Oxfordshire Daycation

Staycationing or daycationing? Take a trip to the Oxfordshire countryside, for elegant estates and gardens, delicious food experiences and retail therapy…


Bicester Village and Experience Oxfordshire is celebrating some of the Oxfordshire countryside’s best-loved local treasures in partnership with Experience Oxfordshire. Our beautiful map, illustrated by London-based artist, Olympia Olympitis, showcases some of the countryside’s coolest attractions – each of which makes the perfect addition to an open-air shopping experience here at Bicester Village.

From microbreweries and rooftop restaurants, historic castles and world-famous museums to beautiful gardens and organic farm shops, we’ve hand-picked a host of stays and experiences to inspire your next trip. So, pack up your car or catch the next train and let your adventures begin…

From the Winston Churchill afternoon tea at Blenheim Palace, to champagne and strawberries whilst punting on the river; Visiting Jeremy Clarkson’s Diddly Squat farm or having a relaxing stay at The Old Parsonage, there are hundreds of things to do when visiting the region.

Bicester Village promise’s a memorable day out in the heart of the English countryside where friends and family can have an enjoyable shopping experience in the open-air; with more than 160 boutiques and new openings from Off White, Isabel Marant, Elemis and Anastasia Beverly Hills, alongside a children’s playground, there really is something for everyone.  Dining out at the village is also a must-do with an abundant offer of global cuisine and outdoor terraces including the award winning La Tua Pasta, London Grade Coffee, farmshop café and restaurant, the British classic Café Wolseley and Shan Shui, which explores the very best of Asian cuisine.

For more information on Bicester Village please click here: https://www.experienceoxfordshire.org/venue/bicester-village/

More information on illustrator Olympia Olympitis can be found here: https://olympiaolympitis.com