Abingdon is bursting with fascinating buildings, beautiful riverside scenery, charming gardens and many sporting entertainment venues– which is why it’s the perfect place for all your event needs. Offering a rich history, Abingdon proudly claims to be the oldest town in the country, jam-packed with lively entertainment, unbelievable venues and a truly energising atmosphere.
Whether you’re planning a corporate event, party, conference, or you’re in need of a family activity day for 10 guests or 1,000; Effective Event Solutions is here to help. With nearing 20 years experience we’re committed to delivering only the very best, doing whatever it takes to ensure the success of your event. We offer a bespoke service making your ideas come to life, all with your budget in mind.
Event venues in Abingdon
Abingdon is recognised for special architectural merit with over 30 buildings dating back to the 17th Century. Soak up the history and fantastic scenery by hosting your event in some of the finest venues the UK has to offer. For example the Abbey Buildings have many rooms of various sizes, including a small theatre, all perfect to give your guests a fascinating glimpse into the business life of the medieval monastery and create a unique and memorable event.
Abingdon is blessed with many halls, manor houses and alternative venues that can be hired for corporate events, private functions or exhibitions. There are museums, historic buildings, hotels and much more, all offering a wide variety of venue sites with guest accommodation.
Entertainment perfect for all occasions
You don’t’ always need four walls to host the event of the year. In Abingdon you can find riverside parks and gardens, leisure facilities for tennis, swimming and boating and great spaces for throwing the perfect summer fete. If you’re looking to host family day activities then you can swim or splash in Abbey Meadows outdoor pool or water feature for the perfect summer event.
Impress clients by taking them on a River Thames cruise. Regular summer services depart from Abingdon for trips to Oxford, Wallingford and the Thames downstream. Moor up next to the oldest surviving lock chamber in the UK, Abingdon Lock, and enjoy fair ground rides, fun food stalls and quirky mobile cocktail bars. You’re sure to have an evening that won’t be forgotten!
As Abingdon is located in central England it is a great destination for day trips including Windsor castle, Shakespeare’s Stratford and the mysterious, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Stonehenge.
With our outstanding local knowledge, supplier connections and our determination to understand you, your business and your objectives, we aim to deliver an event that gives long lasting memories of one fantastic occasion. At Effective Event Solutions we strive to deliver a meticulous service, continually aiming to be the best event companies in Abingdon and the whole of the UK.
Set in rural Oxfordshire, Abingdon is in the centre of England making a perfect base for an easily accessible event. It is easily located by road and rail and only a 45-minute train journey from London. Buses run regularly from Oxford City Centre and there are many great transport links to the rest of Oxfordshire.