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Wedding receptions

Wedding Receptions at Fison Barn

Fison Barn

A magical location nestling in an Oxfordshire area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Fison Barn

Fison Barn is a stunning and beautifully maintained nineteenth century barn: a unique venue. The original oak beams have been lovingly restored and local Western Red Cedar has been used on the exterior cladding.

Fison Barn offers a picturesque ‘blank canvas' - you have the flexibility to organise the catering, decoration and entertainment exactly as you want it. 

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Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do

Our eco-friendly biomass boiler provides under floor heating during winter for all our buildings. We harvest rain water for our toilets and our solar panels generate greenhouse-free electricity to meet a substantial portion of our electricity requirements.

Surrounded by nature

The large barn doors open onto our tranquil courtyard where bats and swallows have made their homes in the barn eaves, red kites swoop overhead and there are floral displays of herbs and plants attracting butterflies and insects.  The courtyard area provides an ideal extension for events in good weather or an area for a marquee (separately hired).

Only 11 miles from Oxford

Nestling at the foot of the Wittenham Clumps nature reserve, Fison Barn is set amidst 700 acres of stunning countryside yet is conveniently located just 11 miles from Oxford and 18 miles from Reading.


Fison Barn is approximately 17m x 6m and accommodates:

  • 200 standing
  • 100 auditorium style seating
  • 100 carousel seating - 10 circular tables (5ft diameter)
  • Exclusive use of Fison Barn, Poem Tree Barn and the courtyard
  • Tables and seating for up to 100 people
  • Cinematic drop screen and ceiling-mounted projector
  • Bose® surround sound speakers
  • Microphone
  • Toilets and baby changing facilities
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Under floor heating provided by our onsite biomass boiler during winter
  • Open-air courtyard, perfect for drinks in good weather
  • Areas for non-legal ceremonies. We do not have a license but there are several areas on our site where non-legal ceremonies (eg. handfasting, humanist, blessings) can take place.
Get in touch to arrange a viewing

For more information call 01865 407792 or send us an email.

We would be delighted to show you around Fison Barn and answer any questions that you might have. While we normally arrange visits during week-day office hours, we can also offer some early evening and weekend appointments. Please note, Fison Barn is not staffed and all viewings are by appointment only.

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