Head west in the county and you will find that some of the most beautiful honey-coloured Cotswold villages, such as Burford and Minster Lovell, are in Oxfordshire. Characterised by rolling hills, West Oxfordshire offers excitement for any visitor.

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West Oxfordshire is characterised by the rolling hills of the Cotswolds, offering excitement for any visitor. Here you will find that some of the most beautiful Cotswold villages, such as Minster Lovell and Burford, are in Oxfordshire. This 2-day itinerary follows the route of the Stagecoach 233 service linking Woodstock to Witney and Burford enabling you to discover many fascinating places along the way.

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From Witney, your journey will take you through the picturesque village of Minster Lovell. Explore the riverside ruins of 15th century Minster Lovell Hall.

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Accommodation

★★★★ Their comfy bedrooms have all you need for a great stay – squashy beds, luxe bathrooms and free WiFi.

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★★★★ This 13th-century coaching inn within Woodstock combines history and culture with luxurious facilities.

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★★★★ Just a short walk from Witney town centre, Oxford Witney Hotel offers great accommodation at a great value.

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Self-catering. Snaptrip offers a great range of places to stay from cosy cottages to luxury stately homes in Oxfordshire.

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Self-catering. StayCotswold has an unrivalled range of cottages and beautifully renovated barns available in Oxfordshire.

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Food and drink

The restaurant was awarded for their classic British menu with its seasonal ingredients and fantastic wine list.

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This is the place for meeting, eating, drinking and merry-making, from coffees to cocktails, breakfast to bedtime.

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Shop local

Truck Witney is Oxfordshire’s longest running independent record store, renowned for its collection of new and pre-owned CD and Vinyl.

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Attractions

Blenheim Palace is a picture-perfect UNESCO World Heritage Site and the birth place of Sir Winston Churchill.

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Dating back to the 15th century, Caswell House holds a captivating beauty all of its own.

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Located in the heart of Witney, Cogges Manor Farm is a unique historic farm with 1000 years of history.

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Crocodiles of the World is the UK’s only crocodile zoo with plenty of feeding displays, crocodile talks and much more.

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With classic fairy tales, animals and adventure play there is so much to see and do at Fairytale Farm.

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Go Cotswolds offer award winning small-group day tours of the Cotswolds from Moreton-in-Marsh station.

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Kelmscott Manor is a Grade I listed house which lies towards the very upper reaches of the Thames.

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The Oxfordshire Walks app showcases 200+ walks such as Minster Lovell and Woodstock and Blenheim Park.

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The Carter Company’s cycling, walking and touring holidays give the chance to discover hidden gems and local secrets.

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