Booking Extras

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

  • Dogs

    Dogs

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    £50.00

    This property is happy to take up to 2 dogs by prior arrangement. Dogs are...

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

Catering

Joe Draper

Book Joe Draper for a bespoke dining experience at your Sleeps 12 large group holiday house and you know you're in for something very, very special. For one thing, Joe has heaps of top notch experience behind him, having worked as chef for Marco Pierre White and River Cottage; the other thing is that the produce he uses ticks all the right boxes - ethical, local, seasonal, wild, organic and sustainable. You see, he strongly advocates supporting local communities by sourcing that way, and he likes to work closely with the seasons by using wild and foraged food where he can. Joe's style of food is clean, fresh and rustic, and absolutely remarkable in the way the produce speaks for itself; in a word - divine.

Email: joedraper@kitchenconsultantchef.co.uk   Tel: 07811120350

Menus for Joe     Joe's Website     Joe's Bio

Le Frog

Restaurant quality food in the comfort of your Sleeps12 holiday home, that's what Le Frog is all about, so if you have a special birthday or an anniversary to celebrate, book them. Or book them just for a treat, why not? Le Frog is a family run business with years and years of experience in the catering trade, so you know you can trust them to come up with something that'll send your tastebuds into a frenzy of delight. Food is classic, traditional, but with a French twist, as you'd expect with a name like Le Frog. They do events and dinner parties, or hot drop off food; reviews are very good, not just for their mouthwatering food, but for the top rate service too.   

Email: info@lefrog.co.uk.    Tel: 03333 012349

Menus for Le Frog     Le Frog's Website 

Caroline Wholey

Caroline has heaps of catering experience gathered cooking for private clients during ski seasons in the Alps, summers in villas in the South of France, and autumns in shooting and stalking lodges, plus she spent a year in America cooking for a Connecticut based family who also occasionally entertained in their Manhattan apartment. She's also done the catering for several director's lunches in London, and clients range from international high net worth individuals to your average families and their friends.
These days she's happy baking cupcakes for a monthly charity cake sale, and making the occasional commissioned birthday and wedding cakes. She also delights in catering for smaller private events and dinner parties, so if you're celebrating a special birthday or anniversary or providing corporate hospitality at your Sleeps12 holiday house then get in touch. Caroline's menu is a guideline only as she prefers to work with seasonal products.

Email: carolinewholey@yahoo.co.uk

 Menus for Caroline   Reviews for Caroline

Meek Catering

Great food and excellent service at affordable prices, whether it's for a birthday or anniversary celebration, a private dinner party, or corporate hospitality. Meek Catering cover Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset and offer a menu of imaginative dishes for buffets or three course dinners.

Email: info@meekscatering.co.uk          Phone: 01747 835363

Menus for Meek  Reviews for Meek

The Levels Catering Company

This Somerset based catering business works throughout the South West and will come to your Sleeps12 big holiday cottage to cook up seriously scrumptious food no matter what the occasion. They cater for a lot of bigger events like weddings and that, and they are experts when it comes to fine dining dinner parties, but by no means overlook them if you want a BBQ, hog roast, buffet or canapes, because you will be delighted with what they come up with. 
Menus are tailored to suit you and your occasion, and The Levels Catering Company is proud to work closely with local butchers, fishmongers, farmers and producers, which means you're guaranteed the best seasonal ingredients they can get their hands on. 

T: 07848 944477

jack@levelscatering.co.uk

Levels Catering Website

COOK - Remarkable Frozen Meals

We are delighted to have partnered with COOK in Taunton because it means their fabulous frozen meals can be enjoyed by our guests; you see, somethings are so good you just can't help shouting about them. 
COOK have a very wide range of dishes available to order, both sweet and savoury. It's all made just as it would be at home, with fresh wholesome ingredients and a notable lack of artificial flavours, colours, etc. All you do is order what you want and it will all be delivered when you arrive at your Sleeps12 holiday cottage, or before if arranged with the owner. 
It's easy to order online, or you can email the COOK shop in Taunton (details below) - please note that there is a minimum order value of £40 to qualify for delivery.

