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  • On Our Doorstep

    On Our Doorstep

    The Manor at Weston is ideally situated to take advantage of all that Oxfordshire and the beautiful Cotswolds have to offer. Whether you want to grab some bargains at Bicester Village, play golf at Kirtlington Golf Club, watch an exciting game of polo at Kirtlington Park Polo Club or learn to play at Kirtlington Park Polo School, there are plenty of fun activities on our doorstep.

  • Oxford

    Oxford

    Only a short drive away, are the dreaming spires of Oxford. Enjoy a walking tour of the Oxford University Colleges or take the weight off your feet with Oxford’s Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour.

    Oxford is full of famous attractions including the world-renowned Ashmolean Museum, the Pitt Rivers Museum and Oxford Castle Unlocked and you can follow in the footsteps of Inspector Morse and enjoy a refreshing pint or a meal in one of Oxford’s traditional pubs and restaurants.

    Local theatres include The Oxford Playhouse and The New Theatre and you can always find out what’s going on every day in Oxford by browsing Oxford’s Daily Info website.

    Two classic stately homes near The Manor are the wonderful Waddesdon Manor and, of course, the beautiful and historic Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.

  • Blenheim Palace

    Blenheim Palace

    Blenheim Palace is an impressive and monumental country house located in Woodstock, Oxfordshire and the birth place of Sir Winston Churchill. Its beautiful interiors can be explored through tours, including the animated and interactive visitor experience, The Untold Story. Over 2000 acres of beautifully landscaped parkland and formal gardens provide picturesque backdrop to the Palace, including the Pleasure Gardens that are ideal of family adventures, including the hedge maze and adventure playground. With events throughout the year through all seasons, including Jousting, Theatre, Halloween entertainment and the must-see Christmas at Blenheim to name a few, you will not be disappointed when visiting this historic site.

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  • Bicester Village

    Bicester Village

    Discover the UK’s leading luxury shopping experience at Bicester Village, located in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside on the edge of the Cotswolds, where spacious boutiques showcase the world's finest fashion and lifestyle brands.

    Indulge in savings of up to 60%* all year round, as well as tax-free shopping in more than 130 luxury boutiques, including Alexander McQueen, Mulberry, Saint Laurent Paris and many more.

    Enjoy open-air boulevards, attentive service and a friendly, unhurried atmosphere for a truly unique retail experience – and with Bicester Village open from 9 am, Monday to Saturday, why not start your day in style with breakfast in one of the many restaurants and cafés.

    Find out more about travel options, the latest boutique news and opening times at Bicester Village.

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  • The Oxfordshire Cotswolds

    The Oxfordshire Cotswolds

    The Oxfordshire Cotswolds, located right in the heart of England, is a destination rich in heritage and awash with natural beauty.

    As well as the bustling market towns of Burford, Chipping Norton, Witney and Woodstock, the area boasts many fine attractions, including Blenheim Palace, award winning pubs and restaurants, a tempting array of independent shops, villages of honey coloured stone, and all of these set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, whose rolling hills and secluded river valleys are perfect for walks and cycle rides.

    For more information visit the Oxfordshire Cotswolds website

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  • Kirtlington Park Polo Club

    Kirtlington Park Polo Club

    Set in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, Kirtlington Park Polo Club welcomes all to the exciting game, beautiful horses and a truly thrilling experience. They offer famous Argentine cuisine from The Vaca Gorda clubhouse grill as well as high quality clothing and merchandise on sale in the Polo Office shop.

    Visit the week ahead to find out match times and events that are happening.

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  • Waddesdon House and Gardens

    Waddesdon House and Gardens

    Waddesdon House and Gardens is a National Trust attraction located between Bicester and Aylesbury. Waddesdon Manor was built in late 1800’s by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild. With beautiful gardens, extensive rooms within the historic house and events running throughout the year, this is a perfect place to visit for everyone in the family all year round.

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Garden, Tennis & Pool

Garden, Tennis & Pool

The Manor Country House Hotel has well-tended gardens and expansive grounds for you to roam. Our gardens are designed to celebrate the changing seasons; stroll along the scented lavender walk in summer, or wander through the woodlands during autumn and listen to the birdsong.

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Fun Things to do

Fun Things to do

The Manor at Weston is ideally situated to take advantage of all that Oxfordshire and the beautiful Cotswolds have to offer. Take a look at some of our recommendations.

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Family Fun Days

Family Fun Days

Fun things to do for all the family to enjoy such as Cutteslowe Park, Punting, Cotswold Widlife Park, Blenheim Palace, Punting in Oxford and much more besides. Take a look at some of our recommendations.

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Events

Events

The Manor at Weston is the ideal location to hold your event. We have a variety of events running throughout the year, including Special Occassions such as Father's Day, Murder Mystery evenings, music events and much more. click below to view some of our upcoming events.

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Dog-Friendly Fun

Dog-Friendly Fun

Take a look at some of our recommendations of places to visit that are perfect for your number one, trusted companion. Here are some of our top dog-friendly attractions in the local area.

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Christmas

Christmas

With the halls finely decked in Christmas splendour, a roaring fire blazing and festive songs playing, you are in for a festive feast of holiday treats, fine dining and music to warm your spirits on a chilly Winter's night, all through the holiday season, at this perfect Christmas party venue.

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