6 Oxfordshire Wedding Venues
Deciding on which Oxfordshire wedding venue is a tricky decision. Does the venue have enough capacity for the growing number of friends and family? Is the setting intimate enough for a day of celebration with family and friends? Is it close to Oxford city or would like to be out in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. These are just a few of the long list of questions and requirements that are considered when choosing the perfect place to get married.
Oxfordshire is blessed with a great selection of venues from country houses and colleges to the contemporary. We have picked out 6 of the very best venues – all with their own merits.
A masterpiece of 18th-century Baroque architecture met in more than 2,000 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown landscaped Parkland and award-winning Formal Gardens, Blenheim Palace provides a magnificent setting for your evening wedding, with a collection of ten venue spaces to use for various elements of your event.Capacity: 300 Guests for dining and up to 1,200 in a marquee
2. Eynsham Hall
North Leigh, near Witney
Eynsham Hall is a Grade II listed Mansion nestled in the heart of a 3000-acre estate is located just 12 miles from Oxford. This stunning Jacobean-style house set within beautifully landscaped gardens with fountains and terraces present that idyllic backdrop for your big day. Their dedicated Wedding Specialist can tailor a package to suit you, your guests and your budget.
Capacity: 150 Guests
3. Ashmolean Museum
If you’re looking for a unique, memorable wedding venue set in the heart of historical Oxford, look no further than the Ashmolean Museum. With a fascinating history that dates back to 1683 and stunning architecture, what sets the Ashmolean apart from any other wedding venue is that you can actually incorporate the museum’s collections into your celebrations.
Capacity: 200 Guests
4. Heythrop Park Resort
Chipping Norton, North Oxfordshire
Located on the edge of the Cotswolds, lies the exclusive Heythrop Park Resort. Nestled in 440 acres of picturesque grounds and gardens, Heythrop is an all season wedding venue offering something unique and special at any time of the year from winter weddings in December to Alfresco receptions on the croquet lawns in the summer.
Capacity: 500 Guests
5. Belmond Le Manoir
Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons is a great Garden Wedding Venue in Oxfordshire. From small intimate weddings to the exclusive use of the hotel, they will help you create an unforgettable day. Choose from one of the fantastic menus devised by Raymond Blanc and Executive Head Chef Gary Jones for the occasion.
Capacity: 50 Guests
6. Rhodes House
Rhodes House is a magnificent building with a captivating history. Completed in 1928, as a memorial to British diamond magnate and Imperial statesman Cecil Rhodes, the house is headquarters of the Rhodes Trust. Rhodes House itself reflects a number of influences: Cape Dutch farmhouse, English country mansion, and the arts and crafts movements of the 1900’s.
Capacity: 200 Guests
This is by no means an exhaustive list. There are many more stunning wedding venues in Oxford and Oxfordshire but this, we hope, will give you a taste of the quality and variety of venues and it helps you find the right venue for your big day.
For more advice and further information on wedding venues in Oxfordshire, contact Experience Oxfordshire Conferencing on 01865 686443 or send us an enquiry.