Host an Event at Wroxton

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 800 years from medieval priory, through Jacobean mansion and Prime Ministerial family home, a warehouse during the Second World War, private apartments and more recently as 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
  • Statesmen: 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 paneled 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

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

    Wroxton 10 rear view FULL

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

    Exterior shot of the Carriage House


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

    Wroxton 10 buffet FULL

  • The grounds are open to visitors all year from dawn until dusk, excluding the month of August and the Christmas holidays. The main house itself is open to the general public from 2-5 p.m. on both the spring and summer bank holiday Monday afternoons.

    Wroxton 10 garden FULL


The same carefully maintained facilities that serve Wroxton’s residential students are available to make your event memorable, your conference a success. 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.
  • 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.

    Wroxton 10 dining room FULL

  • 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.


    Lecture Hall at Wroxton College

  • The College Conference room is the ideal venue for meetings. The room seats 20 people and has an interactive smart monitor which can be used for videos and presentations.

    Conference room.

  • The original home’s oak paneled 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.

    Wroxton 10 great hall FULL

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

    Wroxton libraries


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

    Wroxton Regency Room


  • Private seminar rooms are available for meetings and can hold from 10 to 30 people.

    Wroxton seminar room


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


    Gymnasium equipment

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

    Wroxton 10 laundry FULL

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


    Wroxton recreational room

  • The main house has 45 double and single bedrooms and the carriage house contains 10 additional bedrooms. Each room has its own ensuite bathroom.

    Wroxton Queens Room


  • All areas of the main building have Wi-Fi access. There is a computer room in the basement with printing facilities. Interactive smart boards are available in a number of our seminar/ teaching rooms.


    Computers in the computer room at Wroxton College