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Broughton Grange - Open Garden for NGS

Broughton Grange - Open Garden for NGS An impressive 25 acres of gardens and light woodland in an attractive Oxfordshire setting. The centrepiece is a large..... See more >
Broughton Grange, Banbury OX15 5DS
Sun 28 Jul, Sun 8 Sep

Thame Craft and Gift Market

A delightful market town just 12 miles from Oxford. The Guildhall is an imposing building in the heart of the town See more >
Thame Town Hall, High Street, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 3DP
Sat 17 Aug, Sat 7 Sep

Henley Craft and Gift Market

A well established Craft and Gift Market in prestigious Henley on Thames. The event sells a range of quaity products..... See more >
Henley Town Hall, The Market Place, Henley Upon Thames, RG9 2AQ
Sat 31 Aug, Sat 14 Sep, Sat 19 Oct

Southbank - Open Garden for NGS

Southbank - Open Garden for NGS Front and back garden evolved over 20 yrs with several mature trees. Very densely planted with many rare and unusual..... See more >
Southbank, Banbury OX15 6LF
Sun 1 Sep

Ashbrook House - Open Garden for NGS

Ashbrook House - Open Garden for NGS The garden where Kenneth Grahame read Wind in the Willows to local children and where he took inspiration for his... See more >
Ashbrook House, Blewbury OX11 9QA
Sun 1 Sep

Midsummer House - Open Garden for NGS

Midsummer House - Open Garden for NGS Midsummer Garden is designed by Justin Spink for his parents, Anthony and Penny Spink, in 2015. In 2018 Mike and Ann..... See more >
Midsummer House, Faringdon SN7 7QL
Fri 6 Sep, Fri 4 Oct

Ham Court - Open Garden for NGS

Ham Court - Open Garden for NGS Several acres of garden, orchard and paddock surround the last gatehouse fragment of the medieval Bampton Castle,... See more >
Ham Court, Bampton OX18 2HG
Sun 8 Sep

Mill Barn - Open Garden for NGS

Mill Barn - Open Garden for NGS Mill Barn has an informal cottage garden with a variety of flowers throughout the seasons. Rose arches and a pergola..... See more >
Mill Barn, Chalgrove OX44 7SL
Wed 11 Sep

Old Boars Hill Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Old Boars Hill Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Gardens located in a wooded conservation area favoured by walkers. Tall Trees is surrounded by pots, more acid soil for..... See more >
Old Boars Hill Gardens, Oxford OX1 5JF
Sun 15 Sep

Waterperry Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Waterperry Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Eight acres of beautifully landscaped ornamental gardens featuring a spectacular 200ft herbaceous border... See more >
Waterperry Gardens, Wheatley OX33 1JZ
Tue 17 Sep

Sculpt a Highland Cow

Enjoy a day of sculpting a highland cow in clay with ceramicist Ros Ingram. Clay and firing of work included in cost of..... See more >
The Oxfordshire Museum Fletcher’s House Park Street OX20 1SN
Sat 21 Sep

9 Rawlinson Road - Open Garden for NGS

9 Rawlinson Road - Open Garden for NGS Townhouse garden with structured disarray of roses. Terrace of stone inlaid with brick and enclosed by Chinese fretwork..... See more >
9 Rawlinson Road, Oxford OX2 6UE
Sun 22 Sep

11 Rawlinson Road - Open Garden for NGS

11 Rawlinson Road - Open Garden for NGS A S facing 120ft walled Victorian town garden created from scratch since 2010. Interesting mix of herbaceous and shrubs..... See more >
11 Rawlinson Road, Oxford OX2 6UE
Sun 22 Sep

Advanced Leathercraft

Extend your leathercraft skills by making a full grain stitched leather belt and a stamped leather coaster... See more >
The Oxfordshire Museum Fletcher’s House Park Street OX20 1SN
Sat 28 Sep

Wallingford, Back to the Forties

Experience the 1940s and the Second World War with authentic re-enactors, Home Guard, allied forces, learn all about... See more >
Cholsey and Wallingford Railway 5 Hithercroft Road Wallingford OX10 9GQ
Sat 28 Sep and Sun 29 Sep
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Things to do around Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire, with its rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant cultural scene, offers a plethora of activities for an unforgettable day out. Whether you're a local or a visitor, here are some fantastic options to explore:

1. Blenheim Palace, Woodstock:
- UNESCO-listed Blenheim Palace is a true gem. Not only is it the birthplace of Winston Churchill, but it's also the only non-royal country house in England to be granted the title of palace. Explore its grand stately rooms, wander through the botanic gardens, and venture out into the estate on various walking trails. Don't miss the maze, miniature train, and the enchanting Christmas festivities.

2. Oxford Walking Tour:
- To truly soak in the charm of Oxford, join a guided walking tour. Explore the university's historic colleges, learn about J.R.R. Tolkien's haunts, and discover filming locations from the Harry Potter series. The Visitor Information Centre on Broad Street can help you choose the perfect tour.

3. Christ Church, Oxford:
- Among the University of Oxford colleges, Christ Church stands out. With six Grade I listed buildings, the iconic Tom Tower, and a Gothic cathedral, it's a must-visit. Immerse yourself in centuries of history within its walls.

4. Explore the Cotswolds:
- Oxfordshire is surrounded by picturesque villages in the Cotswolds. Take a leisurely drive through rolling hills, visit charming market towns like Burford and Chipping Norton, and enjoy the quintessential English countryside.

5. Thames Path Walking Trail:
- Follow the Thames Path along the River Thames. Enjoy riverside views, spot wildlife, and take in the serene beauty of the waterway.

6. Oxford Botanic Garden:
- Established in 1621, the Oxford Botanic Garden is the oldest in Britain. Explore its diverse plant collections and relax in the peaceful surroundings.

7. Ashmolean Museum:
- Delve into art, archaeology, and history at the Ashmolean Museum. It houses an impressive collection spanning centuries and civilizations.

8. Punting on the Cherwell or Isis:
- Experience the timeless tradition of punting on the tranquil rivers. Hire a punt and glide along the water, admiring the historic buildings along the banks.

9. Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens:
- Just outside Oxfordshire, this wildlife park is home to a variety of animals. Explore the beautifully landscaped gardens and enjoy close encounters with exotic species.

10. Oxford Covered Market:
- Wander through this historic market, filled with independent shops, cafes, and stalls. Sample local produce and find unique souvenirs.

Remember to check opening hours and any booking requirements for these attractions. Oxfordshire promises a day filled with history, natural beauty, and cultural delights!