Type of Ceremony
Civil ceremony licensed
Humanist / Celebrant weddings
BBQ & Hog Roasts
One wedding per day
Live music permitted
Onsite car parking
What Our Couples Love
- Stunning grounds & Lake side Photo opportunities
- House or Marquee options
- Exclusive Use Country Manor House
- Onside Accommodation & Car parking
- Animal Park
- Bespoke packages
- Opposite and same sex ceremonies
Frequently asked questions
Can we have exclusive use of the venue?
The Manor is exclusively yours for your special day from midday on the day of your wedding until 10.30am the following morning.
Are you licenced for civil ceremonies?
Can we have the wedding ceremony outdoors?
Symbolic or celebrant lead ceremony
Do you charge corkage if we supply our own wine?
Can we use our own caterers?
From what time can we get access to decorate the venue?
Suppliers have access from 10.30am on the morning of the wedding. We will work closely with the suppliers to accommodate their needs.
What time does the reception need to finish?
Last drinks orders at 12.30am for the evening to finish at 1.00am. Cellar bar last drinks orders extended till 2.30am
Are there noise restrictions if we have a live band?
Evening music by any DJ or Band needs ensure the bass is kept at a reasonable level in line with South Gloucestershire council sound restrictions.
Is confetti allowed?
Wherever possible biodegradable
Are candles allowed?
Yes providing the wax is caught in a container
Is there a honeymoon or bridal suite?
Yes, a beautiful suite!
Is there accommodation on site?
Yes 13 bedrooms on site and 2 additional accommodation sites available to high on a first come first serve basis
Is there additional accommodation nearby?
Yes local BnB's and hotels
About The Manor House at Old Down Estate
A beautiful exclusive wedding venue set within 66 acres of landscaped gardens & parkland. Seats up to 120 guests and 200 for an evening reception. High quality food and beverage options available. Accommodation on site incl. Wedding suite.
Old Down Manor has all the ingredients needed to provide the couple, friends and loved ones, with a beautiful wedding in an amazing setting and most importantly of all, memories to be treasured forever.
Weddings are hosted in our beautiful Orangery, which overlooks the charming Victorian rose garden and the breathtaking panorama beyond.
With a dedicated Wedding coordinator to help you throughout your wedding planning, Old Down Manor is licensed to provide 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 providing exquisite Wedding Fayre, 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. A perfect end to a perfect day.
Pricing info shown in the listing summary:
Prices based on averages throughout the year. MidWeek / Weekends - please call for a quote.