Heart of the Country Shopping Village

Heart of the Country

Heart of the Country - Credit: Archant

With a blend of 20 individual shops, distinctive boutiques and award-winning restaurants, Heart of the Country Shopping Village offers a fantastic shopping experience

The Bridal Rooms

The Bridal Rooms - Credit: Archant

Heart of the Country has grown from one original farm and craft shop called Three French Hens, into a beautiful shopping village boasting boutiques, craft stores, independent retailers and award-winning restaurants. Heart of the Country Village has everything for the Bride to Be, with specialist shops the Bridal Rooms, Allen Brown Jewellery, Anthony John Salons and Lazy Days Cupcake Boutique and Bakery. Family owned and managed, the Stubbs’ ensure Heart of the Country retains its rural feel by cultivating trees, flower beds and hedgerows within and around the shopping village.Visitors can enjoy lunch in courtyards surrounded by flourishing fauna and gardens, take a relaxing stroll through woodland, and shop in peace, away from the hustle and bustle of the high street.

Heart of the Country Shopping Village has a large car park and offers free parking and disabled parking. Public conveniences, including a disabled access toilet block, are located in the shopping village. Heart of the Country Shopping Village is located 2 miles south of Lichfield on the A38. The postcode is WS14 9QR. Visit www.heartofthecountryvillage.com for more information, along with a map and directions.

If you’re planning a wedding, Heart of the Country is a superb place to visit and offers a wonderful choice of shops and boutiques, including:

Allen Brown

Allen Brown - Credit: Archant

The Bridal Rooms

‘The Bridal Rooms offers private, luxurious and comfortable surroundings and, more importantly, the time to select your special gown. Choosing your wedding dress should be a sumptuous, fabulous experience no matter what shape or size you are or what budget you have. The Bridal Rooms stocks a range of stunning wedding dresses from fantastic designers such as Amanda Wyatt, Charlotte Balbier, Jonathan James, Callista, Intuzuri, Ivory & Co Bridal, Enzoani and Mon-Cheri. Prices start from £750 to £2000. The Bridal Rooms is open from Tuesday to Sunday, but to be sure to get undivided attention (and maybe a cupcake and glass of fizz too!) it is always best to book an appointment. Call 01543 483083 or email info@thebridalrooms.co.uk

Allen Brown Jewellery

Lazy Days

Lazy Days - Credit: Archant

Choosing your rings is a significant part of your wedding or civil ceremony. Have them designed and made especially for you at Allen Brown Jewellery, or choose from the Rings of Commitment Collection featuring designs that range from classic with a twist, through to unique and contemporary.

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In addition to providing wedding rings, Allen Brown Jewellery is also happy to design and make the rest of your wedding jewellery, all of which can be designed to incorporate any motif or theme you may have.

Rings Designed Especially For You

Allen Brown welcomes the fact that many couples prefer a more individual approach and require rings to be designed and made especially for them. Allen Brown Jewellery will work with you to create your rings, from the initial design to the selection of stones and finishes.

Anthony John

Anthony John - Credit: Archant

Rings Remodelled For The Special Occasion

Do you have a family heirloom you wish to wear but need items to match? Perhaps you have family pieces you would like to transform into more modern and contemporary jewellery items? Allen and his team carefully separate existing pieces and transform their metals and stones into new individually designed pieces.

As the shop has its own workshop, our customers can be confident that all precious items left with us for remodelling or repair will be secure. For all your enquiries contact 01543 481948

Lazy Days Cupcake Boutique

Lazy Days specialises in all things cake! From cupcakes towers to 7 tier traditional wedding cakes, Lazy Days works with you to create your dream wedding cake! It also offers yummy personalised favours and can provide decorating activities for your little guests! Lazy Days is a small family run business and therefore no budget is too small.

Offers in the 2014 sale include:

3 tiered cake for £200.00 reduced from £300.00

5 tiered cake for £275.00 reduced from £375.00

Customers can include matching cupcakes for £20.00 per dozen (reduced from £30.00)

Cupcake Tower including 100 Cupcakes and stand hire in your choice of design and flavour for £150.00 reduced from £225.00,

To take advantage of these offers, please contact Lazy Days with your chosen cake and possible theme ideas. If you’re not sure, Lazy Days can help with inspiration! A 50% deposit is required to secure your booking, with the balance due 14 days before your event. When booking the cupcake tower a £20.00 refundable deposit is required for the cake stand.

Tel: 07581466440 or email lazydaycakes@hotmail.com

Anthony John Salons

Anthony John can offer the perfect, stress-free start to your wedding journey. Its expertly trained stylists will take the time to really understand your needs, and the team also likes to hear all about the little details that help the salon to understand who you are, and what your style should reflect. Through careful consultation and a trial hair appointment, the team will work with you to come up with the perfect style – a fabulous wearable look for your special day.

When that day arrives, Anthony John Salons can provide the ideal haven from the chaos of the wedding preparations. They will crack open the (complimentary) bubbly and reserve an exclusive area in the salon for you and your party, giving you allthe space you need for a wonderful hair experience. Alternatively, if you can’t make it to the salon, a mobile bridal service is available.

Anthony John’s bespoke approach means that they will work with you to create the perfect wedding hair journey for you and your bridal party.

Call 01543 481900 to book in for a complimentary consultation or drop into the salon.