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Morning!!

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The Happiest piggies in Wiltshire!

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Their first day in their new home!

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All set in their new home at The Moonraker!

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Everyone aboard for the trip back!

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Off to get the pigs

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Evening wedding party

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Camber the dog on a recent visit to Avbury- 20mins from the hotel

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Bath Chap on the Milking Parlour specials board

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The blushing bride

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West Wilts weddings in full photoshoot mode!

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West wilts weddings photoshoot

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Kitchen garden in full bloom

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the new hotel safe…supersize!!

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our shiny new bar taps installed today!!

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camber inspects the new pig houses…

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all set for this weekends wedding!

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Classic car photo-shoot

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Camber under the willow tree

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Always keeping a watchful eye out for any food, Camber checks out what’s growing in the walled garden.

The water lilies are flourishing with the promise of lotus flowers

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We are excited about the return of our lotus flowers which are on their way as summer sets in.

Lupins abound in the walled garden!

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Our lupins bring beautiful shades of violet, lilac and pink throughout the walled garden.

Chef Matthew prepares for tonight’s dinner

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The Hotel kitchen garden is starting to come into its own and Matt is finding more and more each day…a very happy chef

Wisteria Arch comes into bloom!

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Camber the hotel dog enjoying the perfume given off under the wisteria arch!

spotted this morning in the paddock

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Camber the dog approves the nature walk

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Dog seen running at high speeds around the nature walk….just wish he would stick to the path!!

Nature walk opens

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Lucy tries out our nature walk which is now open to our guests to walk around…..it passes the dew pond, bee hives and a very comfortable bench around the half way mark!

Yes that is a Porsche towing a bench!

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Won for £35 at auction our bench is heading back to the Old Manor helped out by Stephen and is v expensive car…..not sure a tow bar on a Porsche is ever actually supposed to be used….hey ho needs must!

At the auctions….time to bid on this bench!

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This is perfect for our soon to be opened nature walk!

Bar becomes more open plan!

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We have been staring at these glass panels for the past 6 months and today we finally got Roy and Dave (our handymen) to remove them….this has flooded light into the bar area and created some theatre between the two spaces!

We love vegetarians

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Char-grilled baby leeks, crispy soft boiled egg, toast with Somerset brie salad cream….one of two veggie starters on our spring menu!

Camber inspects new arrivals

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Camber the dog sees how the two new hives are settling in…..we now have 7 in total!

who stole my bunny!

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Now then Camber….is this your handy work???

Table plan ladder

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something a bit different!

On the specials board tonight

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bone marrow, pigs cheek, mac and cheese….yummy!

All planted and ready to go

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now we just need good weather and a bit of luck!

First ever ceremony EVER!

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Getting ready to initiate the milking parlour with its first ever wedding ceremony

Sunset over the Old Manor

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Our guest garden has views like this…..

Plants installed outside marquee

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Added some potted plants to the deck area outside the marquee…..even got some sun!!

Come and see us at Olympia

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What could be more fun then this!!

Old Manor on Tour

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We headed off to Olympia in London for Confex exhibition and stole the show with our cookery school and shooting gallery, thanks to all who dropped by to see us!

First ever wedding ceremony at Old Manor!

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Very exciting to be hosting Kerren & Ron’s wedding which is the first ceremony EVER at The Old Manor!

Our biggest wedding of the year!

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We are all set for 150 guests for James and Jenny’s big day!

Our new guest

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5pm everyday at the kitchen door is this guy. Feel free to pop by and meet her!

Kitchen Garden starts to come to life

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After much planning the Kitchen garden is starting to show green shoots!!

Great Wedding Venue

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The Greenhouse Marquee at The Old Manor is the perfect place to get married

Seasonal and Fresh

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Our Head Chef has been doing some amazing things with the freshest ingredients, locally sourced and we’re getting great feedback from our guests

Snowdrops

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Small shoots are appearing in our Walled Garden

We can hardly wait until Spring!

Guest Sitting Room

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Make yourself at home in our lovely sitting room…

New Menu Ideas

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Our Head Chef’s delicious and beautiful looking canapés

Old Manor Smokery

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We can hardly wait to get smoking… our homesmoked fish and meat dishes are sure to become favourites!

What a Tart!

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Our menu is going from strength to strength – come and try our delicious selection of Milking Parlour Restaurant desserts and puddings!

New Year’s Drinks

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Happy New Year to all our guests and customers!

Our First Christmas

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We’re very excited about our first Christmas at the Old Manor Hotel

Question is, will it be a White Christmas?!

Roaring Fires

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Get cosy and warm in front of our lovely open fires at the Old Manor Hotel

They’re just the thing for Christmas time!

Christmas Decorations

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Lucy with Grace from Young Blooms making garlands for the Old Manor Christmas decorations

Wedding Open Day

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A great success…

Getting ready for Party Season

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The Greenhouse Marquee is perfect for parties, weddings and events

Sunset at the Old Manor Hotel

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Sunsets here are beautiful… and even better with a drink from our bar!

Camber the hotel dog

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Camber inspecting the paddock for water damage

“All looks fine to me”

Our Games Room

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Where you can play pool and lots of other classics…

Meet Matthew our Head Chef

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We’re delighted to announce that Matthew Briddon has joined us as Head Chef at our Milking Parlour Restaurant!

Gardening starts

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We’re getting started on the Walled Kitchen Garden, and the greenhouse is all ready to go for next season!

Classic Old Manor Signs

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And we’ve kept some of the lovely old signs too….

New signage

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Some lovely new hotel signs have gone up around the grounds

Camber the Dog

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Come and visit the hotel dog, everyone loves Camber…

Welcome to our Spa

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Our new Massage and Spa treatments room is open!

Our therapist, Karen, will be using delicious handmade organic natural oils and scrubs to help guests and spa customers rewind and relax!

And After…!

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We’re excited that our guests have a much lovelier lawn and walkways now the landscaping work has started…

Before the landscaping….

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The diggers are in, and we’re excited!

Welcome to The Old Manor

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We’ve just purchased The Old Manor and we’re looking forward to restoring it to its former glory!

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