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
Stratford-upon-Avon Anne Hathaway’s Cottage: learn more about the lives of Anne and her husband William Shakespeare
Autumn in the Cotswolds
Oxford: Corpus Christi College is celebrated its 500th birthday in 2017
Oxford: city of the bicycle
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.
Cotswolds Bourton-on-the-Water. In the summer people paddle in the River Windrush.
Cotswolds -Broadway: Shakespeare Cottages used to be known as Flea Bank!
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 – 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.
Cotswolds – Bibury: Red Telephone Box
The Cotswolds: Hidcote Manor Garden is run by the National Trust
Kenilworth Castle: where a six month siege took place
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.
Oxford Castle some say the Crypt of St George’s Chapel is haunted.
Oxford: Magdalen College where the choir sings from the tower on May Day.
Snow in Oxfordshire