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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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View across the Thames at St Helen's Church, Abingdon, Oxfordshire.

Abingdon

Interesting town, developed around the gates of an abbey founded in 675...

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Direction sign at Ashbury, Oxfordshire

Ashbury

The village of Ashbury is located in a lovely scenic area where the borders of south Oxfordshire meet with Wiltshire...

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St Katherine's Church

Chiselhampton

Dreamy village where the River Tame is crossed by a 16th-century stone bridge...

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The many faces on All Saints Church

Churchill

The charming hill village of Churchill is to be found a short distance south west of Chipping Norton, it lies amidst what is mostly agricultural lands. It is of interest as.....

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Thatched roof

Great Tew

Mellow Oxfordshire village with cottages built by Lord Falkland in the 17th-century...

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

Nettlebed

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

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Shipton-under-Wychwood

Shipton-under-Wychwood

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The Bird Cage Pub, Thame

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.....

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The Buttercross, Witney

Witney

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Recommended attractions in Oxfordshire

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

Abingdon Museum

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.

Ashmolean Museum

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

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Botanical Gardens, Oxford

Botanic Gardens of Oxford

Situated on the banks of the River Cherwell is the peaceful settings of the beautiful Botanic Gardens of Oxford. The gardens are.....

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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.....

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View of Charney Bassett water mill taken from the upstream side. Charney Bassett, Oxfordshire

Charney Bassett Mill

This charming rural water mill was built in the local timber and weather-boarded style with a hipped roof and dates from 1807. .....

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Chastleton House, Oxfordshire. From the East

Chastleton House

One of England's finest Jacobean manor houses, occupied by the same family from its construction in 1607 until 1991 when it.....

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A picture of Christ Church Picture Gallery

Christ Church Picture Gallery

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

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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.....

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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.....

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