Herefordshire Cottages Links
Here are some website resources that you may find of interest or that might assist you in planning your self-catering cottage holiday in the Cotswolds.
Due to the size of both barns and the space in the games room, particuarly at Trevase Granary, a variety of on-site activities often take place here. The following list of local contacts have
arranged activities and have been highly recommended by our guests. If you would like a printable list with ideas for your hen party or your special occasion, please download our ideas PDFs :
- Andy's Fishing Lake
Only a five minute walk from Trevase Granary is Trevase Farm's coarse fishing lake. A five acre lake stocked with Carp, Tench, Roach and Bream, Andy's lake has been open to the public since 2008. Guests to Trevase Granary or Penblaith Barn may enjoy a complimentary day of fishing.
- Beus & Belles
An experienced dance instructor will come to you at Trevase or Penblaith Barns and teach you a choreographed routine in a dance style of your choice. Ideal for hen parties!
- Butlers in the Buff
An alternative and amusing waitering service - ideal for ladies only groups!
- Cake aspirations
After a very successful career as a chef, Beccy is now running her own business creating beautiful and delicious cakes and other treats, as well as continuing to cater for dinner parties and events. Bespoke cakes can be made to order for your special occasion and she can also run hands-on cookery sessions at Penblaith or Trevase to your requirements.
- Cakes and Catering
With a lifetime of experience in the baking and catering industry, Jan and Linda provide beautiful bespoke cakes. They also offer afternoon teas either dropped off or with waitress service at Penblaith Barn or Trevase Granary.
- Crafts and Giggles
Katie runs a variety of super craft workshops including cupcake decorating, bunting and sash making, ceramic and glass painting. Crafts and giggles also run children's workshops such as mask making and T-shirt decorating. A fun bespoke service ideal for hen parties or to entertain the children while you are staying with us.
- Dancin' for hens
Tasha can offer you a fun-filled dance Hen Party Package where you will learn an easy to follow routine to a theme of your choice; Charleston, Cheerleading, 80's, or your own track that you know your party would love. You will have your routine filmed and sent to you, making your Hen's weekend something to remember forever! For more information go to her website or contact her on 07816490201.
- Dandelion events
As a mobile company, Dandelion Events bring a fun filled & action packed day. They have a variety of outdoor activities including Archery, Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting, Crossbows, Air Rifle Shooting & Quad Bike Obstacle Course; all of which are perfect as part of a corporate reward day, family celebration or hen party. You can book any of these activities individually or combine them to create a multi-activity package. Their instructors will guide your party through the basics and then introduce various games and competitions, making our activities perfect for all abilities whilst adding a bit of rivalry! They also have a whole host of team building games and we can create an in-depth team development package based on your companys needs. Contact one of their event managers on 02477 676479 who will answer any questions and talk you through the booking process.
- Fun Casino evenings
Fun Casino entertainments - and horse racing - has excellent reviews from guests
- Jaminns cocktail classes
Learn to make your own cocktails and sample a few with this mobile cocktail company.
- Jason Pacey Photography
At only £25 per couple or £12.50 per person (based on 16) it would be a great opportunity missed not to capture the memories with some stunning photographs. While you are all dressed up for your special dinner or even if you are having an informal BBQ, professional photographer, Jason Pacey, can discretely or more formally if you wish, take some photographs of you and your friends or family. The photographs are downloadable and published on a password protected webpage on his website or prints can also be ordered. Click on the link or phone him on 07779 336212. Highly recommended.
- Larry's Mobile Disco
Professional & Reliable music for any occasion and age
- Laser Clayz
An ideal activity for all ages and group sizes, Laser Clayz are a fun mobile sporting activity that can come to your Holiday Cottage (please speak to us first if you'd like them to go to Trevase Granary). Shooting with a modified shotgun at clays launched from a real clay launcher this competitive activity is a fun, realistic and safe activity ideal for all groups that come to stay.
A local company that provides a range of cocktail courses to suit your group. Contact Mike on 07472 489698 and visit his website.
- Red Star Fancy Dress
For a bit of fun you may like to have a themed evening. Red Star Fancy Dress has a good range of accessories and costumes at very reasonable prices to order. Add discount code RED10 for 10% off your order.
- Rodeo Wrecks
Adult Bouncy Castle and Rodeo Bulls, rodeo sheep, surf board, and fun casino hire - Ring 07981 252836
Good deals especially mid week
- Wine weekends
Jon Hurley, a wine writer and lecturer, will tailor make a wine tasting evening in the comfort of your holiday cottage. With gushing reviews from his 30 years in the business from publications such as the Telegraph, Guardian and Cosmopolitan we are truly lucky to be able to offer the expertise of this local wine critic. Learn about the process and enjoy a variety of fine wines whilst being entertained with various humorous tales and stories from his travels, time in the wine trade and memories of running his wine tasting weekends. Contact Jon on email@example.com or phone 01432 840649
- Wine works
Wine-Works are specialists in fun and interactive activities where alcohol is the common theme simply choose between cocktails, champagne, beers and cider, or of course wine, and leave the rest to them! The cocktail making activity typically starts with tuition before the group is divided into teams for some competition and promoting their drink with music and fancy dress! Our beer tasting, with ciders as well if desired is a collection of the best of Britains microbreweries to try, with a pub style quiz running throughout. They also have wine tasting activities which is very interactive in style - there are many themes to choose from, including wine and chocolate. For further details, please contact Petya by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Wye Therapies
A highly regarded and experienced beautician, Kate has provided beauty treatments to our guests since we opened in 2007. A favourite of hen parties, Kate and her team of beauticians offer a comprehensive range of treatments and therapies at both Penblaith Barn and Trevase Granary.