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.

From The Producer!

Source and Somerset Local Food Direct. Source is a wonderful, innovative co-operative of Exmoor and Quantock producers. It has been created to inform you about and to deliver quality local produce. Source has joined forces with Somerset Local Food Direct to enable you to order our great local food and have it delivered to the barn for your holiday, just like Tesco, only local!

On confirmation of a booking we send a leaflet about the service.

Taunton Farmers Market

Taunton has a wonderful, weekly farmers market. It is held in the High Street area of town, from 9.30 until 3.30 every Thursday. It is a large farmers market and many local producers regularly sell there.

Some highlights are Wallace's venison, Tower Farms cheese, Common Loaf spelt bakery and a great organic fruit and veg stall.

The Fruit and Flower Basket

Here you can buy local fruit, veg, deli and frozen items. They cook a lot of the produce on-site in their kitchens. Their homemade quiche is delicious!

Your Very Own Chef

The ultimate treat - no cooking - Caroline has excellent cooks
If you want to make the most of your holiday let Caroline help by providing you with a cook. The cooks can provide breakfast, lunch and dinner to enable you to go and explore the area or simply relax. By taking the catering off your hands you will all have more time together and be able to switch off from everyday life to ensure you have a truly relaxing holiday.

Caroline is very flexible, and all arrangements are tailor-made to suit you. Please call Caroline on 01823 401224 to discuss. 

Somerset Farmhouse

Set in the centre of nearby Williton the shop has been serving West Somerset for over 150 years, aiming to provide a traditional range of top quality produce with a warm and friendly level of customer service.  The shop sells meats from local farmers, fresh and locally smoked fish, local cheeses, jams and chuckneys, and delicious local ice cream.

There is a full delicatessen including cooked hams, pies and pasties.  You can also order great holiday hampers.The website http://www.somersetfarmhouse.co.uk is very good and you can pre order supplies, they will deliver free if the order is over £95.00

 

Lavender Hill Farm Meats - To order for your holiday

Lavender Hill Produce

Lavender Hill Produce

We are delighted to be able to offer you the opportunity to pre order delicious Lamb, Pork and Beef – free range, slowly grown and matured in Somerset. We will deliver your pre ordered meat to the freezer in your holiday cottage for you to enjoy during your stay with us! The wonderful flavour of home reared meat is something you will never forget.

All our meat is from traditional British breeds, the Pigs are Gloucester Old Spot or Saddlebacks, the Sheep are Suffolk cross, and the Cattle are pedigree South Devons.

All of our meat is slaughtered and butchered locally with the beef having been hung on the bone for at least 21 days.

How to Order

Please email an order to kate@lavenderhillholidays.co.uk which we will acknowledge and then payment can be made via the website.  All orders to be £10 minimum and placed please at least 2 days before your holiday.  If you are staying for a week or longer we are able to make a second delivery on a Monday as well.

Holiday Cottage Boxes

Special Offer Late Summer/Early Autumn Holiday Cottage Box

Holiday Cottage Box for 2 to 3 people £19.00

1 Boned and rolled Leg of Pork Joint (approx 1kg)

6 x Lamb and Mint Sausages

500g Beef Mince

 

 

Holiday Cottage Box for 4 to 6 people £36.00

1 Boned and Rolled Leg of Pork Joint (approx 2kg)

12 x Lamb and Mint Sausages

1kg Beef Mince

 

 

Holiday Cottage box for 10 to 12 people £69.00

1 Boned and Rolled Leg of Pork Joint

24 x Lamb and Mint Sausages

2kg Beef Mince

Meat Boxes Delivered To Your Holiday Cottage

Breakfast Box For 2-4 £15.50

12 Traditional Pork Sausages

12 Rashers of Back Bacon

1/2 Dozen Free Range Eggs

 

 

Breakfast Box For 6-8 £31.00

24 Traditional Pork Sausages

24 Rashers Back Bacon

Dozen Free Range Eggs

 

 

Breakfast Box For 10-12 £46.00

36 Traditional Pork Sausages

34 Rashers Back Bacon

11/2 dozen Free Range Eggs

 

 

BBQ Box For 2-4 £12.00

6 Traditional Pork Sausage

4 Gourmet Beef Burgers

4 Pork and Apple Burgers

 

 

BBQ Box For 6-8 £30.00

 12 Traditional Pork Sausages  

4 Gourmet Beef Burgers     

4 Pork and Apple Burgers

4 Lamb Chops

4 Pork Steaks

 

 

