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

27 May, 1199

John I crowned at Westminster Abbey

John had already been anointed Duke of Normandy after the death of his brother, Richard I

Monarch Mayhem

Guy Fawkes attempted to blow this king up on 5 November, 1605



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Stanford-in-the-Vale (Self catering)
Daisy Cottage, Stanford-in-the-Vale

Daisy Cottage

Cosy Stone walled and thatched detached cottage in the heart of this village on the edge of the Cotswolds. National Trust Coleshill, Buscot, and Uffington White Horse, 6 miles. Oxford …
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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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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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