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 political and religious manifesto of 1638 was signed by those opposed to Charles I's religious policy in Scotland



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This Day in British History

26 September, 672

Synod of Hertford

The Synod of Hertford was a church gathering that proclaimed the supremacy of the see of Canterbury in the English church. The Archbishop of Canterbury was given the power to divide dioceses and to create new bishops.

Monarch Mayhem

This king led the English to triumph at Crecy in 1346



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Oxford (Self catering)
Wroxton House, Oxford

Wroxton House

This detached 1930's house is situated within easy reach of Oxford and sleeps six people in four bedrooms.
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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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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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Woodstock (Hotel)
Marlborough Hotel

Marlborough Hotel

Marlborough Hotel is a beautiful 14th century coaching inn, situated in the heart of Woodstock, overlooking historical streets. Whilst guests can enjoy the tranquillity of the surroundings they still have … more >>

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