Oxfordshire is a county in the South East region of England, the county town is Oxford.
Oxfordshire was recorded as a county in the early years of the 10th century and is situated on land between the River Thames to the south, the Cotswolds to the west, the Chilterns to the east and the Midlands to the north, with spurs running south to Henley-on-Thames and north to Banbury.
The main centre of population is the city of Oxford. Other significant settlements are Banbury, Bicester, Kidlington.
The "dreaming spires" of the buildings of the University of Oxford play a large contribution in Oxford being the sixth most visited city in the United Kingdom for international visitors.
Things to do
From the varied rural landscape of Oxfordshire, excellent for cyclists and walkers, to a cultural getaway in Oxford, renowned for its history and heritage.
Whether you are a culture vulture visiting our historical Oxford attractions such as Britain's Greatest palace - Blenheim Palace, Christ Church college or the Ashmolean Museum or indulging in a spot of retail therapy at Bicester Village - we can provide an array of activities for all year round.
If you are looking for that relaxing break the idyllic villages located in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds offer some of the most stunning scenes.