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 Protestant martyr was burned at the stake at Smithfield in 1546



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This Day in British History

05 May, 1405

Battle of Usk

English forces led by Prince Henry defeat Owain Glyndwr's Welsh troops

Monarch Mayhem

A king that was simultaneously the VIth and the Ist monarch of his name



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Abingdon (Self catering)
Cottage: HCPENFA, Abingdon

FCH11498

ROMANTIC COSY COTTAGE TUCKED AWAY ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF A SMALL VILLAGE

Located in a small, quaint terrace, it is ideal for those that want to feel they have got away …
Sleeps 2

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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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Ilmington (Hotel)
The Howard Arms

The Howard Arms

A delightful historic 400 year old inn set in the Cotswolds. Large open log fireplace,original flag stone floors in the bar and a sumptuous restaurant.Surrounded by a beautiful English herb … more >>

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Chislehampton (Hotel)
The Coach & Horses Inn

The Coach & Horses Inn

The Coach and Horses Inn is a charming 16th Century Restaurant with Nine 3 AA Highly Commended en-suite double bedrooms situated around our picturesque courtyard , Just 100 meters from … more >>

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