Old Down Manor is a venue of distinction set in an idyllic location with breath-taking panoramic views across the river Severn to the Black Mountains and beyond. Approached via a tree lined avenue the magnificent Victorian Manor House sits within 60 acres of beautiful formal gardens, grazing land and age old woodland.
The venue which launched at the end of October 2011 has seen a £4 Million renovation with chic bedrooms and bespoke reception rooms, including a stunning orangery with a capacity of 120 seated for a wedding breakfast and up to 200 guests in the evening. Old Down Manor also has a magical atrium with crystal chandeliers and a sweeping Bath stone staircase with a romantic gallery landing.
Old Down Manor prides itself on being an exclusive venue with only one event at a time ensuring that you and your guests get the highest quality service and use of the fantastic facilities such as indoor pool and tennis court along with 13 bedrooms. The Manor also boasts its own unique cellar night club with a red Russian theme perfect for a unique evening reception with dancing.
Our in-house team of chefs are skilled at providing the perfect menu for your wedding from canapés to a six course tasting menu you will not be disappointed. At your bespoke menu tasting you will be able to choose your special menu.
A wedding is going to be one of the most important days of your lives. Everything has to be perfect, the bride’s dress, the service and the setting for the reception. Luxurious and elegant, Old Down Manor has all the ingredients needed to provide the bride and groom, friends and loved ones with a beautiful wedding in an amazing setting and most importantly of all, memories to be treasured forever.
Upcoming events at this venue:-
Tuesday, 31st January 7pm – 9pm.
Wine and Cheese Evening, £20.00 per person.
Wednesday, 8th February – Boot camp
Thursday, 9th February- Press day 2.30-7.30pm. Free admission
Saturday,11th February & Tuesday 14th February
Valentines Dinner for two at special rates with overnight stay available also.
Wednesday, 15th February – Boot Camp
Saturday, 18th February – Domestic Goddess Weekends.
Canapé making/tasting, cupcake making, make up tutorial, flower arranging and arts and crafts.
Sunday, 19 February - The Guild of Professional Wedding Services Wedding Fayre
The venue is also a member plus 25+ vetted and approved other members providing excellent wedding services. Free admission and glass of bubbly.
Wednesday, 22nd February – Boot Camp
Wednesday, 29th February – Boot Camp
Saturday, 10th March – James Bond Themed Casino Evening.
Sunday, 18th March – Mother’s Day Luncheon.
Friday, 30th– Sunday 1st April – Wellbeing weekend.
Dietary and nutrition advice, holistic therapies, yoga classes and use of swimming pool and grounds.
Sunday, 8th April & Monday, 9th April
Easter Luncheon with childrens Easter Egg Hunt.
Sunday, 22nd April
Old Down Manor's Own Wedding Fayre.
Sunday, 6th & Monday 7th May
Old Down Flower Show
Monday, 4th June & Tuesday 5th June
Celebrate the Queens Diamond Jubilee in style with Cream Teas at Old Down Manor.
Sunday, 17th June
Open air Musical Concert courtesy of Thornbury Musical Theatre Group.
Thursday, 21st June
Old Down Ladies Day & Fashion Show – if you can’t make it to Ascot ladies then come to us.
Sunday, 24th June
Austin 7 enthusiasts showcasing classic English cars for all Old Down Visitors to see with BBQ, Children’s entertainment and outdoor bar.