Old Down Estate, Foxholes Lane, Tockington, Bristol, England BS32 4PG, United Kingdom

Old Down Estate

Old Down Estate, Foxholes Lane, Tockington, Bristol, England BS32 4PG, United Kingdom


With your choice of two stunning venues available on the estate, we are sure we can offer the perfect setting for your special day.

With your choice of two stunning venues available on the estate, we are sure we can offer the perfect setting for your special day.

Originally built in 1856, Old Down Manor is nestled in the heart of a 66-acre country park and has been beautifully refurbished to become the 5* Wedding venue it is today. The Manor house and its grounds offer a stunning backdrop with panoramic views of the River Severn and its bridges, and over into the rolling Welsh hills.

Old Down Estate

Alternatively, with its exposed beams, stone walls, flagstone floor and open fires, The Barn at Old Down Estate is the perfect place to hold an unforgettable rustic wedding.

And because we want you to share your wedding day with those you love, our venues are exclusively yours for your big day.

Old Down Estate has great links to the M4/M5 motorways and Bristol city centre.

The Manor at Old Down Estate

After your guests have driven through your exclusive wedding gates, down a tree-lined avenue to your private car park, they can enjoy an arrival drink on our manicured lawn whilst taking in the beauty of the views across the Severn.

The ceremony itself can take place in several rooms within the Manor. You may choose to take advantage of the views by saying 'I do' in the Orangery or Bernays, both with floor to ceiling windows. Or maybe you’ll opt for drama and choose to marry in our vaulted atrium with it’s grand sweeping staircase.

Once seated for your wedding breakfast in the Orangery you will enjoy exquisite cuisine, lovingly prepared by our talented kitchen. Our cosy library is the perfect place to enjoy tea and coffee, perfect for those guests who need to rest their feet.

Ready to party? Your evening entertainment will take place in Bernays where you can party the night away or at least until last orders are called at the bar at 12.30am.

Not ready to stop partying? Take advantage of our extended license in our secret cellar night club.

After all of this, you and your guests can unwind in one of thirteen beautifully appointed rooms, each with lavish decor and chandeliers, waking up to share an intimate breakfast with the ones you love as all of our rooms are on a bed and breakfast basis. This is when you can take advantage or our indoor heated pool.

The Barn at Old Down Estate

You and your guests will park in our Country Park car park and enter our charming walled garden through your own ornate gates. Guests will be greeted with a drink which might be enjoyed in our heated folly just outside the barn.

You can choose to say 'I do' in our quaint gazebo situated on our luscious green lawn or inside the Barn with its rustic charm and roaring wood burners.

Old Down Estate

Looking for an informal meal? Why not opt for a BBQ or Hog roast which can be enjoyed outside as you relax in our beautiful walled gardens.

Ready to party? The Barn comes with its own fully stocked bar to help you party into the night with the ones you love.

If you are looking for overnight accommodation, why not take advantage of our stunning properties on and off site.

Get in touch today and speak to one of our dedicated wedding coordinators. And when you are ready, why not come and see Old Down Estate for yourselves. You won’t be disappointed.

  • Stunning views over the River Severn
  • 66 acres of country park and landscaped gardens and woodland
  • Exclusive use
  • 13 rooms most with panoramic views, all on bed and breakfast basis
  • Pre-nights available
  • Fully stocked bar licensed to serve alcohol until 12.30am.
  • Gin bar
  • Cellar night club (extended licence)
  • Atrium with grand sweeping staircase and vaulted ceiling with chandeliers
  • Grand Piano
  • Library
  • Orangery with floor to ceiling windows
  • Balcony overlooking the two bridges on the River Severn and over to Wales
  • Civil ceremony license in ten different rooms/locations
  • Bose sound system throughout and microphone for speeches
  • Outdoor fireworks permitted (Low noise)
  • Wedding coordinators
  • Disabled facilities
  • Car parking
  • Helipad
  • Marquee available
  • Dance floor
  • Rose garden
  • Victorian walled garden
  • Alternative accommodation onsite
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Lake
  • Great links to the M4/M5 motorways and Bristol city centre
  • Ice skating rink (Seasonal)


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Price Guide:

Manor weekday (venue hire only) from £4,894 and Barn weekday (venue hire only) from £1,200

Venue Type:

English Manor House, Rustic Barn, Countryside

Venue Capacity:

Barn ceremony – max 100 Barn evening max 100, Manor ceremony max 150 Manor evening max 200


Thirteen beautifully appointed rooms in the Manor and additional accommodation onsite for Barn weddings.

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities, Buffet Meal Facilities, In House Catering, Alcohol Licence. Can cater to all dietary requirements. (3 course wedding breakfast, Evening Buffet (hot or cold), Hog roast, BBQ, Pizza station, Burger station)

Exclusive Use:

Exclusive use from 12pm on the day of the wedding with both venues and until 10.30am the day after in the Manor.

Swimming Pool

Access to heated swimming pool with towels. Robes provided in rooms.


Old Down Estate, Foxholes Lane, Tockington, Bristol, England BS32 4PG, United Kingdom
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