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The Manor at Old Down Estate has enjoyed a £5m refurbishment to make it the wedding venue of dreams with lavish bedrooms and bathrooms, a sweeping staircase, picturesque gardens and wonderful photographic backdrops. At Old Down we understand you only want to share your wedding day with those you love, we offer exclusive use of the Manor for the duration of your special event. 
Old Down can seat up to 120 guests for your day reception and 200 evening. High quality food and fully stocked, cash and card bar for the duration of your special day, bespoke menu option on request. Stay in one of our lavish bedrooms and wake up to our delicious chef cooked full-English breakfast whilst swapping stories of the big day with your closest friends and family.
Old Down Manor has all the ingredients needed to provide the couple, friends and loved ones, with a beautiful wedding and most importantly, memories to be treasured forever.  
The wedding breakfast is hosted in our beautiful Orangery, which overlooks the charming Victorian rose garden and the breath-taking panorama beyond.
With a dedicated Wedding coordinator to help you throughout your wedding planning, Old Down Manor is licensed for Civil Ceremonies in our Orangery, Drawing Room and Magnificent Hall with its truly romantic 'Gone With the Wind' sweeping staircase and vaulted glass ceiling.  Please see our Wedding Suppliers list for details of our local Superintendent Registrar.
Our talented chef has 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.

The evening reception will commence in the Bernays room with the bar open on a cash and card basis until 12.30am. If you wish to continue the party down in our cellar bar we have our cellar bar available to hire including the extended license until 2.30AM and 3.00AM finish. 
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
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  • Old Down Manor is available for exclusive hire
  • Old Down Manor is licenced for opposite sex and same sex weddings
  • Situated in 66 acres of lanscaped gardens and parkland
  • Independent/ Family run
  • Guest accomodation available
  • Parking
  • Leisure facilities including swimming pool available
  • Late license until 2.30AM
  • Disabled facilities
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Stunning country location with views towards the Severn estuary. The Manor at Old Estate is set within 66 acres of landscaped gardens and parkland. Located close to the town of Thornbury in South Gloucestershire, with great links to the M4/M5 motorways and Bristol City.

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