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

In 1678-81 this clergyman claimed to have knowledge of a 'Popish Plot' to kill Charles II



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This Day in British History

24 July, 1567

Mary, Queen of Scots abdicates

Mary, imprisoned at Lochleven Castle, is forced to cede the throne to her son, the infant James VI

Monarch Mayhem

He was famed for the saying, 'no bishop, no king'



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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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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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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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