you? Nora Batty eat your heart out

After a few minutes , the rollers were removed and I was left with lovely curls. Next Clara started to pin and spray my hair. As my hair is normally poker straight this was no mean feat. Next the grand national was put on the radio and we were listening intently hoping for a win. Sadly my horse came fourth. After nearly a can of hairspray and a few hours Clara showed me her masterpiece. Lots of ooohs and ah’s from everyone. I think all of the emotion, sudden realisation I am getting married and tiredness hit me and I blubbed. The bottom lip wobbled and I broke. Poor Clara though she had done it all wrong but I was thrilled. Honest I was. I may smell and taste Elnett hairspray for months (and so may the others) but it was a success.
Woooooohooo.

Won’t reveal what my hair looked like but I think people may be a little surprised. Maybe I do scrub up ok after all. Later that night I removed the pins and ruffled my hair. I looked like I had stepped out of the 1980’s, all I needed was a power suit.

Was lovely to get everyone together as well for a good old natter. Been so difficult trying to juggle work and sorting a wedding from afar.
Thanks to Clara at the Amber Room, mum, Ffion and her mum for a lovely day xxx

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Wedding FAQ’s

Following a few questions from various people, we were on a mission to find out everything we could when we visited Wilderhope yesterday. So here goes:

Come through to the parlour

Come through to the parlour

If I am staying at Wilderhope can I arrive on Friday night?

Yes you can arrive on Friday after 5pm. The bridal party will be at the church around 6ish for a prep session but will be at Wilderhope later. All we ask is that everyone gives a helping hand at the night time.

Will there be breakfast on Saturday and Sunday morning for those staying at Wilderhope ?

Breakfast will be available for all those staying at Wilderhope. Bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, beans, toast, fruit, croissants and tea/coffee will be available.

We are coming to the evening party and staying at Wilderhope, can we arrive late afternoon on Saturday?

Yes. If you plan arriving later in the afternoon please could you contact us to let us know,so we can let Wilderhope staff know. As the day guests will be in the main hall at this time, guests will need to use an alternative route to access their rooms.

I am bringing a young child/baby and wondered if you have a room to prep baby food/heat a bottle.

There will be a small kitchen for guests to use. If you want to bring a bottle warmer and leave it in here to use that would be fine. There will be some space to store food  in the fridge as well if need be.

The kitchen

The kitchen

Is there wheelchair accessibility?

The main hall is accessible, as long as you enter the building from the back of the building via the ramped gravel path. If you are bringing a van then you will need to pull up to the side of the building, to find the level part of the car park. Inside there are two steps into the bar and parlour at the back so extra assistance may be needed here. Unfortunately there is no access to the rooms upstairs or the snug downstairs.

small steps

small steps

There is an accessible toilet at the back of the building, with grab rails and lowered sink.

Will there be much parking space at Wilderhope?

There will be 30 spaces but we will be contacting the local farmer to see if they will allow any further parking. If possible we encourage people to car share as much as possible. Thanks!

I have special dietary needs will I starve?

For those who have been in touch already we will be arranging alternative food choices which includes coeliac arrangements. If you have forgot to tell us please could you,let us know and we will see what we can do.

Is there any wifi connection at Wilderhope?

Unfortunately there is no wifi connection at Wilderhope and mobile phone reception is patchy. We will be holding a support group on Sunday morning for those technically minded people who have withdrawal symptoms.

What time will food be served at night time?

We are thinking of serving food around 9pm for the evening party. There will be wedding cake and a few other nibbles to keep people going until then, so all being well you won’t be hungry.

Hope this covers all the questions that everyone has asked but any problems then please get in contact. Happy? Mister B is clearly.

Mister Lord B

Mister Lord B