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 first president of the Royal Academy was the foremost portrait painter of the late 18th century



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This Day in British History

28 May, 1265

Prince Edward escapes from Simon de Montfort's custody

Edward, later Edward I, joins the Earl of Gloucester and Roger Mortimer in opposition to de Montfort

Monarch Mayhem

This pious king was married to Eleanor of Provence



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Wallingford (Self catering)
Ninea, Wallingford

Ninea

This spacious, detached cottage is in the town of Wallingford in Oxfordshire and sleeps seven people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 7

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Witney (Self catering)
The Courtyard Cottage, Witney

The Courtyard Cottage

Large and very comfortable sitting room with wood burning stove and exposed beams. Fully fitted kitchen with dining area. Beamed double bedroom with 6' zip and link bed (twins by …
Sleeps 2

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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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Bicester (Hotel)
The Manor Country House Hotel

The Manor Country House Hotel

Set on the edge of the Cotswolds just outside the historic market town of Bicester and 5 minutes from Bicester Shopping Village. This historic country house hotel offers luxury … more >>

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