Email: taunton@cookfood.net.            Phone: 01823323001

COOK Taunton Website

Coombe Farm Organic

Coombe Farm offers something a little different when it comes to catering at your Sleeps12 large group holiday house. They've got several options they can bring to you - one is a Shepherd's Hut that's all kitted out with fryers, grills, an oven and a panini machine, another is one of those Big Green Egg outdoor cookers, and they have an Asado cooker for joints of lamb, the traditional South American way. Have a barbecue, a hog roast, panini picnic, canapes and cocktails, or a full-on sit down dinner; the guys are very flexible so whatever you want, give them a call.

Email: hello@coombefarmorganic.co.uk     T: 07595 678040

Coombe Farm Organic Website

Soul Food - Marc Jerem

Marc Jerem notched up some very impressive catering experience working for several well known high-end restaurants, namely the Castle Hotel in Taunton, Marc Hix, River Cottage and The New Angel at Dartmouth. And boy, does this show in his food! Marc's creative flair and his passion for cooking speaks loud and clear in the taste and the flavours, and how much effort he puts into what he does; everything is homemade - bread, houmus, scones, jam, everything, he literally lives and breathes his job. 
Marc lives with his young family in the Blackdown Hills where it's still easy to eat with the seasons, and that's what he likes to do. All ingredients are fresh, sourced locally and often wild or foraged. Once he puts his own twist to it, it moves to another level.
Marc is happy to cater for all diets and will happily come to your Sleeps12 large group accommodation and create whatever you want, whether it's a 3 course celebration meal, a cream tea, buffet, barbecue or canapes. He can also cater for a garden party with a difference by bringing his Soul Food van round, complete with rustic bunting; you put the music on, pop some corks and you've got a great atmosphere for your group to enjoy, while Marc rustles up food that's spot-on.
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E-mail: marc@soulfoodhub.co.uk       T: 07710 010595

 Sample Menus for Soul Food

Kinori – Not Just Sushi!

Now here's something different! Who would have thought that when you come down to your Sleeps12 large group holiday house in the West Country you'd get the chance to try authentic Japanese food? Bet you weren't expecting that! 
Kinori is owned and run by Hideki Koike who was born and raised in Japan. He came to England when he was 21 and soon notched up lots of catering experience working in the kitchens of award winning restaurants, hotels and pubs, among them the acclaimed Lord Poulett Arms at Hinton St George. 
Hideki held onto his roots and his love and knowledge of Japanese food never left him so that's what he went back to, and now he travels all over the South West making people happy, filling tummies with his amazingly tasty cuisine - and he's such a huge character, which adds to the experience. Book him to come and cook you a 3 or 4 course feast if you're celebrating something special; otherwise just treat yourselves because it's very, very good and you're worth it. Hideki also has a Yatai kitchen that he can bring round for a low key garden party in the grounds of your holiday house, and he does personal cooking lessons - a fantastic idea for a birthday present or for corporate entertainment. 

T: 07715 472332       E: enquiries@notjustsushi.co.uk

Sample Menus for Kinori

River Field and Forest

If you have a thing for smoked food you’re going to love River Field and Forest. This family run online/delivery business supplies the finest smoked meats and fish, sourced from artisans throughout the British Isles who are passionate about the food they produce; a whole lot of love goes into what they do and quality is always at the forefront.
So make that big birthday extra special by starting the day with a breakfast of smoked salmon and soft scrambled eggs for all. Have a heavenly hen weekend with an afternoon tea of smoked salmon and cucumber sandwiches, or a tastebud tantalising smoked fish platter (Beetroot & Gin smoked salmon, cold smoked trout, honey & lime hot smoked salmon…).  Celebrate that significant anniversary with a delicious dinner; the most flavoursome Gravadlax or smoked duck breast salad to start, then tuck into venison haunch steaks or a hearty venison casserole. Savour every mouthful, let the flavours linger, it’s exquisite.
Or just pop on your boots and stroll through the fields to the local pub for a pint (or two). Nice anyway, but even better when you know there’s a side of smoked salmon waiting for you in the fridge when you get back, ready sliced, ready for grazing.
Ordering online  is easy and as delivery is generally next day it can all be done last minute; no faff, no fuss. Packaging is recyclable or bio-degradable so you’ll be doing your little bit for the planet too.

