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Downwood Holidays - Blandford Forum Dorset
Downwood Holidays - weddings - fabulous setting in pretty grounds and gardens
Downwood Holidays - weddings - fabulous entrance down the stairs for the bride
Downwood Holidays - weddings - hire in a casino for some evening fun
Downwood Holidays - wedding - beautiful wedding cake detail
Downwood Holidays - weddings - wedding details are the bride and groom's choice
Downwood Holidays - weddings - wedding flowers
Downwood Holidays - wedding breakfast for 16
Downwood Holidays - weddings - take a morning dip in the exclusive swimming pool
Downwood Holidays - weddings - entrance hall for a reception
Downwood Holidays - weddings - gorgeous 4 posters in the main house
Downwood Holidays - weddings - master bedroom perfect for the bride and bridesmaids to get ready
Downwood Holidays - weddings - a roll top bath to please any bride
Downwood Holidays - weddings - a small wedding breakfast can take place in the orangery
Downwood Holidays - weddings - a fabulous stairway for the bride's entrance
Downwood Holidays - weddings - access to the conservatory and orangery
Downwood Holidays - weddings - space to mingle before the celebrations begin
Downwood Holidays - weddings - gather in the kitchen for breakfast on the big day
Downwood Holidays - weddings - games room for family fun after the main event
Downwood Holidays - weddings - sitting rooma great spot for after dinner coffee before the party begins
Downwood Holidays - weddings - all extra accommodation units have private hot tubs
Downwood Holidays - weddings - hot tubs for 2 popular with guests
Downwood Holidays - weddingsgroom and best man can opt for Honeycombe Treehouse the night before
Downwood Holidays - weddings - comfortable living space in The Treehouse
Downwood Holidays - weddings - double beds in all 10 properties for those who don't stay in The Manor
Downwood Holidays - weddings - fabulous setting in pretty grounds and gardens
Downwood Holidays - weddings - fabulous entrance down the stairs for the bride
Downwood Holidays - weddings - hire in a casino for some evening fun
Downwood Holidays - wedding - beautiful wedding cake detail

Downwood Holidays, Blandford Forum, Dorset

Sleeps 18 - 36 18 Bedrooms 16 Dining 100 Venue Capacity

Holiday house and cottages near Blandford Forum sleeping up to 36 with private hot tubs, tennis and games room, for family gatherings and special occasions

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Downwood Holidays, Blandford Forum, Dorset, sleeps 18 - 36 in 18 bedrooms.

Downwood Holidays is a lovely choice for a wedding reception for up to 100 guests in the heart of the Dorset countryside. Wedding groups enjoy exclusive use of all the Downwood properties, with use of the woodland and vineyard.

Set in almost 30 acres of stunning grounds and landscaped gardens with an outdoor pool and steps up to the entrance of the house, there is no shortage of photo opportunities. The happy couple can use this wedding venue near Blandford Forum as a blank canvas for creating the wedding celebration of their dreams. The owners are happy to assist with finishing marquees, entertainment and floristry. And there is on-site accommodation for loved ones to be part of the festivities for the whole weekend.

Guests can arrive on the Friday evening and sit down together for a pre-wedding night meal or a barbecue on the large patio where there’s a 6 seater hot tub. The bride and bridesmaids can prepare for the celebrations in the fabulous master bedroom complete with roll top bath before making a grand entrance down the elegant main staircase. The groom and best man can opt for one of the smaller units for the night before.

After the ceremony there are different options for the wedding breakfast – choose from the formal dining room or the orangery, or hire in a marquee for a larger celebration. Take the coffees into the sitting room for some chill out time before the party starts, then prepare to dance the night away. When the fun and frivolities are over, fall into luxurious beds. Close relatives will want to stay in the big house but the smaller units are ideal for couples and those who want a little peace and privacy. The private hot tubs are a real bonus for a wedding weekend combined with a little rest and relaxation.

After a leisurely coffee on Sunday, take a stroll into Blandford Forum for a comfort roast before waving off the newlyweds on their honeymoon. As an alternative Poole isn’t far away either.


Dog Friendly

The Manor House and many of the smaller properties are dog friendly.


WiFi is available throughout.


Manor House has a fully equipped kitchen including a range, table and chairs. Each small unit has a well equipped kitchen. Barbecues.

Dining Room

Manor House has dining for 16 plus space in conservatory and orangery. Outside table. Small properties have dining for 2 each.

Sitting Room

Manor House has a comfy lounge with Chesterfields and an open fire. Other properties have open plan areas with sofas.

TV and Music Facilities

Smart TVs in lounges. DVD player. All Manor House bedrooms have Freeview.

Games Room

There is a large games room with pool table, table football, air hockey and board games.

Heating and Open Fires

All properties are centrally heated. There is an open fire in Manor House lounge.


4 kings and 4 twins in Manor House. 3 en suites. Each small unit has a double.


Quality bedding and bathroom towels provided for each guest.


Manor House has 3 en suites, 1 with roll top bath, and 2 shared bathrooms. Each smaller unit has a shower room. 2 have baths.

Children's Facilities

Access to pool and games room.


Extensive grounds, gardens and lawns. Large patio with hot tub for 6 at Manor House. Each small property has a private deck with hot tub. Tennis.

Swimming Pool

The Manor House has a small outdoor swimming pool.


Plenty of off road parking.


No smoking please.

Booking Information

Sample prices only. Check in from 3pm, check out by 10am. Self check in with key pad. No shoes upstairs, in green room or living room (main room). No pets in green room or living room (main room). No pets on sofas or upstairs please. No commercial activities without consent.

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Downwood Holidays, Dorset

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Located close to Blandford Forum and within easy reach of the North Wessex Downs and Jurassic Coast. The New Forest is 30 minutes away. Poole is 30 minutes, Bournemouth 45 minutes.

  • Blandford Forum.
  • Blandford Forum has Morrisons, Tesco, Lidl, M&S Food. Also One Stop and Central Convenience Stores.
  • Blandford Forum has The Kings Arms, The Crown Hotel, The Dolphin and The Greyhound.
  • Southampton.
  • Salisbury or Poole.
  • Regular bus service to Salisbury and Bournemouth on the coast.

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This venue is available for Business Groups

Downwood Holidays - Blandford Forum, Dorset
Downwood Holidays - weddings - take a morning dip in the exclusive swimming pool

Business Groups

Blandford Forum business venue set in fabulous grounds and gardens. Meeting and presentation spaces and breakaway rooms. Fantastic facilities include a pool, private hot tubs and a games room.

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