Things To Do in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds

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  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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

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

    Shipton under Wychwood - St Mary's Church

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    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…

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  1. 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.

  2. 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…

  3. Add Fulbrook - St James the Great Church to your Itinerary

    Fulbrook - St James the Great Church

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    Church/Chapel

    Fulbrook

    A small, picturesque church dating back to the 12th century but with a little 19th century bellcote. There are a few pieces of medieval glass.

  4. Add Leafield - St Michael and All Angels Church to your Itinerary

    Leafield - St Michael and All Angels Church

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    Church/Chapel

    Leafield

    The present church was built in 1859-60 to a design by Sir George Gilbert Scott, one of a trio of eminent Victorian architects. The original spire was rebuilt in 1865 and further shortened in 1934. Even so, the church is visible for many miles…

  5. Add Burford - St John the Baptist Church to your Itinerary

    Burford - St John the Baptist Church

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    Church/Chapel

    Burford

    Items of interest include: a memorial tablet to Henry VIII’s barber-surgeon, Edmund Harman, showing one of the earliest representations of South American Indians; the ornate, canopied tomb of Sir Lawrence and Lady Tanfield; a tablet commemorating…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. Add Burford Tolsey Museum and Archive to your Itinerary

    Burford Tolsey Museum and Archive

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    Museum

    Burford

    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.

  9. 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 .

  10. Add Widford - St Oswald's Church to your Itinerary

    Widford - St Oswald's Church

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    Church/Chapel

    Burford

    A tiny church on its own in the Windrush Valley. In 1904 it was found to have been built on the base of a Roman house or temple. Mainly 13th century it has remnants of an 11th century Saxon or Norman building, e.g. the dividing wall, a chevroned…

  11. Add Discover the North Cotswolds by Electric Bike to your Itinerary

    Discover the North Cotswolds by Electric Bike

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    Cycling

    Kingham

    Take the strain out of cycling and explore the stunning north Cotswolds countryside by state-of-the-art electric bike.
    This unique guided experience leaves the main roads behind, taking you on quiet country backroads on a 40km circular route from…

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  1. Add Blenheim Palace to your Itinerary

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    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

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    Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens

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    Animal Collection

    Burford

    Get eye-to-eye with giraffes, watch rhinos grazing on the Gothic Manor House lawns or walk with Lemurs. With over 260 different animal species in over 120 acres of beautiful Parkland & gardens, there's plenty of space to relax and get closer to…

  4. Add Crocodiles of the World to your Itinerary

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    Crocodiles of the World

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    Animal Collection

    Brize Norton

    Crocodiles of the World is the UK's first and only crocodile zoo, and is home to over 80 crocodiles, which represent 12 of the 23 extant crocodilian species, making it the largest collection of crocodiles in the UK

  5. Add Didcot Railway Centre to your Itinerary

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    Didcot Railway Centre

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    Museum

    Didcot

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

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