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To Henry James, Wroxton was part of the essence of England. He wrote: "Everything that in the material line can render life noble and charming has been gathered into it with a profusion which makes the whole place a monument of past opportunity."

Wroxton Abbey Conferences Ltd
Wroxton, Oxfordshire, OX15 6PX
Telephone: 44 (0)1295 730 551, Facsimile: 44 (0)1295 730 059

Wroxton Abbey's history covers over 700 years from medieval priory, through Jacobean mansion and Prime Ministerial family home, a warehouse during the Second World War, private apartments and an American University college campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University. Distinguished visitors have included contemporary political leaders, as well as

  • royalty: King Charles I, George IV, William IV and Edward Prince of Wales
  • writers: Horace Walpole, Celia Fiennes and Henry James
  • statesman: President Theodore Roosevelt and Prime Minister Harold Wilson.

Set in 56 acres of landscaped and wooded grounds, Wroxton Abbey is an ideal venue for your private or corporate function. The main house offers richly panelled public rooms complemented by ornately carved fireplaces, paintings and stained glass, chapel, comfortable libraries, a gilded ballroom/meeting room and seminar rooms. Adjacent buildings include a dining room, bar, reception/lecture hall and catering facilities.

The gardens encompass rose gardens, sweeping lawns, two lakes, a knot garden and Doric Temple. Wroxton's grounds are open to the public all year, with the exception of August and the Christmas/New Year period.

Situated in Wroxton, just three miles from Banbury, Wroxton Abbey is easily accessible by motorway, train and coach.

Host a Conference or Event at Wroxton

One-day or Residential Conferences, Civil Ceremonies, Private Parties, Open Days

Wroxton Abbey offers the ideal combination of facilities, rooms, gardens, catering, and services to make any corporate or personal event a success.

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Wroxton Abbey is an excellent venue for corporate events of all types, including residential stays. A large variety of rooms and facilities ensure flexible arrangements.

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Private Parties

The former carriage house, comprising a dining room, bar and hall, is ideal for private events from 10 to 100 people. Champagne receptions in the cobbled courtyard are a favourite.

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The full time staff of Wroxton's large kitchen can cater three or more meals a day for groups of 100 or more.

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Open Days

The grounds are open to visitors all year from dawn until dusk, excluding the month of August and the Christmas/New Year holiday period. The main house itself is open to the general public from 2 to 5 PM on both the spring and summer bank holiday Monday afternoons.


The same carefully-maintained facilities that serve Wroxton's residential students are available to make your event memorable, your conference productive.

Wroxton 10 carriage house FULL The original stables and carriage house of the Abbey now comprise a kitchen, dining room, bar and hall which can be hired and used in any combination to suit your event.
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Dining Room

The dining room can seat up to 100 guests for a formal sit down meal or for a buffet.

Adjacent to the dining room is a cosy bar area, the Buttery.

Bar service is available for all events.

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Lecture Hall

This beautiful room features oak floors, a large fireplace and a gallery.It can be used for dancing, cocktail parties, buffets, lectures, and conference meetings

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Great Hall

The original home’s oak panelled Great Hall is an ideal setting for receptions. Flanked by a raised dais and a minstrel gallery, the room can accommodate up to 75 people.

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Three libraries and a large reading room filled with leather sofas provide a quiet haven and sweeping views of the Abbey grounds.

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Regency Room

A splendid room decorated in white and gold leaf, this oak floored room, originally the house's dining room, can be used equally well for meetings, lectures or musical entertainment.

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Seminar Rooms

Three private seminar rooms are available for meetings and can hold from 10 to 30 people.

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The lower level fitness room has treadmills, weight training machines and free weights. Changing and shower facilities are nearby.

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On the same lower level as this walled garden are laundry facilities with coin operated washers and driers available to all guests.

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Large leisure areas are available for relaxing, table tennis or television.Two large screen televisions are available for casual viewing or business films.

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Residential Accommodation

The main house has 45 double and single bedrooms and the carriage house contains 10 additional bedrooms. Each room has its own private bath with shower.

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Audio Visual Equipment

All areas of the main building have Wi-Fi access.Two computer rooms on the lower level provide computers and printers.

Portable computers and audio visual equipment are available for computer assisted/PowerPoint presentations.