Pictures of 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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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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This wonderful tour takes place in Oxfordshire, England, and visits places of interest including Lewis's former home 'The Kilns'.....
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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 Manor Farm Museum is closed to day visitors for the 2010 season. Management of the site is being passed to a new Trust......
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An impressive storehouse filled with the richest examples of human creativity and imagination. Masks peer down from the high.....
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These Bronze-Age monolithic circles are third in importance only to Stone-Henge and Avebury. They are one of the most historic.....
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C S Lewis' former home known today throughout the world as the Kilns was built in 1922. The area surrounding it was in fact a.....
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Opened in 1860 as a home for the teaching of natural science in Oxford. The Museum, with its glass-roofed court, naturalistic.....
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