Suppliers List for Wedding & Venue Hire

At Knockerdown Cottages we offer a “DIY” venue for hire so we encourage you to bring your own ideas and we will help you in any way we can. This is a list of businesses that we have worked with before who can help to make your ideas really come to life….

Wedding Catering

Greedy Pig Catering - They offer four different styles of catering, Family Style Sharing, Individually Plated, Picnic, Afternoon Teas and Feast Tables. They can also provide all the extras including pouring your drinks and feeding all your guests throughout the day. All their menus are examples and can be tailored to suit your requirements.

Greedy Pig Catering

Sweet-a-Fayre – For a little help…to sweeten up any event the team specialise in creating memories that will last a lifetime. Novelty Fun Food for any occasion, Sweets, Popcorn, Candy Floss, Nachos, Hotdogs, Waffles, Crepes, Ice Cream, Milkshake, Bubble Waffles, Chocolate Fountain.

Contact: Louise & Steve
T: 01246 559898 or 07790 467948

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Welcome Packs, Gifts & Catering

My Peak Event  -  can help you treat your guests to breakfasts or little gifts to make them feel extra welcome. They will even place your items in your guest rooms or accommodation before they arrive.

T: 07842 302210

Visit My Peak Event Website 

Nonnina's Wood Fired Pizzas - Nonnina means "Little Grand Mother" in Italian, they are a family run business based in Staffordshire. They can get your fresh wood fired pizza from the oven to the table in less than 2 minutes. 

T: 079000 40400

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Po'Boy Pies & Sides

Lee is the face behind po'boy pies & sides. Lee has been a chef for 27 years, loves cooking, family time and meeting new people. This year after over a year of planning his bespoke made food trailer came to life, he has embarked on his very own mobile food vendor business. Lee can't wait for you to try the award winning Derbyshire made pies served with a little personal bottle of Sheffield's own Henderson's Relish! Lee is available for pop ups, weddings, corporate events, private events and many more!

Find Lee on Facebook or contact Lee - T: 07951 011 818

Fish and Chips - Smith's Mobile Fish and Chips. The mobile Fish and Chip shop offers a great range of packages to suit all events. Most popular selection is Fish, Chips & Peas. 

Contact Kyle on Facebook or T: 07985 727087

Smith's Mobile Fish and Chips Facebook

Dove's Delights 

Julie & Mark offered Grazing boards, Cheese carts plus a Ice-Cream Cart, the perfect snack, dessert option or alternative canape 

Contact Julie on 07728 322240

Dove Delights 

Buzzi-Barista - Mobile barista coffee trailer, also serving teas & cakes. A treat for corporate events & weddings

Contact:- 07595 497156


Cake Designers

Tree House Cakes – Adrian makes fantastic looking cakes and they taste delicious. Adrian loves a challenge and will create a cake that marries seamlessly with your colour scheme and venue. 

Say I Do to cake and contact Adrian Ganderton on T: 07717 767596 

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All Things Cakey! – provide bespoke cakes for all occasions. 

Contact Rachel Maher at T: 07886 568391 or find them on Facebook.

Registrar & Celebrants

Bakewell Registrar – The team at Bakewell Registrar’s office are always on hand to help. 

Contact: Yvonne

T: 01629 535261 


Ceremony Designer and Celebrant – Cariad Personal Ceremonies. Not just a Celebrant but a Ceremony Designer who can use ANY space be it a room, a grass field or a conservatory.  Ali Fleming will take you through a journey where you start with a blank canvas through to your ceremony; fully choreographed unique ceremony all about you two. 

Contact Ali Fleming at T: 07961 668 996 or visit their website below.

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Spa, Hair & Make Up

Glo-Pamper –Experience luxury treatments at your self-catering accommodation. 

T: 0207 096 0385 

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Serenity-Yard - Kay trained in sound healing, she can provide, relaxation, healing & hope through Sound Bowls & Massages.

Contact Kay on T: 07821 165 304

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The Bridal Stylists - Carly & her team will travel to the venue on your wedding day to provide hair/ or makeup for the bride & the bridal party.

Contact Carly on T: 01629 825 557

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Viva Hair -  Kayleigh & the team will pop along to the venue & provide hair/makeup for the bridal party.

