A Very Special Wedding at Aquila Heights

Tuesday 18 July 2017

Wedding Car

There was a lovely story behind the wedding group that we recently hosted, which we think is worth sharing with you all.

Once upon a time, a husband and wife moved from London to Dorchester to start a family in a large house on the edge of town. They brought up four daughters and a son. They all loved the house but time passed and circumstances changed. The house had to be sold and the children waved a sad but fond farewell to their childhood home. The family grew up and spread out over the country and as far away as Australia.

Fifteen years passed….and then one of the daughters planned her wedding. She wanted to bring all her family together in one place on the night before her wedding, but could not find anywhere big enough to accommodate them all, with their partners and children. Eventually, someone jokingly suggested that she needed to hire a whole B&B, and then a plan came together…..

The daughter hired Aquila Heights Guest House…..the old family home! The whole family returned to their old house the night before the wedding for a family meal and to sleep over. The bride was then able to prepare for her wedding in her childhood bedroom, together with her sisters who were bridesmaids. She was then able to leave for the church with her father from her childhood home.

Later in the day, the bride returned with her new husband and they spent the first night of their married life in her childhood bedroom.

We wish Caroline and Eliott every happiness in their future together. We were delighted and honoured that they chose to start their married life in Aquila Heights Guest House.

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A 10 Star B&B
This guest house is amazing, Perfect is every way. Friendly and helpful owners. The breakfast choice is unbelievable something for everyone whatever their tastes. In walking distance of the town, buses and railway stations. Very near a good choice of eateries for the evening meals. An excellent base for exploring Dorset after a good nights sleep.

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