Old Down Estate is home to our family-friendly Country Park, with year-round activities, and our magnificently refurbished Manor House which is lavishly presented for exclusive wedding hire and fully equipped to host corporate events. Our landscaped gardens, an abundance of colourful flowers and secret hedge-cut passageways surrounded by dozens of rose beds, are the perfect picture opportunity.
Current owner Arron Banks has invested £5m in restoring this wonderful Victorian Manor and grounds and we pride ourselves in our independent status which you will notice through the hundreds of personal touches which really make the difference between a day out and a special memory. Whatever your reason to visit us you will receive a warm welcome and the promise of a venue that prides itself in bringing people together.
The beautifully refurbished Manor House and its grounds offer a stunning backdrop which is exclusively yours for the special day.
Whether you’re looking for a venue for a birthday party, christening or sit down sports dinner; Old Down Estate is the perfect place. We have a beautiful Manor House that can fit 120 seated guests and 200 standing; a rustic Barn that can accommodate 80 guests and a Cellar Nightclub for up to 100. We also have 66 acres of grounds with several beautiful spots to hold a marquee.
Conferences & Meetings
Investing in people doesn’t just mean financially. Investing in time improves relationships, builds strong business foundations and increases productivity. For corporate entertaining, staff parties, team building or off-site meetings, our recently restored and fully-equipped Manor House offers flexible choices for ‘time out’ which will impress and inspire staff and clients alike.
From catered events for up to 120 guests, to hosting small, intimate working groups, to running outdoor activities in 66 acres of parklands, this stunning environment will meet your individual business needs and exceed your expectations. The Manor can be booked exclusively or by room and for day use or overnight stays. We’re easily accessible from Bristol, Cardiff, Chepstow, and Gloucester.
Our brand new Rusty Rooster Farm Shop stocks a wide variety of home grown and locally sourced produce.
Come and enjoy our fabulous Afternoon Tea, or a delicious Sunday Roast prepared by our talented chefs.
Indulge yourself with a treatment or two and take advantage of the luxurious facilities available at your fingertips.
We have two treatment rooms, an indoor swimming pool, relaxation room with a range of refreshments available for the duration of your spa break. The hot tub is outdoors situated in our beautifully landscaped spa garden with several private pods for you to relax with loved ones.
Alternatively, book into our salon to get your nails done by one of our skilled technicians. We are open Monday – Saturday from 10.00am, regular bookings are available with one on one pampering sessions.