Things To Do in The Cotswolds

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  1. Add Bampton - St Mary's Church to your Itinerary

    Bampton - St Mary's Church

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    Bampton

    It seems there was a church here long before the Norman Conquest, although the only surviving element before that time is the Anglo-Saxon tower with its fine herringbone stonework.

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  1. Add Clanfield - St Stephen's Church to your Itinerary

    Clanfield - St Stephen's Church

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    Clanfield

    A late 12th century Church. It was originally a chapel of nearby Bampton church, and was dedicated to St John the Baptist, but sometime in the late 15th century the dedication was changed to St Stephen the Marytr.

  2. Add Black Bourton - St Mary the Virgin Church to your Itinerary

    Black Bourton - St Mary the Virgin Church

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    Black Bourton

    The real highlight of the church is its 13th century wall paintings. Covered at the reformation, they were originally uncovered when the church was restored in 1866. However, against the vicar’s wishes, they were again whitewashed and were not…

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  1. Add Langford - St Matthew's Church to your Itinerary

    Langford - St Matthew's Church

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    Langford

    The most immediately striking aspect of the church is the square central tower, the most conspicuous surviving part of a large Saxon church dating to the 11th century.It may possibly postdate the Norman conquest but is certainly the work of Saxon…

  2. Add Cogges - St Mary's Church to your Itinerary

    Cogges - St Mary's Church

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    Witney

    The church has an unusual tower; positioned in the north west corner of the church it is square at ground stage, octagonal at upper stages with a pyramid roof, and is characteristic of Normandy churches.

  3. Add Kelmscott Manor to your Itinerary

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    Kelmscott Manor

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    Historic House/Palace

    Lechlade

    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.

  4. Add Kilkenny Lane Country Park to your Itinerary

    Kilkenny Lane Country Park

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    Adventure Park/Playground

    Carterton

    Set within 50 acres Kilkenny Lane Country Park is an ideal location for playing, walking, jogging, or simply relaxing with a picnic. There are 2.5km of paths (suitable for wheelchair access) and bridleways, as well as an adventure play area

  5. Add Kencot - St George's Church to your Itinerary

    Kencot - St George's Church

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    Kencot

    St George's Church in Kencot is of late 12th century origin and features a tower with a curious side turret with a sloping roof, which was added later and makes it look unfinished.

  6. Add Rushy Common Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Rushy Common Nature Reserve

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    Country Park/Nature Reserve

    Stanton Harcourt, Witney

    Rushy Common and neighbouring Tar Lakes is a 30 hectare site with three lakes, left after gravel extraction in the Lower Windrush Valley, that are being managed for the benefit of people and wildlife.

  7. Add Chimney Meadows Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Chimney Meadows Nature Reserve

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    Country Park/Nature Reserve

    Bampton

    The smaller south-western section of Chimney Meadows is a National Nature Reserve (NNR), owned by English Nature and managed by BBOWT since 1999. Only 1,500 ha of this type of floodplain meadow survives in the UK.

  8. 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…

  9. Add The Garden Spa at Minster Mill to your Itinerary

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    The Garden Spa at Minster Mill

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    Hotel Spa

    Minster Lovell

    The Garden Spa is a tranquil haven in the heart of Minster Mill’s beautiful grounds - 65 acres of glorious gardens, wildflower meadows and peaceful woodland in the picture-perfect Cotswold village of Minster Lovell.

  10. 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.

  11. Add Crocodiles of the World to your Itinerary

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    Crocodiles of the World

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    Animal Collection

    Brize Norton

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    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

  12. Add Ducklington - St Bartholomew's Church to your Itinerary

    Ducklington - St Bartholomew's Church

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    Ducklington

    The present plan of the church was established during the 12th century (apart from the chancel, which was added a little later). However, changes (particularly to the doors and windows) were made during the 13th century.

  13. Add Kelmscott - St George's Church to your Itinerary

    Kelmscott - St George's Church

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    Kelmscott

    Originally a chapel of ease, St George's Church in Kelmscott is practically unaltered since the close of the 15th century, thanks to William Morris, who lived at Kelmscott Manor. He was so appalled by some of the Victorian 'restoration' work being…

  14. Add Swinford Museum to your Itinerary

    Swinford Museum

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    Museum

    Lechlade

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

  15. Add Shilton - Holy Rood Church to your Itinerary

    Shilton - Holy Rood Church

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    Shilton


    Humble and unadorned, Shilton's Church of the Holy Rood stands on a slope above the village

    Baptisms take place as part of the Parish Communion service.

  16. Add The Leys to your Itinerary

    The Leys

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    Parks & Gardens

    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…

  17. Add Broadwell - St Peter & St Paul's Church to your Itinerary

    Broadwell - St Peter & St Paul's Church

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    Broadwell


    This large medieval cruciform church, with a north and south transept, dates back to the 12th to 14th centuries and reflects the importance of Broadwell (or Bradwell) at that time. Nowadays it stands in a small village of a few houses, with another…

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