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 monastery on the banks of the River Tyne was the home of scholar and author The Venerable Bede



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This Day in British History

27 September, 1615

Death of Arbella Stuart

Stuart starved herself to death in the Tower, where she sent for marrying another claimant to the throne, William Seymour

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch was married to Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon in 1923



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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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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.
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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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