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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British History Quiz

This cleric and scholar served as tutor to the young Princess Elizabeth, later Elizabeth I



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This Day in British History

24 May, 1450

Jack Cade's rebellion begins

Cade, an Irish soldier, led men from Kent, Surrey, Sussex,, and Middlesex against Henry VI

Monarch Mayhem

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



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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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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 …
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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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