Things to do in Oxfordshire
Visit Oxfordshire and explore this vibrant and diverse county. Whether you visit Oxford and Oxfordshire for a day trip, short city break or family holiday you’ll find plenty to see and do here. Reception can provide you with maps, directions or advice on days out on your arrival. http://www.visitoxfordandoxfordshire.com
City of Oxford
Fallowfields is located 20 minutes drive from the ancient city of Oxford. A bus stop right outside the hotel with buses into and out of Oxford every 30 mins. Alternatively the Park and Ride is 15 mins drive with free parking. There are many attractions http://www.visitoxfordandoxfordshire.com.
Film and TV
Situated in Woodstock, just 8 miles from Oxford, Blenheim Palace is surrounded by over 2,000 acres of ’Capability’ Brown landscaped parkland, the great lake, and beautiful formal gardens, offering an unforgettable day out. Home to the 11th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and birth place of Sir Winston Churchill. http://www.blenheimpalace.com/
Drive for 20 minutes west and you will discover the heart of the Cotswolds with its stunning rolling hillside, great walks, pretty villages and antique shops.
White Horse at Uffington
20 minutes drive on the Ridgeway escarpment lies White Horse Hill and below it lies Dragon Hill where St. George slew the dragon. On the hill above -the highest point in Oxfordshire - an iron Age hillfort Uffington Castle which was re-created by the Romans during there occupation and between the castle and the Horse lie a number of Neolithic and Bronze Ages burial mounds.
Cotswold Wildlife Park
Enjoy the delights at this wonderful 160 acre of parkland with a large collection of animals and ‘Theatre with Plants’ gardens which is only 35 mins drive from Fallowfields. We can prepare a picnic hamper on request. The park welcomes dogs and has free car parking. Discount price for guests of Fallowfields ask at reception for details www.cotswoldwildlifepark.co.uk
Designer Outlet Centre Shopping
Two designer shopping destinations both within easy reach.
Bicester Village www.bicestervillage.com 30 mins drive
Swindon Outlet Centre www. swindondesigneroutlet.com 40 mins drive
The White Horse Tennis and Leisure Centre is 15 minutes away www.whltc.co.uk for gym, swimming, squash, badminton and indoor tennis courts.
Riding stables www.horseweb_riding.com.
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