Book a hotel in Oxfordshire and discover a county rich in heritage and areas of outstanding natural beauty.
Located in the heart of England, Oxfordshire is a perfect example of what rural England should be. Surrounded by Warwickshire, Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire and Berkshire, it is a town teaming with history and heritage.
Best of Oxfordshire breaks for...
- Nature lovers: From the acres of rolling hills Burton Dassett Hill Country Park, to the beautiful landscapes of the Chiltern and Oxfordshire Cotswolds, visitors can discover the abundance of wildlife and local fauna to be found within easy reach of Oxfordshire towns.
- Culture lovers: Oxfordshire has no shortage of heritage sites to visit. Much visited locations include Blenheim Palace which was the birthplace of Winston Churchill and Broughton Castle which has been the setting for numerous film and TV dramas. Let's not forget the metropolitan town of Oxford itself. The City of Dreaming Spires is famous for its ancient university so a visit to this magnificent institution is a must.
- Free and cheap: As well as countless sites of heritage and areas of outstanding natural beaty, Oxford has many amazing free museums to visit. The Museum of Natural History is stunning and holds enough dinosaur skeletons to fuel any young child's imagination. For leisurely walks along the river, Henley on Thames is home to the Specialist River and Rowing Museum. If visiting during the summer months, the annual regata is a fantastic day out for old and young alike.
- Families: A trip to Abingdon provides a great family day out. Visit Millets Farm Centre and explore the woods before enjoying a picnic. Or for those with young children, a visit to Didcot Railway Station is a must. As well as a range of children's activities on offer, young children can also meet the characters from Thomas the Tank Engine.
The quaint beauty of Oxfordshire provides a serene backdrop to a county bustling with traditional market towns, ancient halls of learning and miles upon mile of unspoilt, English countryside. With plenty of hotels, guest houses and traditional cottages to choose from, there is accommodation in Oxfordshire to suit every taste and budget.