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Press Review: We are delighted to have been included in the Guardians top ten Hotels and B&Bs in Bristol. Please read the article here >

‘The Boutique has had an exciting makeover and now all three of our gorgeous Bespoke Double rooms are en-suite’.

The Boutique is a beautiful and rare combination of style, quality, and glamour mixed with warmth and comfort. A meticulously crafted and carefully thought out guesthouse with all the luxury of a boutique hotel, it is a special place lovingly created by Sadie, an artist, designer and collector, to give inspiration and sanctuary. Interesting and unexpected, it has been designed to delight with its attention to detail, boutique style, and collection of wonderful curios and retro finds. An extraordinary place that has been built by Sadie and Peter, inspired by their upbringing in the generation of ‘den builders’, the ethos has been simply to build somewhere, we would love to go; Somewhere bespoke and extra special, friendly and relaxed, tranquil and visually exciting… (An extra bonus if it has you coming away rejuvenated and reconnected to humanity a little bit!)

The Boutique has expanded over the past two years to include its three beautiful sisters, our trio of showman trailer caravans, on a farm in Wiltshire for the ultimate unwind and escape; gathered and restored with the same attention to detail and love that has been poured into The Boutique, whilst at the same time carefully maintaining their character and soul. They provide the ultimate getaways to indulge in silence, sky, laughter, and peace, each one with a warming wood burner for a wonderful retreat.

Please see the retreats page for more information: soon to be updated with more images and info or make an enquiry, we are currently taking bookings for May 2015 onwards.

New for 2015 and Coming Soon…

After an exciting two years refining the boutique and restoring the Vans, Sadie is heading back into the studio to concentrate on making new art work for 2015.  During the last week of each month, The Boutique will specialise and alternate bi monthly between our new and exciting residency retreat weeks and Sadie’s own studio art practise, closing to non-residency guests over that week. We will be offering short, life rejuvenating residencies at The Boutique, designed to super charge and inspire the soul. Please enquire or keep your eyes peeled for dates, diary, and details to be announced. The Magic Atelier and Retreats page will be updated with the details as they emerge.

In 2015 The Boutique will also see an exciting collaboration with ‘A Loquacious Mind’, a new and fantastic photography and illustration collaborative, who will be using The Boutique and Caravans as visual backdrops for their exciting, visually intriguing and dynamic photographic projects. www.aloquaciousmind.co.uk

Also coming soon… our website will be updated with a fabulous new gallery page.

For more information about any of the above or to make a booking please call Sadie on 0117 935 4964 or 07831 381177 or email Sadie at sadie_spikes@hotmail.co.uk

All bookings are taken by phone or email please. If we can’t get to the phone then please leave us a message as we will always endeavour to get straight back to you. We are very sorry but due to our limited availability we have a two night minimum booking on weekends.

Eclectic Escapades from The Magic Atelier

The Curious Cabinet

Sadie is also a practising artist who makes work in her studio and exhibits. Having lectured for many years she is back in the studio currently concentrating on a new body of work. Please see: Sadie Spikes Curious Cabinet and website if you would like more information.  Visit the site »

The Boutique Retreats

Would you love a life affirming getaway and be able to stop and just switch off?  Our fabulous Boutique Retreats are a real experience and a back to basics adventure, step back in time to the 40’s and 50’s with our three beautiful caravans nestled on an idyllic farm just a 45 min drive outside of Bristol. They offer that much needed head space and are a real return to the basics: conversation, fire, laughter, candlelight, moonlight, birdsong and air…Turn off the phone, unplug, relax and breathe deep! Please call Sadie to enquire about hiring and availability for a weekend or week long retreats. Find out more >

The Magical Marquee

The Magical Marquee is a truly breathtaking Indian Marquee that will enchant and delight…it is available to hire for any special occasions, Anniversaries, Weddings, Marvelous tea parties, Tea dances’, Bohemian events or simply chic Boutique glamour, the choice is yours. Stunningly hand painted the Maharaja Marquee from Jaipur India is cream canvas and has glittering gold mirror stars on the inside, trimmed with duck egg blue and gold tassels, drapes and sides. Please enquire for special party events.

Keep an eye on our website as there is always something new and intriguing ready to emerge from The Boutique and The Magic Atelier. For more information about any of the above or anything else from our collection feel free to call or email Sadie, we are always delighted to help.

The Boutique B&B and The Magic Atelier, 35 Downend Rd, Fishponds, Bristol, BS16 5AR
The Boutique landline: 0117 935 4964
Sadie direct mobile: 07831381177
Email:sadie_spikes@hotmail.co.uk