Here at earcandy we love local and we try as much as possible to support locals businesses where possible, over the years we have had the pleasure working with many local businesses and we often hear great feedback from clients in regards to other local businesses within the wedding industry. With this in mind we often create a feature piece of businesses that we have found to be a great match for our clients.
Today we feature the lovely county of Berkshire, if you’re planning a wedding in Berkshire then you don’t want to miss out on this great feature as we include everyone from Hotels, Caterers, Venues & Florists. The full package to make your wedding day perfect. You can also view our other feature pieces on Surrey & Kent and keep an eye on our wedding blog for future updates. Without further ado lets get started!
Searching for the best place to spend your wedding night? Maybe you need to reserve rooms for out of town guests. The lovely Berkshire countryside offers a wide variety of quality lodging. If you are looking for the best places to stay in the Berkshire area, look no further.
Berkshire’s 4 finest Hotels
The luxurious Coworth Park is a 2014 winner of Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Award, and for very good reason. You and your guests will never forget your time spent at Coworth, enjoying the prestigious estate with picturesque grounds. The gourmet cuisine and relaxing spa amenities will ensure that you have a wonderful stay and leave feeling refreshed. Elegant without being too formal, Coworth Park offers horseback riding, croquet, polo, and tennis.
The Vineyard at Stockcross
Hundreds of happy customers helped The Vineyard at Stockcross earn the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2014. Enjoy a view of the 5,000 bottle wine cellar and sample a few superior quality wines. The on-site restaurant is exceptional, causing community members and hotel guests alike to flock to the tables for dinner. The Vineyard experience is modelled upon a California winery and will sweep you away with the beautiful setting, luxurious rooms, and delectable food and wine.
Another earner of the Tripadvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence, Forbury Hotel is considered by many to be one of the best hotels in the UK. A smaller, more intimate venue, the opulent old-world style of the Forbury Hotel will bring to mind the era of glitz and glamour in which the structure was built. Each room has its own unique décor and the service is personal and attentive. Gorgeous rooms and delicious food ensure a pleasant stay. The well-appointed restored home welcomes you in and you will wish you never had to leave.
Royal Berkshire Hotel
A smile will brighten your face as soon as you pull in the drive of the Royal Berkshire Hotel. The grandness of the estate and grounds make a great first impression and set the stage for a lovely stay. Originally built for the Churchill family, the Royal Berkshire now is a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence winner for 2014. This 18th century estate is a haven of understated elegance, both sophisticated and relaxingly comfortable. Newly refurbished suites, reception rooms, and even a helicopter pad make Royal Berkshire an ideal place to stay for you and your wedding guests.
Berkshire’s 4 finest wedding caterers
Food is central to every gathering. People tend to congregate in kitchens, and only a few moments go by when people are together before snacks appear. With the power to establish the atmosphere for any event, the food that you choose for your wedding is at least as important as the flowers and décor. It may be second only to your choice of venue. Several top quality caterers are available who will create delicious cuisine to compliment the elegant venues that exist throughout historic Berkshire.
The Berkshire Catering Company
Husband and wife team, Ross and Claire Moore, are the founders and managers of The Berkshire Catering Company. They take pride in their reputation as a leading caterer in Berkshire and are always willing to go the extra mile to ensure their clients’ satisfaction. From barbeque to canapés and buffets to multi-course sit-down dinner, The Berkshire Catering Company will customize your wedding dinner to ideally suit your party. They are a regional winner of a 2015 Wedding Industry Award.
Top Nosh Cuisine
With 27 years of experience in the party planning industry, Top Nosh Cuisine can provide you with expert catering or even manage your entire reception planning. They will walk you through the steps to creating the perfect menu to coordinate with the other elements of your festivities. Relying on Top Nosh’s skill and attention to detail, you can spend your day stress free knowing that everything is accounted for.
RS Catering and Events
Each wedding menu at RS Catering is fully customized to suit your theme, budget, and personal preferences. They are excited about creative catering requests and will work tirelessly to exceed your expectations with superior quality food and exceptional customer service. RS Catering is happy to work with a rustic barn venue or a sophisticated historic manor and serve a menu of fine cuisine that will perfectly compliment the locale.
The Wild Fork
Serving a superior quality menu of traditional English foods, The Wild Fork is the ideal caterer for your Berkshire countryside wedding. Choose from a wide variety of seasonal selections and classic favourites for a delicious menu that celebrates our heritage and appeals to a wide audience. Adding their own unique touch to creatively update old dishes and develop healthy alternatives upon request, The Wild Fork serves each client with dedication to helping you create the perfect wedding day.
