Towns and villages in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds

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Great Tew

Great Tew

Constructed by landscape gardener, John Loudon, as part of an extensive park overlooking the Worton…

Chipping Norton Almshouses

Chipping Norton

Chipping Norton, perched on the highest point in Oxfordshire, is a bustling and lively market town.

Kingham village

Kingham

A beautiful Cotswold village with a large open green and some elegant stone and thatched cottages,…

Burford

Burford

With its medieval bridge, old stone houses and attractive Tudor and Georgian frontages, Burford is…

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  1. Add Long Hanborough to your Itinerary

    Long Hanborough

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    Village

    Lying between Witney and Woodstock, the village station provides easy access to Oxford on the Cotswold Line and is also home to the Oxford Bus Museum.

  2. Add Leafield to your Itinerary

    Leafield

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    Village

    The church spire of St. Michael’s can be seen for miles, as Leafield is a hill-top village and a centre for the Wychwood Forest. Here was the royal hunting forest, part of which still survives as a National Nature Reserve. Leafield was once a centre…

  3. Add Finstock to your Itinerary

    Finstock

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    Countryside

    Sitting within the boundaries of the ancient royal hunting Forest of Wychwood, Finstock is a peaceful village which dates back to 1135. While parts of the village are of recent origin, it boasts the oldest Methodist church in the region, where T.S.…

  4. Add Combe to your Itinerary

    Combe

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    Village

    The name Combe, meaning valley, seems inappropriate for a village set on a hill top 45m above Evenlode valley floor! The village may have moved away from an earlier site down on the valley floor.

    The village is on the edge of the Blenheim…

  5. Add Churchill to your Itinerary

    Churchill

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    Village

    This small village has some fine buildings and is known locally for its independent furniture workshops. Among its attractions are the church, modelled on various Oxford buildings, a memorial to William Smith and a Victorian fountain.

  6. Add Milton under Wychwood to your Itinerary

    Milton under Wychwood

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    Village

    Dating back to medieval times, Milton under Wychwood is a large working village on the edge of the Evenlode valley and is one of three villages named after the ancient forest of Wychwood

  7. Add Great Rollright to your Itinerary

    Great Rollright

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    Countryside

    Chipping Norton

    Just north of Chipping Norton, set high on a hill and enjoying panoramic views across the valley, Great Rollright is the larger of The Rollrights, Little Rollright is 2 miles to the west, with the prehistoric Rollright Stones in between.

  8. Add Shipton under Wychwood to your Itinerary

    Shipton under Wychwood

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    Countryside

    Shipton under Wychwood

    Heart of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds and still a place of mystery, the area was once the ancient Royal Hunting Forest of Wychwood, much of which survives. Shipton is the largest of the Wychwoods (the others are Ascott and Milton), each having their…

  9. Add Clanfield to your Itinerary

    Clanfield

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    Village

    An attractive village with two village greens in the broad acres of the Thames Valley, east of Lechlade set amidst good farming country, with a stream flowing between houses and the High Street.

  10. Add Swinbrook to your Itinerary

    Swinbrook

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    Village

    Swinbrook is a small village on the River Windrush, about 2 miles east of Burford. Apparently untouched by time, it is the quintessential English village with its stone walls, pretty church, cricket pitch with wooden pavilion, and an old stone pub…

  11. Add Bladon to your Itinerary

    Bladon

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    Village

    The small village of Bladon lies a couple of miles south of Woodstock on the south side of Blenheim Palace estate. The village is best known for being the burial place of Sir Winston Churchill (and his wife) in the churchyard at St Martins Church.…

  12. Add Eynsham to your Itinerary

    Eynsham

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    Village

    The ancient market town of Eynsham began life as a small Romano-British settlement and today retains much of its medieval heritage,

Saltridge Woods (Credit: Ken Long)