Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
We loved this wedding as it was so very different! The couple had a lovely marquee wedding with a tipi tent for the children. It was featured in Brides Magazine and included an outdoor ceremony, the bride wore a beautiful white and floral dress featuring roses, hydrangeas and peonies and these were pick out in the flowers that adored the terraces of the gardens which were hand planted especially for the big day to look like wild flowers.
In the evening, the back of the Manor was lit up and the 150 guests moved indoors for dancing to a live band and DJ in the ballroom - it was just a fabulous day!
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Make sure its the wedding of your dreams, not the dreams of the others around you.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
The Bride had a photo of the Groom's late mother included in her bouquet to be with them through the day.
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Stylish, unique, modern, stunning, full of surprises!
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
Down by the Victorian Cascades, it's so beautiful.
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
We have, but we couldn't possibly divulge details!
What’s your favourite canapé?
Prawn and spiced tomato, black sesame cone
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
A firm favourite at Cowley is the build your own hot dogs with onions, brioche baps, mustard, hot dog relish, sweetcorn and jalapenos
What is your venue's most unique feature?
There are so many! The Manor itself is Italianate, dating from 1855 and very picturesque. The church is right next door, just 50 steps from door to door!
What part of your business are you most proud of?
Our team - they totally strive to make sure every wedding is perfect and that all the guests have an amazing time.