Booking Extras

We offer a selection of extras that you can add to your booking prior to arrival. Browse our extras below:

More Extras

We can organise a range of other extras for your booking. Browse the list below, please to contact us for more information.


Select Catering

We have teamed up with Gayla at Select Catering and are pleased to be able to offer a fabulous menu of both ready-to-eat and ready-to-cook delicious meals. Gayla is an experienced caterer and uses local, seasonal produce in her meals, wherever possible. Select catering will also, if you require, provide a fully catered service, where Gayla will cook and serve the meals in the cottages.

On receipt of the balance for your holiday, we send a copy of the Select Catering Menu, for you to be able to browse. If you require anything from the menu, simply pop a cheque in the post and the meals will be in the fridge on your arrival at the Barn.

Flora Bartlett

Fully catered for that special occasion - waitress service available
Flora lives locally and is a trained Leith's cook.  She loves preparing creative dinners, lunches, brunch, breakfast, buffets and all day packages to suit your individual need. Flora will come with friendly and attentive waitresses from the surrounding villages to make your event really special.
She believes passionately in the best ingredients and well cooked food and tries to keep food miles to a minimum by using super local meat, vegetables and small suppliers; including organic beef and vegetables from her parent’s farm. Flora looks forward to cooking and serving delicious food in the wonderful surroundings of Lavender Barn. Just let us know if you would like to book Flora and we will take care of the arrangements. If you wish to contact Flora with any questions you can email her at or phone 07771 722879.

The Fruit and Flower Basket

Here you can buy local fruit, veg, deli and frozen items. They cook a lot of the produce on-site in their kitchens. Their homemade quiche is delicious!

Rodney Scott

Rodney Scott

We are a local business in Bishopswood, on the Blackdown Hills, and all our food is sourced locally where possible.  We will happily provide friendly waitresses to serve, as well as do the tidying and washing up to make that special ossasion even more relaxing and enyoyable.

We guarantee to provide excellent food and excellent staff. The only thing we cannot guarantee is the weather!

With over 15 years experience in the catering industry, our aim is to add to your holiday experience.  We can provide for you in a number of ways, from reducing the pressure of organising and hosting an event, such as a dinner party to stocking your freezer with meals for the length of your stay.


We Offer

  • Dinner parties
  • A meal delivered with heating instructions
  • Hampers for picincs
  • Special breakfasts
  • BBQs
  • Afternoon tea


Contact Details


Phone: 07886388090

Denis Guillemin

Dennis Guillemin

With over 20 years experience working in luxury catering establishments in both France and England, I will bring the restaurant experience to you!
Professional and easy going would describe me best…
I will ensure everyone in your party is catered for with flair making sure that anyone with special dietary requirement gets the same treatment and tasty alternatives.
My cuisine is a mix of flavours from my Home country France and adoptive country England, with subtle notes from Mediterranean herbs and spices.
Bon Appetit!


Waitress service comes at an extra £50 per waitress which includes table setting, food service, clearing away and washing up while you sit back and relax.

Contact Details


Phone 07813930480



Cedar Falls

At Bishops Lydeard Cedar Falls is one of the south west premier spas, great for day/half day treats!  

Urban Buff Day Spa

Urban Buff Day Spa- 01823 257445

An oasis of lavish urban chic - where relaxation, serenity, relaxationand luxury are at the heart of your experiance.

Glo Pamper

Glo Pamper

Glo deliver a range of affordable services suitable for all ages and occasions - wonderful pampering sessions in your luxury holiday cottage!!

  • Spa to You” indulgent treatment packages perfect for individuals, couples, families or groups staying in self-catering accommodation from £19pp
  • Pamper Party” packages are designed for hen, group and kids parties, from £17pp
  • Event” services suitable for corporate parties, ladies days, chill out zones, seminars / conferences, product launches, exhibitions and team pampering
  • Well-being” services are best suited to the workplace, offering therapies such as office massage and reflexology, yoga, pilates, tai chi classes, nutrition, mindfulness training and life coaching workshop

Treatments are provided by their professional team of local mobile massage and beauty therapists throughout the UK.

Enquire or book online, email or call 0207 096 0385 to speak to their team who can tailor an experience to meet your needs

 Benefits of Glo Pamper


  • Holistic massage and beauty treatments and well-being services delivered to you in the comfort of your surroundings, whatever the weather;
  • Perfect for any occasion such as a family get-together, a romantic weekend away or some much needed me/you-time;
  • Holiday extra to make your experience deeply relaxing and rejuvenating to support your well-being;
  • Additional well-being and beauty service options available such as hair styling, make-up and yoga classes

Spa to You Packages

The below is a list of our packages and pricing for your information.  You find all of these details on our website .

2 hr Rest and Unwind Package - £150 approx

2 x 60 min treatments | 4 x 30 min treatments | 6 x 20 min treatments

3 hr Rest and Unwind Package - £180 approx

3 x 60 min treatments | 6 x 30 min treatments | 9 x 20 min treatments

4 hr Rest and Unwind Package - £240 approx

4 x 60 min treatments | 6 x 40 min treatments | 8 x 30 min treatments | 12 x 20 min treatments

5 hr Rest and Unwind Package - 1 therapist £285 approx

5 x 60 min treatments | 10 x 30 min treatments | 15 x 20 min treatments

5 hr Rest and Unwind Package - 2 therapists £310 approx

5 x 60 min treatments | 10 x 30 min treatments | 15 x 20 min treatments

Couples Package - 2 hours £150 approx

2 x 60 min treatments | 4 x 30 min treatments | 6 x 20 min treatments 

Mother and Daughter Package - 2 hours £150 approx

2 x 60 min treatments | 4 x 30 min treatments | 6 x 20 min treatments

Mummy To Be and Partner Package - 2.5 hours £165  approx

90 minute treatment for Mummy-To-Be and 60 minute treatment for partner


Emily Fairweather

A photo shoot with Emily provides a perfect memory of your holiday whether you are celebrating a special anniversary with all the family, a 40th birthday or reminders of a special honeymoon. Emily will cater to your individual requirements.