Top 4 Wedding Florists in Berkshire
Flowers are an element of your wedding that has significant impact. Set the stage of sophistication, romance, or elegance depending on what colours, varieties, and arrangements you choose. Flowers create a magical environment out of any venue by adding a soft, natural touch and aromatic element to your festivities. Many top quality florists specialise in wedding flowers in Berkshire. These are our top four choices.
Flowers by Miranda
Flowers by Miranda specialises in floral arrangements that showcase flowers’ natural beauty. The personalized service at Flowers by Miranda includes consultations with bride and groom, survey of the venue, and a full assortment of centrepieces, bouquets, and corsages that are custom made for your desired theme and coordinated for your venue’s décor. Fill your festivities with overflowing blooms in arches, pedestals, pew ends, and more. Anything you can imagine is possible with Flowers by Miranda.
Cherubs Floral Design
Sophisticated arrangements from Cherubs Floral Design will complement any venue you choose for your wedding. The bride takes centre stage and the flower décor will draw all eyes to her with careful design and coordination of all floral accessories and decorations. Cherub Floral Design is proud to be a preferred wedding vendor at several Berkshire venues, a recommendation that assures prospective clients of their quality and professionalism. Their signature style and committed service will ensure perfect flowers for your big day.
The wedding experts at The Flowerstalk understand how important your wedding flowers are for creating the mood for your festivities and creating a beautiful setting for a romantic ceremony. They are devoted to designing floral arrangements that transform your venue into the wedding of your dreams with high quality flowers. Knowing that brides have many things to worry about when the big day arrives, they work to make the flowers something that be easily marked off the to-do list. Free delivery and set up is included with every wedding package.
Ruby & Grace
Named a Top 50 Florist by the Independent and a regional winner of a 2013 Wedding Industry Award, Ruby & Grace has established themselves as a leader in premium wedding flower arrangements. Their creativity and love of their work shines through in each arrangement they create. Ruby & Grace are devoted to exceeding their clients’ expectations and delivering wedding flowers that are truly breath-taking. Clients of Ruby & Grace are treated like princesses for their special day.
Top 4 Wedding Venues in Berkshire
Berkshire offers many attractive wedding, venues whether you are planning festivities that include a rustic barn, fairy tale castle, or sophisticated modern setting. The English gardens, historic structures, and superior quality that are available throughout Berkshire can make it hard to decide upon just the right location for your wedding. If you are planning 2015 nuptials, consider our top four picks for wedding venues.
Wokefield Park Mansion House
Your experience begins as you pull up the drive through 250 acres of gorgeous scenery to the towering stately mansion at Wokefield Park. This 18th century country house combines the best of old world with modern amenities and sophistication. Built in a Palladian style with an on-site hotel and golf course, this venue can capably manage your ceremony, reception, guest accommodations, and day after activities. Choose a ceremony on the beautifully kept lawns or in one of the several available rooms inside surrounded by historic architecture and furnishings. Everything at Wokefield, from food to guest suites, is superior quality.
Oakley Court Hotel
Feel as though you have been swept up into a Jane Austen romance when you plan your wedding at Oakley Court Hotel. Originally owned by friends of the Austens, this romantic Georgian home has everything you need for a perfect day. Friendly staff and a setting that is an earthly paradise will ensure that your special day is spent creating wonderful memories. Golf, tennis, and even an indoor heated pool are among the amenities for guests who choose to stay the night in one of Oakley Court’s luxuriously appointed rooms or suites.
Rustic beauty and historic charm abounds at this gorgeous barn wedding venue. Steps away from a Norman church, you can enjoy your ceremony where couples have been united for a millennia before joining your guests in the laid-back atmosphere of Combe Manor. Developed into a stunning reception venue from two L-shaped barns, this unique location is ideal for casual festivities.
Silchester House. This lovely Victorian home is a unique venue that is customized for your use for a full 24 hours, enabling you to relax and fully enjoy your day. Hold your ceremony indoors or out for greater flexibility than is offered by most venues. Able to accommodate up to 180 guests, this is a wedding home that does not force you to shrink your guest list.
That’s all folks. We hope our Berkshire wedding feature has helped you in some way. Here at earcandy our passion is helping our clients create the most memorable day possible. If you have any questions at all please don’t hesitate to contact one of our live entertainment team who will be more than happy to help. We’ll leave you with one of our many live acts earcandy strings.
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