Wedding Spotlight: Crown and Thistle in Abingdon-on-Thames





We’re absolutely delighted to welcome the Crown and Thistle in Abingdon-on-Thames to the Pink Wedding Days directory.


The Crown and Thistle is a Grade II-listed historic coaching inn dating back to 1605.

This superb wedding venue has character and charm by the bucket load along with everything else the discerning modern couple could want: state of the art sound and audio systems, sumptuous food, fast WiFi and a private bar in The Barn.


Its gorgeous rooms are ideal for overnight stays and the venue's conscientious, professional and dedicated staff will ensure that your wedding day runs smoothly.


At the Crown and Thistle, the modern and the historical blend effortlessly into one must-see wedding venue.



Here’s what the venue has to say:

“Set in the heart of the historic town of Abingdon-on-Thames, The Crown & Thistle offers a magical setting that can be transformed for your wedding celebrations. The 400-year-old, grade II listed coaching inn has been impeccably restored and refurbished to embrace modern style and tastes.

Our new wedding licence means that you and your guests can celebrate your whole day in one wonderful location without the worry of travel. The beautiful, historic surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for an intimate occasion for your special ceremony.

With a number of wedding packages available, as well as bespoke menus and tastings, we offer a unique wedding service where you will be looked after every step of the way.

The beautiful 17th century Barn has been restored to its former glory, providing a wonderful setting for weddings. The Barn boasts original beams and ancient stone walls to create a rustic and romantic ambience for your day. The spectacular timber-vaulted space can accommodate up to 80 seated guests and 100 guests for a buffet.

The Crown & Thistle boasts 18 individual en-suite rooms for you and your overnight guests. Each cosy space has its own character and charm with ancient beams, exposed brickwork and gorgeous wallpapers produced by British designers. No two rooms are the same but all of them are finished to the same high standard, providing stylish and unique retreats for the end of the day.

The luxurious bridal suite has a four-poster bed, free standing bath and a double shower. Whether it’s the anticipation-filled night before, the exciting bridal preparations, or your first night of married life, the suite offers all you could need for the special day.

We would love for you to come and visit The Crown & Thistle. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch to arrange a visit, where a member of our fantastic team will show you around and explain how to make the most of the wonderful venue.”


If you’re interested in finding out more about The Crown and Thistle, then you can find their Pink Wedding Days page here or you can go straight to the website.


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We’d love to hear what you think of the latest addition to the PWD family.

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