Historic towns and villages in Oxfordshire

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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Hook Norton (Self catering)
Orchard Cottage, Hook Norton

Orchard Cottage

This is a delightful 17th century terraced cottage, ideally located in the heart of the pretty village of Hook Norton and can sleep five people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Banbury (Self catering)
Hannah's Cottage, Banbury

Hannah's Cottage

In 1867, or thereabouts, a one-up one-down cottage was tacked on to the side of a stable and its hayloft. In 2002 we renovated these properties to make a spacious, …
Sleeps 2

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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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