Bishop's Palace

Mount House, Church Green
Witney OX28 4AZ

The historic building known as the Bishop's Palace was built by the Bishop of Winchester in the 12th and 13th centuries and later became the Manor House. In 1757, the manor house was acquired by the Duke of Marlborough. The archaeological remains which are visible are protected from the elements under a modern roof cover.

Blenheim Palace

Woodstock OX20 1PP

Set in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, Blenheim Palace is considered to be one of the finest Baroque houses in the country. A gift from Queen Anne and a grateful nation to John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, in recognition of his famous victory over the French at the Battle of Blenheim in 1704. Sir Winston Churchill, arguably the greatest parliamentarian this country has ever seen, was born at Blenheim Palace.

Bodleian Library

Catte Street
Oxford OX1 3BG

The Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford form the largest university library system in the United Kingdom. They include the principal University library - the Bodleian Library - which has been a library of legal deposit for 400 years; major research libraries; and libraries attached to faculties, departments and other institutions of the University.

Buscot & Coleshill Estates, The - National Trust

Buscot Park
Faringdon SN7 8BU

The late 18th-century neo-classical house, set in parkland, contains the fine paintings and furniture of the Faringdon Collection Trust. The grounds include various avenue walks, and an Italianate water garden, designed in the early 20th century by Harold Peto, and a large walled garden.

Chastleton House - National Trust

Moreton in Marsh GL56 0SU

One of England's finest and most complete Jacobean houses, Chastleton House is filled with a mixture of rare and everyday objects, furniture and textiles collected since 1612. It was continuously occupied by one family and the trust has concentrated on conserving the house, rather than restoring it.

Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway Association

Registered Office, Chinnor Station, Station Approach, Station Road
Chinnor OX39 4ER

A standard gauge railway operating both steam and diesel hauled train services from our station at Chinnor in Oxfordshire. It operates part of the old Great Western Railway branch line which ran between Princes Risborough (Buckinghamshire) and Watlington (Oxfordshire).

Cogges Manor Farm

Cogges Manor Farm Museum, Church Lane
Witney OX28 3LA

A beautiful Oxfordshire Cotswold farmstead with a 13th century manor house, 17th century rural barns and buildings, walled garden, orchard and moat set beside the Windrush River. Rare breed animals bring the site to life. At weekends and bank holidays see traditional cooking on the historic range.

Combe Mill

Blenheim Palace Sawmill, Combe
Long Hanborough OX29 8ET

Mid-19th century sawmill, with working steam beam-engine, original Cornish boiler (now out of service) and a working blacksmith's forge. Restored waterwheel.

Didcot Railway Centre

Great Western Society, Didcot Railway Centre
Didcot OX11 7NJ

Welcome to Didcot Railway Centre, home of the Great Western Society and its unique collection of Great Western Railway steam engines, coaches, wagons, buildings and small relics set in 22 acres alongside Didcot Parkway railway station. At its heart is the historic engine shed which is home to Great Western steam engines.

Dorchester Abbey

High Street, Dorchester-on-Thames
Wallingford OX10 7HH

Dorchester Abbey is a unique building, in an area of spiritual significance for 6000 years, offering visitors an inspiring and educational opportunity that is welcoming, engaging and inclusive. Built by Augustinian Canons(1140-1340)on the site of a Saxon Cathedral, the abbey is acclaimed for its outstanding architecture.

Greys Court - National Trust

Rotherfield Greys
Henley-on-Thames RG9 4PG

This picturesque house, mainly Tudor in style, has a beautiful courtyard and one surviving tower dating from 1347. The house was involved in Jacobean intrigue and has a fascinating history.

Kelmscott Manor

nr Lechlade GL7 3HJ

Kelmscott Manor is a grade 1 listed Tudor farmhouse adjacent to the River Thames, dating from about 1600 and situated on the edge of the village of Kelmscott, near Lechlade. William Morris (designer, writer and socialist) chose it as his summer home, signing a joint lease with Pre-Raphaelite painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti in 1871. Morris loved the house as a work of true craftsmanship, unspoilt, unaltered, and in harmony with the village and the surrounding countryside.

Nuffield Place - National Trust

Nuffield Place
Huntercombe, near Henley-on-Thames RG9 5RY

The home of Britain's greatest philanthropist, William Morris, Lord Nuffield, the founder of Morris Motor Cars and one of the richest men in the world. The house and collection provide a glimpse into the lifestyle of this modest millionaire.

Oxford Castle Unlocked

44-46 Oxford Castle
Oxford OX1 1AY

Visitors to 'Unlocked' will learn about the real people and events from the site's turbulent past: the first Oxford teachings, the owners, visionaries, activists and inmates. Visit St George's Tower and embark on a historical journey spanning the 10th to 16th centuries.

Swalcliffe Barn

Swalcliffe, Nr Banbury OX15 5DR

Known locally as the Tithe Barn, Swalcliffe Barn was built for the Rectorial Manor of Swalcliffe by New College, who owned the manor. Constructed between 1400 and 1409, it is one of the dozen best barns in the country, with much of its mediaeval timber half-cruck roof intact. The Oxfordshire Buildings Trust owns it and repaired it with a grant from English Heritage.

Uffington Castle, White Horse & Dragon Hill - National Trust

Off the B4507
Woolstone SN7 7QJ

The internationally-renowned Bronze-Age Uffington White Horse can be seen for miles away leaping across the head of a dramatic dry valley in the Ridgeway escarpment. The horse is only part of the unique complex of ancient remains that are found at White Horse Hill and beyond, spreading out across the high chalk downland.

Waterperry Gardens & Rural Museum

Waterperry Gardens, Waterperry
Nr Wheatley OX33 1JZ

A comprehensive and interesting collection of tools and implements is housed in the 18th century granary at Waterperry Gardens. This museum shows the skills required in making horticultural and agricultural tools and also the skills needed to use them, as for example to two man hedge cutter.