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 history of Anglo-Saxon England is told in what contemporary manuscript?



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This Day in British History

26 May, 1676

Fire of Southwark

Ten years after the devastating Great Fire of London, this blaze sweeps along the south bank of the Thames, burning 625 houses

Monarch Mayhem

Daughter of James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise



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Curbridge (Self catering)
Dutton House, Curbridge

Dutton House

This detached barn conversion is located in the grounds of the owner’s home in the village of Curbridge in Oxfordshire and sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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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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Ilmington (Hotel)
The Howard Arms

The Howard Arms

A delightful historic 400 year old inn set in the Cotswolds. Large open log fireplace,original flag stone floors in the bar and a sumptuous restaurant.Surrounded by a beautiful English herb … more >>

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Chislehampton (Hotel)
The Coach & Horses Inn

The Coach & Horses Inn

The Coach and Horses Inn is a charming 16th Century Restaurant with Nine 3 AA Highly Commended en-suite double bedrooms situated around our picturesque courtyard , Just 100 meters from … more >>

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