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Hen Party Accessories - Tasteful not Tat!


Imagine the delight of your 'bride to be' when she arrrives at the fabulous accommodation you have booked for her special weekend, to find balloons and gifts galore.  

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Your Hen Party Checklist!

hen party group with balloons and prosecco

Here at Bespoke Weekends we try to cover every eventuality by reminding you of the things that can get overlooked in the run up to your weekend. If you have already used our services to book your amazing weekend then there’s no need to panic, as we will have covered these things with you either at time of booking or weeks in advance of your arrival.

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Finding 'Perfect Accommodation' for your Hen Party

luxury mansion west linton hen party group accommodation

It can be a minefield finding group accommodation for a hen party that ticks all the boxes and it can be stressful making that final decision on which property to book for your group. This is why the team at Bespoke Weekends pride themselves in personally vetting each property and ultimately, we take things back to the basic BIG question 'Would we be happy to stay here with our friends and family'? 

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Top 5 beauty treatments to get before your wedding

hen party pre wedding pamper treatments face mask


No matter what you do, once you put on that dress and are walking down the aisle, you’ll look incredible no matter what! But the thought of photography and guests can always have us girls running to the salon for some pre-wedding pampering.

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Things you need to ask your wedding photographer before you book


Aside from an amazing photo album to look back on in years to come, your wedding photographer is also a huge part of your day. You’ll end up spending most of your day with them as they follow you around capturing the most special moments throughout your big day.

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How not to blow the bank when you attend a wedding


When you see the ‘We’re Engaged!’ status on Facebook complete with happy faces and a sparkly engagement ring the happiness you feel can sometimes be accompanied by a little anxiety due to affording the cost of another wedding…

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Songs to walk down the aisle to

songs to walk down the aisle to


It’s your special day and your future husband and family and friends will remember this for a long time to come, so what music do you want to go with the occasion? Here are some ideas from us…

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What should the mother-of-the bride wear?

what should the mother of the bride wear


So, it’s your daughter’s big day. THE dress has been found and the bridesmaids are all kitted that just leaves the all-important mother-of-the bride outfit! If you’re feeling overwhelmed with all of the options, then here are our top tips…

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How to spend Valentine's Day as a newly engaged couple


What better time to celebrate love than on your first Valentine’s Day as a newly engaged couple. Regardless of what traditions you have stuck with over the years, here are some ideas for Valentine’s Day before you come Mr and Mrs.


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How to choose your wedding cake

The cake is a huge part of the day - and not just because it's super yummy. The cutting of the cake is a symbolic moment during your big day, all your guests gather around and lots of photos are taken. Having some cake-related stress? There's a lot to think about...flavours, tiers, decoration...check out our top tips for choosing your wedding cake. To make it even easier - we've got a simple format to follow: who, what, where, when?

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