Things To Do in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds

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  1. Add Finstock - Holy Trinity Church to your Itinerary

    Finstock - Holy Trinity Church

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    Finstock

    Holy Trinity was built in Gothic Revival style in 1841, though then it only consisted of the nave. The chancel was added in 1905 - then intention was to demolish and rebuild the nave as well but the money available didn't match the vicar's ambitions…

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

    Leafield - St Michael and All Angels Church

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    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…

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  1. 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.

  2. Add Cogges Manor Farm to your Itinerary

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    Cogges Manor Farm

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    Heritage/Visitor Centre

    Witney

    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…

  3. 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…

  4. Add The Leys to your Itinerary

    The Leys

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    Family Fun

    Witney

    Just a short walk from Witney High Street and Church Green lies The Leys park. A lovely, large open space with tree-lined paths, a cafe and lots to do, including a fantastic play area with seasonal splash park, tennis courts, skate park and…

  5. Add Shorthampton - All Saints Church to your Itinerary

    Shorthampton - All Saints Church

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    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…

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

    Heythrop - St Nicholas' Church

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    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…

  7. Add Combe Mill to your Itinerary

    Combe Mill

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    Heritage/Visitor Centre

    Witney

    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

  8. Add Minster Lovell Hall and Dovecote to your Itinerary

    Minster Lovell Hall and Dovecote

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    Historic Site

    Witney

    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.

  9. Add Minster Lovell - St Kenelm's Church to your Itinerary

    Minster Lovell - St Kenelm's Church

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    Minster Lovell

    St Kenelm's church in Minster Lovell is mainly 15th century, built on the foundations of an earlier priory minster.

  10. Add Witney Museum to your Itinerary

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    Witney Museum

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    Museum

    High Street, Witney

    A local history museum highlighting the changes that have taken place in Witney over the last 1,000 years.

  11. Add Witney - St Mary's Church to your Itinerary

    Witney - St Mary's Church

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    Witney

    Though with Norman origins, the present building is mostly 13th century and was dedicated in 1243. The 156ft spire is a notable landmark, visible for miles around.

  12. Add Asthall- St Nicholas Church to your Itinerary

    Asthall- St Nicholas Church

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    Asthall

    A 12th century church in the Windrush Valley, with a 14th century transept converted into a chantry chapel. This has a very rare small 14th century altar with a built-in piscina, two reliquaries and a huge tomb recess housing a delicately carved…

  13. Add Swinbrook - St Mary's Church to your Itinerary

    Swinbrook - St Mary's Church

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    Burford

    Near the porch are headstones to three of the Mitford sisters, Nancy, Unity and Diana Mitford. Their parents, and a fourth sister Pamela, are buried elsewhere in the churchyard. There is a plaque to their brother, Tom, inside the church.

  14. Add Bishop's Palace to your Itinerary

    Bishop's Palace

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    Historic Site

    Church Green, Witney

    The remains of the ‘Bishop’s Palace’ are situated in the grounds of Mount House, just east of St Mary’s Church in Witney. In reality the ‘palace’ was a manor house, one of the earliest and largest of its type, the working centre of the estates owned…

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

    Ascott under Wychwood - Holy Trinity Church

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    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.

  16. Add North Leigh - St Mary's Church to your Itinerary

    North Leigh - St Mary's Church

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    North Leigh

    An architecturally fascinating church: the church is late Anglo-Saxon in origin with the bell tower probably built in the first half of the 11th century.

  17. Add The Pottery Place to your Itinerary

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    The Pottery Place

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    Craft Centre

    Witney

    Oxfordshire’s best Paint-Your-Own Pottery and Craft Studio, offering a range of activities to keep the whole family creative.

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