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voco Oxford Thames

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  • All-inclusive wedding venue
  • Only three miles outside Oxford city centre
  • Marry on the banks of the Thames
  • Set in 30 acres of parkland
  • Delicious in-house catering
  • Wide range of room options for you to choose from

This gorgeous hotel is located just outside Oxford city centre and offers several beautiful and unique spaces in which you can marry. Whether you'd like a contemporary indoor suite with a private terrace or something a little more unusual such as a floating barge; voco Oxford Thames is perfect for weddings of any style.

The River Thames runs throughout the 30 acres of parkland surrounding this venue. You can get married alongside this famous river, with an outdoor ceremony under their beautiful fixed gazebo. Their skilled wedding team will help you create your dream wedding, while the hotel's talented chefs cook a delicious meal and the bedrooms are prepared for the night of your celebration.


The De Vere Oxford hotel was once the headquarters of the Knights Templar and still retains much of its medieval character.

The hotel sits near the banks of the River Thames and is surrounded by 30 acres of grounds, giving you ample opportunities for unforgettable wedding photos.

The Facilities

Saint John's College Barge

You can get married on a beautiful barge!

Civil ceremony capacity - 30 guests
Drinks reception - 30 guests

Riverside Gazebo

On sunny days, you can get married outdoors next to the famous River Thames.

Civil ceremony capacity - unlimited guests

Little Barn

This gorgeous barn features wonderful original features, exposed wooden beams and stone walls.

Civil ceremony capacity - 60 guests
Wedding breakfast capacity - 60 guests
Evening reception capacity - 100 guests

Kennington Room

This contemporary and stylish room offers excellent views of the surrounding grounds, including the iconic River Thames.

Civil ceremony capacity - 70 guests
Wedding breakfast capacity - 42 guests
Evening reception capacity - 100 guests

Oxford Suite

This bright and airy suite is brilliant for larger weddings. You and your guests can celebrate within this sophisticated space and outside on the private terrace.

Civil ceremony capacity - 140 guests
Wedding breakfast capacity - 140 guests
Evening reception capacity - 200 guests


The chefs at voco Oxford Thames will create a delicious wedding breakfast for your big day. They will listen to your ideas and use fresh, locally sourced ingredients to produce the perfect meal for you.


After an evening of dancing to your favourite tunes, you can have a good night's sleep within the many bedrooms found at this hotel. Your guests will also be treated to preferential room rates. The hotel boasts a spa, gym and pool, so you might decide to arrive early or stay for a few days after your wedding in order to enjoy these brilliant facilities.

For more information, or if you'd like to book voco Oxford Thames for your wedding, please get in touch using the contact options at the top or bottom of the page.

voco Oxford Thames
Henley Road


  • Dawn and Peter - 08/2016

    We would like to thank all your team for making our day very special. We had a fantastic time with no hitches, everything flowed properly and everyone seemed to enjoy themselves and remarked what a lovely wedding; the best they've been to in ages.

  • Andrea and Jeff - 02/2017

    Many thanks to you and the De Vere team for making our wedding day so enjoyable - we had a great time! The food was also excellent!

  • Lorraine and Chris - 02/2017

    We would both like to say thank you to everyone involved in making our day so special. Everything was just how we wanted it and we both had such a wonderful time. Many of our guests have said what a perfect venue the hotel is and were very happy with their rooms, they were so comfortable. The staff at the hotel also could not have been more helpful and polite and provided great service.

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