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  1. Add Bampton Community Archive to your Itinerary

    Bampton Community Archive

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    Museum

    Bampton

    The Old Grammar School in Bampton was built by Robert Vesey (d.1635), a wealthy local merchant living in Chimney, now a nearby village. At that time, Bampton was the largest town in the area and it badly needed a school for the children of the…

  2. 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 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 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…

  2. 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

  3. Add Chimney Meadows Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Chimney Meadows Nature Reserve

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    Natural Wildlife Site

    Bampton

    Chimney Meadows is one of Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust’s flagship nature reserves and is well worth a visit at any time of year.

  4. Add Swinford Museum to your Itinerary

    Swinford Museum

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    Museum

    Filkins

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

  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 Kelmscott Manor to your Itinerary

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    Kelmscott Manor

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    Historic House/Palace

    Kelmscott

    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.

  7. Add Rushy Common Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Rushy Common Nature Reserve

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    Natural Wildlife Site

    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.

  8. Add Alvescot - St Peter's Church to your Itinerary

    Alvescot - St Peter's Church

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    Church/Chapel

    Alvescot

    St Peter’s church celebrated its 900 year centenary in 2010. Although some of the church building is 900 years old the site is likely to have been a place of worship for longer than this.

  9. 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…

  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 Witney - St Mary's Church to your Itinerary

    Witney - St Mary's Church

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    Church/Chapel

    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 Filkins - St Peter's Church to your Itinerary

    Filkins - St Peter's Church

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    Filkins

    St Peter’s, Filkins was built in medieval (Victorian Gothic) style in 1855 - 57 by George Edmund Street, who went on to build the Law Courts in the Strand, London

  13. 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…

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

    Broadwell - St Peter & St Paul's Church

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    Church/Chapel

    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…

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

    Cogges - St Mary's Church

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    Church/Chapel

    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.

  16. Add Cotswold Woollen Weavers to your Itinerary

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    Cotswold Woollen Weavers

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    Shopping

    Lechlade

    Cotswold Woollen Weavers is a destination in its own right: a shop selling all manner of woollen clothes and blankets, a small museum, design studio, sculpture gallery, coffee shop and picnic area, all housed in beautiful old stone buildings. 

  17. 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…

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