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Recommended places to visit in Oxford, Barefoot Camping, Appleton

 

Fancy a mooch?

Get out there on an Oxfordshire adventure.

 

Historical Oxfordshire

 

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock OX20 1PS

Blenheim Palace
Home to the 11th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace is the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and a World Heritage Site.
 
 

Kelmscott Manor, Kelmscott GL7 3HJ

Kelmscot Manor

Kelmscott Manor was the inspirational Cotswold retreat of William Morris and his family, friends and colleagues. When Morris first saw the Manor in 1871, he was delighted by this ‘loveliest haunt of ancient peace’; he signed a joint lease for the property with his friend and colleague Dante Gabriel Rossetti, the Pre-Raphaelite artist.
 
 

The University City of Oxford

A cultural city, renowned for its history and heritage, with something for everyone.
 
 

Great Coxwell Tithe Barn SN7 7LZ


Discover the sole surviving part of a thriving 13th-century grange at the National Trust’s Great Coxwell Barn in Oxfordshire.
 
 
 
 

 

For the Kids

 

Millets Farm Zoo, Frilford OX13 5HB


Farm Zoo, Farm Shop, Falconry Centre, Maize-maze (mid July – September),Craft Gallery and more
 
 

White Horse Hill, Uffington SN7 7UK

white-horse-hill
The internationally-renowned Bronze-Age Uffington White Horse can be seen for miles away leaping across the head of a dramatic dry valley in the Ridgeway escarpment. It’s only half an hour away and a great place to fly kites!
 
 

Cogges Manor Farm, Witney OX28 3LA

Cogges Manor Farm
Depicting Oxfordshire rural life in Victorian times, and film location for Yew Tree Farm in Downton Abbey, set in an historic manor farmhouse with buildings of Cotswold stone. A great family day out.
 
 

Cotswold Wildlife Park, Burford OX18 4JP

Cotswold Wildlife Park
Since opening in 1970 it has become one of Oxfordshire’s major attractions and one of the most beautiful wildlife parks in the country.
 
 

Crocodiles of the World, Brize Norton OX18 3NX

Crocodiles of the World
Set within the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, Crocodiles of the World is an experience unlike any other. Nowhere else but here will you have the opportunity to see such a wide collection
of crocodiles, alligators and caimans: over 100 individuals representing more than 12 species.
 
 

Ashmoleum Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH

ashmoleum
Oxfords museum of art and archeology.
 
 
 
  
 
 

Oxford Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PW

Founded in 1860 as the centre for scientific study at the University of Oxford, the Museum of Natural History now holds the University’s internationally significant collections of geological and zoological specimens. Housed in a stunning example of neo-Gothic architecture, among its most famous features are the Oxfordshire dinosaurs, the Dodo, and the swifts in the tower.
 
 

Pitt Rivers Museum, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PW


Housing archaeological and ethnographic objects from all parts of the world there’s lots to explore here with free admission. The museum won the 2005 guardian family friendly award with the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.
 

 

Farm Shops & Garden Centres

 

Millets Farm Centre, Frilford OX13 5HB


Farm Zoo, Farm Shop, Falconry Centre, Craft Gallery and more
 
 

Burford Garden Centre, Burford OX18 4PA

Describing their style as Perfect English, a little bit eccentric and eclectic, Burford Garden Centre are a home interiors store, plant nursery, gardening store, food market and children’s emporium.
 
 

Aston Pottery, Aston OX18 2BT

aston pottery pots

Local Pottery, award-winning Gift Shop, Café and Gardens. From clay to the finished product, all their hand-stenciled pottery is designed, manufactured and decorated in Aston.
 

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