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Heart of the Country Shopping Village

PUBLISHED: 11:14 12 August 2014 | UPDATED: 10:56 15 May 2015

Heart of the Country Shopping Village

Heart of the Country Shopping Village


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

Heart of the Country shopping village has everything for the Bride to Be, with specialist shops, The Bridal Rooms, Allen Brown Jewellery and Anthony John Salons. Family owned and managed, the Stubbs’ ensure the village retains its rural feel by cultivating trees, flower beds and hedgerows. 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 is easily accessible via the A38, located 2 miles south of Lichfield. It boasts ample free parking, disabled facilities as well as woodland walks. Visit 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:

The Bridal RoomsThe Bridal Rooms

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

Allen Brown Jewellery

Allen Brown JewelleryAllen Brown Jewellery

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.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.

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

Anthony John SalonsAnthony John Salons

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. Through careful consultation and a trial hair appointment , the team will work with you to come up with the perfect style 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 all the space you need for a wonderful hair experience. Alternatively, if you can’t make it to the salon, a mobile bridal service is available.

Call 01543 481900 to book in for a complimentary consultation.

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