Hens With Pens


  • Don your beret and get creative at a hen party life drawing class in any part of the UK with Hens with Pens.

    Class duration: 2 hours Price: £250 for up to 15 hens, and £50 for every group of 1-5 hens more. What hens get:

    •   Tutor and model comes to you

    •   Drawing materials provided

    •   Retro swing music included

    •   Berets and moustaches to wear for fun

    •   No experience necessary – you don’t need to be able to draw already!

    1st hour: group drawing games/exercises 2nd hour: life drawing from a male model

    All of our tutors are experienced and qualified artists. You don’t need any experience and there’s no need to worry about your drawing ability – the idea is just to have fun!


    Telephone: 07968189060


The Crafty Hen

  • The Crafty Hen offers fun craft workshops delivered by professional crafts people for hen parties. Our flock of friendly tutors will help you make many things to use and wear, perhaps even for the wedding or hen weekend.? We tailor your workshops and parties exactly to your needs and the group requests. We come to your accommodation and provide all materials and equipment as well as expert tuition.


    We can offer sessions in making garters, nipple tassels or customising knickers. There is also a range of jewellery making workshops to choose from; including tiaras and hairpins, cocktail rings, textile corsages and accessories. You can even make your own bunting, why not work together and use this to decorate your wedding.? With some of our workshops we can offer vintage options, you can incorporate vintage fabrics and antique lace into your creations.?

    Contact Details


    Phone: 0117 939 5203





Clay Pigeon Shooting

  • Welcome to Abbey Burton Clay Shooting. I offer professional coaching in Clay Shooting, Game Shooting and Archery to individuals and groups of all abilities, whether you're an experienced shot looking to have their technique fine-tuned or a newcomer to the sport looking to develop skills for safe and accurate shooting, all our welcome.

    I am a fully qualified CPSA Coach, CPSA Safety Officer, Level 1 Archery Instructor and also a Great Britain competitive shot with many awards to my name at the age of 24.


    Phone: 07789 480298



Pot Doodles

Pot Doodles has gone mobile. Welcome to Pot Doodles the "paint your own pottery experience" that has now gone Mobile! At the end of 2008 we took our fantastic Pot Doodles "Paint your own pottery experience" MOBILE. Rather than you come to us we now come to you in our unique "Doodle Van". Pot Doodles will visit your home, school, club, hall or other venue for:-

Birthday Parties For All Ages!

Hen Parties

Contact Details


Cup Cake Parties


Have fun making decorations for cupcakes and cookies. Suitable for the complete novice or the more experienced.

Make decorations for cupcakes from butter cream  icing to sugar paste  butterflies, snow flakes, shoes, roses and many other flowers and shapes.
Ice and decorate cookies from dresses and cakes to farm animal shapes.
All equipment supplied and 6 cakes, lots of flavors to choose from and 2 cookies ready to go.
Just bring an apron and some imagination!

The party will last approximately 2 hrs (may be longer) and cost £20 per person. Min of 4  people please.
Please call Jackie on  for more details or facebook "cakes Jackies cakes"


Contact Details


Phone:  01823 672817

Website: Jackie's Cakes On Facebook

Personal Bartender

  •  your own private cocktail bartender for your celebration. 

    Three options available:

    • Personal Cocktail Bartender - A personal bartender to come to your home and make cocktails for you 
    • and your guests
    • Personal Cocktail Bartender and a Butler in the Buff
    • Cocktail Clinic - A personal fun training session to teach you about cocktails and how 
    • to make them.

    Contact Details



    Phone: 0117 941 5825




Quad World

A fabulous adrenalin filled activitiy ideal for a hen do or special birthday or just fun with the family! Fun on Quad bikes with instruction and supervision

At Cullumpton - about a 40 min drive

  01392 889162


Quantock Trekking

Quantock Trekking- Horse and Pony Treeking on the stunning Quantock Hills- approx 15 mins drive in West Bagborough with pub rides etc - great for a hen do , special birthday or family fun  01823 431713


Channel Adventure

Based in Minehead and Taunton- a wonderful company offering water based fun actitivies- kayaking, paddle boarding, coasteering etc.  Great for a hen do, family group or friends  It is a wonderful activity as Channel Adventure offer either 1 hour taster sessions at a great price ie SUP, Kayaking or three hour sessions inclucing coasteering and kayaking.


Bake with a Legend.

We host baking classes across the UK, led by the nations favourite Bake Off stars. Our recently launched ‘Bake At Home’ package gives fans of the TV show the chance to be joined in their own home or accommodation, by their favourite GBBO baker.

Select one of our recipes, and we'll bring everything you need to make one big group bake. You can bake up a storm and meet a TV star without having to even put your shoes on!


·         Your GBBO star will visit you in your own kitchen
·         Demonstration from your Bake Off legend!
·         Pick from our recipes and bake as a group
·         All ingredients & equipment to make the bake
·         Assistance and advice from your Baker
·         Post-bake sit down and chat with your Baking Legend

Bakers include: Jane Beedle (2016), Andrew Smyth (2016), Ian Cumming (2015), Howard Middleton (2013) and Glenn Cosby (2013). Visit our website for the full list of the bakers we work with.

Our 3 hour events can cater for up to 24 people, and we can provide gluten and dairy free options.