Viva Hair & Beauty Facebook

Dellamei Bridal Hair - Dellamei is a Bridal Hairstylist covering East Midlands and all over the uk

Contact Tammy Louise Harvey on 074462 21420 or find her on facebook 


Em’z Flower Boutique – Emily Specialises in bespoke wedding and event flowers to suit any style and budget. From Bouquets, Buttonholes, Centrepieces, Top Table Arrangements, Hair Flowers, Cake Flowers, Prop Flowers, to Church and Venue flowers. She has a large portfolio of wedding flowers available on her website for inspiration ideas. 

Contact Emily Rimer on T: 07415 679 458

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The Flower Shop Ashbourne – At the Flower shop of Ashbourne they love designing stunning wedding flowers.

Contact Lianne on T: 01335 344 171

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Wedding Dress & Accessories

Dressed4U – These girls are just amazing; they will help you all the way to find your perfect dress for your wedding day. They can also provide bridesmaids dresses, flower girl dresses, mother of the bride and groom outfits.

Contact Daniella Elliott on T: 07455 252 727 or find them on Facebook.

Lillie Rose Accessories for all bespoke hair accessories.

Find Lillie Rose on Facebook.

Photography, Video, Film & Photobooth

Forever After Wedding Films & Marryokes – they see the breath-taking emotion and the carefully planned details that you want to remember. ​

Contact Brett on T: 07849 971 508 or visit their website below.

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Hue of Two Photography – This is a husband and wife duo, who love to capture honest emotions and heartfelt moments, offering the most natural approach to your celebration images. Chloe & Jake also provide a photobooth as part of your wedding photography package.

Contact Chloe & Jake on T: 07786 015 038 or visit their website.

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Gemma Yeomans Photography - chosen as a wedding photographer by many; mainly because couples love her work and quirky relaxed style which mirrors her personailty.  Gemma is a huge fan of capturing the moment so if you are looking for a photographer that will hunt for the Gruffalo with your children or get them to slide down a muddy hill in their best white shirt then Gemma is your photographer!

Visit her website below or contact Gemma Yeomans on T: 07780 797 643.

Visit Gemma Yeomans Photography Website

LJH Photography - as you can well imagine every dream wedding is unique and different to the next; so that's why Leigh offers varies set packages. Leigh offers a non intrusive, relaxed and fun professional service which includes "natural off the cuff" photos and of course the all important photos that tell a story of probably the biggest day of your life!

WINNER of ido magazine wedding award 2020. 

Contact Leigh Hemsil on T: 07460 389 171 or visit their website below.

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Busography – Ross and Claire loved their bus so much that they wanted to be able to share it with you all, so they transformed their 975 Volkswagen T2 Microbus called Benji into a mobile Photobooth. 

Visit the Busography website below to find out more.

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The Booth Guys – The booth guys offer a studio quality, professional Vintage Open Air Photobooth Service available to hire for weddings, parties and special events.

Visit their website below or contact Liam on T: 07412 911 209

The Booth Guys Website

Marc Dewhurst Photography - Marc is a photographer based in Derbyshire, he has 20 years experience in photography, if he's not taking photo's a wedding, he is cycling or hiking in the Peak District 

Visit his website below.  

Marc Dewhurst 

Kathryn Edwards Photography  - Kathryn is sometimes known as the dancing photographer, she is based in Nottingham but travels all over the East midlands.

Visit her Website below

Kathryn Edwards 

EKR Pictures - Ellie is a Wedding Photographer based in Derbyshire, but she likes to travel in her VW Campervan capturing lovely weddings! Fun, relaxed & timeless photography is her thing and she will not have you standing around all day posing for photos

EKR Pictures 

Stylist and Prop Hire

Wedding Delights – Tina is a Qualified Wedding Planner and Stylist, providing a range of services including chair covers & sashes and a large selection of prop hire items.

Contact Tina Rimer at T: 07915 607 955 or visit the website below.

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Party Evolution – provide the drapes, fairy lights and ceiling centre piece ideas for the Brackendale Suite at Knockerdown Cottages.

Contact: Justeen & Fiona


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Rent for Your Event – Luxury prop & décor hire based in Derby. Specialising in handmade flower walls. elegant backdrops, beautiful arches and stunning Party Props!

Contact: Jenna 07525 462 796 or Adam 07377 424 226

Rent For Your Event

Rustic Hire – From beautiful folding tables made from reclaimed oak, vintage folding chairs from Chicago, to a bar made from Georgian pine and mahogany - they have everything you need to party in style!

