Historic towns and villages in Oxfordshire

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The major attraction for most visitors to Oxfordshire is the county town (really a city, as it has a cathedral) of Oxford. Aside from the 'city of dreaming spires' there are some lovely historic towns and villages to explore. Here are some of our favourites.











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British History Quiz

The first major battle of the English Civil War was fought 23 October 1642



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This Day in British History

02 July, 1266

Treaty of Perth signed

Magnus of Norway grants Alexander III of Scotland possession of the Isle of Man and the Hebrides

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This king married Anne of Bohemia when they were both 15



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Stanford-in-the-Vale (Self catering)
Daisy Cottage, Stanford-in-the-Vale

Daisy Cottage

Cosy Stone walled and thatched detached cottage in the heart of this village on the edge of the Cotswolds. National Trust Coleshill, Buscot, and Uffington White Horse, 6 miles. Oxford …
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Brailes (Self catering)
Honeywick, Brailes

Honeywick

This ground floor cottage is located in the village of Brailes in Oxfordshire and can sleep eight people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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Kingham (Hotel)
Mill House Hotel

Mill House Hotel

The Mill House Hotel is the leading independent family owned country house hotel in the heart of the Cotswolds. This superbly converted stone mill house dating back to the Domesday … more >>

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Aynho (Hotel)
CARTWRIGHT HOTEL

CARTWRIGHT HOTEL

This 16th Century coaching house has been fully refurbished to offer all the modern traveller needs whilst keeping its charm of earlier years. Only 5 minutes from the M40, The … more >>

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