Local Activities and Suppliers

Wedding/Party Suppliers

  • MARQUEES:
  • YURTS      Too many guests for the house? We suggest a yurt. Round House Yurt Hire have a small boutique collection of luxury glamping yurts (up to 10 available). Connect with the outdoors and nature from the comfort of your stylish glamping yurt. Sumptuous interiors with plenty of space to relax and enjoy your surroundings. A 5* luxury experience under canvas. Romantic Wedding Night Yurts also available.    www.roundhouseyurthire.co.uk
  • FLOWERS:
    • Hurst Farms hurstfarmshurst@gmail.com  07730922411.
    • Flowers for marquees, trees, entrance arch, country props, straw bales supplied and removed. Arrangements or just flowers supplied. @hurst_farms Instagram
  • MOBILE LOOS
  • MOBILE REFRIGERATION
  • PHOTOGRAPHER
    • Alexis Jaworski Photography  www.alexisjaworski.com – multiple award photographer, named as one of the top 100 best wedding photographers worldwide by the wedding photographers society.
  • CATERERS 
    • Our in house caterers can take care of your event, anything from dinner in the dining room, to a BBQ on the terrace to a wedding for 200.
      • hello@sojokitchen.com       01628 313334         www.sojokitchen.comBoutique event catering and design.  They cater for weddings, dinner parties, drinks receptions, corporate events, gourmet bbqs and private parties. Pig Roasts.
      • Edible Food Design.   Sophie Douglas Bate. Conveniently based in Wandsworth, London, Edible Food Design has a friendly and flexible approach to all events. They tailor each event to meet every client’s unique requirements with the aim of providing delicious seasonal food, sourced locally where possible and served by their own discreet and friendly staff.
        Their menus provide something for everyone and they are happy to design a bespoke menu for individual occasions.
        Edible Food Design caters for all events including canapé parties, lunch and dinner parties, breakfasts, weddings, christenings, hen and stag parties and more.  Tel. +44 (0)207 223 8023 www.ediblefooddesign.co.uk  @ediblecafe
      • Authentic tapas and paella for weddings, parties and corporate events.info@vamospaella.co.uk
      • www.vamospaella.co.uk01273 550524
    • Haweli  www.hawelitwyford.co.uk

Hurst Village

  • A very easy walk from the house.
  • Village shop supplies all basics with a Post Office and is open from 6:30am -9pm.

Suggested Things to Do

  • Courses such as Painting furniture workshops as well as other workshops based on the Estate.  notjustaworkshop@yahoo.com 07852 000678
  • Yoga in our heated yoga studio or on the lawns. Ffion Sprigings  ffion@beautifulthunderbolt.com
  • Vintage tea parties from £35 per head, and other activities. www.sundaesurprise.co.uk   Her tea parties on the terrace have been just gorgeous.
  • Bespoke murder mysteries Smoke and Mirrors.  07775797859 www.hauntedmysteryweekend.co.uk                               info@hauntedmysteryweekend.co.uk  Very professional and a huge success every time
  • Wine tasting at Stanlake Vineyard – They can arrange a variety of wine tasting events and are less than 2 miles from us, a nice walk along footpaths and road. www.stanlakepark.com
  • Thames Valley Wine School run wine courses at the house. info@thamesvalleywineschool.com  
  • Life Drawing. Eve at Hens with Pens fairygodmothers@henswithpens.com
    Never drawn before? Don’t worry, as your tutor is on hand with some gentle guidance, plus some games to keep things interesting.  
  • Charleston Dance & Vintage Hen Parties offers vintage dance classes, vintage hair and make up, and other vintage activities for glamorous grown ups. Live life in your favourite era for the day!
    – Great fun for hen parties, birthday parties, and family groups wanting something a little different to do during their stay.
    Activities for groups. Choose from:
    • 1920s Charleston Dance Class
    • 1940s Swing Era Dance Class
    • 1950s Dance Class
    • Vintage Musicals Dance Class (learn a dance routine to the musical number of your choice!)
    • Vintage Musicals Singing Class (sing a medley from your favourite musical in 3 – 5 minutes, in harmony with your friends!)
    • Vintage and retro hair and make up for your whole party – any era from 1920s – 1980s! 1940s and 50s are very popular for that classic vintage look.
    • Vintage etiquette class (tongue in cheek fun, learning to walk, drink tea and sit correctly and including the do’s and don’ts of married life).
    • Vintage tea parties.
    • Vintage jazz piano during your afternoon tea or dinner, for that extra special atmosphere.
    • Vintage Photoshoots.
    Contact us to book any one activity, or we can put together a day of activities that suits you.
  • Our in house spa team Blossom and Jasmine info@blossomandjasmine.com
  • Longridge Activity Centre, Longridge-Marlow-Bucks Land and Water Activities http://www.alfvillages.org.uk
  • Walks, mini golf, water sports, kayak rental/sailboat rental– less than 1 mile, an easy walk from the house Dinton Pastures Country Park offers 450 acres of lakes, rivers, meadows, and woodland,
  • Riding in Windsor Great Park is a treat. www.windsor.gov.uk/things-to-do/windsor-great-park-p236491
  • Lands End Stables in Hurst who cater for all levels of rider. www.landsendequestriancentre.co.uk 01189 341 367
  • Nirvana Spa located in Winnersh, 2 miles from The Manor. Day passes are available by prior arrangement www.nirvana.co.uk
  • Boating on the Thames. This is a wonderful day out and there are many places to rent boats in Henley, Windsor and Maindenhead:
  • Hot Tub   Oxford Hot Tubs       Tel: 07803 078033          nick@oxfordhottubs.co.uk
  • More of our suggested activities upon request

Dining

  • The Castle Pub: www.castlehurst.co.uk 0118 9340034 The Castle is adjacent to our land (5 minute walk) and it serves fabulous food. They have a private dining room to fit most groups or just book a table in the main restaurant. They always look after our guests extremely well.
  • Dinner theater at Sonning.  www.millatsonning.com  RG4 6TY
  • The Beehive, White Waltham, Maidenhead, SL6 3SH     01628 822 877     Absolutely fabulous food by a Michelin starred chef.   13 minutes from here by car – 5.4 miles.  Highly recommended! www.thebeehivewhitewaltham.com
  • Fat Duck and The Hinds Head are in Bray, 9 miles from here, 20 minutes.
  • Indian   
  • Pizza delivery: Dominos and Just Eat now covering our area.

Shopping

  • Bicester Village is less than an hour by car.
  • Oracle Reading

Castles and Stately Homes

Night life

  • Henley-on-Thames, Reading and Windsor have a variety of nightspots where our guests have had wonderful evenings.

Get in touch

Please contact us using the form, or call us on 07730 922 411