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Located on the edge of the Cotswolds, the Witney Lakes Golf Club is a stunning 6,500yds, par 71...
This is the only church in England dedicated to St. Britius, who was canonised in 443 A.D.
We all need a little time out from our daily routine, whether it’s work, family or home life. You owe it to yourself to devote more attention to your own health and wellbeing...
In 2008 further flooding contributed to the death of a 17-year-old boy who drowned in a culvert.
With a full programme of swimming, a host of dry activities and a café with pool viewing area...
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The Friends Meeting House in Wood Green was built in the 18th century. Since 1997 Quakers in Witney have met at the corn exchange. The Methodist church in High Street was built in 1850. It is now one of five Methodist churches and chapels in Witney. The Roman Catholic parish of Our Lady and Saint Hugh was founded in 1913. It originally used a chapel in West End built in 1881 but now has its own modern building. The old chapel in West End is now Elim Christian Fellowship.
After 1845 the New Mills established their own measuring, and the redundant Blanket Hall became variously a Brewery, a Lemonade Factory, Engineering Shop, Office of births marriages and deaths, Dancing School, and latterly, a distinctive gentleman’s house.
The church has an unusual tower, positioned in the north west corner of the church it is square at...
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Like so many churches, St Giles Church is medieval in origin but has had many alterations and...
Just a few miles from Witney you will find Blenheim Palace, home of the 11th Duke of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.
We went to Witney Lakes restaurant on an Amazon Local voucher last night and loved it. The menu was high quality and not too long, and the food was super. Pedro, the host, was outstanding - a real professional who made you feel so welcome. The home-made black pudding was just great, and the signature scotch egg was both inventive and delicious. Very good value!
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The Spa at Witney Lakes Resort provides you with the chance to taste the exotics as well as adding...
The remains of the ‘Bishop’s Palace’ are situated in the grounds of Mount House, just east of St...
Marriotts Walk is in the centre of Witney, just off Welch Way, and offers High Street named shops...
Holy Trinity was built in Gothic Revival style in 1841, though then it only consisted of the nave....
Well connected? The A40 zings by on the bypass: 30 mins to Oxford, 50 to Cheltenham, Swindon and the M4. Rail: Charlbury, 20 mins away, has hourly trains to Paddington (90 mins) and the Cotswolds.
Please note that unfortunately our hotel does not have a lift.
Witney has an excellent bus service to Oxford and the Witney Shuttle offers a shared minibus service from Witney to London Heathrow airport.
Cokethorpe School is an independent secondary school, founded in 1957.
Witney has a unique blend of shops, from large stores including Waitrose, Currys, WH Smith and Waterstones, to many smaller shops such as Rapture and The Little Emporium.
Liz Duncan “Great music scene with an annual festival, independent record store and live music in many pubs. However, commuting to Oxford on the single-carriageway A40 is a nightmare.”
Facilities include: four court sports hall for indoor cricket, badminton, football, basketball,...
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The absolute maximum recorded was 35.4c(95.7f) during August 1990, although in a typical year the warmest day should only reach 29.5c(85.1f) with an average of 14.6 days reporting a maximum temperature of 25.1c(77.2f) or above.
For many years Witney had its own brewery and maltings: J.W. Clinch and Co, which founded the Eagle Maltings in 1841. Courage took over Clinch's and closed it down, but since 1983 Refresh UK's Wychwood Brewery has brewed real ales in the Eagle Maltings. In 2002 Refresh UK contracted to produce ales for W.H. Brakspear, who had sold their former brewery in Henley-upon-Thames for redevelopment. Refresh UK also brews ale for the Prince of Wales' Duchy Originals company.
Witney Blanket Hall was built in 1721 by the Company of Blanket Makers. For over 120 years, every blanket woven in the town came to the Hall to be weighed and measured, and upstairs in the Great Room the Company set the Rules for the Trade.
We came here en masse (twenty of us) for lunch today Sunday 4th October The food and service was excellent and Pedro was a most gracious host. We all had a lovely time and everyone enjoyed their food Well done Pedro and your team you are fabulous.
Witney is the largest of the market towns in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds and much of the architecture reflects the past prosperity of the woollen trade, including the 17th century Butter Cross, the fine tree-bordered green and church of St Mary the Virgin with its 150ft spire, also Mount House, where you’ll discover the remains of the Palace of the Bishop of Winchester.
After filling the apprentice position in the kitchen recently, we now have an opportunity for a front of house apprenticeship. Interested candidates should call the main number for more details, or please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Known across the world for blanket making, especially in North America where the Witney Point Blanket was traded in exchange for furs, the town owes its prosperity to the wool trade.
Challenging all your muscles by using the best exercises like squats, presses, lifts and curls.
In May 2010, WitneyTV was launched as a non-profit online broadcaster with a weekly show that features local news and upcoming events within West Oxfordshire for the benefit of the community. An archive of videos featuring local attractions, clubs, organisations and previous shows is also available.
Standing at one end of Church Green, the imposing 156ft spire and impressive size of St Mary’s...
On 30 November 2012 WitneyRadio was launched. Providing hyper-local news, music and current affairs to the people of Witney and West Oxfordshire.
The Charlbury road leads through one of Witney's best preserved streets - West End, which gave rise to the song "Just an old fashioned house in an old fashioned street".
It is with great regret that we have taken the difficult decision not to open the farm to the...