OLD DOWN ESTATE BLOG

Planning your office Christmas Party can be a daunting task; from catering to style and venue choices, there’s certainly a lot to think about. What’s more, striking the right balance between a fun party atmosphere and being budget-savvy can sometimes prove difficult!...

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Last month, our team of Wedding and Events Coordinators at Old Down Estate put their best foot forwards in a fun session of Latin dancing with dance instructor, Steph, from Kelsall Choreo.   Steph, an award-winning choreographer and wedding dance teacher, treated...

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Old Down Country Park and Manor House have a selection of wonderfully romantic Valentine dining choices to suit you and your loved one. Our Manor House showcases an atrium reception area with sweeping Bath stone staircase and wonderful reception rooms presented for...

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I have been working as a full-time wedding photographer for over eight years and in that time my work has skyrocketed! – I have been named in the Top Ten Photographers in Wales in 2015, I won the Wedisson Collection 14 Award in 2016 and The Master of Wedding...

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Old Down’s history stretches back to Roman times and includes noble war efforts and devastating fires. This two-part blog contains a fascinating insight into the history of Old Down, before David Banks takes us through the modern renovations that have occurred...

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On Monday 6thAugust the team of wedding and event co-ordinators at Old Down Estate took an hour out at the end of the day for some team-building with some segwaying. Although we all work at the Estate we have never had the opportunity to have a ‘proper go’ so were...

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What path did you take to become Head Gardener? I’ve always worked on private estates as a gardener. Gardening involves designing, maintaining and reinvigorating the landscape – every day is different, which keeps things interesting. I’m born and bred in Thornbury,...

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With Meghan Markle and Prince Harry due to get married next month, every jeweller is eager to know what her wedding day jewellery choices will be. On the Day Jewellery Meghan Markle is a fan of understated, minimalist jewellery from brands such as Birks, Zofia and...

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