£4898 for a package
Up to 120
13 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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Old Down Manor is a beautiful exclusive use wedding venue set within 66 acres of landscaped gardens and parkland. Seats up to 120 guests for your day reception and 200 evening.
Pricing & Costs

Packages
(total price)

Prices Start At
£4,898
Number of Guests Included
200
Fully licensed wedding ceremony or reception-only hire Exclusive use of the Manor and grounds that surround the house until 10.30 the following morning Dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator Dedicated on the day Catering Manager Cake stand and knife Easel for table plan Crockery, cutlery, glassware and white linen Uniformed staff Bose sound system for background music Microphone for speeches Fully licensed and stocked bar Leisure facilities Swimming Pool Complimentary park passes Wedding guest for life discount card Free parking
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
120
Reception Capacity
200
No. of Bedrooms
13
Sleeps No. of People
28
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
12:00 PM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM

Venue

Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-Site Parking
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Asian Catering
Halal Catering
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
A wedding completely tailored to you: what better way to make your special day and wow your guests? At Old Down we understand you only want to share your wedding day with those you love and we therefore give you exclusive use of the Manor for duration of your special day. Enjoy the light, spacious, elegance of the reception rooms and orangery; relax using the indoor pool; soak up the panoramic views from every window; admire the crystal chandeliers as you travel down the sweeping Bath stone staircase and revel in the decadence of a Manor House which you own for the day. Our dedicated chefs deliver the very best in fine dining, specialising in both modern and traditional cuisine. The team of chefs have years of experience, from melt in the mouth canapes, sumptuous wedding breakfasts and delectable evening buffets. We even provide a delicious children's menu because little people should feel special too. Please see our Exquisite Catering pages for full details of all our packages. However, should you wish to tailor a menu to suit your personal taste, our chef will more than happy to assist you. And finally, ...... Our Wedding suite, a room for romance. Adorned with crystal chandeliers, and an eclectic mix of modern and exquisite antique furniture. A truly sublime place to watch the sun set. The perfect end to a perfect day. If you have a clear vision of your dream wedding, or whether you are looking for inspiration from our passionate, specialist team of dedicated wedding co-ordinators, we will nurture the desires you arrive with, through to the memories with which you leave. Visit and you'll be in love forever.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2011
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
Reviews
(40)
Jodie and Olly
Married in June 2019
October 2019
we really did have the day of our dreams!
Thank you so so much for all of your help and we really did have the day of our dreams!! The whole team were incredible and we keep getting feedback from our guests saying how amazing the service was, you guys really made it the amazing day it was!
Helen and Simon
Married in June 2019
October 2019
the wedding was absolutely perfect
Thank you so much for all your hard work; the wedding was absolutely perfect and the most magical day. Send our thanks to Lucy and the team as well.
Becca and Paul
Married in June 2019
October 2019
We had the most wonderful day, where we were able
We just wanted to send you a quick message to say the biggest of thank yous for all of your hard work not only on our wedding day on Sunday, but throughout the whole of the planning process. You have been an absolute superstar! You have made everything so easy for us. We haven't been stressed at all, even on the day, and that's all down to your reassurance and professionalism. We had the most wonderful day, where we were able to totally relax and enjoy the magical moments. Warren and the whole front of house staff were absolutely amazing, please pass on our sincere thanks. We had a lot of comments from people about how smoothly everything ran - you were one step ahead of us all day, keeping us on track and keeping our guests happy. Amazing!
Emma
Wedding: May 2019
October 2019
The manor is out of this world location and view w
We have just attended the Paul and Susie wedding and I felt compelled to contact you and say what an amazing venue you have and how completely fantastic everything you did was. The attention to detail and the customer service was exemplary. Every need was catered for and nothing was too much trouble. In particular when my son was unfortunately ill within an hour of the bride arriving …nothing was an issue and I wasn’t made to feel awkward at all. I sincerely apologise for your housekeeping having to clean up after him. The manor is out of this world location and view wise and your staff were amazing. I can’t complement you all enough.
Mr and Mrs Pearce
Married in December 2018
December 2018
What can I say but we had the best day ever!
What can I say but we had the best day ever! So many guests remarked on the beautiful venue, the amazing staff and the wonderful setting. From beginning to end nothing was too much trouble and the whole day ran so smoothly. Thank you once again ~ Mr and Mrs Pearce
Mr and Mrs Minkov
Married in October 2018
December 2018
We couldn't have picked a better venue to make our
My now husband and I got married in Old Down over the weekend. We couldn't have picked a better venue to make our dream wedding become a reality. The venue is absolutely beautiful but it is the staff inside it that made our day as relaxing and enjoyable as it possibly could be. Everyone from our wedding planners, Katie and Lucy, to the front of house manager Ellen, the outstanding chef, and every single waiter and bar staff, were extremely professional, friendly, and just amazing! The whole day went swimmingly and we didn't have to worry about one thing. And it's not just us who speak highly of Old Down, all our guests were blown away by the venue and service. I will be recommending Old Down Estate as a wedding venue to any engaged couples I know! Thank you all so much again. You rock! #mrandmrsminkov
Location & Contact Details

Address

Tockington, Gloucestershire, England

Travel Notes

It's best to enter our address into your navigation system!

Nearest Town

Thornbury

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M4 or M5

Nearest Train Station

Parkway

Nearest Airport

Bristol Airport

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Press & Awards
(2)

Industry Awards (2)

The 2018 Wedding Industry Awards - Regional Highly Commended
The 2019 Wedding Industry Awards -Regional Finalist
FAQ
(9)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

We've done so many weddings here at Old Down and every single one is unique and special! I couldn't possibly choose!

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Make sure you plan for your dream wedding! no question or request is too small or too big

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

I love when couples bring photographs of their family and friends- it makes the Manor truly theirs for the duration of their wedding.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Elegant, Stunning, Bespoke, Modern, Wonderful

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

The best photo spot is just outside the front door of the Manor where it overlooks the River Severn. This is the perfect place for those magical sunset photos!

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

That's a secret

What’s your favourite canapé?

Honey and Sesame Coated Cocktail Pork Sausages - these are always a crowd pleaser!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The chandeliers! during the day the sun reflects down on them and they create stunning rainbows down in the Atrium! then in the evening they brings a warm glow to the house.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our team! we have fantastic team that works tremendously hard to provide the most perfect wedding!