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

Nettlebed (8 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (4.2 miles, 6.8 km, direction SE)

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

Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

Dorchester-on-Thames (74 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (4.6 miles, 7.4 km, direction NW)

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.....

Mill Lane, Great Haseley

Great Haseley (10 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (6.7 miles, 10.8 km, direction N)

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.....

Thatch maintenance

Clifton Hampden (28 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (6.8 miles, 10.9 km, direction NW)

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.....

Turville

Turville (45 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Buckinghamshire (7.5 miles, 12.1 km, direction E)

This village is noted for its numerous appearances in memorable televisions shows such as The Vicar of Dibley and Midsomer Murders. Turville is the quintessential English.....

Fingest Church

Fingest (11 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Buckinghamshire (7.9 miles, 12.7 km, direction E)

The small picturesque village of Fingest is set on the edge of the Chiltern Hills. It has a wonderful church which dates from the early Norman period and which has a rare tower.....

Post Office

Hambleden (29 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Buckinghamshire (8.9 miles, 14.3 km, direction E)

Hambleden is an attractive village set in the valley of the Chilterns, close to the River Thames. It has a "Picture-Postcard" image with pretty flint and stone cottages spread out around the church...

Henley

Henley on Thames (156 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Oxfordshire (9.1 miles, 14.6 km, direction SE)

Henley held the very first regatta in 1839 and in the year 1851 Prince Albert became Patron of the Regatta, thus giving the event the pretigious title of Royal Henley Regatta...

Rycote Church

Thame (35 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Oxfordshire (9.9 miles, 15.9 km, direction NE)

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.....

Abingdon, entrance to St Helen's Church

Abingdon (98 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Oxfordshire (10.3 miles, 16.6 km, direction W)

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

Lions at Bledlow Pub

Bledlow (4 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Buckinghamshire (10.5 miles, 16.9 km, direction NE)

This is one of Buckinghamshire most attractive villages. Anyone visiting the area could be forgiven for thinking they had seen it somewhere before because the village has been the setting for scenes in the T.V. drama Midsommer Murders. Take a close look at the Church of The Holy Trinity - in one episode this became St.Michael's church...

Long Crendon

Long Crendon (10 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Buckinghamshire (11.3 miles, 18.1 km, direction N)

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.....

THE RIVER AT SONNING

Sonning on Thames (14 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Berkshire (11.7 miles, 18.9 km, direction SE)

"the most fairy-like little nook on the whole river". - Jerome K. Jerome..

St Mary's Church

East Hendred (61 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (11.8 miles, 19.0 km, direction W)

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

Reading City Centre. Berkshire

Reading (222 Pictures)

in the county of Berkshire (11.9 miles, 19.2 km, direction S)

This town lies on the extremities of the Berkshire Downs and the Chiltern Hills at a point where the waters of the rivers Thames and Kennet meet making the River Thames a major river for the rest of its journey to the sea...

Haddenham, Buckinghamshire.

Haddenham (13 Pictures)

in the county of Buckinghamshire (12.4 miles, 20.0 km, direction NE)

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.....

A picture of Princes Risborough

Princes Risborough (5 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Buckinghamshire (12.4 miles, 20.0 km, direction NE)

An exquisite feature of the town is the Norman Church of St.Mary, the church shows restoration work from the 13th and 14th centuries and a modern spire built during the early part of the 20th century...

Trinity College from Broad St, Oxford.

Oxford (769 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Oxfordshire (12.4 miles, 20.0 km, direction NW)

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...

Marlow, Buckinghamshire - August 2006

Marlow (107 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Buckinghamshire (12.9 miles, 20.7 km, direction E)

Marlow developed into a thriving town from a small community situated at the side of the River Thames...

Woodley

Woodley (16 Pictures)

in the county of Berkshire (13.4 miles, 21.6 km, direction SE)

There is much to do with England's great aviation history in the County of Berkshire, and at Woodley visitors will find the interesting Museum of Aviation which is appropriately.....

Recommended attractions near Ewelme

A picture of Nuffield Place

Nuffield Place (2 Pictures)

(2.9 miles, 4.6 km, direction SE)

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

A picture of Dorchester Abbey

Dorchester Abbey (14 Pictures)

(4.8 miles, 7.7 km, direction NW)

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.....

The Lodge at Greys Court

Greys Court (70 Pictures)

(6.8 miles, 10.9 km, direction SE)

Intriguing Tudor Manor with 14th-century fortifications, and Ornamental gardens set within medieval walls. Things to see include.....

'Day Out With Thomas' at Didcot Railway Centre, Oxfordshire

Didcot Railway Centre (39 Pictures)

(7.7 miles, 12.4 km, direction W)

Recreating the golden age of the Great Western Railway with steam locomotives in the engine shed, signalling displays, Brunels's.....

Side view of the main building at Fawley Court, Henley on Thames

Fawley Court (5 Pictures)

(8.4 miles, 13.6 km, direction SE)

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A picture of The Chantry House

The Chantry House (1 Pictures)

(8.9 miles, 14.3 km, direction SE)

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

Abingdon Abbey - July 2009

Abingdon Abbey (16 Pictures)

(9.9 miles, 15.9 km, direction W)

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

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

Abingdon Museum (6 Pictures)

(10.1 miles, 16.2 km, direction W)

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

Distant views of Cowley, Oxfordshire.

Shotover Country Park (52 Pictures)

(10.4 miles, 16.7 km, direction NW)

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

Home of C.S. Lewis

The Kilns (23 Pictures)

(11.1 miles, 17.9 km, direction NW)

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.....

West Wycombe Park (National Trust)

West Wycombe Park (4 Pictures)

(11.4 miles, 18.3 km, direction E)

Perfectly preserved rococo landscape garden, surrounding a neo-classical mansion...

Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire.

Long Crendon Courthouse (2 Pictures)

(11.5 miles, 18.5 km, direction N)

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

A picture of Champs Chapel Museum

Champs Chapel Museum (3 Pictures)

(11.9 miles, 19.1 km, direction W)

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

A picture of Botanic Gardens of Oxford

Botanic Gardens of Oxford (7 Pictures)

(12.2 miles, 19.7 km, direction NW)

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

Oxford, the Ashmolean Museum

Ashmolean Museum (1 Pictures)

(12.8 miles, 20.5 km, direction NW)

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

A picture of Pitt Rivers Museum

Pitt Rivers Museum (2 Pictures)

(12.8 miles, 20.7 km, direction NW)

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)

(12.8 miles, 20.7 km, direction NW)

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

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor (21 Pictures)

(13.5 miles, 21.8 km, direction E)

This was the home of Benjamin Disraeli(1804-81) who lived here with his wife from 1848 until his death in 1881. The couple loved.....

Coombe Hill, near High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Coombe Hill (4 Pictures)

(15.7 miles, 25.3 km, direction NE)

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Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Waddesdon Manor (92 Pictures)

(16.6 miles, 26.7 km, direction N)

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


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