Places to get married | Oxfordshire County Council

Places to get married

Once you have settled on the date and venue for your marriage, and have made a provisional booking, you will need to contact us to ask if registrars will be available on the day and at the time you want.

It is essential that you do this before making any other arrangements.

Pages in this section

In a church

A guide to arranging a wedding in a church or religious building.

St Giles Church, Oxford

In a registration office

There are ceremony rooms in registration offices across the county.

Abingdon registration office

At an approved venue

How to organise a marriage or civil partnership at one of our approved venues.


List of approved venues

We offer over 80 licensed venues for civil (non-religious) ceremonies across Oxfordshire.

The Cotwolds Plough wedding venue

Licensing your venue

How to apply for your building to be licensed for civil marriages or partnerships.

Registering a building

How to apply for a building to be registered as a place of worship and marriage.

Ashmolean museum


What to do if you want to get married in another country.

Couple getting married on a beach
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