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.
Witney is a historic market town in western Oxfordshire, boasting a lovely wide green, a medieval Butter Cross, and a superb Early English parish church. Witney was for many centuries a centre for blanket manufacture. Among the many elegant old buildings that surround the green is the Henry Box School, founded in 1660. Witney,