E: info@riverfieldandforest.co.uk          T:  01460 55538

River Field and Forest Website

Pampering

Alison Underhill Massage

Alison is a specialist in deep tissue massage and sugar waxing with 25 years of experience. She's got an impressive track record having done three world tours with Tina Turner,  two with Shirley Bassey, and also worked with Joe Cocker and Level 42. Years of experience have enabled her to perfect her own unique style of deep tissue massage. 
Alison has her own studio at Pitney near Langport in Somerset but she's happy to travel to your Sleeps12 large group holiday house for private treatments.

Phone: 07849227637               Email: alisonunderhill@live.co.uk

Pampering Prices

Glo Pamper

Introducing Glo - a luxurious, relaxing and truly indulgent visiting spa service. That’s right, you don’t even need to leave the comfort of your holiday property. Their highly experienced hand-picked therapists will ensure you receive a luxury spa experience from the moment they arrive at your door. With a comprehensive range of treatments and pamper packages to treat you from head-to-toe using high end professional brands, you can tailor the treatments to suit your needs and your schedule. They do Spa To You and Pamper packages - perfect for hen weekends.

T: 02070960385       Email: info@glo-pamper.co.uk 

Glo Pamper Website

Activities

Hens with Pens

Giggles guaranteed if you book Hens With Pens to provide you with entertainment for your Sleeps12 hen weekend! The tutors are experienced and qualified artists who come to you with a male model (phew!), drawing materials and playful retro swing music, plus if you fancing popping on a beret and a fake moustache to really get into the spirit ot things, they can bring them along too. Choose from a one and a half hour class, an hour's life drawing, or thirty minutes of group drawing games and exercises, and don't fret if you think you can't draw - the idea is to have a bit of fun. 

T: 0203 291 3651    E: bookings@henswithpens.com.   

Hens with Pens Website

Nude Life

Put the art in your Sleeps12 hen party weekend by booking entertainment with Nude Life. They'll provide a complete package with drinks included, served by your personal butler who doubles up as a life model. Everyone's drawings go into a Nude Life folder for the bride to keep as a lasting momento of a unique and funfilled hen weekend, and an optional photograph of your event is included. Don't worry if you can't draw, it's all about bringing a bit of added fun to your party.

T: 0208 108 0303           E: hello@nudelife.co.uk                       

Nude Life Website

Life Drawing and Nude Modelling

How about a life drawing and nude modelling session to bring a bit of added fun to your Sleeps12 hen weekend? It doesn't matter if you can't draw because you get expert drawing tuition and guidance along with a barrel of cheeky banter and enjoyable drawing games. If you're brave enough you can even join in and do a bit of modellin yourselves! 
Sessions typically last about an hour and a half, with a maximum of two hours, all drawing materials and even artists' berets are included, and you get photos to keep as well as your sketch pads. 
Costs are £24.00 per head, all inclusive and based on a minimum number of 12. Areas covered are South Devon, Mid Devon, East Devon and South Somerset.

 T: 07973 834876         E: nbx1969@gmail.com     

BBland Instructing - Outdoor Pursuits

What a lot of fun! BBland Instructing offers laser shooting, clay shooting, rifle shooting, archery and other team building activities for groups, so it's great for hen parties or corporate groups, as well as for families and friends looking for unique entertainment for birthday celebrations, or just for something to add excitement to a large group holiday. 

