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Blenheim Palace Food Festival

BLENHEIM PALACE FOOD FESTIVAL

May 2024 at Blenheim Palace offers a gastronomic celebration with an exceptional 3-day line-up of celebrity cooks, world-renowned chefs, artisan food and drink producers, wine tasting and much loved culinary institutions, showcasing their skills and sharing their passion for food with a mix of live demos, workshops and Q&As.
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whats on in oxfordshire this march

What’s on in Oxfordshire this March

March in Oxfordshire brings a delightful blend of intellectual exploration and entertainment. The city of Oxford hosts the 27th Oxford Literary Festival, a vibrant platform for voices from various domains to engage in discussions on pressing global issues. Meanwhile, rock legends 10cc are set to take the stage on their "Ultimate Ultimate Greatest Hits Tour," promising a night of timeless music.
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What's on in oxfordshire this February

What’s on in Oxfordshire this February

As the winter chill slowly gives way to the promise of spring, Oxfordshire is buzzing with excitement this February. While the days may still be short, the county is long on opportunities for culture, entertainment, and family fun.
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Green Spaces and Parks Oxford and Oxfordshire

Green Spaces and Parks in Oxford & Oxfordshire

Nestled amidst the historic spires and bustling streets of Oxford and the rolling countryside of Oxfordshire lie a collection of parks and green spaces that offer a tranquil escape from the city's scholarly hum.
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whats on in oxfordshire this january

What’s on in Oxfordshire this January

This January, Oxfordshire bursts into the new year with a vibrant tapestry of events and performances to dispel the winter chill. From the soul-stirring melodies of Apphia Campbell's "Black is the Colour of My Voice" at Oxford Playhouse to
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Oxford's Unique Traditions & Interesting Facts!

Discovering Oxford’s Unique Traditions & Interesting Facts!

Beyond its renowned university and stunning architecture, Oxford conceals a tapestry of intriguing anecdotes and delightful oddities. With a treasure trove of captivating facts and unique traditions.
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A Perfect Day in Historic Oxford

From Sunrise to Sunset: A Perfect Day in Historic Oxford

As the sun gently illuminates the dreaming spires of Oxford, start on a captivating journey through this historic city, where each cobblestone whispers tales of knowledge, tradition, and timeless beauty.
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christmas markets in oxfordshire

Charming Christmas Markets in Oxfordshire

The festive spirit in Oxfordshire becomes an enchanting journey as Christmas markets come to life. When the air turns crisp and the streets are adorned with twinkling lights, these markets transform the county into a winter wonderland.
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whats on in Oxfordshire this December

What’s on in Oxfordshire this December

As the winter chill sets in, Oxfordshire comes alive with a delightful array of festive events and activities to enjoy. Below is just a small selection of some of the things to do this December.
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autumn colours in oxfordshire

Autumn Colours in Oxfordshire

As autumn casts its enchanting spell over Oxfordshire, the countryside comes alive with a stunning symphony of colours. The region is graced with an array of picturesque locations where you can immerse yourself in the magic of autumn foliage.
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Exploring the Enchanting Oxford Covered Market

Exploring the Enchanting Oxford Covered Market

Tucked away amidst the historic streets of Oxford, the Covered Market is a hidden gem that offers an enchanting shopping experience like no other.
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Glamping in Oxfordshire - Unwind in Nature's Embrace

Glamping in Oxfordshire – Unwind in Nature’s Embrace

Nestled within the heart of England, the tranquil landscapes of Oxfordshire offer a gateway to nature's serene embrace. But why settle for ordinary accommodations when you can indulge in the extraordinary?
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whats on in oxfordshire this november

What’s on in Oxfordshire this November

As the vibrant autumn leaves blanket the picturesque landscapes of Oxfordshire, November brings with it an exciting array of events and activities.
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Discover the Blooming Beauty of Oxfordshire's Garden Centres

Discover the Blooming Beauty of Oxfordshire Garden Centres

Oxfordshire, a region renowned for its picturesque landscapes and rich history, is also home to some of the most enchanting garden centres in the country.
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What’s on in Oxfordshire this October

What’s on in Oxfordshire this October

This October, Oxfordshire is hosting numerous events and activities for you to enjoy. Here's a sneak peek of just a small selection of things happening.
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A Splash of Adventure in Oxfordshire

A Splash of Adventure in Oxfordshire

Discover the ultimate aquatic playground at Oxford Wet and Wild and Hardwick Water Park. Nestled amidst the scenic beauty of Oxfordshire, these water parks offer a refreshing escape for thrill-seekers and water enthusiasts alike
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Workshops in Oxford and Oxfordshire

Workshops in Oxford and Oxfordshire

Oxford and Oxfordshire boast a wide variety of workshops, where creativity, skill, and passion come together and will ignite your imagination.
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Vital Support for Communities in Oxfordshire

Vital Support for Communities in Oxfordshire

In the heart of Oxford and Oxfordshire, a plethora of charitable organisations dedicate themselves to making a positive difference in the lives of others.
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whats on in oxfordshire this september

