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A picture of the Welsh Highland Railway, porthmadog, North Wales.

Porthmadog

in the county of Gwynedd

Parish Church, Denby, Derbyshire.

Denby

in the county of Derbyshire

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Recommended Towns & Villages near Chesterton

Pigeons Lock, Kirtlington, Oxon.

Kirtlington (23 Pictures)

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

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.....

The Red Lion pub, Stratton Audley, Oxon.

Stratton Audley (11 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (4.1 miles, 6.6 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.....

Autumnal chestnuts

Lower Heyford (30 Pictures)

in the county of Oxfordshire (4.8 miles, 7.7 km, direction NW)

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Town Hall

Woodstock (94 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Oxfordshire (7.7 miles, 12.3 km, direction SW)

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...

St Michael's Church, Aynho, Northants.

Aynho (23 Pictures)

in the county of Northamptonshire (7.8 miles, 12.5 km, direction NW)

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'...

Bladon Church

Bladon (19 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (8.1 miles, 13.0 km, direction SW)

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

Post Office in Glympton, Oxfordshire.

Glympton (11 Pictures)

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

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The Old Parsonage, Deddington, Oxfordshire

Deddington (17 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (8.6 miles, 13.9 km, direction NW)

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

Trinity College from Broad St, Oxford.

Oxford (769 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Oxfordshire (9.9 miles, 16.0 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...

A picture of Claydon House

Middle Claydon (23 Pictures)

in the county of Buckinghamshire (10.4 miles, 16.8 km, direction E)

This genteel place is famous for the great house that has connections with Florence Nightingale...

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

Great Tew (31 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (11.0 miles, 17.7 km, direction NW)

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

Long Crendon

Long Crendon (10 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Buckinghamshire (11.3 miles, 18.2 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.....

Buckingham town hall

Buckingham (103 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Buckinghamshire (11.5 miles, 18.5 km, direction NE)

Said to have been founded by 'Bucca' leader of the first Anglo Saxon settlers during the 7th century AD, and declared the county town of Buckinghamshire during the year 888 by.....

Local ironstone cottages in Bloxham

Bloxham (12 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (12.0 miles, 19.3 km, direction NW)

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Great Haseley, Oxfordshire.

Great Haseley (10 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (13.1 miles, 21.1 km, direction S)

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.....

The Bird Cage Pub, Thame

Thame (35 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Oxfordshire (13.4 miles, 21.6 km, direction SE)

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.....

Banbury, Oxfordshire. It was first created in 800 A.D.

Banbury (61 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Oxfordshire (13.6 miles, 21.9 km, direction NW)

This is one of the best known town's in England. It was made famous by its celebrated cross of 1859, built in honour of the wedding of Prince Frederick of Prussia, it replaces an.....

Winslow, Buckinghamshire.  Church Street and St. Laurence Church

Winslow (27 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Buckinghamshire (13.8 miles, 22.2 km, direction E)

The town lies in an outstanding position amid attractive agricultural countryside in the Vale of Aylesbury...

Haddenham, Buckinghamshire.

Haddenham (13 Pictures)

in the county of Buckinghamshire (13.8 miles, 22.2 km, direction SE)

This is a large sprawling village in the heart of picturesque Buckinghamshire countryside. The village has a long history, it is mentioned in the Doomsday Book and later, at.....

The Buttercross, Witney

Witney (30 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Oxfordshire (14.4 miles, 23.2 km, direction SW)

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Recommended attractions near Chesterton

Blenheim Palace lake

Blenheim Palace (257 Pictures)

(8.1 miles, 13.0 km, direction SW)

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

Home of C.S. Lewis

The Kilns (23 Pictures)

(9.1 miles, 14.7 km, direction S)

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.....

A picture of Pitt Rivers Museum

Pitt Rivers Museum (2 Pictures)

(9.5 miles, 15.3 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)

(9.5 miles, 15.3 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.....

Distant views of Cowley, Oxfordshire.

Shotover Country Park (52 Pictures)

(9.7 miles, 15.6 km, direction S)

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

Oxford, the Ashmolean Museum

Ashmolean Museum (1 Pictures)

(9.8 miles, 15.8 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)

(9.9 miles, 15.9 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.....

Claydon House in Middle Claydon, nr Buckingham, Buckinghamshire.

Claydon House (5 Pictures)

(10.3 miles, 16.5 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.....

Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Waddesdon Manor (92 Pictures)

(11.2 miles, 18.1 km, direction E)

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

Quainton Railway Museum, Quainton, Near Aylesbury, Bucks.

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre (9 Pictures)

(11.3 miles, 18.1 km, direction E)

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The Old Gaol Museum, Buckingham

The Old Gaol Museum (8 Pictures)

(11.5 miles, 18.5 km, direction NE)

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Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire.

Long Crendon Courthouse (2 Pictures)

(11.6 miles, 18.6 km, direction SE)

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

Quainton Windmill and Stone cross, Quainton, Buckinghamshire.

Quainton Windmill (8 Pictures)

(11.6 miles, 18.7 km, direction E)

The Tallest Windmill in Buckinghamshire..

Cogges Farm Musium, Cogges, Witney, Oxfordshire

Cogges Manor Farm Museum (1 Pictures)

(14.4 miles, 23.1 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)

(14.6 miles, 23.4 km, direction SW)

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

Sulgrave Manor, Northamptonshire. Ancestral home of George Washington's family

Sulgrave Manor (1 Pictures)

(14.9 miles, 24.1 km, direction N)

This delightful Tudor house is the very epitome of the comfortable English country home, and yet it embodies all that is best of.....

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

Abingdon Museum (6 Pictures)

(15.7 miles, 25.2 km, direction S)

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

Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote, Minster Lovell, Oxfordshire.

Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote (13 Pictures)

(15.7 miles, 25.2 km, direction SW)

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

Abingdon Abbey - July 2009

Abingdon Abbey (16 Pictures)

(15.9 miles, 25.6 km, direction S)

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

A picture of Dorchester Abbey

Dorchester Abbey (14 Pictures)

(16.7 miles, 26.9 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.....


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