Parties and Celebrations

A Setting to Celebrate

Host your party at Sheepdrove! Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or a larger celebration, a special birthday or a family reunion, the varied and versatile indoor and outdoor spaces on our organic farm are ideal for all manner of special occasions. Sheepdrove is a green events venue with sustainability at the heart of everything we do. As well as generating our own sustainable energy through wind turbines and solar panels, we heat and cool our net zero green building with a ground source heat pump powered by 100% renewable electricity.

celebration in the oak hall

It's Your Party

If you are looking for the perfect party venue we would love to welcome you to Sheepdrove where we have capacity for celebrations both great and small. All the ground floor event spaces open out onto the herb garden at the back or the tree-lined courtyard at the front making them very versatile. And, at the end of the night there is no need for farewells with 15 comfortable bedrooms available on our organic farm. Sheepdrove is one of the most unique event venues you will find in Oxfordshire and Berkshire and can be hired in its entirety or by individual spaces, with rental rates tailored to each inquiry to accommodate customer needs.

The Dining Hall

With double height ceilings and walls of windows, the bright and airy Dining Hall features an open professional kitchen with pizza oven and opens out on to The Courtyard and The Herb Garden, two beautiful outdoor spaces for drinks before and during your special occasion.

The Open Kitchen

Sheepdrove’s gleaming open professional kitchen is equipped with commercial catering equipment and a pizza oven. Perfect for pop up restaurants, supper clubs, parties, celebrations, birthdays and events.

The Upper Dining Hall

Situated on a gallery that overlooks a tree-lined courtyard on one side and a landscaped herb garden on the other is the Upper Dining Hall which seats 40. Round tables are available for Banquet-Style Dining or our beautiful bespoke wooden tables handcrafted by handcrafted by sustainable English furniture maker Benchmark may be arranged Family-Style, Cabaret or Hollow Square.

Dining in Style

The spectacular, timber-framed, double-height, vaulted Oak Room may be transformed into a veritable feasting hall with four banqueting style long tables stretching the length of the room.

A Welcoming Space

The Reception Hall delivers an impressive place to welcome your guests. There are plenty of comfortable places to sit and chat – the high-backed sofas in the Hall itself, the sheepskin couches in The Gallery which overlooks The Hall and the red velvet sofas in the quieter space of The Library which adjoins The Hall.

A Place to Party

The all-wood interior and flooring of The Oak Room absorb sound beautifully to deliver excellent acoustics, so, whether you book a DJ/MC or a talented live band, your guests will have a great night. There are ample power points, an elevated stage and The Oak Room looks stunning when illuminated with LED uplighters. A Ceilidh Band is also a popular choice, being perfect party entertainment to encourage everyone to mingle and get to know each other.

Versatile Outdoor Settings

Outside food is welcomed at Sheepdrove and there is ample space for Food Trucks, Mobile Pop Up Bars, Horsebox Bars, Spit Roasts, Barbecues and Outdoor Dining in The Courtyard, The Paddock behind the venue, or The Tipi Meadow at The Sheep Shed.

Events Under Canvas

The paddock immediately behind the venue is available for tipis, bell tents and outdoor games. A Bell Tent Village is an ideal way to create additional accommodation.

Stay at Sheepdrove

Why not make a night of it and stay on our organic farm? Our eco-friendly onsite accommodation offers 15 bedrooms hosting up to 30 guests between three converted farm buildings, The Boathouse, Woodend and Nutwood. Sheepdrove’s farm stays have been awarded Green Tourism Gold Awards by leading independent sustainable business certification Green Tourism.

Facilities at a Glance

For all private party and celebration enquiries and bookings, please call 01488 674747 or fill in our contact form

Dimensions

Oak Room 175 sq m Seating Capacity 150
Beech Room 100 sq m Seating Capacity 50
Dining Hall 100 sq m Seating Capacity 140
Reception Hall 100 sq m Standing Capacity 170

dining hall at sheepdrove green hire venue

Food & Drink

No corkage charge
External catering and bar allowed
Recommended catering list available
Space for catering equipment
Professional kitchen with bread oven and indoor rotisserie
Late licence until midnight

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Getting Here

1 ¼ hours drive from Heathrow
20 minutes from M4 Junction 14
40 minutes train journey 2 stops from London Paddington to Didcot Parkway with 35 minutes taxi
Easily accessible from London and Bristol
Located on M4 corridor in between Swindon and Reading

Take a Look Around

Watch our short film for a flavour of the inspiring settings for your event, meeting, conference, activity day or corporate retreat. Situated on a 20-acre estate, surrounded by over 2,000 acres of organic historic farmland in the picturesque countryside of North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Sheepdrove is hidden gem yet perfectly accessible from major transport networks. Sheepdrove’s flexible indoor and outdoor spaces offer the perfect environment to connect, create, engage and re-discover surrounded by outstanding scenery and abundant wildlife. If you’re looking to get your team away from their desks for a collective breath of fresh air, this rural oasis is the natural place to meet.  Get In Touch here