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For those who want to keep active on holiday: walking, cycling, boating, golf, swimming and watersports

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There’s plenty to do in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds: the attractions include historic houses like Blenheim Palace, animal attractions, museums, gardens, a wonderful theatre and even a number of free attractions including churches and nature reserves; for those wanting activities there’s boating, walking, cycling and watersports, as well as several leisure centres; those after ‘retail therapy’ will find great shopping in the busy market towns, which have an array of independent specialist shops and are particularly well known for their art & antiques and local produce; and if you’re searching for food and drink, there are loads of pubs & restaurants and cafes and tearooms, many serving local produce.

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Cotswold Wildlife Park rhinos

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens

One of Oxfordshire’s top venues and one of the most beautiful wildlife attractions in the country. It is a superb mix of animals, landscaped parkland...

Cotswold Wildlife Park rhinos

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens

Wildlife park in 200 acres of gardens and woodland - variety of animals from all...

Widford Church on a misty morning ©Helena Sylvester

Widford - St Oswald's Church

A tiny church on its own in the Windrush Valley. In 1904 it was found to have been...

An aerial view across the South Lawn towards Blenheim Palace with the Great Lake behind

Blenheim Palace

Birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and home to the Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim...

Heythrop Park Resort Golf

Heythrop Park Resort Golf

The new 7,008 yard par 72 golf course has been designed by renowned golf course...

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Cotswold Wildlife Park rhinos

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens

One of Oxfordshire’s top venues and one of the most beautiful wildlife attractions in the country. It is a superb mix of animals, landscaped parkland...