Gallery

Some of our favourite pictures from around Oxford and the Cotswolds:

Bluebells in Spring

 

Cotswold Lion Sheep: The Romans bought these sheep to Britain and their fleece gave great wealth to the Cotswolds in the Middle Ages.

 

Cogges Manor Farm in Oxfordshire became Yew Tree Farm in Downton Abbey

 

Cogges Manor Farm kitchen, which became the hub of  Yew Tree Farm in Downton Abbey

 

Anne Hathaway's Cottage near Stratford-upon-Avon where Willaim Shakespeare courted his future wife Anne.

Stratford-upon-Avon Anne Hathaway’s Cottage: learn more about the lives of Anne and her husband William Shakespeare

 

Autumn in the Cotswolds

 

 

Corpus chrisit College Oxford

Oxford: Corpus Christi College is celebrated its 500th birthday in 2017

 

 

Oxford: city of the bicycle

Oxford: city of the bicycle

 

 

You can visit the house where William Shakespeare was born.

Stratford upon Avon: You can visit the house where William Shakespeare was born.

 

Stratford upon Avon: Statue of William Shakespeare given to the town by the sculptor Lawrence Holofcencer in 2016.

Stratford upon Avon: Statue of William Shakespeare given to the town by the sculptor Lawrence Holofcencer in 2016.

 

Cotswolds Bourton-on-the-Water.

Cotswolds Bourton-on-the-Water. In the summer people paddle in the River Windrush.

 

Broadway: Shakespeare Cottages used to be known as Flea Bank!

Cotswolds -Broadway: Shakespeare Cottages used to be known as Flea Bank!

 

 

Broadway tower: William Morris took his holidays here.

Cotswolds – Broadway Tower: William Morris took his holidays here.

 

Cotswolds Adlestrop: Where the express train drew up unwontedly, but the station is now closed.

Cotswolds – Adlestrop: Where the express train drew up unwontedly, but the station is now closed.

 

Painswick Church: it is supposed to be impossible to count all the yew trees.

Cotswolds – St Mary’ s church Painswick: there is a story there are 99 yew trees in the churchyard as the devil would destroy the area if a 100th tree was planted.

 

Red Telephone Box

Cotswolds – Bibury: Red Telephone Box

 

 

Hidcote Garden run by the National Trust

The Cotswolds: Hidcote Manor Garden is run by the National Trust

 

Kenilworth Castle: where a six month siege took place

Kenilworth Castle: where a six month siege took place

 

Lord Leycester Hospital became a home for retired soldiers during the reign of Elizabeth I.

Lord Leycester Hospital in Warwick: became a home for retired soldiers during the reign of Elizabeth I.

 

Sea Urchin Fossils found in the Cotswolds.

 

Oxford Castle was the prison until 1996. St Georges Tower was part of the Norman Castle.

 

St George's Chapel Crypt at Oxford Castle

Oxford Castle some say the Crypt of St George’s Chapel is haunted.

 

Magdalen College Oxford where C.S.Lewis taught.

Oxford: Magdalen College where the choir sings from the tower on May Day.

 

Snow in Oxfordshire