Towns and villages in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds

Highlights

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,…

Filkins

Filkins

You may go looking for two villages but you’ll only find one - and a beautiful one it is. The…

The Buttercross and Town Hall

Witney

Witney is the largest of the market towns in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds and much of the architecture…

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  1. Add Shilton to your Itinerary

    Shilton

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    Village

    The attractive ford across ‘The Shill’ brook, the open village green and pretty stone cottages are much photographed and make the village of Shilton a truly Cotswold experience.

  2. 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

  3. 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…

  4. Add Aston to your Itinerary

    Aston

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    Village

    The village of Aston, four miles south of Witney, is centred around the Square - which is actually a triangle! Often linked with the neighbouring hamlet of Cote, Aston has all the essentials of village life - a church, a school, a post office, a…

  5. 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.

  6. Add Chadlington to your Itinerary

    Chadlington

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    Village

    A long village divided into five 'ends', some of which are almost separate hamlets, it spreads itself out looking across the river Evenlode towards the Wychwood Forest. The substantial church is enriched with a fascinating array of gargoyles.

  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 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.…

  9. Add Stanton Harcourt to your Itinerary

    Stanton Harcourt

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    Countryside

    Stanton Harcourt

    Stanton Harcourt is a small, attractive village dating from a Bronze Age settlement. The Harcourt family resided there between the 12th and 18th century and the fine Norman church contains the tomb of Robert Harcourt, Henry Tudor's standard bearer…

  10. 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…

  11. Add Ramsden to your Itinerary

    Ramsden

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    Village

    A beautiful and peaceful stone village on the north-east edge of the Cotswolds. Ramsden, meaning 'wild garlic valley', is another ideal base for exploring the surrounding countryside either on foot or on bicycle.

  12. Add Minster Lovell to your Itinerary

    Minster Lovell

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    Village

    This pretty village of Cotwold stone and thatched roofs is romantically positioned on the River Windrush. Reputedly the region’s most haunted village, Minster Lovell is perhaps best known the ruins of its 15th century hall, owned by generations of…

St Oswald's Church at Widford (photo Helena Sylvester)