Ardington House, Oxfordshire

Events & Corporate

Events & Corporate

Corporate Adventures

Although situated just 75 minutes from London and 15 minutes from Didcot Parkway train station, once you arrive in Ardington you will feel a million miles from the hustle and bustle of daily work life.

Surrounded by parkland and the deep countryside of the North Wessex Downs, Ardington House offers the perfect tranquil setting for corporate offsites, board meetings, training and team-building days, company retreats or any other event you might have in mind.

With exclusive use of the House and 30 acres of grounds with tennis court, swimming pool and our own river, Ardington House is an idyllic venue to arrange an array of indoor and outdoor activities, all of which can be planned on a bespoke basis with our events team.

If required, you may also make use of our fully-equipped onsite marquee which seats up to 200 guests in banqueting style.

“We had a wonderful stay at Ardington House, it was exactly what we needed for our offsite team meeting. The house and grounds are so beautiful and the team had only positive things to say!”

Johnson & Johnson, June 2024

“The house was once again excellent and the team had a great time. ”

Star Pubs, May 2024

“We used the formal dining room as a conference room and did all of our own catering in the well equipped and lovely kitchen/diner. The house was warm, clean and comfortable. ”

Cisco, October 2021

“The staff are delightful and you would never know that they are there unless you wanted to find them for help. We were able to take lovely walks in the grounds and surrounding footpaths. ”

Andy, October 2021

“We were absolutely delighted to host our guests at Ardington House for an exclusive new ship launch presentation. The venue was wonderful.”

Seven Seas Cruises, March 2019

“We hired Ardington House for a corporate event and couldn’t fault it, everyone had a great time at this amazing venue. The manager Charlie was fantastic throughout the whole process. ”


Conferences at Ardington

There are many different parts of Ardington House which can be utilised to create bespoke corporate events for our clients and we would be happy to discuss these with you in detail.


  • Ideal for theatre style for up to 50 delegates
  • Ideal for banqueting style for up to 30 delegates
  • Fantastic natural light, dimmable chandelier and shutters for projection
  • No obstructions
  • Free WIFI
  • Projection screen, mineral water, tea & coffee included
  • Peaceful, exclusive setting


  • Ideal for boardroom for up to 18 delegates
  • Great for projection, shutters on all windows
  • Natural light & no obstructions
  • Unique Victorian ceiling and original character features
  • Free WIFI
  • Projection screen, mineral water, tea & coffee included
  • Peaceful, exclusive setting
  • Also ideal for lunch, formal dinner or breakout room


  • Ideal for up to 250 Theatre style
  • Ideal for up to 200 Banquet style, or 140 Cabaret
  • Ideal for product launches, awards ceremonies, dinner dance events and speeches
  • Stage, dancefloor, feature lighting and high spec surround ceiling speaker system
  • Optional Bar
  • Flooding with natural light, picturesque and peaceful riverside garden setting
  • Marquee toilet facilities, heating and outdoor decking area included
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Dining Room at Ardington
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Kitchen Dining at Georgian House Ardington Oxford
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Private Events

Please contact our experienced events team to plan your private event at Ardington House. For events of up to 200 guests, you can make use our fully equipped marquee complete with dancing area and bar, while for smaller events you can enjoy intimate dining in the House itself for 10 – 30 guests. There are a number of accommodation, catering and entertainment options available and our events team will be able to offer a variety of suggestions for your event. Ardington House has seen many successful private events such as group retreats, birthday parties, anniversary dinners, family reunions and college proms, so please do get in touch with your ideas.