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Shiplake College

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

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Shiplake College enjoys a beautiful 45 acre riverside site, overlooking the Thames. The Tudor-style manor house, with stunning countryside views, is located just two miles upstream from Henley-on-Thames.

There are three options available for civil ceremonies to suit your service needs and reception venue, from 50 to 180 guests. An experienced wedding and catering team provides outstanding, bespoke service, and will take care of every detail during the preparation process and of course on the special day itself. Contact the College Catering Manager to discuss your individual requirements.

Services and facilities

  • Car parking
  • Cloakroom
  • Confetti allowed
  • Dance floor
  • Exclusive use of venue
  • Gardens
  • Heating
  • In-house catering
  • In-house wedding planner
  • Licensed bar
  • Listed building
  • Master of Ceremonies

Rooms and capacity

  • Great Hall (100)
  • Old Library (60)
  • Morning room (50 standing, 30 seated)

Getting here

Shiplake College is conveniently located on the main between Shiplake and Reading, 2 miles from Henley-on-Thames.

Shiplake Train Station is 1 mile away, or a short taxi ride from the Reading and Henley Stations.


Shiplake College
Shillingford Hill
Nr Wallingford

Contact us

Tel: 0118 9402455
Fax: 0118 9405204