Learning and development are synonymous with the city of Oxford, so when you are looking to hold a conference, meeting or event in the county your first thoughts probably direct you to the academic venues of Oxford University Colleges and the awe inspiring architecture for which it is renown. However the stunning array of conference and event facilities on offer runs throughout the county.
For an intimate Country House Hotel Charney Manor Hotel is just 30 minutes South of central Oxford. It is the perfect example of an exclusive 13th century property ideal for an executive board meeting or intimate event. Alternatively,
The Manor Hotel at Weston-On-The-Green is a great example of how 11th century history can be combined with the
must-have conveniences of modern conference facilities.
If a riverside venue is what you are looking for, you have an array of conference spaces located along both the River Thames and the River Cherwell to choose from.
Cherwell Boat House is a riverside conference and event venue with an all year round marquee thanks to the comfort of its under floor heating.
There are also a host of team-building solutions available in Oxfordshire to. From ‘Brew-your-own-beer’ experiences and private hire ghost walks to river punting and a Crystal Maze style ‘Jail Break Escape Room’ for the more adventurous teams!
Map of Conference Venues in Oxfordshire
Featured Venues in Oxfordshire
Six meeting rooms, max capacity 450 delegates
5 Meeting Spaces up to 150 delegates
Up to 125 delegates
Six meeting rooms, max capacity 450 delegates
How to get to Oxfordshire
Trains to Oxford from London - just 1 hour
Great Western Railway runs a direct service from London Paddington stopping at Didcot, Oxford and north through the county stopping at Long Hanborough, Finstock, Charlbury, Ascott-under-Wychwood.
Chiltern Railway runs a direct services from London Marylebone with stops at Princess Risborough, Haddenham & Thame, Bicester Village, Islip,
Oxford Parkway and Oxford station.
From London Heathrow and Gatwick airports
A 24 hour coach service runs directly to Oxford 7 days a week. Oxford’s Gloucester Green can be reached from Heathrow within 90 minutes. Journey times from Gatwick are within 2.5hours.
Park & Ride
Oxfords Park and Ride system is well established with five Park and Ride car parks located on the outskirts of Oxford with frequent onward bus journeys into the city centre. Park and Ride.
Venue Listings in Oxfordshire
Hobbs of Henley
Our passenger vessels are available all year around for any style of corporate event, from product launches to workshops. Hot breakfast and lunch options, fresh tea and coffee, as well as onboard heating will keep you warm and cosy during the winter months. Our flagship New Orleans vessel even has wifi, and use of a 55in Smart television so you can communicate and present easily to your colleagues. We offer a unique venue making a refreshing change from the normal boardroom or hotel. Whatever the weather, there is always something special to observe along this stretch of the River Thames.
Sheepdrove Organic Farm & Conference Centre
Located in a stunning rural location this unique conference centre venue is perfect for corporate events, business meetings, vehicle launches, agricultural demonstrations and much more Close to Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and Hampshire and just 15 mins from the M4 it is easily accessible from London and Bristol. The eco-conscience conference centre is a purpose built venue with exceptionally high environmental standards and boast groundbreaking architecture, versatile rooms and inspiring outdoor spaces. It is located in the heart of a 2,500 acre working organic farm and even has on site electric car charging stations.
Sheepdrove Farm is a cut above the rest for the eco conscious delegate.
The Bodleian Libraries has a wonderful collection of rooms for your event. Dine in the magnificent Divinity School, a masterpiece of late gothic architecture with a wonderful carved stone ceiling and huge arched windows down both sides which offer a dramatic setting to your dinner. Convocation House, with its wooden tiered seating around all four sides of the room and excellent natural acoustics, is an opulent setting for presentations, meetings & drinks receptions. Blackwell Hall, situated in the Weston Library, provides a modern flexible space for awards ceremonies and large dinners. The Lecture Theatre is well lit and sleek in design, allowing your content to take centre-stage.
Charney Manor Conference & Retreat Centre
Set in the Heart of the Oxfordshire Countryside, Charney Manor offers an attractive rural setting, spacious grounds and a unique atmosphere, which makes it an ideal venue for Day Conferences, away-days, meetings and Residential Retreats.
We have two large beautiful and historic meeting rooms. The Solar, accommodating 30 people and the Barn, accommodating 45 people with wheel chair access. There are also three smaller meeting rooms that can be used as break out rooms.
Both Conference rooms offer flexible seating, presentation aids and WIFI.
All Day Conferences include a two-course lunch, morning refreshments and Afternoon Tea & Cake.