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About Oxfordshire

In the South-East of England lies the county of Oxfordshire, one of the most scenic of all English counties and famous worldwide for its University City of Oxford, known as the 'City of Dreaming Spires'. Oxford has a wealth of interesting history to discover and many fascinating historic buildings, colleges and museums to explore. Climb the 99 steps of the 14th Century Carfax Tower for an outstanding overview of the city. Popular tourist attractions in Oxford include the Bodleian Library, the main research library of the University of Oxford, the Sheldonian Theatre, a venue for official university functions and a variety of concerts and an absolute 'must do' for tourists and local residents alike is to experience the exceptional and extremely memorable 'C.S Lewis Tour' which includes a visit to Lewis's former home 'The Kilns' and the beautiful Holy Trinity Church, which was Lewis's final resting place. Lewis, a worldwide famous author was a leading figure in Oxford's most famous literary group - The Inklings and is famed for his novels such as 'Mere Christianity' and the childrens classic 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'. Other towns and villages in the county worth visiting are Woodstock, where you can visit Blenheim Palace, home of the 11th Duke of Marlborough, Henley-on-Thames, one of the county’s most picturesque towns and popular for the 'Henley Royal Regatta', first held in 1839 and has been held there every year since and Kidlington, the largest village in England which boasts several large Georgian houses along with Hampden House and its 18th century pavilion.
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The town of Burford in the Oxfordshire part of the Cotswolds

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Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

Dorchester-on-Thames

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Great Milton

Great Milton

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Perfect thatched cottage at the village of Great Tew, Oxon.

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Minster Lovell Hall, Oxfordshire

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Shipton-under-Wychwood

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Stanton Harcourt

Stanton Harcourt

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The Black Prince Public House Woodstock

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Abingdon Abbey, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

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Abingdon Abbey was founded in 675 and demolished following Henry VIII's Dissolution of the Monasteries. During the life of the.....

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Abingdon Museum (Old Berkshire County Hall), Abingdon, Oxfordshire.

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Abingdon museum is housed in the centre of this ancient town in the spectacular 17th century County Hall. It includes displays.....

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The Ashmolean Museum Oxford.

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Built in 1845 as the university Galleries, this Museum became home to the Ashmolean collection in 1894. The museums present.....

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Blenheim Palace

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Home of the 11th Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace has been awarded Historic Attraction of the Year 2002 and is birthplace of.....

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Burford Church, Burford, Oxfordshire

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Burford Parish Church is one the most beautiful and interesting churches in England. The building of the present church began in.....

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A picture of Champs Chapel Museum

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Christ Church is unique amoung Oxford Colleges in housing a fine collection of Old Master paintings and drawings. The paintings.....

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Cogges Farm Musium, Cogges, Witney, Oxfordshire

Cogges Manor Farm Museum

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Distant views of Cowley, Oxfordshire.

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