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Meet & Feed the Meerkats at Millets Wildside

Millets Wildside, Kingston Road, Frilford, Abingdon, UK

Oxford River Cruises

The Folly Restaurant, 1 Folly Bridge, Oxfordshire OX1 4JU

SWB Motorsport – Tank Driving & Formula Car Racing Experience

SWB Motorsport, Building 111, Bicester Heritage, Buckingham Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX26 5HA

Sulgrave Manor & Garden

Sulgrave Manor, Manor Road, Sulgrave, Banbury, UK

Fat Squirrel Outdoor

North Leigh, Witney, Oxfordshire OX29 6SW, UK

Fairytale Farm

Southcombe Farm, Oxfordshire OX7 5QH

Cogges Manor Farm

169 Wadard's Mdw, Witney OX28 3YU, UK

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Oxford Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 3NA, UK

Rugrats And Halfpints

Rugrats and Half Pints, Beaumont Road, Banbury, UK

Magdalen Bridge Boathouse

Magdalen Bridge Boathouse, Magdalen Bridge, Oxford, UK

Woodgreen Leisure Centre

Woodgreen Leisure Centre, Woodgreen Avenue, Banbury, UK

Millets Falconry Centre

Millets Falconry Centre, Kingston Road, Frilford, Abingdon, UK

Didcot Railway Centre

Didcot Railway Centre, Station Road, Didcot, UK

Pendon Museum

Pendon Museum, High Street, Long Wittenham, Abingdon, UK

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, UK

Oxford Castle & Prison

Oxford Castle & Prison, Oxford Castle, Oxford, UK

Cotswold Wildlife Park

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, Bradwell Grove, Burford, UK

The Story Museum

The Story Museum, Pembroke Street, Oxford, UK

Waterperry Gardens

Waterperry Gardens, Waterperry, Oxford, UK

Crocodiles of the World

Crocodiles of the World, Burford Road, Brize Norton, Carterton, UK

Chastleton House and Garden

Chastleton House, Chastleton, Moreton-in-Marsh, UK

Information about Oxfordshire

Set in South East England, Oxfordshire unfolds as a county rich in history, academic prestige, and a wealth of activities that beckon residents and visitors to explore its diverse offerings. Home to the world-renowned University of Oxford, the county seamlessly blends centuries-old charm with modern sophistication, creating a tapestry of experiences for all who venture within.

The city of Oxford, synonymous with scholarly excellence, is a captivating blend of historic architecture, cobbled streets, and the vibrant energy of academic life. The University of Oxford, with its iconic spires and quads, is a living testament to centuries of intellectual pursuit. The Bodleian Library, Radcliffe Camera, and the historic colleges, such as Christ Church and Magdalen, enrich the cityscape with architectural brilliance and cultural significance.

Beyond academia, Oxfordshire offers a countryside retreat adorned with rolling hills, picturesque villages, and the tranquil waters of the River Thames. The Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, unfolds in the west of the county, providing a haven for nature lovers, hikers, and those seeking the quintessential charm of honey-colored stone villages like Burford and Chipping Norton.

Historic landmarks dot the Oxfordshire landscape, each narrating a tale of bygone eras. Blenheim Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, stands as a masterpiece of Baroque architecture and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. The medieval town of Woodstock, nestled in its shadow, adds an extra layer of historical allure.

The county’s towns, such as Abingdon, Bicester, and Witney, offer a mix of cultural experiences, shopping, and local charm. The market town of Henley-on-Thames, famed for its regatta, exudes riverside elegance and hosts the Henley Literary Festival, attracting literary enthusiasts from far and wide.

Oxfordshire’s culinary scene reflects the region’s agricultural bounty, with farm-to-table dining experiences, traditional pubs, and Michelin-starred restaurants. The county’s farmers’ markets, like those in Oxford and Thame, showcase local produce, artisanal goods, and a vibrant food culture.

For those seeking outdoor pursuits, Oxfordshire’s countryside beckons with walking and cycling trails, while the Chiltern Hills provide scenic landscapes for exploration. Water enthusiasts can enjoy boating on the Thames or explore the Oxford Canal, immersing themselves in the serene beauty of the waterways.

Whether it’s delving into academic history, meandering through historic towns, exploring the natural beauty of the countryside, or savoring culinary delights, Oxfordshire ensures that there are plenty of things to do for every type of explorer. This county, with its harmonious blend of scholarly tradition and scenic splendor, invites residents and visitors alike to discover the timeless allure of Oxfordshire.

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