Oxfordshire is the namesake of the famous university with good reason. Located in the South Midlands close to the nations capital but not right on top of it. Easily reached from London in 1.5 hours by car via M40 and A40 This is regarded as one of the most scenic counties in England. It is a sure-fire destination to make you fall in love with both the agricultural and developed sides of this fair country.
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“We are located in the picturesque, historic town of Burford in the middle of the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. Our superb establishment is located just off the award winning High Street and is ideal for leisure visitors and business travellers. Full of charm and character we provide our guests with excellent accommodation in stylish surroundings.”
Sheep Street, Burfordrooms from £115.00 View Prices
“Our wonderful 16th century establishment is surrounded by the magnificent Oxfordshire countryside and is family owned and operated, creating a warm and friendly atmosphere and the ideal place to stay. Perfect for the business user, the tourist who wants an away-from-it-all-break or as a comfortable base to explore this wonderful region.”
The Barringtons, Burfordrooms from £69.00 View Prices
“Set in the small English village of Henton, with the beautiful Chiltern hills as a backdrop, we have a superb setting for a relaxing weekend break or a convenient base from which to explore the delights of the area. Comfortable accommodation, good food and friendly service awaits you. ”
Henton, Nr Chinnor, Chinnorrooms from £100.00 View Prices
“Our magnificent stately country house stands in 440 acres of well tended gardens, parkland and superb Oxfordshire countryside. Our staff are waiting to welcome you to a wonderful experience of elegant living and unashamed luxury, with a choice of accommodation we have the ideal place for you to stay. ”
Enstone, Chipping Nortonrooms from £85.00 View Prices
“The smart country town of Chipping Norton is set in the heart of the Cotswolds, surrounded by beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. You will find our impressive establishment on its High Street, ideally situated for exploring both the town and the surrounding area. Comfortable accommodation, excellent facilities and warm hospitality is extended to all our guests. ”
23 High Street, Chipping Nortonrooms from £45.00 View Prices
“The picturesque village Deddington is located between Oxford and Banbury, the gateway to the Cotswolds and in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside. Conveniently located for visitors who want to explore the many attractions that this area has to offer or just relax and unwind in style and comfort.”
Horsefair, Deddingtonrooms from £82.00 View Prices
“When you come and stay with us in our superb country hotel you will find peaceful surroundings, comfortable and cosy accommodation, excellent dinning and friendly personal service. Standing in ten acres of magnificent lawned gardens with views over the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside we have the perfect place for a relaxing break, wedding or private celebration.”
Station Rd, Kingham, Kinghamrooms from £132.50 View Prices
“A working farm house in an idyllic location at the foot of the Chilton Hills, with picturesque lakes and superb gardens to relax in, the perfect setting for a romantic, away-from-it-all break or as a base for visiting Oxford and the surrounding area. Wake to the aroma of fresh baked bread and enjoy our satisfying farmhouse breakfast.”
Town Farm Cottage, Brook Street, Kingston Blount, Kingston Blountrooms from £110.00 View Prices
“Just a few miles to the east of the city of Oxford, set in a picturesque English village in the heart of the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, we offer an idyllic setting for visitors to stay during their time in our area. We provide our guests with good food, friendly service and comfortable accommodation. ”
Minster Lovell,, Minster Lovellrooms from £104.00 View Prices
“Just a few miles to the south of Oxford, set in 30 acres of parkland and gardens in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, we offer the perfect away from it all break for those who just want to relax and unwind, or an ideal base for those who want to explore the surrounding area.”
Henley Road, Oxfordrooms from £99.75 View Prices
“Just a short drive from the magnificent 'dreaming spires' of Oxford, set in 17 acres of beautiful gardens and countryside we offer the perfect setting for a relaxing holiday or a comfortable base from which you can explore the many attractions that the area has to offer.”
Milton Common, Nr Thame, Thamerooms from £99.90 View Prices
“Built from locally quarried Cotswold stone in the beautiful and picturesque village of Shipton-under-Wychwood, our unique establishment is an experience unlike any other. A small and cosy place to stay where luxury and personal service is the order of the day and our rooms are unlike any you have stayed in before.”
High Street, Shipton under Wychwoodrooms from £89.00 View Prices
“The old market town of Wallingford stands on one of the loveliest reaches of the River Thames, a few miles up stream the historic town of Oxford, down stream Henley with its famous Regatta and in between the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside with many interesting and exciting places for you to visit. ”
Shillingford Hill, Wallingfordrooms from £69.00 View Prices
“Perfectly located as a stop over for people travelling through the area, as a convenient base for those wishing to explore the regions many attractions or here on business. Our location on the Welcome Break Service Area, just off the M40, offers quick and easy travel around the area.”
J8A, M40, Thame Road, Oxford, Waterstockrooms from £50.00 View Prices
Attractions To See
There are hundreds of square miles of beautiful scenery to take in, from the Cotswolds to Chiltern Hills. Also, the River Thames and its many tributaries running through the fields.
The city of Oxford is famous world over for its towering spires and legendary university. The county's other smaller towns such as Witney, Abingdon and Bicester blend effortlessly into the rolling countryside. Here, small villages with houses made from honey-coloured limestone lie in the picturesque Oxfordshire Cotswolds. The Cotswolds stretch out towards the West of rural England. To the East lie the Chiltern Hills. A magnificent tapestry of chalk cliffs, beechwoods, clear streams and sunken lanes. These are said to have been the favourite walking place of writer and poet John Milton.
While both areas have something different to offer they share the common ground of being designated Areas of Natural Outstanding Beauty. The counties towns and its history on either side are stunning with some of the most striking locations in England today.
You can get to the heart of the region via the A40 from the East and West and the A34 from the North and South. The central city of Oxford is served by excellent train links with direct trains from London (55 minutes) and Birmingham (1 hour 10 minutes), as well as many other major towns and cities.