History, Elegance & Character

Fall in love with The Bear, set in Woodstock in what was once a 13th century coaching inn.

The perfect venue for celebrations, events and conferences, The Bear boasts superb bedrooms and suites, stylish meeting and function rooms and an array of stunning period features. Relax in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside and, whether business or pleasure, our friendly team will deliver first-class service that’s tailored to your needs.

Meetings & Events

Escape to our inspiring, picturesque location in Woodstock, where we have 4 stunning rooms available for business events and celebrations alike.


For a magical Oxfordshire wedding, we can help you create stunning intimate receptions which can truly immerse your guests in memories which will last forever.

Christmas & New Year

Welcome to the festive season at The Bear – whether you are celebrating with friends, family or colleagues, we have something magical for all occasions.

Perfect For Any Occassion

A true hidden gem in the Cotswolds, our impressive and versatile range of event and meeting spaces makes it easy for us to look after you, however small, large, fun or formal your gathering is designed to be.