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

What important document was signed at Runnymede in 1215?



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This Day in British History

28 July, 1540

Henry VIII marries Catherine Howard

On the same day, Thomas Cromwell was executed for alledgedly supporting a Lutheran alliance against Henry

Monarch Mayhem

This king was married twice, the second time to Joan of Navarre



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Hook Norton (Self catering)
Hook Norton Barn, Hook Norton

Hook Norton Barn

A luxurious barn conversion, 1 mile from the village of Hook Norton, sleeping two people.
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Wallingford (Self catering)
Cottage: HCDOWLT, Wallingford

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EXCLUSIVE ECO LODGE IN CHILTERN HILLS WITH PRIVATE HOT TUB

This superb detached lodge nestles within a small complex of 5 lodges, is situated on the private estate of the owner’s family farm …
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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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