Located in the picturesque Cotswold region of Oxfordshire, Merriscourt is a captivating wedding venue that seamlessly blends rustic elegance with natural beauty. With its stunning barns, cozy cottages, and expansive estate, Merriscourt provides a picturesque backdrop for couples to bring their wedding vision to life.

Whether you dream of a relaxed countryside celebration or a timeless and refined affair, our dedicated team ensures meticulous attention to detail, guaranteeing an exceptional wedding experience that reflects your unique style.

At Merriscourt, you'll discover a tranquil oasis where rustic charm meets timeless sophistication. Nestled amidst the breathtaking Cotswold countryside, our venue offers an idyllic setting for weddings, with rolling hills, enchanting views, and a romantic ambience that will take your breath away. From the charming Stone Barn, perfect for heartfelt ceremonies with its exposed beams and natural stone walls, to the elegant Gallery, ideal for capturing beautiful moments and mingling, each space exudes its own unique charm. The White Barn awaits as a delightful setting for a memorable wedding breakfast, where our skilled culinary team will prepare delicious cuisine for you and your guests. Together, these spaces seamlessly harmonize, ensuring a truly unforgettable experience for your wedding day.

When it comes to wedding ceremonies, Merriscourt offers a range of on-site options that cater to your preferences. The Stone Barn provides a romantic and rustic setting, enveloping you in its warm and intimate atmosphere as you exchange your vows. With its timeless beauty, natural surroundings, and soft lighting, it's an enchanting space to create everlasting memories. If you prefer an outdoor ceremony surrounded by nature's splendour, our stunning outdoor spaces allow you to say your "I dos" amidst the picturesque Cotswold landscape. Whether you choose the rustic elegance of the Stone Barn or the natural beauty of an outdoor ceremony, Merriscourt offers flexible options to help you curate the perfect setting for your dream wedding ceremony.


Highlights of Merriscourt Oxfordshire:

  • Breathtaking Cotswold venue
  • Elegant barns and charming cottages
  • Sprawling estate with stunning countryside views
  • Perfect for weddings, celebrations, and special events
  • Exquisite catering by a Michelin-trained chef


What's the capacity for events and weddings at  Merriscourt Oxfordshire?

Merriscourt has capacity for 150 guests during the day and 200 guests for evening events. 


How late can weddings at  Merriscourt Oxfordshire end?

Weddings at Merriscourt can run until 12:00am with the option to extend to 1:00am on Friday and Saturday evenings. 



Service Area Oxfordshire


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8 reviews 5.0 Write a Review

December 2023

I was at my niece’s wedding this weekend and would just like to say how excellent all your staff were. Everything was so well organised and they were so courteous. Nothing was to much. The food was out of this world. Just wonderful. So please pass on my thanks to everyone. It was certainly the best wedding I have ever attended. Best wishes Michelle Ledford

Michelle L.

December 2023

What a wonderful place. Our daughter recently got married at Merriscourt and the whole weekend went perfectly. The staff here are superb and do everything to ensure the wedding was a joy to attend. The accommodation is excellent, so clean and everything you need is available. On the day the food and drinks were fantastic, the staff were always smiling. Emily and Ava ran everything so well, it all went so smoothly. Thank you so much for making the wedding so wonderful. You and the location are amazing.

Clare C.

December 2023

We had an absolutely perfect wedding at Merriscourt, with everything made so easy for us by the incredible team. Nothing was too much trouble and we loved having the venue to ourselves for the whole weekend. It meant we could settle in the day before, set everything up and have a run through of the ceremony which meant that the big day felt so calm and went so smoothly. The whole Merriscourt team were amazing at listening to what we wanted and making it happen - nothing was too much trouble and they brought our vision to life. Special thanks to Eva, Artur and Emily who welcomed us so warmly and made us feel at home so we could have our perfect wedding. We had an April wedding so had planned for all weather eventualities but in the end we had glorious sunshine which meant we could hold our drinks reception outside. Everyone commented on how incredible the food was, it was so delicious and perfectly presented. We would recommend Merriscourt to anyone, we wish we could do it all over again!

Rebecca R.

December 2023

We chose Merriscourt as our wedding venue because of the dreamy, private setting; the ability to have the wedding party stay on site; and the option to enjoy the space for more than just one day. When looking for a venue, it was such a rarity to find a barn-like setting in the Cotswolds with longer access times. Being in and out in one day just wasn't an option for us, when we planned to put so much time and effort into the most important event of our lives. Having just had our wedding, I can confidently say that booking this venue was one of the best decisions we made. Not only was it an incredible choice for all the reasons above, but the staff are FANTASTIC and went above and beyond to help us, including negotiating with a difficult coach driver at midnight to get our guests home. Eva and Emily made us feel like we were in safe hands from the beginning, and without a wedding planner it is essential to have a venue that can act in this capacity for you. My husband is a real foodie, so the meal was a key part of the day, and it didn't disappoint. From the private tasting to the day itself, I've rarely had food this good; all our guests enjoyed it, with many saying it was the best wedding food they'd ever had. My only useful comment for anyone reading this is to be mindful that the New Cottage is a little out of the way from the main venue, which caused a few problems for my Mum and sisters going back and forth on the day of the wedding. Unfortunately you can't cut through the driveway of the main residence, which makes sense, but was something we overlooked on the site visit. In hindsight, I would have kept all family within the main grounds. Otherwise, the weekend was perfect - if we were doing it all again, I wouldn't hesitate to book Merriscourt. It's worth every penny, and more!!

Katie J.

December 2023

We always thought from the start we would like to have Merriscourt as our wedding reception venue but after meeting with the team (Emily and Eva) and going to a viewing we knew we had to do it. The team are so responsive, understanding and really helpful. The venue itself is just gorgeous yet still manages to feel relaxed and understated. It goes without saying that the food and accommodation on offer is also just the best! Thank you so much again x

Charlotte J.

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