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.

Catering

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 florabartlett@googlemail.com or phone 07771 722879.

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

Email: info@scott-catering.co.uk

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

Email: denisguillemin@yahoo.co.uk

Phone 07813930480

 

Pampering

Cedar Falls

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

My Personal Sanctuary

Will come and do pampering and treatments in the comfort of your propert! Lots of different packages available.. 

Urban Buff Day Spa

Urban Buff Day Spa- www.buffdayspa.co.uk 01823 257445

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

Photographer

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.

Activities

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!

    Email: bookings@henswithpens.com

    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

    Email: info@thecraftyhen.co.uk

    Phone: 0117 939 5203

    Website: www.thecraftyhen.co.uk

     

     

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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.

    Website: www.abbeyburtonclayshooting.co.uk 

    Phone: 07789 480298

    Email: abbeyburton@hotmail.com

     

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

Website: potdoodles.co.uk

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

Email: topside@tiscali.co.uk

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

    Email: info@thebartender.co.uk

    Website: http://www.thebartender.co.uk

    Phone: 0117 941 5825

     

     

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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 http://www.quadworld.co.uk/

 

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

http://www.quantocktrekking.co.uk/  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

01643708715

https://www.channeladventure.co.uk/

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