What’s on in Oxfordshire this September

Discover the exciting lineup of events and activities taking place in Oxfordshire this September. Here are just a few of the many things happening: Oxford Wine Festival 2023 Friday 8 September and Saturday 09 SeptemberOxford Union building, Frewin Court, Oxford, OX1 3JB Set within the iconic Oxford Union building, the Oxford Wine Festival brings together ... Read more
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river adventures in oxfordshire

River Cruises in Oxfordshire

Experience the beauty of Oxfordshire from a unique perspective with river cruises that take you on a journey along the picturesque waterways.
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Discover the Magic of Punting in Oxford

Punting in Oxford – Discover the Magic

Oxford, renowned for its rich history and picturesque landscapes, offers visitors an opportunity to embrace the quintessential British pastime of punting.
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whats on in oxfordshire this august

What’s on in Oxfordshire this August

Welcome to Oxfordshire in August, where the summer season is in full swing and the county offers a wealth of exciting activities and events to enjoy.
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On Foot in Oxford City Walking Tours

On Foot in the City – Oxford Walking Tours

Oxford, the city of dreaming spires, is a place of incredible history, architectural grandeur, and intellectual achievement. One of the best ways to truly immerse yourself in the city’s rich tapestry is by taking a walking tour.
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whats on in oxfordshire this july

What’s on in Oxfordshire this July

This July, Oxfordshire invites you to join in the summer festivities and discover a world of entertainment right on your doorstep
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Christ Church College Oxford

Christ Church College, Oxford – A Glimpse into Academic Grandeur

Nestled in the heart of Oxford, Christ Church College stands as a testament to the rich history and academic excellence that defines the city
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Exploring White Horse Hill in Oxfordshire

Exploring White Horse Hill in Oxfordshire

Nestled in the rolling hills of Oxfordshire, White Horse Hill stands as a magnificent testament to ancient history and natural beauty.
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Ice Cream and Gelato Shops in Oxfordshire

Ice Cream and Gelato Shops in Oxfordshire

Indulging in a delightful scoop of gelato or ice cream is a quintessential pleasure on a warm day, and Oxfordshire boasts a variety of gelato and ice cream shops that are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.
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Henley on Thames A Riverside Retreat in Oxfordshire

Henley-on-Thames – A Riverside Retreat in Oxfordshire

Nestled on the banks of the River Thames in Oxfordshire, the picturesque town of Henley-on-Thames exudes quintessential English charm.
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Cut out the Middleman Why You Should Book Directly With Accommodation Providers

Cut out the Middleman – Why You Should Book Directly With Accommodation Providers

Booking your holiday accommodation directly with providers, rather than through third-party booking agents, can offer numerous benefits, both financially and in terms of personal experience
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whats on in oxfordshire in june

What’s on in Oxfordshire this June

Are you ready for an exciting month filled with events and activities? Look no further than Oxfordshire, where June brings a delightful array of attractions and experiences for everyone to enjoy.
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Fresh from the Fields Oxfordshire's Farm Shops

Fresh from the Fields – Oxfordshire Farm Shops

Embracing the culture of farm-to-table living, Oxfordshire boasts an array of farm shops that encapsulate the charm and richness of its agricultural heritage
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Getting to know chipping norton cotswold town

Getting to Know Chipping Norton – A Quintessential Cotswold Town

Nestled in the northernmost tip of the beautiful Oxfordshire Cotswolds, Chipping Norton, often referred to as 'Chippy' by locals, is a charming market town that effortlessly captures the timeless appeal of rural England.
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Oxfordshire spa and wellness retreats

Oxfordshire’s Spa and Wellness Retreats

Nestled in the picturesque English countryside, Oxfordshire boasts an impressive range of spas and wellness retreats that offer visitors the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
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Walking in The Oxfordshire Countryside

Walking in The Oxfordshire Countryside

Oxfordshire's beautiful countryside is home to numerous walking trails and routes, making it an ideal destination for walking enthusiasts of all levels.
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world cocktail day in oxford

Enjoy World Cocktail Day in Oxford!

World Cocktail Day, celebrated annually on May 13th, is an excellent excuse to explore the vibrant and diverse cocktail scene in Oxford.
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Treat Yourself to a Sumptuous Afternoon Tea in Oxfordshire

Treat Yourself to a Sumptuous Afternoon Tea in Oxfordshire

Afternoon tea in Oxfordshire is a delightful experience that combines the best of British tradition, culinary artistry, and scenic beauty.
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The Beat Goes On Music Scene in Oxfordshire

The Beat Goes On – Oxfordshire Music Scene

Oxford and Oxfordshire are renowned for their vibrant music scene, with many pubs and venues hosting live performances throughout the year.
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Beautiful Banbury Rich in Culture and Heritage

Beautiful Banbury Rich in Culture and Heritage

Banbury has placed itself in the history books, and that’s not just with the nursery rhyme. Explore the market town to find out how it has contributed to this country’s cuisine, Civil War, and even the creation of its closest ally.
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Visit one of England’s oldest family homes – Stonor Park

