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Top 5 Things To Do 1 Week Before Your Wedding Day!

  1. Make a list….out of all the lists you must have made throughout the planning stages of your wedding this will be your last and most vital one! Your list should include all of the final touches you have spent so much time and thought over in the recent months. From table scatters to wedding favours, you should take note of all of the things you want to pass on to your wedding coordinator! That’s the hard bit done! Once you have passed all of your items over, you need to hand the list to your maid of honour – or delegated person – to collect all of those things for you after your big day! Don’t get everybody involved or you’ll be tracking things down for weeks, if not months later!
  2. Pack the right things for your morning after!……You want to wake up feeling fresh and revitalised for your very first day as a married couple, don’t you? A sugary drink and some paracetemol definitely would not go a miss…..and if you don’t need them your bridesmaids and groomsmen might!
  3. Take care of your dress!……One of the wisest things to do is book your dress into the dry cleaners for the day after, assuming maybe…but wise? YES!
  4. Book your transport……Whether you are going straight off on your honeymoon or to the warmth of your own home you need to know you have a safe ride! Organize with your friends and family or book a taxi in advance, just to make sure you have a smooth and easy first day of married life!
  5. Have your thank you cards ready! Not for your gifts but for the people who have kept you cool, calm and sane! Whether it be for the florist who has spoken to you several times over to make sure you have the perfect bridal bouquet, or your makeup artist who has ade you feel extra special on the day. Think about all of the people who have made your day possible, they will appreciate it!
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Top 5 Things To Do Before Your Wedding Day

December 15, 2015

 Is Your Wedding Only 1 Week Away? Here are a few things that can help you be prepared for the big day… 1 – Make a list… Out of all the lists you must have made throughout the planning stages of your wedding this will be your last and most vital one! Your list should … Continue reading Top 5 Things To Do Before Your Wedding Day

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Autumn Weekend Breaks in the Lake District

August 17, 2015

Catch the last of summer’s warmth and the first of the crisp autumn weather this September and October with a weekend break at Abbey House Hotel & Gardens. Located just below the South Lakes, Abbey House Hotel & Gardens is just a short drive from the heart of the Lake District, one of the finest … Continue reading Autumn Weekend Breaks in the Lake District

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Award Winning Cumbria Wedding Venue

July 22, 2015

Abbey House Hotel is very proud to have again received the award for best wedding venue in Cumbria. The latest award now makes it the fifth year in a row that Abbey House has been awarded this prestigious accolade. All the hard work and planning of the most amazing Cumbria weddings has really paid off. … Continue reading Award Winning Cumbria Wedding Venue

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Welcome To Barrow In Furness

June 26, 2015

Visitors to the Lake District and Cumbria may not know all that much about our home town Barrow In Furness, so here is a brief introduction and guide to what Barrow offers. Barrow In Furness History Barrow enjoys an ancient history with evidence of inhabitation in the Neolithic period. A significant finding of Viking artifacts points to … Continue reading Welcome To Barrow In Furness

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Summer Holidays In The Lake District

June 18, 2015

The Lake District is just perfect for a summer holiday with lots to do for the whole family. Abbey House Hotel & Gardens is located on the southern border of the Lake District and is the perfect base for a summer holiday or weekend break. Abbey House Hotel & Gardens have prepared a guide to … Continue reading Summer Holidays In The Lake District

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Early May Bank Holiday Break

April 20, 2015

This year the early May Bank Holiday falls on 4 May 2015. Why not celebrate the start of the warmer weather with a May Day Bank Holiday break in Cumbria? Hopefully the winter weather will be well and truly behind us and May should see some warm days and mild evenings to go with the … Continue reading Early May Bank Holiday Break

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Easter & Bank Holiday Break In The Lake District

March 5, 2015

Where will you be spending your Easter Bank Holiday weekend? How about a Easter break to the picturesque Lake District area of Cumbria. The Lake District area of Cumbria is considered one of England’s most outstanding areas of natural beauty. Abbey House Hotel & Gardens enjoys an ideal Cumbrian location on the southern border of The … Continue reading Easter & Bank Holiday Break In The Lake District

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Afternoon Tea In Barrow In Furness

February 18, 2015

A visit to Cumbria is incomplete without trying a traditional English afternoon tea. The idea of afternoon or high is tea is credited to  Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford in the early 19th century. The practice at the time was to eat just 2 meals a day which left a rather large gap between meals  in … Continue reading Afternoon Tea In Barrow In Furness

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Valentine’s Weekend Break in Barrow In Furness, Cumbria

February 7, 2015

Are you still looking for the perfect destination for your Valentine’s weekend break? We hope Abbey House Hotel & Gardens will be the Valentine’s Day destination you have always dreamed of. Set in the Cumbrian countryside in the seaside town of Barrow In Furness, Abbey House Hotel offers all that you need for a truly romantic … Continue reading Valentine’s Weekend Break in Barrow In Furness, Cumbria

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Conference Venue In The Lake District, Cumbria

January 29, 2015

Conferences and events can really lack personality when hosted in a sterile city space. Abbey House Hotel on the other hand offers a state of the art conference venue in the beauty of the Lake District Cumbria. Our countryside location near the Cumbrian Lakes does not mean antiquated technology. We have invested in a range of cutting edge … Continue reading Conference Venue In The Lake District, Cumbria

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