Visit the Rustic Hire website below or contact sales on T: 07484 136 524

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Teacups and Wishes Vintage China Hire – Provides beautiful vintage china and cutlery fro your special celebration. They can cater for small intimate occasions or larger events for up to 100 people. Teacup and Wishes can transform your table into something very special, memorable that adds a touch of timeless sophistication and elegance to your afternoon tea party.

Contact Nicola on T: 07981 140 053 or visit their website below!

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Vintage Wooden Crates for sale – Vintage Style Crates, which are exact copies and locally made in Lincolnshire, have the advantage of being able to be personalised and/or hand painted to suit your colour scheme. These crates make perfect gifts for any occasion. Let your imagination rund wild on ways of adapting your own original ideas. Choose some extra casual seating, enhance your flower display with blue Mason Ball jars or get creative with a bar style set up. Have fun deciding your options.

Contact Robin on T: 01636 525 352 or visit their website below!

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Fisher Marquee & Event Hire – Crockery hire, chair & table hire, glass hire and furniture hire throughout Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and South Yprkshire. Fisher Event Hire are a family run business with more than 17 years of experience of providing good value catering equipment hire and furniture hire. They can deliver the equipment straight to your event location.

Contact Emma Hallam on 07798 808 441 or 01246 250 542 or learn more by visiting their website below!

Visit Fisher Events

Kids, Grown Ups & Weddings Supply – Working as a trusted supplier to the most stunning wedding venues across Derbyshire and the Midlands, Kids, Grown Ups & Weddings supply and set-up a beautifully decorated bell tent for your wedding, filled with games and activities, a sweet cart / activity cart, plus a range of vintage-look lawn games that will appeal to small kids and big kids alike. They provide everything to make sure that younger guests are happy and entertained on the day so the grown-up's can let their hair down and enjoy themselves too.

Visit the website below or contact Hayley McGowan on T: 07804 658 188

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Garden Nurseries

Paradise Landscapes:

Contact Brian Spencer at or on T: 01538 722 566 or 07860 666 653

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Love Bus In The PeakDamian offers a VW wedding car hire service, with his vintage VW split screen campervan who he calls Daisy it’s defiantly his pride and joy and having the opportunity to “share the joy” is his aim, if you would like a head-turner vehicle you and your guests will adore then Daisy is the right choice for you.

Visit their website below or contact Damian Jilavu directly on T: 01246 556 834 or 07415 894 488

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BSP Executive Cars – Juggy offers you a journey to remember during your chauffeured driven ride on your wedding day, he wants to help you create them lasting memories, there is a range of vehicles to choice from.

Visit the BSP Executive Cars Facebook below or contact Juggy on T: 0115 978 2931 or 0792 978 2931

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Music & Entertainment

Scorpion Event Solutions – a creative and fresh thinking approach to lighting, audio systems, DJ entertainment and event decor. Scorpion have a large inventory of equipment for hire and experienced teams to help create the perfect result for your event. ​

Visit their website below or contact Edd Stanton on T: 01283 712 006 or 07788 592 059

Scorpian Event Solutions

Digisound Entertainment – Scott offers a professional DJ service and has been in the entertainment industry for over 10 years. Scott can also provide light up love letters, Mr & Mrs letters and a beautiful 8.5ft tall light up love heart. 

Visit their Facebook below or contact Scott Hicklin directly on T: 01246 239 418 or 07988 059434

Digisound Entertainment Facebook

The Summertime Kings - an exciting four piece 50’s Rockabilly band from King’s Lynn. This new authentic group perform well known hits from artists such as Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly and Shakin’ Stevens along with any of your requests. They will travel around the country.

Learn more on their Facebook below or contact Adam Tucker on T: 07960 030753

The Summertime Kings Facebook

Sophie Sax - Available to add a little extra sparkle to your event either with some smooth jazz sax or more contemporary and upbeat music. Able to wander through the guests to bring them into the party, if required. 

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Dammit Jack - provides professional hire and musical entertainment for weddings, parties, corporate events and many other celebrations. Check out their packages on their website to see which suit your event. For weddings they will provide music for your ceremony, drinks reception, wedding breakfast and evening reception; taking away all the stress of you personally having to think about doing your own music in different location set ups for each part of your special day.

