Things To Do in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds

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  1. Add Churchill & Sarsden Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Churchill & Sarsden Heritage Centre

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    Heritage/Visitor Centre

    Churchill, Chipping Norton

    The building may be only 15' by 30' but its ancient walls contain state of the art technology, with touch screens telling the remarkable stories of two eminent sons of the village, Warren Hastings, first Governor-General of India (1732-1818) and…

  2. Add Churchill - All Saints Church to your Itinerary

    Churchill - All Saints Church

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    Churches and Cathedrals

    Churchill

    All Saints’ was built in 1837 to replace the original village church, which had fallen into disrepair. The old church building is now the village Heritage Centre .

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  1. Add Heythrop - St Nicholas' Church to your Itinerary

    Heythrop - St Nicholas' Church

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    Church/Chapel

    Chadlington, Chipping Norton

    There has been a church at Heythrop since at least 1086, and today the old church still survives as a small chapel with a fine Norman doorway and interesting external carvings. After the Reformation this remained the main parish church until Albert…

  2. Add The Theatre Chipping Norton to your Itinerary

    The Theatre Chipping Norton

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    Theatre

    Chipping Norton

    A feisty producing theatre. Touring nationally. Made in the Cotswolds. Arts and social charity based in Chipping Norton.

  3. Add Chastleton - St Mary's Church to your Itinerary

    Chastleton - St Mary's Church

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    Church/Chapel

    Chastleton

    Built in the 12th century and best know for it's brasses, the church was enlarged and refenestrated in the 14th century and has a south bell tower that was added in 1689 and whose crenellations echo those of Chastleton House.

  4. Add Shorthampton - All Saints Church to your Itinerary

    Shorthampton - All Saints Church

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    Church/Chapel

    Chipping Norton

    The hamlet of Shorthampton consists of little more than a farm and the church. The church has an usual, boxlike appearance: no tower or spire, shallow roofs and square headed windows. Inside there are a number of unusual features but what…

  5. Add Fairytale Farm to your Itinerary

    Fairytale Farm

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    Farm

    Chipping Norton

    Mixing classic fairy tales, animals and adventure play, children will love Fairytale Farm. With our exciting adventure playground, an enchanted walk with a surprise around every corner and a chance to meet our amazing animals, there is so much to…

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

    Chastleton House (National Trust)

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    Historic House/Palace

    Chastleton

    COVID UPDATE - Chastleton House remains closed at present.
    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.

  7. Add Shipton under Wychwood - St Mary's Church to your Itinerary

    Shipton under Wychwood - St Mary's Church

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    Church/Chapel

    Shipton under Wychwood

    St Mary the Virgin is a large and ancient building with a rich history. The parish church of Shipton almost certainly started life as an Anglo-Saxon minster. The church is first mentioned in 1115 in a charter ‘Pro Cancellaris Sarum’ when Henry I…

  8. Add Idbury - St Nicholas Church to your Itinerary

    Idbury - St Nicholas Church

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    Church/Chapel

    Idbury

    St. Nicholas Church, Idbury, is a Grade 1 listed building. The church was built in the twelfth century, and every generation since has made their contribution to its upkeep and development

  9. Add Foxholes Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Foxholes Nature Reserve

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    Natural Wildlife Site

    Chipping Norton

    In spring, the woodland floor is vibrant with primroses, violets and early-purple orchids. In May, Foxholes is awash with bluebells, and by summer, the tall spikes of foxgloves are in their full glory. Later in the year, you can enjoy spectacular…

  10. Add Chipping Norton - St Mary the Virgin Church to your Itinerary

    Chipping Norton - St Mary the Virgin Church

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    Church/Chapel

    Chipping Norton

    A wool church and Grade I listed building, St Mary the Virgin is tucked away near the bottom of the hill on which the town sits. The setting seems incongruous, however it is here in the shadow of the church and what was once the castle, that the…

  11. Add Chipping Norton Lido to your Itinerary

    Chipping Norton Lido

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    Leisure/Swimming Pool

    Chipping Norton

    Set in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, the lido has two heated outdoor pools, a 25m swimming pool and a toddlers' paddling pool. 

  12. Add Ascott under Wychwood - Holy Trinity Church to your Itinerary

    Ascott under Wychwood - Holy Trinity Church

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    Church/Chapel

    Ascott under Wychwood

    Holy Trinity is set in the heart of the beautiful village of Ascott-under-Wychwood. It abounds with fascinating historical features and has been the centre of worship in the village for some 900 years.

  13. Add Chipping Norton Museum of Local History to your Itinerary

    Chipping Norton Museum of Local History

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    Museum

    Chipping Norton

    An independent museum located on the first floor of the 19th century Chipping Norton Co-op Society Meeting Hall and run by the local history society.

  14. Add Rollright Stones to your Itinerary

    Rollright Stones

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    Historic Site

    Chipping Norton

    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.

  15. Add Wychwood Wild Garden to your Itinerary

    Wychwood Wild Garden

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    Natural Wildlife Site

    Shipton Under Wychwood, Chipping Norton

    Wychwood Wild Garden covers 12.5 acres of avenues, woods and ponds,much of which was laid out in the 1860s, and provides a haven for wildlife including many breeds of ducks and birds. It is owned and managed by the local community and offered as a…

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  1. Add Blenheim Palace to your Itinerary

    Blenheim Palace

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    Historic House/Palace

    Woodstock

    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 Freedom of the Press Winery to your Itinerary

    Freedom of the Press Winery

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    Vineyard

    Minster Lovell

    A micro-winery in the Cotswolds making premium, modern wines from English grapes.

  3. Add Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens to your Itinerary

    Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens

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    Animal Collection

    Burford

    All tickets MUST be booked online the day before your visit.

    Get eye-to-eye with giraffe, watch rhinos grazing on Gothic Manor House lawns or walk with Lemurs. With over 260 different animal species in over 120 acres of beautiful Parkland &…

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