Kimberley Walsh Wedding At Bellevue

As I sit on the verandah of our Bellevue Plantation House and take in the lovely setting with all the mahogany trees and colourful bougainvillea and heavily scented lilies…I’m not surprised that the celebrity Girls Aloud pop star Kimberley Walsh and her fiancé Justin Scott chose to stay here for their Barbados wedding last month.   Although their wedding was not at the House, the happy couple hosted a few private parties here for family and close friends like Cheryl Fernandez Versini. I gather our wonderful management team, Terry and Rahanna, gave them a lot of assistance with key arrangements for their church service and reception. Thanks guys!

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Stress Free Destination Weddings in Barbados

Many of our destination brides need to be sure their weddings are hassle-free plus fun for themselves and their guests but they also want the special local touches and no-expense-spared kind of detail that make it a truly memorable occasion. Here are a few suggestions

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Conde Nast Bride Show

The Conde Nast Bride Show is held yearly in London . One of the top Bridal Shows in the country organized by “ Bride Magazine “ There are over 130 wedding suppliers from all parts of the UK as well other European Countries displaying the latest trends in Dresses, Flowers, Stationary every possible area of a Wedding Day covered . The show is open for 2 days .

_ZAP3776Bellevue joined the show in October and was the only Venue representing Barbados. Nyree wore traditional costume to demonstrate the history of Bellevue Plantation House and served rum punch to clients as they browsed through the albums of previous Bellevue brides  It proved to be one of the liveliest stands we played Calypso music you cannot visit the Caribbean and not hear the rhythm of the islands

The Sunday Times Competition

“Win a holiday for four to Barbados, including a catamaran cruise and 4WD island safari”

The Sunday Times are running a competitor currently which includes a stay at Bellevue.

“With turquoise seas, a vibrant culture and 3,000 hours of sunshine a year, Barbados is rightly acknowledged as a postcard paradise. ‘The Gem of the Caribbean’ continues to charm visitors — for good reason.

This month, we’ve teamed up with Thomas Cook Airlines, Barbados Tourism Marketing and Bellevue Plantation ( to offer one lucky reader and three guests six nights in an historic plantation house on one of Barbados’s oldest estates.”

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About The Owner

Paul Astrom Andrews and his wife Sarah Jane Gaselee are the proud owners of Bellevue Plantation. Paul has lived all over the world. He was born in London but moved to Thailand at the age of 19, dividing his life between there and Hong Kong for 14 years. He worked in publishing, producing beautiful, lavishly illustrated coffee table books which focussed on the areas in which he travelled – Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Australia and elsewhere. Simultaneously, Paul worked on the development of golf courses in Thailand.

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