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Ben Shephard gives glimpse into wife Annie’s romantic birthday surprise

The GMB presenter returned to the couple's wedding venue in Devon

Ben Shephard has given fans a glimpse into his wife Annie’s romantic birthday surprise.

The Good Morning Britain star, 45, treated his wife to a delicious dinner and cocktails at the Burgh Island Hotel in Devon, where the couple previously tied the knot in 2004.

Taking to Instagram, Ben shared a series of photos of himself and Annie from over the weekend.

What did Ben Shephard say?

He wrote: “Perfect birthday tea for @mrsannieshephard at the place where it all began and we tied the knot @burghislandhotel so many years ago.

“So lovely to catch up with Gary the barman who’s been here since time began.

“Trust me his cocktails are just as good and worth coming back for 17 yrs after we first experienced them!

“Thanks to all we’ll be back #burghisland #burghislandhotel.”

Ben Shephard has given fans a glimpse into wife Annie’s birthday (Credit:

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Ben accompanied the post with a photo alongside Annie and the hotel’s barman.

Meanwhile, another showed the mum-of-two sipping on a cocktail in a stunning green dress.

Followers gushed over the snaps, with one commenting: “Wow, fabulous birthday pressie.”

A second added: “Happy birthday Annie hope you all had a great time.”

Ben Shephard
The GMB star treated his wife to a meal and cocktails at the Burgh Island Hotel (Credit:

When did Ben Shephard get married?

Ben and his wife Annie tied the knot in 2004.

The couple, who have since went on to welcome sons Sam and Jack, dated for nine years before they got engaged.

Back in March, the presenter paid tribute to his wife on their 16th wedding anniversary.

Alongside a loved-up shot from their wedding day, Ben wrote: “Can’t quite believe another year has gone past, suddenly this one feels all the more poignant because of what’s happening.

The married couple spent the weekend at their 2004 wedding venue (Credit:

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“16 yrs married to @mrsannieshephard 25 years together and it’s fair to say the current climate is seriously testing the strength of her feelings towards me.

“As for me I still can’t quite believe my luck!! Anyway, whatever you’re doing today stay safe. #weddinganniversary.”

When is Ben Shephard back on Good Morning Britain?

Ben is expected to return to Good Morning Britain in the autumn.

The popular presenter is currently taking a break from his usual slot on the ITV show while filming Tipping Point in Bristol.

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