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Northwest of London, Oxfordshire is a county defined by its well known universities, castles, grand homes, and gardens. Accessible from London, rural farmlands and estates stretch south following the Thames to the Cotswolds. One of England’s most picturesque counties, Oxfordshire is a must-see destination.
Did you know?
The Bodleian Library is the second-largest library in the UK
Four nature reserves throughout Wychwood and the Thames provide areas for walking and boating
Blenheim Palace, Winston Churchill’s birthplace, is one of England’s largest houses and is a UNESCO World Heritage site
Henley in Oxfordshire is home to the annual Henley Royal Regatta, first held in 1839
Oxfordshire is home to the Benetton Formula One racing team — many Formula One cars are built here
The University of Oxford is the second oldest university in the world, dating from the 11th century
Things to do in Oxfordshire
Northwest of London, Oxfordshire is a county defined by its well known universities, castles, grand homes, and gardens.