Civil ceremony license
Humanist / Celebrant weddings
Less than 50 guests
50 to 80 guests
80 to 120 guests
120 to 200 guests
More than 200 guests
BBQ & Hog Roasts
One wedding per day
Live music permitted
Onsite car parking
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.
Guests for a ceremony: 250
Guests sit down meal: 2 - 200
Guests buffet / cocktails: 250+
Typical price: £0
Price range: £6,000 - £30,000Based on a typical wedding reception for 80 guests, including venue hire, wedding breakfast, drinks package and evening buffet. Note: this guide price is to allow brides to compare "like for like" regardless of capacity or your typical wedding.