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The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Kirtlington

Kirtlington (23 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (1.4 miles, 2.2 km, direction N)

Kirtlington is an attractive village in Oxfordshire, 6.5 miles west of Bicester. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle records that in AD 977 King Edward the Martyr held a witenagemot at.....

St Mary Magdalene Church, Woodstock, Oxfordshire. This is a view from the graveyard.

Woodstock (94 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Oxfordshire (3.6 miles, 5.8 km, direction W)

Woodstock will be forever inextricably linked with the great Palace of Blenheim and as birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, one of the greatest Englishmen ever...

Bladon Church

Bladon (19 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (3.8 miles, 6.1 km, direction SW)

It is an old village of enchanting stone cottages that sits comfortably amid sweeping meadows and gentle rolling hills...

Autumnal chestnuts

Lower Heyford (30 Pictures)

in the county of Oxfordshire (4.6 miles, 7.4 km, direction N)

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Very unusual 'designer' signpost near Glympton, Oxfordshire.

Glympton (11 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (5.2 miles, 8.3 km, direction W)

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Radcliffe Camera, Oxford.

Oxford (769 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Oxfordshire (7.1 miles, 11.5 km, direction S)

Oxford's fame is perhaps second only to Windsor, it is an acclaimed seat of learning with a University whose first college was founded in 1249, almost half a century after the first charter granted to the town by Henry II...

The War Memorial, Stratton Audley, Oxon.

Stratton Audley (11 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (8.3 miles, 13.4 km, direction NE)

Stratton Audley is a picturesque village about 2.5 miles (4 km) northeast of Bicester in Oxfordshire, England. Mentioned in the Doomsday book of 1086 as Stratton, the village.....

The Old Parsonage, Deddington, Oxfordshire

Deddington (17 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (9.0 miles, 14.5 km, direction N)

Rustic-brown houses adorn the fine Market Square and broad main street of this charming Oxfordshire village...

The pictureque village of Great Tew

Great Tew (31 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (9.5 miles, 15.3 km, direction NW)

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

The church, Aynho, Northants

Aynho (23 Pictures)

in the county of Northamptonshire (9.6 miles, 15.4 km, direction N)

There is a pale beauty about Aynho that is enhanced only by the pale golden fruit that flourishes in these parts and caused this lovely place to become known as 'The Apricot Village'...

Bridge over River Thame

Witney (30 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Oxfordshire (10.2 miles, 16.4 km, direction SW)

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Standlake, Oxfordshire

Standlake (18 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (11.2 miles, 18.0 km, direction SW)

The village of Standlake is situated 5 miles south of the market town of Witney, and 10 miles to the south-west of Oxford. The village is situated along the river Windrush which.....

A picture of Chadlington

Chadlington (5 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (11.3 miles, 18.2 km, direction W)

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

Cottages in Old Minster, Minster Lovell

Minster Lovell (24 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (12.1 miles, 19.5 km, direction W)

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

High Street, Bloxham

Bloxham (12 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (12.2 miles, 19.7 km, direction N)

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

Abingdon (98 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Oxfordshire (12.7 miles, 20.5 km, direction S)

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

Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire.

Long Crendon (10 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Buckinghamshire (12.8 miles, 20.6 km, direction SE)

Long Crendon is a picture postcard village of thatched cottages hung with rich foliage strung out through a myriad of winding leafy lanes. It has a history stretching back to.....

Great Haseley, Oxfordshire

Great Haseley (10 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (12.9 miles, 20.7 km, direction SE)

Great Haseley is a picturesque village in South Oxfordshire, about 4.5 miles from the market town of Thame. It has many listed buildings and thatched stone cottages. The name is.....

Chipping Norton Church

Chipping Norton (31 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Oxfordshire (13.1 miles, 21.1 km, direction NW)

Chipping Norton lies in the midst of beautiful cotswold countryside and is surrounded by other villages that radiate the glory of traditional honey-coloured cotswold stone Manor Houses and magnificent Churches...