T: 07875 688167        E: brianbland31@gmail.com     

BBland Instructing Website

Bake With A Legend

Get your pinnies on! Bake With A Legend host baking classes across the UK, led by no less than the nations favourite Bake Off stars. Their ‘Bake At Home’ package gives fans of the TV show the chance to be joined in their Sleeps12 group accommodation by their favourite GBBO baker. A brilliant activity for family holidays, hen weekends and corporate breaks.
You choose one of their recipes, they bring all the ingredients and equipment, and when the baking is done you get to sit down and chat with your Baking Legend.
Gluten free and dairy free recipes are available too, so those on special diets don't need to miss out. Allow 3 hours to cater for up to 24 people. You can see a full list of the bakers they work with on their website.

info@bakewithalegend.com

Visit our Website

Dance Workshops for Fun!

Get those hips a-swinging and improve your nifty footwork with Dance Workshops For Fun! Choose from several dance forms including Flamenco and Bollywood, and off you go, led by Karina who tailors each class to the group's requirements. Add in a performance from live flamenco musicians or Bollywood dancers and you'll have an event you'll never forget for your large group holiday, hen weekend or self-catering corporate break.

Phone: 07813 990937 

Dance Workshop Website

Entertainment

Private Cocktail Bartender

Not many of us are lucky enough to have our very own private cocktail bartender, but here's your chance. Via The Bar Tender you can hire a Personal Cocktail Waiter to come and serve you your Mojitas, Mint Juleps and the like. If you're staying at one of our luxury large group holiday houses to celebrate a big birthday, an anniversary or a hen weekend, this is an excellent idea, something that brings a touch of glamour to your evening. 

Like that idea? Well, you have a bit of choice; you can have either of the following:

  • A Personal Cocktail Bartender - A personal bartender will come to your Sleeps12 holiday home and make cocktails for you all.
  • Personal Cocktail Bartender and a Butler in the Buff - With this option you get a personal bartender along with a scantily clad butler to serve your drinks!
  • Cocktail Clinic - Learn all about cocktails and more importantly, how to make them. 
  • All Inclusive Package - With this one you get a professional cocktail bartender for 2.5 hours, plus all the things you need for 4 cocktails each, including plastic glasses and menus.

Take your pick!

T: 01179 415825                E: info@thebartender.co.uk            

The Bartender Website

Butlers in the Buff

Charming, innocent and just a little cheeky!

Experts in etiquette, “Butlers in the Buff” will transform any party or event – whether it’s a corporate event, a birthday celebration, hen night or just a girl’s night in - into a truly memorable evening.

Operating nationally, they have a range of Butlers on offer. So wherever the event, you will be provided with the perfect butler! And if you would prefer them to wear something other than their pinny, the Butlers can tailor their outfit to match the party’s theme. How about a topless Butler in trousers, or even a kilt?!

So, let our lovely butlers take the stress out of entertaining, sit back and enjoy the view while your butler tops up your drinks and waits your guests hand and foot.

Butlers in the Buff provide a premium, highly professional, bespoke service that is at once truly decadent and truly sophisticated.

Special Offers for Sleeps12: 

Fantastic rates for Sleeps12 customers only!

Prices start from £139.00 for 1 butler for 2 hours. Please contact Butlers in the Buff direct on 01275395336

Butlers in the Buff Website

Butlers with Bums

Butlers with Bums are proud to be the most publicised butler service company in the UK. We regularly feature and continue to work alongside the world’s top magazines, newspapers and TV shows.

We provide a reliable, fun, friendly butler service wherever you require across the UK for our thousands of happy hens. Our amazing 5* reviews speak for themselves.

We offer not just stunning cheeky Butlers and Models but we also provide a mobile cocktail making class and a nude life drawing class with our own special twist.

Cocktail making classes from just £35pp, Nude life drawing classes from just £20pp, 1 Butler for 2 hours from just £115 

Email: info@butlerswithbums.com              Phone: 01273 590820

Butlers with Bums Website

Portrait Photographer

Fun Family Photography

Why not celebrate your family gathering with a photo-shoot with award-winning portrait photographer Emily Fairweather? Emily knows the Sleeps 12 properties well, choosing stunning natural backdrops for your family portraits & providing beautiful natural photographs to remind you of your happy holiday.

