The Oxford Farming Conference

Delegate Information 2022

Accommodation in Oxford

In previous years, accommodation has been included in the booking options when purchasing a ticket for the conference. For 2022, accommodation will not be included as each venue operate their own booking and cancellation policy and therefore booking direct is preferred.

Please see below for Accommodation Options that are currently available to book (up until the 8th December 2021), along with the details in order to make any reservations at the agreed conference rates:

Mercure Eastgate Hotel 

Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel | 4 Star Hotel - ALL (

A number of rooms are available to book from £140 per night inclusive of Breakfast and VAT.

Please contact the Eastgate Hotel either via phone - 01865 248332 (option 2 for reservations) or email on quoting block code 55310742 

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The Old Bank Hotel

Old Bank Hotel | Luxury Five Star Hotel in Oxford

A small number of rooms are available to book at a cost of £203 per night inclusive of Breakfast and VAT

Please contact the Old Bank Hotel via phone - 01865 799599 and quote block code OFC21

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Courtyard by Marriott Hotel

Hotel in Oxford, UK | Courtyard Oxford City Centre (

A number of rooms are available to book from £155 per night inclusive of Breakfast and VAT.

Please click here to be taken to the dedicated booking page for the Oxford Farming Conference. 

Please keep an eye on our monthly newsletter and any emails in relation to the conference to be the first to hear when the list has gone live.

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Malmaison Oxford

Boutique Hotel in Oxford | Malmaison Oxford

A number of rooms are available to book from £163 per night inclusive of Breakfast and VAT.

Please contact the Malmaison either by phone 0330 016 0380/90 or email and quote block code 0401AR 

**Please note that additional rooms will be added to this page in due course**

If you are a Scholar or Inspire Programme delegate, accommodation is included in your package so you do not need to book a room. Please contact if you have any questions.


Suggested #OFC22 Dress Code

Smart Casual is encouraged throughout the conference. Those attending the OFC Social event on Tuesday 7 January may feel comfortable in casual attire. Many delegates may feel more comfortable in business attire for the main conference sessions and formal dinners.

Please note: HRH The Princess Royal is due to attend the conference. Anyone who may be meeting Her Royal Highness should wear smart business attire.


Dinner in Oxford

The OFC arranges a number of dinners, as part of the event, at an additional cost to the conference ticket. Spaces are limited so we recommend booking them at the same time as your conference place.


Cancellation or Substitution

Please refer to our booking terms and conditions for more information.

If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact


Venue Location

The Oxford Farming Conference takes place at:

The Examination Schools

75 – 81 The High Street



You can enjoy a virtual tour of the venue, here


Travelling to Oxford

By Car - There is no car parking at the venue so we recommend using the park and ride system.

By Train - Oxford railway station is approximately a 20-minute walk away or 10 minutes by taxi

By Bus - The nearest bus stop and airport bus stops are on the High Street just outside the Examination Schools (Queen’s Lane stop). Information about buses in the city can be found here.



To contact the Oxford Farming Conference, please speak to the OFC Secretariat managed by Archer Yates via or 0845 6520945 / 01608 659900

For press and media enquiries, please contact the OFC Marketing Team, managed by Jane Craigie Marketing via or 07792 467730

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