Castles in Oxfordshire


Oxfordshire is a bit short on castles, as you can see by the list below. Some former castles were adapted to life as family homes, so if you don't see a favourite castle listed here, try Historic Houses in Oxfordshire



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British History Quiz

This famous landscape garden designer gained his odd nickname from his habit of telling clients that their estates had 'great capability of improvement'



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This Day in British History

25 September, 1066

Battle of Stamford Bridge near York

King Harold of England surprised and defeated a Norse army under Harald Hardrada and Harold's rebellious brother Tostig

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch's nickname was 'Lackland'



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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, …
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Hook Norton (Self catering)
Hook Norton Barn, Hook Norton

Hook Norton Barn

A luxurious barn conversion, 1 mile from the village of Hook Norton, sleeping two people.
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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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