BBQ Box For 10-12 £48.00

12 Traditional Free Range Pork Sausages     

8 Gourmet South Devon Beef Burgers     8 Pork and Apple Burgers

4 Lamb Chops     4 Pork Steaks

4 Beef Frying Steaks

Free Range Pork From Our Traditional Rare Breed Pigs

FREE RANGE PORK – GLOUCESTER OLD SPOTS/SADDLEBACKS

 

6 X Sausages - £3.50  

 

6 X Rashers Of Back Bacon £3.20 

 

 

4 x Pork and Apple Burgers £3.50

4 x Pork Steaks £8.00

1\2 dozen Free Range Eggs £1.75

Lamb From Our Traditional Flock Delivered To Your Cottage To Enjoy On Holiday

Enjoy Lamb From Our Own Flock

 

Lamb Chops Pack Of Four £6.50

 

 

 

Beef From Our South Devon Cattle Delivered To Your Cottage To Enjoy On Your Holiday

Beef Slow Grown and Matured from our South Devon Cattle

 

Steaks

Fillet 2 x 170g £16.00

Rump 2 x 200g £10.00

Sirloin 2 x 200g £14.00

 

Roasting Joints

Topside 1.5kg serves 4-6 £19.50 3kg serves 10-12 £38.00

Rib of Beef 1.5kg serves 4-6 £32.00 3kg serves 10-12 £57.00

 

Gourmet Hand Made Beef Burgers Pack of 4 £4.50

Beef Mince 500g £4.00 appox portions 3-4 people

Diced Braising Steak 500g £6.50 approx 3-4portions

Roasting Joints and Steaks

Steaks

 

2 Rump Steaks(200g each approx) £16.00

2 Ribeye Steaks (200g each approx) £16.00

4 Frying Steaks £10.00 (Great for the BBQ)

Pampering

Cedar Falls

Only two miles from the Lavender Barn 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 Lavender Barn. 

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.

Caroline Yates

Besides great menus and food, Caroline can also provide you with a chef for your holiday
"Having been a cook for a number of years in ski lodges, yachts and private estates I started a recruitment agency for cooks over 10 years ago. We specialise in finding cooks for private and commercial clients from dinner parties to full time positions. I am available privately to cater for dinner parties or weekends. I regularly cater for large groups and enjoy providing a tailor made menu for smaller groups (including children). With the abundance of fresh and local produce available in the West Country I like to source all my food locally with the support of my local suppliers."

From The Producer!

Source and Somerset Local Food Direct. Source is a wonderful, innovative co-operative of Exmoor and Quantock producers. It has been created to inform you about and to deliver quality local produce. Source has joined forces with Somerset Local Food Direct to enable you to order our great local food and have it delivered to the barn for your holiday, just like Tesco, only local!

On confirmation of a booking we send a leaflet about the service.

Taunton Farmers Market

Taunton has a wonderful, weekly farmers market. It is held in the High Street area of town, from 9.30 until 3.30 every Thursday. It is a large farmers market and many local producers regularly sell there.

Some highlights are Wallace's venison, Tower Farms cheese, Common Loaf spelt bakery and a great organic fruit and veg stall.

The Fruit and Flower Basket

Here you can buy local fruit, veg, deli and frozen items. They cook a lot of the produce on-site in their kitchens. Their homemade quiche is delicious!

Your Very Own Chef

The ultimate treat - no cooking - Caroline has excellent cooks
If you want to make the most of your holiday let Caroline help by providing you with a cook. The cooks can provide breakfast, lunch and dinner to enable you to go and explore the area or simply relax. By taking the catering off your hands you will all have more time together and be able to switch off from everyday life to ensure you have a truly relaxing holiday.

Caroline is very flexible, and all arrangements are tailor-made to suit you. Please call Caroline on 01823 401224 to discuss. 

Somerset Farmhouse

Set in the centre of nearby Williton the shop has been serving West Somerset for over 150 years, aiming to provide a traditional range of top quality produce with a warm and friendly level of customer service.  The shop sells meats from local farmers, fresh and locally smoked fish, local cheeses, jams and chuckneys, and delicious local ice cream.

There is a full delicatessen including cooked hams, pies and pasties.  You can also order great holiday hampers.The website http://www.somersetfarmhouse.co.uk is very good and you can pre order supplies, they will deliver free if the order is over £95.00

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

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.

Pampering

Cedar Falls

Only two miles from the Lavender Barn 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 Lavender Barn. 

Charlton House

Has a fantastic spa, Monty’s Spa, which is able to provide wonderful days out! Monty’s Spa was designed to create a romantic haven, a special place to offer the very best treatments, decadent relaxation areas, wonderful, healthy food and their own homemade essential oils.

Activities

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

     

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

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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