Visit one of England’s oldest family homes – Stonor Park

Stonor Park has been the home of the Stonor family for over 850 years and the site of a prehistoric stone circle which dates back to the Stone Age.
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Bicester things to do and places to visit

Bicester – Things to do and places to visit

Bicester, a historic market town in Oxfordshire, is a great place to visit for shopping, relaxation, and cultural experiences. Here are some of the top attractions to check out when you're in Bicester.
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Oxfordshire Artweeks 2023 – A Celebration of Creativity and Local Talent

Oxfordshire Artweeks 2023 – A Celebration of Creativity and Local Talent

Oxfordshire Artweeks is an annual event showcasing the diverse and vibrant artistic talent within the county.
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The Market Town of Witney

The Market Town of Witney

Witney, located in West Oxfordshire, is a charming town with plenty of attractions for visitors.
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burford high street

10 Reasons to visit Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire is fast becoming one of the UK's must-see destinations, and for good reason. With a range of attractions, beautiful architecture, and charming rural towns and villages, Oxfordshire has something for everyone
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Oxford Botanic Garden

The Oldest Botanic Garden in the UK

The Oxford Botanic Garden is a beautiful and historic garden located in the heart of Oxford, just a short walk from the city centre.
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places to eat in Oxfordshire

Why Oxford has a growing number of new artisan restaurants and places to eat that rival those in London

Oxford is a city that has a rich culinary tradition, with a wide range of restaurants offering everything from traditional pub food to international cuisine.
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Explore Blenheim Palace

Visit and Explore Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace is one of the most iconic landmarks in Oxfordshire and a popular tourist destination for visitors from around the world.
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Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens

Cotswold Wildlife Park for animal lovers and nature enthusiasts

The Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, located in Burford, Oxfordshire, is a must-visit destination for animal lovers and nature enthusiasts.
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self catering holidays in Oxfordshire

Why Oxfordshire self-catering holidays offer so much more for visitors and holiday makers

Oxfordshire is a beautiful county in the south of England, and a popular destination for tourists seeking an authentic cultural experience.
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the harcourt arboretum oxford

The Harcourt Arboretum – a visit to the beautiful 130-acre site in Oxfordshire

The arboretum is part of the University of Oxford's Botanic Garden and Arboretum and is home to a diverse collection of trees and plants from around the world.
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Sunday roast

Sunday Lunch

Sunday lunch is a long-standing tradition in many cultures, including the UK. Its roots date back to a time when church attendance was a regular Sunday morning activity for families, and Sunday lunch was a way to gather together for a hearty meal after the service.
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Whats on in Oxfordshire this April

Whats on in Oxfordshire this April

There are plenty of exciting events happening throughout Oxfordshire in April.
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tv and film locations in Oxfordshire

TV and Film locations in Oxford and Oxfordshire

Oxford and Oxfordshire are home to many stunning locations that have been used as settings for TV shows and films. From iconic university buildings to picturesque villages and historic castles, there is a diverse range of locations that have been used for filming.
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A visit to Thame

A visit to Thame – historic market town in the heart of Oxfordshire

Thame is a charming and historic market town located in Oxfordshire, just a short drive from the city of Oxford.
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a delightful day in the stunning cotswolds

A delightful day in a stunning Cotswolds town

Burford is a charming medieval town nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds, a popular destination for those looking to explore the natural beauty and rich cultural heritage of the region.
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The Ashmolean Museum Oxford

The Ashmolean Museum – The University of Oxford’s Museum of Art & Archaeology

The Ashmolean Museum is one of the oldest and most famous museums in the world and is located in the heart of Oxford city centre.
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stephen hawking the oxford university

Famous Alumni of The University of Oxford

The University of Oxford, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world, has produced a wide range of notable alumni across a variety of fields.
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shopping in oxford

Love to Shop? Then Come to Oxford

Oxford is a vibrant and bustling city that offers a wide range of shopping options, from independent boutiques to high street brands.
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Fabulous Food Festivals in Oxfordshire

Fabulous Food Festivals in Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire is renowned for its thriving culinary scene, and there's no better way to experience it than through its diverse food festivals.
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oxford castle and prison

An Unmissable Visit to Oxford Castle and Prison

Oxford Castle and Prison is a historic landmark that dates back to the 11th century and is located in the heart of Oxford city centre.
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christ church cathedral oxford

Iowa High School Choir to perform at Christ Church Cathedral

Don't miss out on the Valley High School Choir from Iowa, USA's free concert at Christ Church Cathedral on Friday 10th March 2023 at 2pm.
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bluebells in oxfordshire

Where to see the best bluebells in Oxfordshire?

Springtime in Oxfordshire brings a burst of colour and life to the countryside, with one of the most stunning displays being the carpets of bluebells that bloom in the woodlands.
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oxford is a destination for all the family

Oxford is a city for all the family

Oxford is a city steeped in history, tradition and culture, making it an excellent destination for families looking for an educational and exciting holiday.
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best places for off-road cycling in oxfordshire

The Best Places to Cycle Off-Road in Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire is a beautiful county in the South East of England, boasting picturesque countryside, charming villages and historic landmarks.
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