Emily will produce contemporary black and white images and vibrant colourful photos using natural light and gorgeous rural backgrounds at your Sleeps 12 property, garden and surrounding countryside. A typical shoot will last around an hour and will take place in two or three different parts of the garden/house – wherever the best light is. She’ll do large family group portraits and then a variety of smaller family shots in any combination you like! 


Prices start at £250.

Call Emily on 01984 667281 / 07958 763029

Email: emilyfairweather@btinternet.com

Emily Fairweathers Website     See Sleeps12 Options

Crafty Hen Parties

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. Why not select one of the most popular activities from flower crowns, knicker customisation, facinator making, cocktail rings, ceramic painting and gater making! 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.?

The Crafty Hen is now also offering baby shower and Christmas workshops too. The range is so diverse you are sure to find an activitiy to suit your group. 

Email: info@thecraftyhen.co.uk    Phone: 03301229436 

The Crafty Hen Website

The Gin & Sin co.

Somerset Mobile Gin Bar

The Gin & Sin Co are an independent, family run Mobile Gin bar based in Somerset.

We are available for hire for weddings, parties and business events for which we offer a range of drinks packages tailor made to meet your individual requirements.

We have our signature menu of carefully selected Gins & Tonics, Gin cocktails and Prosecco. You will also find us at various local festivals, Country fairs and shows, village fetes and street parties.

Phone: 07969 363 884

Gin & Sin Website

Imaginate Events Fun Casino & Poker Hire

Casino nights are the latest and fastest growing entertainment suitable for all ages and can be provided in various combinations to accommodate your event or venue.

All tables are full size with all relevant equipment, chips, croupiers and fun money with a prize for the highest roller.

A choice of tables are available and can be booked from just one to as many as you require. We can advise on how many tables and the types of games subject to the number of guests, timings and budget.

Our croupiers will teach and advise anyone who has never played the games before and even show you some inside secrets the casinos don’t want you to know!

Roulette, Blackjack & Texas ‘no limit’ hold’em Poker

Other services available include Race nights, Giant games, Arcade hire, Music, Giant Slot Car tracks and lots more.

Email: enquiries@imaginateevents.com      Phone:  01823 667923 or 07549893033

Imaginate Events Website

Pot Doodles

Pot Doodles the "paint your own pottery experience" that is Mobile!

A fabulous creative experience for people of all ages and abilities, offering an exciting range of creative activities.

In addition to pottery painting parties, we host fabric painting parties, decoupage parties and create with clay parties.

Pot Doodles Website

 

Cocktails & Games Cocktail Making

Now here’s a thing. Bring the party to your Sleeps12 large group holiday house with Cocktails & Games Cocktail Making. This is a fun filled activity that gets everyone joining in, interacting and doing their bit to make extra special memories – perfect for gatherings of friends and family, for celebrations, hen weekend and corporate stays.
Guests get their own Cocktail Station, all equipment is supplied and is professional standard, and Cocktails & Games Cocktail Making will bring everything you need – alcohol, ingredients, fruit and ice, and glassware, plus you’ll have your own bubbly bar tender who will teach you all about the history of cocktails and show you how to mix your own mouthwatering drinks.
They can crank up the jollity by way of games, both single person and team games with absolutely no pressure on anyone to join in – but if you do you won’t regret it; you’ll love every moment because it really is heaps of fun.
Prices start from £35 per person, travel all included, simple as. Fun with a capital F. Make it happen.

E: cocktailsandgames@outlook.com     T: 07565 042048

Cocktails and Games Website

Travel

Taxis - Somerset

Taunton Minibus Hire - Taunton - 01823 257180 - (14, 16 & 21 seater buses available)

Knight Brothers Travel Ltd - Taunton - 01823 442205 - (16 seat mini bus or 33 seater buses available)

Monument Mini Cabs - Wellington - 01823 66 44 44

Archie's Cabs - Wellington 01823 428844

A1 Taxis - Taunton (next to railway station) - 01823 332211

A Cabs - Taunton 01823 241124 or 07900 900093

To and Fro Travel -  Bridgwater - Jon Larcombe 07597 989737 or 01278 671460

(It is recommended that you pre-order taxis in advance).

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