Built around 1720, this 18th century manor has the prestigious grade II*-listing, denoting a building of architectural and historic merit! Likely built by Thomas Strong, Junior of Oxford for Edward Clarke, the estate was eventually purchased by Lord Wantage, who was one of the founders of what would become the British Red Cross Society.
Ardington House is an exclusive use venue, which means you will have the whole place to yourselves on the day.
You can get married with registrars in the house in the gorgeous Imperial Hall, where up to 60 guests can be seated and watch your marriage!
House ceremony capacity - 60 guests
Or you can tie the knot outside in the middle of the venue's lush lake, on Temple Island, where you tie the knot under the stunning domed temple.
Temple Island ceremony capacity - 300 guests
Your formal wedding breakfast and evening reception will take place in the luxury marquee that is erected in the grounds. This comes fully furnished, with a stocked bar and bar staff provided, leaving you to organise personal details such as decorations.
Marquee capacity - 200 guests (more permitted, contact the venue for more information)
Catering at Ardington House is carried out by external company, Barton Events, who have been working with the venue for over 10 years. The experienced and extremely talented group have no problem with catering for well over 200 guests, and regularly work with Michelin-starred establishments. They are able to offer anything from simple rustic food all the way to impeccable fine dining.
This exclusive events venue even has bedrooms on site. The recently refurbished 9 bedrooms can sleep up to 18 guests, and even come with the services of a butler and housekeeper. Cost to hire all the rooms is £2200 inc VAT.
To find out more about the venue, click the enquiry details above and below this listing.Address