Missenden Abbey Oxfordshire Weddings

Special Memories at Missenden Abbey

If you’re looking for Oxfordshire beauty without the bustle of city life for your wedding day, Missenden Abbey is the idyllic setting for your dream wedding venue. Situated in Chiltern Hills amongst 10 acres of elegant grounds and gardens, our historic venue can cater for every style of wedding.

For couples seeking an Oxford wedding venue, Missenden Abbey offers an equally beautiful feel of English countryside, culture and elegance. An hour from the heart of Oxford, we can host all your wedding wishes, including wedding planning, ceremonies, catering, and accommodation. Located on the Buckinghamshire/Oxfordshire border, our venue is an hour from the heart of Oxford, and we can host all your wedding wishes, including wedding planning, ceremonies, catering, and accommodation.

We’re here to make your wedding day as blissfully happy as possible.

Our Wedding Venue Near Oxfordshire

Rich in royal history, Missenden Abbey provides a stunning setting for your wedding day. The 12th-century Abbey retains its castle-like features, such as turrets, arched windows, and grand entrances, to perfectly frame your wedding pictures. As well as manicured gardens for you and your guests to enjoy.

Our wedding coordinators are excited to make your wedding day bespoke to you and will talk you through the wedding services included in our packages, such as menus, accommodation, decoration, and your wedding ceremony. Based close to Oxfordshire, we’re licensed for civil ceremonies and civil partnerships.

Medieval Abbey

An hour from Oxford, our 12th-century Medieval Abbey sits in the scenic Chiltern Hills and was a favourite for royal visits.

Wedding Capacity

Our wedding spaces can hold 150 people for your wedding ceremony and 200 people for your evening reception.

Wedding Accommodation

Enjoy our complimentary bridal suite whilst we book your guests into our 56 additional beautiful bedrooms.

Wedding Brochure

Download our wedding brochure and discover how we can make your day truly special.


Have all your questions answered with our wedding packages and FAQs.

Book A Wedding Consultation

We love talking about weddings. Book a free wedding consultation to discuss your day.

Your Wedding Day

Turning your big day into one of your happiest memories. Weddings at Missenden Abbey are cherished by you and your guests from the moment you arrive and say ‘I do’ to the champagne toasts and dancing the night away.

The Ceremony

We offer three unique spaces for your wedding ceremony, civil ceremony or civil partnership in Oxford and Oxfordshire. Choose between the fairytale Garden Room with stained glass windows filling the room with light. Feel closer to nature with our Woodland Suite and enjoy the backdrop of our riverbed and ancient cedar tree. Or we can accommodate large wedding parties in our starlight marquee. If the weather allows, you could even share your vows under our magnificent 400-year-old cedar tree.

Post-Ceremony Drinks Reception

Our picturesque location makes us an ideal spot for wedding receptions. For happy couples marrying in nearby churches, you can continue the celebrations back at Missenden Abbey. The Abbey’s architecture and striking south lawn create the most beautiful backdrop for your wedding photos. You and your guests can soak up the tranquillity of our surroundings whilst enjoying champagne and canapés.

Wedding Breakfast

Whether you’re dining in our high-ceilinged dining rooms or underneath our starlight marquee, we can tailor each space to your wedding decor and design. Sit back and relax whilst our expert chefs prepare and serve your wedding menu from our favourite, locally sourced ingredients.

The Evening Reception

We ensure you make the most of every moment of your wedding day by extending your celebrations with evening entertainment. Our trusted suppliers know the layout of Missenden Abbey to deliver everything you could wish for, such as fireworks, bands, photo booths and more.

View Our Wedding Gallery

Imagine how your wedding day could look at Missenden Abbey with our stunning wedding gallery.

Wedding Accommodation

We offer a complete wedding day package with luxurious rooms for you and your guests to stay together.

Our Preferred Wedding Suppliers

Your wedding day deserves to be everything you hope it to be. That’s why we recommend our trusted wedding suppliers who know how to get the most from Missenden Abbey. From the best photos and lighting to decor and entertainment, they provide peace of mind so you can completely enjoy your day.

Our wedding service providers include:



Cake Makers

Florists & Decorators

Wedding Attire

Entertainment Services

Hair & Beauty Specialists

Other Miscellaneous Services


Our Weddings & Testimonials

We love seeing happy couples celebrating their love at Missenden Abbey. Our venue is filled with many wonderful memories, and we’re proud to say we helped create their perfect wedding. Our real-life wedding stories share the journeys of our brides and grooms and might provide some inspiration on how you could be celebrating your special day here, too.

Our wedding testimonials are here to give you the perfect insight into how your wedding at Missenden Abbey will look.


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