Ascott-under-Wychwood is an ideal place from which to explore the many treasures and attractions of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds and also those further afield.
Magnificent Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and home of the 12th Duke of Marlborough is only a 20 minute drive. Kelmscott Manor, country home of William Morris, leader of the Arts & Crafts Movement, Rousham House with its wonderful William Kent designed garden, National Trust estates such as Chastleton House, Hidcote Manor Gardens, Upton House and Snowshill Manor are within easy reach.
The Oxfordshire Cotswolds are blessed with some of the most picturesque towns and villages in England, each with it own unique past that has helped to influence and develop the traditional character of the local area. The delightful market towns of Burford, Chipping Norton, Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-on-the-Water make for pleasant browsing and shopping.
The Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens and Cogges Manor Farm Museum are great family days out.
Why not visit a brewery and see how our local real ales are made. The Wychwood Brewery and Hook Norton Brewery are both open to the public for tours.
The beautiful city of Oxford is easily reached by car or train. Take a walking tour of this fascinating city to find its’ hidden treasures or why not hire a punt for an afternoon from Magdalen Bridge (01865 202643). Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick Castle are less than an hour’s drive from
Meadowbank House is your ideal place to explore the Cotswolds and beyond!
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