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The Oxfordshire Museum

A large 18th century house, home to the County’s collections. Explore Oxfordshire’s story from the…

Cogges cottage garden and manor house

Cogges Manor Farm

Cogges Manor Farm is a historic farmstead and home to Downton Abbey’s Yew Tree Farm. It is a…

Kelmscott Manor

Kelmscott Manor

The country home of William Morris - poet, craftsman and socialist - from 1871 until 1896, this is…

Trains at the Didcot Railway Centre

Didcot Railway Centre

Step back in time and journey through the rich history of rail travel at the Didcot Railway Centre.

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  1. Add Blenheim Palace to your Itinerary

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    Blenheim Palace

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    Type:

    Historic House/Palace

    Woodstock

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024Open 09:30 - 18:00

    A visit to Blenheim Palace offers an unforgettable experience. It’s a chance to share the splendours of Baroque architecture, to wonder at the collections of art, tapestry and antiques, and to explore the Park and Gardens and discover landscapes…

  2. Add Didcot Railway Centre to your Itinerary

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    Didcot Railway Centre

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    Type:

    Museum

    Didcot

    Step back in time and journey through the rich history of rail travel at the Didcot Railway Centre.

  3. Add Greys Court to your Itinerary

    Greys Court

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    Type:

    House & Gardens

    Henley-on-Thames

    Greys Court is an ideal place to stretch your legs with your dog. We have dog-friendly indoor seating available in the tearoom and your four-legged friends are welcome in the shop.

  4. Add Kelmscott Manor to your Itinerary

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    Kelmscott Manor

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    Type:

    Historic House/Palace

    Kelmscott

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2024to29 Oct 2024Various Opening Times

    The country home of William Morris - poet, craftsman and socialist - from 1871 until 1896, this is an essential experience for anyone interested in the Arts and Crafts Movement.

  5. Add Broughton Castle to your Itinerary

    Broughton Castle

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    Type:

    House & Gardens

    Banbury

    Broughton Castle is a historic medieval manor house located near the town of Banbury. The castle has a rich history dating back to the 14th century and is renowned for its well-preserved medieval and Tudor architecture.

  6. Add Cogges Manor Farm to your Itinerary

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    Cogges Manor Farm

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    Type:

    Heritage/Visitor Centre

    Witney

    Dates

    From:
    29 Mar 2024to1 Nov 2024Open 09:30 - 17:00

    Cogges Manor Farm is a historic farmstead and home to Downton Abbey’s Yew Tree Farm. It is a beautifully preserved collection of farm buildings, manor house, and walled garden, set in its own grounds, with farm animals, outdoor adventure play and…

  7. Add Buscot Park (National Trust) to your Itinerary

    Buscot Park (National Trust)

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    National Trust Property

    Faringdon

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2024to30 Sept 2024Various Opening Times

    Late 18th-century house, set in enchanting landscaped grounds, which houses an extensive art collection

  8. Add Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum (SOFO) to your Itinerary

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    Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum (SOFO)

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    Type:

    Museum

    Park Street, Woodstock

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024Various Opening Times

    Oxfordshire's dedicated military history museum, telling stories of local people involved in conflicts throughout history.

  9. Add Chastleton House (National Trust) to your Itinerary

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    Chastleton House (National Trust)

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    Type:

    Historic House/Palace

    Chastleton

    Dates

    From:
    6 Mar 2024to31 Dec 2024Various Opening Times

    Chastleton is a hidden gem located in the beautiful Cotswold countryside. With both a Jacobean house to explore and beautiful gardens, there is much to discover during an afternoon visit.

  10. Add Burford Tolsey Museum and Archive to your Itinerary

    Burford Tolsey Museum and Archive

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    Type:

    Museum

    Burford

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    Exhibits quaintly recall the trades that flourished here - quarrying, bell-founding, rope-making, brewing, farming, leather-working and clarinet-making. There is also a famous doll's house, furnished in style of the Jane Austen period.

  11. Add Combe Mill to your Itinerary

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    Combe Mill

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    Type:

    Heritage/Visitor Centre

    Witney

    Dates

    From:
    18 Mar 2024to31 Oct 2024Various Opening Times

    A 19th century sawmill with rare working steam beam engine and waterwheel. Other small steam engines and model engines. Rural artefacts, visiting craftsmen and working forge

  12. Add Rollright Stones to your Itinerary

    Rollright Stones

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    Chipping Norton

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    The Rollright Stones are a group of prehistoric megalithic monuments built from large natural boulders found within about 500m of the site. The stones are naturally pitted, giving them extraordinary shapes.

  13. Add North Leigh Roman Villa to your Itinerary

    North Leigh Roman Villa

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    Witney

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    The remains of a large and well-built Roman courtyard villa facing south east over the Evenlode valley. The most important feature is a near complete mosaic floor, which can be seen through a viewing window.

    This is an English Heritage site with…

  14. Add The Oxfordshire Museum to your Itinerary

    The Oxfordshire Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Woodstock

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024Various Opening Times

    A large 18th century house, home to the County’s collections. Explore Oxfordshire’s story from the Jurassic period through to Anglo-Saxons and Victorians to modern day. Garden Café, Museum Gift Shop & Gardens.

  15. Add Hook Norton Brewery to your Itinerary

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    Hook Norton Brewery

    Type

    Type:

    Brewery

    Hook Norton

    Dates

    Established in 1849, Hook Norton Brewery is a proudly independent family owned, fifth generation brewery that brews a range of cask, keg and bottled ales. Visitor centre, brewery tours, shire horses, steam engine, museum, café and coffee shop.

  16. Add Minster Lovell Hall and Dovecote to your Itinerary

    Minster Lovell Hall and Dovecote

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Witney

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    Ruins of a large 15th century manor set around courtyard. Situated in attractive settings on the banks of the River Windrush. A skeleton found in 18th century is said to be that of Lord Lovell.

  17. Add Oxford Bus Museum to your Itinerary

    Oxford Bus Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Long Hanborough, Witney

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to19 Dec 2024Various Opening Times
    From:
    3 July 2024to29 Aug 2024Various Opening Times

    A museum containing 30 preserved buses dating back to 1913, an 1881 horse drawn tram, the Morris Motors Museum with vehicles from 1925 to 1977 and 45 vintage bicycles dating back to 1817.

  18. Add Vale & Downland Museum to your Itinerary

    Vale & Downland Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Wantage

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024Various Opening Times

    At the Vale & Downland, you’ll discover so much more than a museum! From fossils to a Formula One racing car, we have objects and stories to fascinate all ages.

  19. Add Charlbury Museum to your Itinerary

    Charlbury Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Charlbury

    Dates

    From:
    26 Mar 2024to30 Sept 2024

    Charlbury Museum is an independent museum, run entirely by volunteers. Its five rooms are crammed with exhibits revealing the history of this ancient market town. There is plenty here to interest both adults and children.

  20. Add Swinford Museum to your Itinerary

    Swinford Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Filkins

    Dates

    Tools and artefacts relating to domestic life and rural trades and crafts that are particular to this Cotswold village.

Saltridge Woods (Credit: Ken Long)