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Top 10 wedding venues in Oxford City 2024
Oxford is home to some of the best wedding venues in the U.K. Check out our favoutites!

Playing at weddings in Oxfordshire mean we get to travel to some gorgeous wedding venues in the county. We have had a look back at some of our favourite places and here’s our pick of 10 top wedding venues in Oxford.

Top 10 wedding venues in Oxfordshire for 2024

1. Ashmolean Museum

2. Malmaison Oxford Prison Hotel

3. The Jam Factory

4. Rhodes House

5. Cherwell Boathouse

6. The Perch

7. Old Bank Hotel

8. St Edmund Hall

9. The Medley Walled Garden

10. Oxford Natural History Museum

1. Ashmolean Museum

Nestled in the heart of Oxford, the Ashmolean Museum stands as a wedding venue unlike any other. Surrounded by half a million years of art and history, its unique spaces offer a breathtaking backdrop for couples to realise their dream wedding.

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2. Malmaison Oxford Prison Hotel

Situated in Oxford, this unique boutique hotel was once a prison within a medieval castle and holds its original layout and architecture. Offering space for up to 200 guests for a reception in the Atrium, and 95 boutique bedrooms, whether it's a small gathering or a large event. This medieval castle in Oxford and was originally a prison set within the grounds! Oxford Castle is one of the country's oldest castles, dating back to 1071. The prison within the castle boundaries has been a working prison up until 1996 and transformed into a boutique hotel in 2006.

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3. The Jam Factory

Restaurant, bar and gallery, the Jam Factory has become a safe haven for the food lovers and art enthusiasts of Oxford and makes for a unique and quirky wedding reception venue!

The Jam Factory is a family run business that opened its doors back in November 2006. Now over 100 years since the Cooper family manufactured their famous marmalade here, we are proud of being an Oxford landmark once again There are many options from an intimate wedding lunch in our private dining space to whole venue hire for up to 130 for dinner. We absolutley LOVE the Jam Factory!

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4. Rhodes House

Rhodes House is a grade II* listed gem in the centre of Oxford, with all the elegance and style of the 1920s Arts and Crafts movement, combined with the most modern conferencing and meeting facilities in the city.

A recently completed project has updated and restored the traditional rooms in Rhodes House, and created a new conferencing venue, with state of the art audio visual capabilities and connectivity to share your event with the world. New and sensitively restored accommodation allows guests to stay at Rhodes House year-round in 37 ensuite guest rooms, while award-winning gardens have been redesigned, creating a haven in the centre of the city.

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5. Cherwell Boathouse

Couples wanting a quintessentially English wedding venue will enjoy the views that this family-run restaurant, punt station and riverside venue has to offer, perched on the banks of the idyllic River Cherwell, Oxford.
Wedding celebrations take place in a choice of areas. The marquee located on the terrace enjoys wonderful river views and is available year-round accommodating groups of up to 130 guests. The Lower Boathouse is open from mid-April until October and enjoys a rustic vibe.

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6. The Perch

The Perch Inn is a historic wedding venue located in Oxford, Oxfordshire in south-east England. Situated just outside of Oxford city centre, the Perch is one of Oxford’s oldest pubs. For a number of centuries, this riverside property has played host to many incredible events. This 17th-century plaster-rubble building with its traditional thatched roof is ideal for intimate and charming wedding receptions

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7. The Old Bank Hotel

The independently owned Old Bank Hotel, centrally located on Oxford’s famous High, is a breathtaking statement in design. The 5-star hotel has 43 luxury bedrooms, many with unrivalled views of the city’s most famous landmarks. ‘The Room with The View’ is a spectacular rooftop bedroom and terrace which overlooks the High and Oxford’s dreaming spires. Key features of the hotel include the owner’s sophisticated art collection, an exclusive resident’s library overlooking the garden terrace, in-room spa treatments, personalised amenities, free car parking, electric car charging, and full private dining and conference facilities

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8. St Edmund Hall

St Edmund Hall is perfect for that ‘Oxford Experience’ for those wishing to indulge in the ambience of an Oxford college with its buildings steeped in centuries of academic history. The historic and beautiful surroundings of the Hall are complemented by the excellent cuisine on offer. They are licensed for civil ceremonies and can offer a full wedding package: ceremony, drinks reception, wedding breakfast, or just the reception.

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9. The Medley Walled Garden

Part of a family farm that specialises in cattle and fruit, The Medley Walled Garden has been a labour of love for its hard-working owners — the Gee family. Many months of planning, hard work and manual labour have been poured into the garden in order to create a truly spectacular backdrop for weddings, parties and corporate events. Close enough to the city for easy access but far enough away to maintain a distinct countryside ambience, this beautiful walled garden is now available for hire. Whether you’re planning your dream wedding or trying to impress corporate clients, they have a range of hospitality options to choose from.

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10. Oxford Natural History Museum

Architecturally marvellous, with incredible acoustics and  it’s attached to the incredible Pitt Rivers Museum and it’s wonderful collection of archaeological and anthropological artifacts. Not only is it gorgeous, it’s also one of the only places on the planet where you can get married under an actual DINOSAUR!!

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I hope you’ve enjoyed our selection of top wedding venues in Oxford City.  If you’re looking for a wedding DJ, please get in touch today!

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The majority of our clients book our full day DJ package. By doing so they are giving us complete control of their wedding soundtrack which eliminates the need for things like organising playlists, hiring speakers, hiring multiple musicians to play at various times, or asking friends to 'hit play' during the ceremony. Our set lists for the champagne/canapé reception provide perfect backdrop for a sunny day on the lawn, full of swing and ibiza chill out tracks. Having Signature Moments as your music consultants for the day will alleviate a lot of the stress that comes with organinsing so many separate elements, leaving you to relax and get on with the best day of your lives.

We get through an enormous amount of music in our wedding DJ sets, all tightly mixed whilst playing to the crowd at all times, with lots of imaginative switch ups, giving your guests that "OMG I LOVE THIS SONG!" feeling that will keep your party going all the way to the last tune. 

Get stuck in with the playlist!!  It doesn’t matter what kind of wedding you're planning, we will work with you to put together a set that is a perfect reflection of what you want to hear. From indie disco to 80s pop, from 90s Garage bangers to Motown and soul classics, from House floorfillers to Rock and Roll swingers, and everything in between, we make it happen!!

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Photography credit - Malmaison www.brettsymesphotography.co.uk / The Jam Factory www.boyntonweddingphotography.co.uk / Rhodes House www.realsimplephotography.net / Cherwell Boathouse www.philippajamesphotography.com / The Old Bank Hotel www.alexisjaworski.com /

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