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The Isis River Farmhouse

A unique riverside pub venue with a private meadow and stunning views.
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Nestled along the peaceful stretch of the Isis River, The Isis River Farmhouse is Oxford's serene escape, perfect for both intimate and grand celebrations. This venue combines the rustic charm of a traditional English pub with the unique setting of its riverside location, making it ideal for a variety of events from weddings to private parties.

The venue boasts a spacious outdoor area that includes two acres of private meadow alongside the river, providing a picturesque backdrop for events. The large marquee accommodates between 100 to 350 guests, making it suitable for sizeable gatherings, while an attached barn offers additional space for up to 70 people, ideal for more intimate functions or as a supplementary area for larger events​​​​.

Flexibility is at the heart of The Isis River Farmhouse, with facilities that can cater to a diverse range of events, supported by a welcoming team that helps tailor each occasion to the host's requirements. The venue's secluded yet accessible location, just a short walk from Oxford's iconic "dreaming spires," adds to its allure, making it a compelling choice for those looking to host an event in a tranquil yet convenient setting​​​​.

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The Isis River Farmhouse, Haystacks Corner, The Towing Path, Oxford OX4 4EL
What are people saying?

Here's what recent visitors have to say about their experiences at The Isis River Farmhouse:

Scenic Charm and Warm Hospitality

Visitors often praise the Isis River Farmhouse for its stunning location along the river, describing it as a "hidden gem" perfect for leisurely days out. Many commend the warm and inviting atmosphere, particularly noting the "cosy interior" that becomes especially welcoming during the winter months. One long-time Oxford resident remarked on its timeless appeal, saying it's "still as magical as ever," which makes it a favourite for return visits​​.

Perfect Setting for Memorable Weddings

Couples who have celebrated their weddings at The Isis River Farmhouse frequently highlight the venue's beautiful and unique setting. The private meadow and the riverside views are consistently mentioned as providing a "very personal and special" atmosphere for their big day. Testimonials like those from Sophie & Maxim, who said they "wish we could do it all again," underline the venue's ability to create enchanting and memorable wedding experiences​​.

Exceptional Food and Lively Entertainment

Reviewers are quick to compliment the quality of food, with special mentions of the "tender and flavourful" dishes served at the pub. The Isis River Farmhouse's commitment to live music and vibrant events also receives high praise, enhancing the dining experience with "live music from three bands" that captivate both locals and tourists alike. Lisa, a visitor, recommended the experience, noting the "amazing roast" and the "lovely" live music, showcasing the pub's blend of great food and entertainment​​.

Overall, The Isis River Farmhouse stands out not just for its idyllic location and quality cuisine, but also for its ability to host and enhance a range of events, making each visit something truly special.

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The Isis River Farmhouse

The Isis River Farmhouse, Haystacks Corner, The Towing Path, Oxford OX4 4EL
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