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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.


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.