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

    Burford - St John the Baptist Church

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    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…

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

    Widford - St Oswald's Church

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    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…

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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…

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  1. 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…

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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…

  5. 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

  6. Add Brize Norton - St Britius Church to your Itinerary

    Brize Norton - St Britius Church

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    Brize Norton

    This is the only church in England dedicated to St. Britius, who was canonised in 443 A.D.

    The church itself is Norman, consisting of a chancel and a nave, and was enlarged in the 13th century when a North aisle, the Wenman Chapel and the West…

  7. Add Westwell - St Mary's Church to your Itinerary

    Westwell - St Mary's Church

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    Westwell

    Westwell's church offers pleasures out of all proportion to its size - a picturesques setting overlooking the spring which gave the village its name, some delightful touchs and a refreshing simplicity overall.

    The church is small and simple,…

  8. 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.

  9. Add Idbury - St Nicholas Church to your Itinerary

    Idbury - St Nicholas Church

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    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

  10. Add Carterton Leisure Centre to your Itinerary

    Carterton Leisure Centre

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    Leisure/Swimming Pool

    Carterton

    Carterton Leisure Centre has a wide range of activities and facilities to suit everyone. Facilities include a state of the art gym, a 6 lane 25 metre swimming pool, separate learner pool, a spacious dance studio and spin studio with a varied fitness…

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

    Holwell - St Mary's Church

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    Holwell

    Built in 1895 to replace an earlier church and medieval chapel of ease. Although some brick and some stone from the earlier churches was re-used, all the woodwork was sawn up and given to the poor as firewood or burnt on a bonfire. Thankfully some…

  12. 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…

  13. 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.

  14. 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…

  15. 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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