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Ardington House

One of our approved venues, which can be used for marriages and other civil ceremonies.

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The private family home of the Baring family for 80 years, Ardington House, built in 1720, is Oxfordshire's Baroque masterpiece. The house is exclusively yours, a perfect setting for ceremonies, indoor or outdoor, receptions of any size. 

Enjoy your ceremony beneath the famous imperial staircase or under the temple on the island in the lake.  Relax in the atmosphere of the oak dining room, a favourite of poet laureate John Betjeman. Mingle with your guests in the glorious gardens and parkland

Services and facilities

  • Car parking
  • Cloakroom
  • Confetti allowed
  • Dance floor
  • Dressing room
  • Exclusive use of venue
  • Gardens
  • Heating
  • Honeymoon suite
  • In-house wedding planner
  • Licensed bar
  • Master of Ceremonies
  • Outdoor ceremony option
  • Overnight accommodation
  • Play room for children

Rooms and capacity

  • Imperial Hall (80)
  • Dining Room (60)
  • Drawing Room (30)
  • Veranda (6 under cover, other guests outside)
  • Temple (6 under cover, other guests outside)

Getting here


Ardington House
OX12 8QA

Contact us

Tel: 01235 821566
Fax: 01235 821151