Ardington House

A symmetrical house with unusually fine brickwork, the entrance dominated by the Imperial staircase.

Ardington House, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 8PY

Ardington House
Free for members
  • Free parking
  • Parkland / open spaces
  • Pet friendly
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Ardington House is a Georgian masterpiece which we invite you to make your own for the most special of occasions.

Set in its own extensive gardens and parkland, Ardington House is a listed stately home, built in 1720 with an emphasis on perfect symmetry and natural light throughout.

Whilst remaining a family home, Ardington House offers a combination of classical grandeur and luxurious modern comfort, together with a housekeeping and events team to ensure your friends, family and colleagues can enjoy it in style.

The house is available to rent on an exclusive basis for weddings, corporate events, private parties, holiday hire and film location work. It is also available to visit on certain days in the spring and summer months.


Opening Times

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

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Mondays – Wednesdays throughout May & June.

Bank Holiday Mondays in April & August.

11am – 3pm (last entry 2pm).


Historic Houses members visit for free.

£5 per adult ticket.

Free for under 12s.

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  • Guide dogs welcome
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Getting here

Ardington House, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 8PY

The South Oxfordshire village of Ardington is on the A417, between Oxford and Newbury off the A34 at Milton Interchange.

It is 75 minutes from central London, 15 minutes from Didcot Parkway train station and 25 minutes from Oxford and Newbury.

Didcot Parkway train station is 15 minutes drive from the House which has direct links from the North and South and is just a 40 minutes train from central London.

There is a local bus stop, the Wantage bus which stops at the top of the village itself (10 minutes walk from the House) which is accessible from Abingdon, Didcot, Wantage and Oxford city.

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