Contact Howard Morritt on T: 07738 119 360 or visit the Dammit Jack website below.

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The Two Guitar Guys - James & Adam combine all of their skills, experience and expertise to bring you a professional, (yet friendly), acoustic guitar duo, which is perfect for any occasion. In keeping with today's perferences, they play in a contemporary and uplifting style; showing personality and adding warmth and character to the special music they create. From Latin to jazz and everything in-between, you will recognise the piecces you love - and your guests are bound to love what they do!

Contact them directly on T: 07745 013 009 or visit their Facebook page below.

The Two Guitar Guys Facebook

The Vintage Singer - Simon Partridge making your special occasion truly unforgettable with fabulous live music. Songs from the 1920s, 30s and 40s create the perfect atmosphere for every occasion.

Contact Simon on 07986 553141

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Wedding Sounds - Lee & his team provides DJ's, Saxophonist's & Magic Mirror Photobooth's, Sweet Carts, Crazy Golf & much more since 2012. 

Visit their website below or contact them directly on T: 07827 921 485

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Activities, Arts & Crafts

Eddie Young Magic – Eddie is a great entertainer; he can entertain and be-dazzle your guests with a magician and phenomenal close-up magic. Memories are not expensive. They are Priceless! 

Contact Eddie Young on T: 07970 745 926 or visit their website below!

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The Crafty Hen – Award winning crafty party workshops, perfect for a whole range of celebrations to create memories and keepsakes with friends. Enjoy from the comfort of your holiday cottage. Suitable for all abilities and any group size.

Visit their website below or contact them on T: 0330 122 9436

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Inflatamania – pride themselves at being the best bouncy castle hire company in your area! 

Visit their website or contact them on T: 07853 134 119

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Hunted In The Peaks – Private & Corporate activities aimed at all levels of fitness from all walks of life. A range of packages to suit all skill levels & budgets. Whatever you want from your day peaksGo will tailor your chosen activity suit your requirements. (Minimum of 10 people per group).

Contact David Hall on T: 07398 552 787 or visit their website.

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F1 Stealth Racer - 

Stealth Racer is a Formula 1 Simulator, it creates a phenomenal experience ensuring total immersion and excitement. Feel the full force of a F1 car while driving.

Contact them on 07545 123 466 or visit their website using the link below.

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Oak & Scribble - Alexandra has always been a keen artist and her love for sketching has been present for years. She has a creative flair that allows your big day to run as smoothly as possible, whilst wowing guests and creating special memories. 

Contact Alexandra  - 07930248288

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UK Helicopter Services 

Why not arrive at your venue in style, landing at your venue in a helicopter, travelling from your pick up point at 100mph and missing the traffic jams. An unforgettable entrance to wow your guests, colleagues & friends!

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Travel Consultant

Travel Counsellor – Katie is a very successful Independent Travel Counsellor located in Chesterfield. Start planning a truly magical honeymoon with the help of the experts. Whether you want a white sandy beach in Mauritius, a road trip across the USA or an Icelandic adventure – Katie can make your dreams a reality. 

Contact Katie Styring directly on T: 07515 472 530 or 01246 660 006 or visit the travel counsellors website below.

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Drinks and Mobile Bar Hire

Simply Prosecco 

Stephen & Sarah are  the proud owner of Simply Prosecco. They turned an Piaggio Ape 50 into a fantastic Prosecco bar, they can bespoke the perfect bar for your event, give them a call and see for yourselves. 

Contact Stephen or Sarah on T: 07771 852 332 or visit the Simply Prosecco website below!

Simply Prosecco 

Fabulous Fizz Bar 

If you are looking for a Mobile Bar with a difference and a whole lot of fun, the you've found it!

They offer two options, either the Claude Iconic Citroen HY van that's been loving restored into a ever so cool vintage bar which is kitted our with a champagne fridge, triple bottle fridge & Ice Machine. OR The Bar - wooden bar structure providing you and your guests with a fabulous party experience.

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Gray Shepherd Eventsa fully personalised & professional mobile bar service that specialises in providing bespoke hire packages for any event including weddings, birthdays, corporate events, christenings, launch parties and festivals. All of our packages are tailored to fit your vision and expectations. 

Contact Rachel on T: 07513 873 295 or ​Tara on T: 07779 713 453, alternatively visit their website below for more details!

