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Bruton’s Gems: Insider Tips from Your Wedding Florist

April 9, 2024

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Caroline & Antonia x

In the heart of Somerset, the picturesque town of Bruton is not just a hub for creatives and foodies – it’s also the home of Fleur Provocateur, a luxury wedding florist known for enchanting flowers.

The Workshop of Bruton Florist, Fleur Provocateur

If you’re an engaged couple looking for that perfect floral touch for your special day, extend your flower consultation into an unforgettable experience in Bruton. Here are our insider tips for a mini-getaway, blending floral design with exploration in this charming locale.

Durslade Farmhouse

Places to Visit:

  1. The Newt, Somerset: This restored Georgian estate boasts beautiful gardens, orchards, a farm-to-table restaurant, and several shops selling local produce, gifts, and beauty products. It’s an easy day trip from Bruton, making it a must-see destination.
  2. Hauser & Wirth: This contemporary art gallery and sculpture park in Bruton features exhibitions, a shop, and a restaurant that serves seasonal and locally-sourced food. The architecture of the gallery is also a work of art with its rustic and minimalist design.
  3. Stourhead: Visit this stunning English garden with its lake, classical temples, and manicured lawns. About 15 minutes away from Bruton, Stourhead is popular for picnics, walks, and photo shoots.
  4. Bruton High Street: Explore this quaint and charming town filled with independent shops, cafes, restaurants, and galleries.

Roth Bar & Grill

Places to Eat:

  1. The Kings Arms, Charlton Horethorne: The closest to your flower consultation with Fleur Provocateur. A favorite among locals for its cosy atmosphere, hearty food, and garden for summer al fresco dining.
  2. The Queens Arms, Corton Denham: Award-winning gastro pub with stunning countryside views serving creative dishes made with seasonal produce, hosted a bit further away from Bruton.
  3. Roth Bar & Grill, and Durslade Farm Shop: Delicious farm-to-table food prepared on Hauser & Wirth’s property, be sure to pick up some locally produced goods to take home.
  4. The Three Horseshoes, Batcombe: A fantastic pub situated in a picturesque village offering classic pub dishes with a gastronomic twist, and local ales.
  5. Osip: Farm-to-table tasting menu offering the best seasonal produce, artfully presented. Do check out The Old Pharmacy next door.
  6. Horrell & Horrell: Based down the road in Sparkford, a experiential dining concept with 30 places or the opportunity for private dining.

Three Horseshoes, Bruton. Recommendation from Bruton Wedding Florist

The Three Horeshoes

Places to Stay:

  1. Number One Bruton: A luxurious bed and breakfast, perfect for a little bit of pampering with breakfast served in a stunning dining room.
  2. At The Chapel: A boutique hotel transformed from a former chapel with stylish rooms and an on-site restaurant featuring a wood-fire oven.

Recommendations from Your Bruton Wedding Florist

Why not turn your flower consultation into a romantic retreat? Immerse yourself in the picturesque landscapes, quaint cafes, and charming boutiques that Bruton and the Somerset area have to offer. We’ve offered just a taste of what awaits you, ensuring you can relax after chatting through your wedding plans and floral vision. Please do get in touch to book in your wedding flower consultation with Caroline and Antonia. 

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