Over 140,000 photos of England.
17,000+ Members
Click here to join the community
Pictures of England
 

Exploring the most Picturesque & Historic parts of England..

Pictures of Oxfordshire

Ascott-under-Wychwood

Royalty Free Stock photos of Oxfordshire

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.
(add/update description)

See below for all the best towns & attractions in Oxfordshire, or see a selection of our Oxfordshire photographs on our picture tour of Oxfordshire..

Hotels in Oxfordshire - Find discount Oxfordshire hotels and Oxfordshire accommodation.

Related Articles

The Hidden Churches of Oxfordshireby Louise Simmons

Recommended towns & villages in Oxfordshire

A picture of Chadlington

Chadlington

Picturesque quiet Cotswold village set on Chadlington Downs amidst attractive walking country just a short distance away from the lovely River Evenlode...

Information | Pictures (5) | Hotels

St Mary's Church

Chastleton

..

Information | Pictures (8) | Hotels

Cumnor

Cumnor

..

Information | Pictures (2) | Hotels

Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

Dorchester-on-Thames

This is a delightful village set beside the River Thames at a point where the historic river is joined by the lesser known River Thame. The village is renowned for its Abbey.....

Information | Pictures (65) | Hotels

Wheatsheaf Inn in Chapel Square, East Hendred, Oxfordshire

East Hendred

East Hendred is one of the spring line villages nestling just below the Downs in the Vale of the White Horse, Oxfordshire...

Information | Pictures (61) | Hotels

Old Minster Lovell Streetscape

Minster Lovell

Minster Lovell, in its beautiful dream-like setting against the gently rising Cotswold landscape, has a history stretching back to Saxon times...

Information | Pictures (19) | Hotels

Cottage in Nettlebed, Oxfordshire, seen in 'Midsomer Murders' detective series

Nettlebed

Nettlebed is a lovely English village in the heart of rural Oxfordshire...

Information | Pictures (7) | Hotels

Shipton-under-Wychwood

Shipton-under-Wychwood

..

Information | Pictures (2) | Hotels

Stanton Harcourt

Stanton Harcourt

Oxfordshire village lying between the River Thames and the River Windrush...

Information | Pictures (15) | Hotels

Rycote Church

Thame

Thame is an ancient market town whose charter was granted by Wulfhere, King of Mercia. It was later mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1087 and has a parish church built during.....

Information | Pictures (35) | Hotels


Historic Market Towns in Oxfordshire
Picturesque Villages in Oxfordshire
Historic Cities in Oxfordshire
All towns in Oxfordshire
Complete A to Z of towns in England

Recommended attractions in Oxfordshire

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace

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

Information | Pictures (195) | Hotels

Burford Church, Burford, Oxfordshire

Burford Church

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

Information | Pictures (24) | Hotels

A picture of Champs Chapel Museum

Champs Chapel Museum

Displays of Hendred's Millenium history housed in a Grade one Listed ex-Carthusian Chapel (15th Century)...

Information | Pictures (3) | Hotels

Cogges Farm Musium, Cogges, Witney, Oxfordshire

Cogges Manor Farm Museum

Cogges Manor Farm Museum is closed to day visitors for the 2010 season. Management of the site is being passed to a new Trust......

Information | Pictures (2) | Hotels

A picture of Dorchester Abbey

Dorchester Abbey

The wonderful abbey church of St.Peter and St.Paul has a history stretching back to the year 634, but the church we see today.....

Information | Pictures (10) | Hotels

A picture of Nuffield Place

Nuffield Place

Nuffield Place is the former home (1933-63) of Lord Nuffield who was the founder of Morris Motors. The house is a rare survival.....

Information | Pictures (2) | Hotels

A picture of Pitt Rivers Museum

Pitt Rivers Museum

An impressive storehouse filled with the richest examples of human creativity and imagination. Masks peer down from the high.....

Information | Pictures (1) | Hotels

A picture of The Chantry House

The Chantry House

This is a magnificent 14th-century Grade I listed church hall. Its timber-framing is typical of the late medieval period, and.....

Information | Pictures (1) | Hotels

A picture of Tolsey Museum

Tolsey Museum

The Tolsey Museum can be found in the center of town at the ancient Burford crossroads, the main center of Burfords old market.....

Information | Pictures (1) | Hotels

Oxford University Museum - well worth visiting!

University Museum of Natural History

Opened in 1860 as a home for the teaching of natural science in Oxford. The Museum, with its glass-roofed court, naturalistic.....

Information | Pictures (7) | Hotels


All attractions in Oxfordshire
Complete A to Z of attractions in England



Member created tours


Trevose Head Lighthouse.
Deserted Coast
by rustyruth

Sponsored Links