Out & About
Discover places to see and things to do whilst in and around Watlington, Oxfordshire to truly enhance your stay come rain or shine!
Oxford Oxford is known as the "city of dreaming spires", a term coined by poet Matthew Arnold in reference to the harmonious architecture of Oxford's university buildings. Bury yourself in one of the bookshops on Broad Street, stroll around the elegant University Parks and admire the captivating exhibitions of the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology.
The Chilterns The Chiltern Hills form an iconic chalk escarpment in South East England. A large portion of the hills was designated officially as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1965 and makes a wonderful place for walking, cycling and generally enjoying the great outdoors.
Truly Scrumptious Discover the surrounding villages of Britwell Salome, Nettlebed and Christmas Common with their cute cottages, gorgeously groomed gardens and pretty village greens. The picturesque surroundings have made the area a popular film location for British dramas including Midsummer Murders, as well as blockbusters Harry Potter and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!
Bowside Dive into Henley’s boating history at The River and Rowing Museum situated on the banks of the River Thames. The Museum is also home to the Wind in the Willows exhibition alongside craft workshops, nature trails and regularly changing art and photography exhibitions.
Palace Perusals Once home to Sir Winston Churchill, the magnificent Blenheim Palace is rich in cultural heritage. Marvel at the ostentatious furniture, elaborate oil paintings and delicate china inside this monumental manor before wandering through the glorious grounds.
Country Ramblings Take to the hills on heel-and-toe and challenge yourself on the nearby Chiltern Downs. Discover the Chess Valley amidst with Iron Age hill forts and ancient burial grounds.
Boats and Pimms The annual Henley Royal Regatta is one of the most prestigious and best known rowing races in the world. A weekend of champagne-fuelled antics and sailing trips up the Thames marks a highlight of the UK's summer sporting and social calendar.
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