Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace

Oxfordshire
This grand Baroque-style palace is well known for being the birthplace of Winston Churchill. But did you know that it was a gift to the 1st Duke of Marlborough from Queen Anne and took 17 years to complete? (more…)
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Grey’s Court

Grey’s Court

Oxfordshire
Grey's Court near Henley-on-Thames is a Tudor house built by Francis Knollys. He knocked down most of the medieval home that was there before, but you can still see a 14th century tower and wall, as well as explore the house and gardens. (more…)
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Sulgrave Manor

Sulgrave Manor

Oxfordshire
Sulgrave Manor near Banbury was built in the 1500s by the ancestor of George Washington, first President of the USA. The building was added to in the 18th century by the Hodges's family. A great insight into the life of a successful Tudor wool merchant, with lots of things for children to do. (more…)
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Nuffield Place

Nuffield Place

Oxfordshire
Lord Nuffield (aka William Morris) lived at Nuffield Place for 30 years from 1933 to 1963. This wealthy motor industry giant gave the house, as it was when he died, to Nuffield College as a museum. It's now looked after by the National Trust. (more…)
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Rollright Stones

Rollright Stones

Oxfordshire
The Rollright Stones near Chipping Norton are ancient megalithic monuments, erected at different times between the Neolithic and Bronze Ages. There are 3 sets of stones, each a short walk from each other. (more…)
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