Country Bliss

Who doesn’t love a good “destination” wedding?  It’s a perfect excuse to pack up your troubles and head off to celebrate with your friends and family for an entire weekend.   So where to go?… well the options are endless but we have found this lovely little B&B in Tenterfield which is such a lovely little area for a weekend escape.   The team at The Vintage and Handmade Bride couldn’t think of a better idea for a hen’s weekend getaway!!

Annie from Annie’s Folly Boutique Accommodation tells us a little bit about her lovely B&B and also shares a little bit about the area…. she had us at “winery”!!!

Have you “done” the Granite Belt? Venture over the border into high country New England and discover a different world. Just 18klms from the Qld/NSW border you will find the charming country town of Tenterfield….home of the Tenterfield Saddler…but offering much more. Lovely heritage buildings, English style parks and gardens, Museums, fabulous National Parks and local Wineries await.

Tenterfield is a great Weekend Escape Destination. You can climb the titanic Bald Rock or enjoy a luscious High Tea in a beautiful garden after browsing the Antiques …the choice is yours. 


If you are searching for a destination for your vintage and rustic themed wedding you will find everything you need in Tenterfield- great venues, rustic country halls, traditional and quaint churches, cake makers and decorators ,florists, celebrants, caterers and venue decorators, prop hire, award winning wines for your guests, beautiful gardens for ceremonies, fabulous photo opportunities in wineries, barns , granite outcrops, gardens, heritage buildings including a restored Victorian Railway station complex. Imagine the photos you could have for your wedding.  For accommodation you can choose from a restored Italianate Villa, a luxury apartment within a Federation gem, lovely colonial cottages as well as plenty of Motel choices. Plan your visit soon to discover this New England High country jewel.

Spend your weekend at Annie’s Folly Boutique Accommodation. Situated in serene park like gardens this gorgeous 1908 colonial cottage was fully restored in 2010 and has all the modern comforts while still retaining its original features of pressed metal ceilings, timber lining boards, french doors, leadlight windows and wrap around verandas. The cottage has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and can accommodate 6 in stylish comfort. Decor is a mix of old, new, rustic and vintage….very Country Style.

In Winter time snuggle up in front of the fire or get yourself warmed up with a game of tennis on the old tennis court. Racquets and balls supplied. Maybe you would prefer to sit on the veranda in the sun and savour some local wines? Exclusively yours to enjoy, the Folly is fully self contained with everything provided including breakfast provisions. You will also find a decanter of Port and some chocolate treats. Crunch the frost in the mornings and see the huge blue winter skies and brilliant sunshine. What are you waiting for? Escape to the country with your family and friends.

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