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Ardington House

Your own stately home

Oxfordshire, Ardington

£10,000 - £30,000

200 guests

139 reviews

Private Lakeside setting

Licenced for Civil Ceremonies

Guest Accommodation

Island Outdoor Wedding Ceremony

Exclusive use Wedding Venue

Luxury Marquee all inclusive

Prices & Key Facts


Price Band: £££ - ££££

Typical Price: £15,000

Price Range: £10,000 - £30,000

Based on a typical wedding reception for 80 guests, including venue hire, wedding breakfast, drinks package and evening buffet.

Hire Price Range: £5,500 - £9,500

Per Person Price Range: £40 - £200


Guests for a ceremony: 250

Guest Capacity (min/max): 2 / 200

Guests for sit down meal: 2 - 200

Space for more? (e.g. marquee): Yes


Accommodation Rooms: 12

Accommodation Capacity: 25

About Ardington House

At Ardington House you find a mixture of elegance, warmth and style. Surrounded by a tranquil lake, manicured gardens, an island and a luxury marquee. This wedding venue in Oxfordshire is also licenced for civil ceremonies indoors and outdoors.

Ardington House is a beautiful Georgian building with 30 acres of gardens and a private lake all offered to you on an exclusive use basis. Located in South Oxfordshire, this private estate has beautiful gardens, perfectly manicured lawns and its own island for your unique ceremony, making it an idyllic setting for your wedding day.

We are licensed for wedding ceremonies, which can take place in the house itself or outside on the beautiful Temple Island. The Imperial Hall and South Lawn are the perfect spots for reception drinks and our elegant lakeside marquee is ideal for your wedding breakfast and evening celebrations.

Our lakeside marquee has a dining area with the capacity to accommodate 200 guests and is beautifully finished with chiffon draping, chequered dance floor and more enabling you to create the perfect celebratory atmosphere with panoramic views facing onto the Georgian House, lake and gardens.

Our event manager will be on hand to offer help and advice with the planning and to ensure everything runs smoothly on the day.

Ardington House has excellent transport links, only 25 minutes from Newbury and Oxford, 75 minutes from central London and 45 minutes from Heathrow airport.

The Details

Type of Ceremony

Civil ceremony licensed

Humanist / Celebrant weddings

Outdoor Ceremonies

Receptions Only

Venue Setting





Venue Type

Stately home

Exclusive use

Country House

Manor House


Land For Hire

Unique & Unusual

Intimate Venue

Outdoor / Garden

Weekend Hire

Additional Facilities

Outdoor ceremonies

Honeymoon suite

Orangery Or Marquee

Dance floor

Live music permitted

Discos permitted

Wedding coordinator

Swimming pool

Onsite car parking

Licensed bar

Inhouse Toastmaster

Wedding packages

Bespoke weddings

Dog friendly

Catering Options

Pre-approved Caterers Only

BBQ / Hog Roasts








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Terms and conditions

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Contact & Location

Ardington House

Church Street, Ardington, OX12 8QA, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom




Yes on out Temple Island

Yes, but please call for more details.

Yes, but please call for more details

Flexible on each booking, but please call for more information.



Biodegrade confetti only





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