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The UK is full of beautiful country house wedding venues that are perfect for a fairytale wedding! From ceremonies in the orangery to receptions in the ballroom, country house weddings are elegant and romantic. See some of the country's best stately homes in Oxfordshire here...

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Our beautiful set up for a ceremony in our Italian Garden

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Milton Hill House Weddings

18th Century Georgian Manor house set on 22 acres

74 reviews

Oxfordshire, Abingdon

£3,500 - £10,000

10-140 guests

voco Oxford Thames Hotel Wedding Venue

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voco™ Oxford Thames

Beautiful medieval venue full of modern charm nestled on the River Thames

64 reviews

Oxfordshire, Oxford

£7,000 - £20,000

50-200 guests

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Weston Manor Hotel

Luxurious Hotel Wedding Venue in The Heart of Oxfordshire

11 reviews

Oxfordshire, Weston-on-the-Green

£POA

200 guests

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Outdoor wedding ceremony at Hawkwell House in Oxfordshire

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Mercure Oxford Hawkwell House Hotel

Boutique Hotel situated in the Oxfordshire village of Iffley

12 reviews

Oxfordshire, Oxford

£1,000 - £5,000

10-250 guests

The Greenlands Hotel, Henley on Thames

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Greenlands at Henley Wedding Venue

Stunning riverside location

7 reviews

Oxfordshire, Henley-on-Thames

£3,750 - £15,000

30-200 guests

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Ardington House

One of Oxfordshire's most stunning stately homes.

143 reviews

Oxfordshire, Ardington

£10,000 - £30,000

2-200 guests

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Kingston Bagpuize House & Gardens Wedding Venue

Stunning venue located in the heart of Oxfordshire

1 review

Oxfordshire, Kingston Bagpuize

£4,000 - £7,000

250 guests

Kirtlington Park Wedding Venue

Stunning 18th Century Stately Home in the Oxfordshire Countryside.

12 reviews

Oxfordshire, Kirtlington

£POA

30-110 guests

Whately Hall Hotel, Banbury

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Whately Hall Hotel Wedding Venue

Stunning 17th Century Historic Hotel Wedding Venue in Oxfordshire

3 reviews

Oxfordshire, Banbury

£POA

50-120 guests

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A popular option for country weddings, you can't go wrong with a boutique country house hotel or an elegant stately home wedding venue.

Country houses and stately homes have stunning spaces for both wedding ceremonies and receptions. If you've always dreamed of tying the knot in a picture gallery or orangery before retiring to the grounds for cocktails and an evening reception in the ballroom, then a country house in Oxfordshire may be the ideal wedding venue for you.

As country manors are houses first and foremost, they can feel like an elegant home-from-home. Some venues will have accommodation on site, usually with stunning decor like roll-top baths and four-poster beds, while others may have smaller hotels or B&Bs in the grounds. This means that you’ll have the advantage of a beautiful bridal suite and accommodation for immediately family or the bridal party on site.

The surroundings of many country houses and stately homes in Oxfordshire create fabulous photo opportunities. Many stately homes have rolling grounds and manicured gardens, which may feature everything from fountains and lakes to rose gardens and mazes. There are plenty of opportunities for beautiful wedding photos both inside and out - your wedding photographer will be spoiled for choice! Make sure to take in the gardens on your venue viewing, even if you’re marrying in the winter.

Being out in the countryside not only means that you’ll have stunning wedding photos, but also privacy for your wedding day. The countryside views and tranquil setting make your wedding in Oxfordshire a romantic getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Country house hotels and stately homes wedding venues are perfect for you if:

  • You've always wanted a fairytale wedding day
  • You want an outdoor element to your reception
  • Light and airy spaces appeal to you
  • You want a variety of locations for your photos
  • You need a small amount of luxury accommodation

Frequently Asked Questions on Country House and Stately Home Wedding Venues in Oxfordshire

How much do country house venues charge for wedding hire?

As with all wedding venues, costs for stately home and country house weddings vary, but you may be surprised at how affordable some of the options can be! An extravagant budget isn't essential to get your own stately home in Oxfordshire for your wedding. If you’re looking to cut costs, then consider a midweek wedding or marrying in the low season, such as early spring or late autumn. Country house venues are ideal for winter weddings, as they often have large fireplaces and cozy wood-panelled rooms.

Can I hire a country house in Oxfordshire for the wedding weekend?

If you're looking for exclusivity from your venue then many country house wedding venues and stately homes can offer you just this. This means that the venue is yours alone for the duration of your wedding. Sometimes this will be for your wedding day alone, and in other cases, you can hire your wedding venue for an entire weekend for you and your guests. This may incur an extra charge, but if you want an exclusive, private retreat for guests with catering staff on hand, then this could be the optimal choice for your wedding weekend. You will be able to find exclusive use country houses in Oxfordshire using our venue filters.

What style of wedding gown will suit my wedding in a stately home?

Stately homes in Oxfordshire come with plenty of original features, such as sparkling chandeliers, sweeping staircases and romantic statues. Play up the drama of your surroundings with an equally glamorous wedding dress! Elegant trains, long veils and ballgown skirts look right at home in the ballrooms and art galleries of a manor. Romantic fabrics and vintage lace are ideal, as they're reminiscent of English socialites. Whatever dress you decide to wear on your wedding day, you will be able to find your dream country house in Oxfordshire on Guides for Brides.

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