A country house weekend

PUBLISHED: 17:58 11 June 2010 | UPDATED: 15:07 20 February 2013

Diabless sequin detail dress, £129: Coccodrillo. Baltarini shoes (2606), £109: Frocks & Frippery. Bracelet, model's own

Diabless sequin detail dress, £129: Coccodrillo. Baltarini shoes (2606), £109: Frocks & Frippery. Bracelet, model's own

Escape from the stresses and strains on a weekend away in the country. We have the perfect outfits to help you slip into the country house lifestyle

Location Offley Place
Photographer Keith Mindham
Model Lucie Gardner at MOT Models
Fashion direction Clare Bourke
Stylist Ann Riley-Braley
Hair Rachel Flowers and Shelley Cook
Makeup Susan Bradfield


Retail Therapy
29 Railway Street, Hertford SG14 1BA
01992 581111

14 Churchyard, Hitchin SG5 1HR
01462 454040

21-25 High Street, Welwyn AL6 9EE
01438 718161

Frocks & Frippery
6/7 Churchyard, Hitchin SG5 1HR
01462 451200

Susan Bradfield for Daniel Sandler
07903 880524

Rachel Flowers and Shelley Cook
Toni & Guy
2-2A Market Place, Hitchin SG5 1DR
01462 442233


Offley Place Country House Hotel
Kings Walden Road,
Great Offley, Hitchin SG5 3DS
01462 768787

Offley Place is a 17th century country house set in 27 acres of Hertfordshire countryside. The luxury hotel has been restored to its former original beauty. The Spencer restaurant, with its conservatory overlooking the grounds is idyllic for all events.
Offley Place has three conference rooms available for hire, ranging in sizes from four up to 150 delegates.
The hotel boasts two lounges, with an open fire ideal for afternoon teas. Offley Place has 16 individually designed bedrooms, with flat screen televisions, freeview and internet access.
The oriental bar has a selection of fine wines from all over the world which complement the hotel's spirit selection.
Offley Place is licensed for civil ceremonies, including a rose garden which has a selection of beautifully coloured roses that blossom throughout the spring and summer. With a range of venues to hold your wedding reception Offley Place offers variety, flexibility and years of experience to make your day special.

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