OLD DOWN ESTATE BLOG

As excitement builds for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s big day, Kensington Palace have released some details around the wedding of the year. ‘Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle are hugely grateful for the many good wishes they have received since...

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Having a wedding on, or near Valentine’s Day pretty much takes care of one of the biggest decisions…. Your theme! Think cute, hearts and pink and you’ll be on your way to a romantic wedding day. The Flowers Opt for light, blush colours. A chic colour...

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Part two of our honeymoon guide and this week we’re looking at where to go from July through to December for sun, fun and adventure! July It is a great time of year to get around Europe with nice weather. You could enjoy an island hopping tour around Greece, or...

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Planning your honeymoon is great as it is about just the two of you, and you won’t have to worry about the eating requirements of a hundred people! Whether you want two weeks on the beach, a sight seeing city break, or a bit of both, you want weather on your side....

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There are so many ways that you can make your entrance on your wedding day. Your choice of carriage to the venue may be extravagant, budget minded, or free! We’re all different, but if you’re struggling to make a choice, here are some of our favourite...

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Wondering whether you should be buying gifts for your wedding party? Wedding party gifts show sincere gratitude to your bridesmaids, groomsmen and parents. It’s a great way to reward the people who helped make your wedding day special. Your bridesmaids,...

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We are so excited to invite all of our lovely brides and their loved ones to our first Wedding Fayre of the year on Sunday 21st January 1pm – 4pm.  Visit the magnificent Manor at Old Down Estate, which could exclusively be yours for the duration of your wedding....

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‘The weather outside is frightful, but the fires in the Manor at Old Down Estate are so delightful’…! See what we did there! There are so many lovely ways to embrace the season and make your wedding stand out during these chilly months! Check out our favourite things...

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Whether you’re more black-tie ballroom, barbecuing by the barn, or somewhere in between, here are our top tips for pulling off a gorgeous, glam wedding. The Venue Our magnificent Manor offers instant glam with its grand marble staircase, crystal chandeliers and...

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Last week, Clarence House announced the exciting news that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are now engaged – bringing a celebratory end to the proposal speculations that has surrounded them for many months. We couldn’t be happier for them and we are so...

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