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

This battle outside York saw the triumph of Harold Hardrada of Norway over Edwin and Morcar, Earls of Mercia and Northumbria respectively



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This Day in British History

30 June, 1643

Battle of Adwalton Moor

Parliamentary forces under Fairfax defeated by Royalists

Monarch Mayhem

The last monarch of Britain to be called Emperor of India



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Shipton-under-Wychwood (Self catering)
The Haven, Shipton-under-Wychwood

The Haven

SHORT BREAKS AVAILABLE ALL YEAR PLEASE CONTACT OWNERS FOR PRICES AND AVAILABILITY Our single-story barn conversion with lofty high ceilings and original beams throughout has a light and airy feel. …
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Oxford (Self catering)
Wroxton House, Oxford

Wroxton House

This detached 1930's house is situated within easy reach of Oxford and sleeps six people in four bedrooms.
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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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