Venue hire and conferences

Wadham College is situated in 6 acres of beautiful grounds in the centre of Oxford. Our historic buildings combined with modern facilities provide the perfect location for B & B and events ranging from conferences and receptions to meetings and private dinners.

Founded in 1610, Wadham College offers the latest facilities within an historic setting.

Your event

Your event

Meetings & conferences

Ideal for conferences, summers schools, residential courses and meetings, Wadham can cater for gatherings of up to 250 guests. More

Dinners & receptions


Whether you are looking for a black tie dinner in our 400 year old Hall or an informal lunch in the garden we can cater for all dining requirements. More

Accommodation and B & B

Traditional or modern, ensuite or with a conveniently located bathroom, we can accommodate up to 250 conference delegates or provide Bed and Breakfast for singles, couples and families. More

Event information

Event information

Our rooms and facilities

From oak-panelled meeting rooms and the historic Holywell Music Room to a contemporary tiered lecture theatre, beautiful gardens and one of the largest dining halls in Oxford,  Wadham's facilities are outstanding.



As an Oxford University College, students have priority during term time. However, dinners can be booked at weekends during term. Easter, Summer and Christmas vacations provide ideal opportunities for your event, conference or summer school. Easter and July are busy periods so please book early. More



Find out more about our pricing structure from our conference team. Email:

Make an enquiry with our online form

Events at Wadham

Whether you’re planning a conference for 250 delegates or an intimate dinner for eight, Wadham College can meet your needs. From the majestic beauty of our 400 year old dining hall to the modern convenience of our lecture theatre, we boast a good mixture of rooms which reflect the history of the College from 1610 to present day. Our renowned chef will prepare menus to suit your occasion and our team of dedicated staff will meet your needs ranging from IT assistance to fine wine selection. 

“Our delegates had the most joyous experience at Wadham. Cheers to you and your phenomenal staff for a successful event.”
A Caspian Production

"The food was really excellent and everyone really enjoyed the evening and the very special venue!”
Dept of Radiology, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust

We had one of our best weekends ever! Everything went off very smoothly and the IT people were ready and waiting when I arrived. Dinner and breakfast were superb. We are already looking forward to next year’s event! The Rawsthorne Trust

How to find us

Located in the historic heart of Oxford, Wadham College is a 15 minute walk from Oxford Railway Station with regular trains to and from Paddington and ten minutes from Gloucester Green Bus station which runs regular buses from London airports. A popular Park and Ride system operates from various locations on the Oxford ring road. Further details on how to get to Oxford University

Limited paid parking is available in Oxford City centre.

Contact our Conference & Events Team

Enquire about our conference facilities with our online form here

Wadham College Conference & Events Team,
Tel: 01865 277579  Fax 01865 277591