Another fabulous thatched house in Clifton Hampden

Clifton Hampden (28 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (13.8 miles, 22.3 km, direction S)

This is a popular Thames side village which was the choice of Jerome K. Jerome for a setting for one of the riotous scenes of his "Three Men in a Boat" and it is easy to see just.....

Recommended attractions near Bletchingdon

Blenheim Palace lake

Blenheim Palace (257 Pictures)

(3.9 miles, 6.3 km, direction W)

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

A picture of Pitt Rivers Museum

Pitt Rivers Museum (2 Pictures)

(6.7 miles, 10.7 km, direction S)

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

A picture of University Museum of Natural History

University Museum of Natural History (7 Pictures)

(6.7 miles, 10.7 km, direction S)

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

Oxford, the Ashmolean Museum

Ashmolean Museum (1 Pictures)

(6.9 miles, 11.1 km, direction S)

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

A picture of Botanic Gardens of Oxford

Botanic Gardens of Oxford (7 Pictures)

(7.2 miles, 11.6 km, direction S)

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

Home of C.S. Lewis

The Kilns (23 Pictures)

(7.6 miles, 12.2 km, direction SE)

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.....

Distant views of Cowley, Oxfordshire.

Shotover Country Park (52 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.4 km, direction SE)

Shotover Country Park covers 117 hectares on the southern slopes of Shotover Hill, and is very popular with walkers, joggers, dog.....

Cogges Farm Musium, Cogges, Witney, Oxfordshire

Cogges Manor Farm Museum (1 Pictures)

(10.1 miles, 16.3 km, direction SW)

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

Exterior of the Witney & District Museum, Witney, Oxfordshire

Witney and District Museum (1 Pictures)

(10.3 miles, 16.6 km, direction SW)

The ground floor displays tell the story of Witney's history with special emphasis on the Blanket Industry, school life and.....

Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote, Minster Lovell, Oxfordshire.

Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote (13 Pictures)

(11.5 miles, 18.5 km, direction W)

The ruins of Minster Lovell Hall stand in an attractive position on the banks of the River Windrush. Despite speculation, the.....

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

Abingdon Museum (6 Pictures)

(12.7 miles, 20.5 km, direction S)

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

Abingdon Abbey - July 2009

Abingdon Abbey (16 Pictures)

(13.0 miles, 21.0 km, direction S)

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

Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire.

Long Crendon Courthouse (2 Pictures)

(13.2 miles, 21.3 km, direction SE)

Long Crendon is a beautiful Buckinghamshire village which is possibly best know for its stunning 15th century Courthouse, given.....

Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Waddesdon Manor (92 Pictures)

(14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction E)

Creator of Waddesdon, Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, who was a great fan of France and its arts, together with his french.....

Claydon House in Middle Claydon, nr Buckingham, Buckinghamshire.

Claydon House (5 Pictures)

(14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction E)

Claydon House was built by the 2nd Earl Verney in the middle of the 18th-century, on land which had belonged to his family since.....

Quainton Railway Museum, Quainton, Near Aylesbury, Bucks.

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre (9 Pictures)

(14.7 miles, 23.6 km, direction E)

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The King's Men, part of the megalithic Rollright Stones

Rollright Stones (12 Pictures)

(14.9 miles, 24.0 km, direction NW)

These Bronze-Age monolithic circles are third in importance only to Stone-Henge and Avebury. They are one of the most historic.....

A picture of Dorchester Abbey

Dorchester Abbey (14 Pictures)

(15.0 miles, 24.1 km, direction S)

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.....

Quainton Windmill and Stone cross, Quainton, Buckinghamshire.

Quainton Windmill (8 Pictures)

(15.2 miles, 24.4 km, direction E)

The Tallest Windmill in Buckinghamshire..

The Old Gaol Museum, Buckingham

The Old Gaol Museum (8 Pictures)

(15.7 miles, 25.3 km, direction NE)

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