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Getting About

Stagecoach run a number of bus services in the area with particularly frequent services between Oxford & Witney and between Oxford & Woodstock

Getting About

While there are local transport services for getting about in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, some running frequently, bear in mind that this is a rural area, so you will need to plan your journeys before you set off to explore each day.

By Car

There is free car parking throughout the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, although there are time limits in most of the car parks.
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The Cotswold Discoverer

If you plan to use public transport, then why not consider the Cotswold Discoverer, a hassle free way to explore the Cotswolds by bus and train.Click on the map below to see where the ticket can be used.
Click on the map to see where the ticket can be used

By Bus

There are excellent services to and from Oxford (operated by Stagecoach from many of the local towns, as well as a large number of local bus services. Traveline South East - provides journey planning and timetables for any public transport journey in the South East of England

By Train

The Cotswolds Line, running from London (Paddington) to Hereford and Worcester, runs through the heart of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds with seven railway stations in the area, with Railbus services at Charlbury (Charlbury Railbus timetable - pdf 55k) and Kingham (Kingham Railbus timetable - pdf 160k) linking to the Cotswolds Line trains.

The London (Paddington) and Oxford to Banbury Line also stops at Tackley station, in the east of the area.

National Rail Enquiries 
First Great Western - operator of local train services.

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The old pump on the village green in Freeland (photo courtesy of www.freelandoxon.co.uk)

Freeland

Freeland's name derives from the Old English word, fyrth, meaning a wood and the village developed as a ribbon community along the old road between...