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Majestic Wines Ashbourne – Retail chain specialising in wine by the case as well as bottles, beer & spirits, & tasting counter. 

Contact sales on T: 01335 347 045 or visit their company website below! 

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Marquee & Furniture

Majestic Event Hire– Adam provides a bespoke marquee service based on reliability and attention to detail. The marquees are the modern, modular clear span design which means no centre poles or guide ropes. Adam also supplies interior supplies.

Contact Adam Cotterill on his mobile on 07967 329 228 or visit the Majestic Event Hire website below!

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Knockerdown Cottages -

Marquee hire 6m x 4m  - 2 available with ceiling globe lights and can be used in various locations around site, the most popular 2 locations on site is either side extension to the Brackendale Room as a bar area or on the back terrace over looking the views for a drinks reception. (No flooring included)

Charge to hire one marquee is £500.00 special discount to hire both marquees is £800.00 (including sides)

Charge to hire one marquee is £400.00 special discount to hire both marquees is £600.00 (without sides)

For more information contact Fiona or Justeen on T: 01629 540 525 or contact us using the button below.

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Bellows Glamping and Events - Glamping - Treat your guests to a fun luxurious  bell tent. Bell tents include all the luxuries your guests would love. Play Tent - filled with cushions, beanbags and traditional games. Chill Out Tent - great space for your guests to relax in, filled with cushions, beanbags and blankets.

Visit the website below for more information or contact Helen or Alex on T: 01283 343 714

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Bale and Vine - Party Tents - Their party tents offer a beautifully decorated space with foliage walls, retro lighting, neon signage and furniture where you can relax, enjoy a game of darts using our beautiful rustic dartboard. It can also be used to house a bar area or photobooth etc. 

Learn more by visiting their website below or by contacting Hayley McGowan on T: 07804 658 188

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Small Print CompanyChris & Hannah are all about and love letterpress, they provide beautiful wedding stationery which is printed on a rare 130-year-old Squintani Model no. 6 treadle press, using papers chosen for their consistent high quality. 

Contact Hannah Barker on T: 07806 782 109 or 07948 266 652, alternatively you can visit their website below!

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Lorna Boyer DesignLorna makes beautiful custom wedding stationary; she is passionate about your wedding as you are. Lorna loves design and illustration and what better way to show it.

Visit the Lorna Boyer Design website below or contact Lorna directly on T: 07546 035 156

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Wedding Planning Services

Wedding Delights – If you are looking for some help with planning your wedding then Tina is a Qualified Wedding Planner and offers a selection of wedding co ordinating packages. 

Visit the Wedding Delights Website below or contact Tina Rimer on T: 07915 607 955

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Wedding Insurance

hdlcommercial - Commercial and Personal Insurance

Jo is an Independent Insurance Broker who began her career in insurance after working mainly in the public sector. After working for a diverse brokerage with a range of clients for several years, Jo took her skills and expertise and invested them into HDL Commercial. Her focus remains on getting it right for her clients; making sure policies meet their needs when they really need them. Her experience makes her personable, friendly and honest, but most of all, experienced and readily able to assist you with all your insurance needs.

Contact Joanna Beaty on T: 07798 757 807 or visit the website below!

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Dog Chaperone Service

Dog Chaperone Service

Covering venues in Derbyshire and around the Midlands. From including your dog in your wedding photos to them being your ring-bearer, there are many ways that your dog can get involved in the festivities. Dogs & Weddings offer a unique wedding chaperone service for your doggy, making sure that they are beautifully cared for during your wedding day (and overnight if required), helping them join in the important parts of your special day, completely stress-free.

Contact Hayley McGowan on T: 07804 658 188 or visit their website below!

Dogs & Weddings Website

Baby Sitting Service

Wedding Day Bliss for Everyone! A Babysitter Service!

Are you planning your dream wedding and want to ensure every guest, big and small, has a fantastic time? has it covered! 

Say "I do" with confidence, knowing that your littlest guests are in safe hands. A professional babysitter service is designed to make your wedding day stress-free for both you and your guests with young children along with experienced and certified babysitters.

Secure your wedding date with a babysitter service today! Reach out to discuss personalized packages and ensure a joyous celebration for guests of all ages.

Contact - Search Baby Sitter & pop in our postcode DE6 1NQ on the website below!

Baby Sitting Service