Witney Vacations

10 miles (16 kilometers) to the west of Oxfordshire, is Witney, an excellent place to add to your itinerary. If you are coming from the Coventry Airport in Oxfordshire, Witney is about 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the south.

Witney is close to many of Oxfordshire’s attractions. Two destinations that should be on every visitor’s list is the fabulous Witney Lakes Golf Course and the iconic Blenheim Palace. Two other interesting attractions that are located within a short distance of Witney are the Cotswold Wildlife Park and the Cotswolds Woollen Weavers.

Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region the special place it is. Spend part of the day viewing the exhibits at Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, the Oxford University Museum of Natural History and the Museum of the History of Science. See the region’s best and brightest performing live at Oxford Playhouse in Oxford, O2 Academy and the New Theatre Oxford. Popular art galleries, include the Modern Art Oxford in Oxford.

If the weather is good, do what the locals do and head outside to the nearby parks and reserves. Enjoy some of the beautiful city parks such as the University Botanic Gardens in Oxford.

While you are here, head to the nearby local attractions such as Bodleian Library in Oxford, Divinity School and Radcliffe Camera. These spots are popular with travellers from all the corners of the globe. Take the time to visit holy places such as the Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford and the St. Mary's Church. Relax in the calm atmosphere and get a deeper understanding of the role religion in Witney.

Some of the best golf courses around include the Frilford Heath Golf Club in Abingdon, the Chipping Norton Golf Club in Chipping Norton and the Hinksey Heights Golf Course in Oxford. Grab your favourite driver and tee off.

Spend a few hours at Covered Market in Oxford for some retail therapy.

Watch local favorites, the Oxford University AFC, take to the field at the iconic Iffley Road Track, Oxford. If you want to endear yourself with the locals, wear blue and white, the colors of the Oxford University AFC.

To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking a room close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Holiday Inn Oxford, the Oxford Spires Four Pillars Hotel, or the Macdonald Randolph Hotel.

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