Here at Vanbrugh House Hotel, we’re lucky to be based in the beautiful city of Oxford and surrounded by the picturesque Oxfordshire countryside. If you’re staying at our boutique hotel during half term and fancy a little nature retreat, here are some of our top picks for nature walks in Oxfordshire:
Located in Banbury, North Oxfordshire, Broughton House boasts exquisite architecture and beautiful gardens to explore. Don’t forget to stop off at the tearoom where you can enjoy tea and cake while soaking up the beautiful surroundings!
Nestled in the Oxfordshire countryside, Waterperry Gardens provide a fantastic day trip location for the whole family with 8 acres of historic and inspirational gardens to explore. There’s also a museum, gallery, teashop, children’s play area and shops.
A fantastic day out for all the family, Cotswold Wildlife Park is home to more than 250 species of animals and 160 acres of beautiful parkland. Explore all the different Animal Houses and enjoy the huge range of family-friendly activities on offer including penguin feeding, adventure playground and Skymaze!
Once the top-secret home of the World War Two codebreakers, Bletchley Park is now a vibrant and popular heritage attraction. Enjoy an exciting, fun-filled day learning more about how it became the home of the codebreakers and a variety of code-related challenges. Under 12s go free!
Stonor Park offers a beautiful landscape with a vast selection of walks and cycle paths to explore. These include Shakespeare’s Way, which starts in Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon and leads all the way to The Globe Theatre in London, and Chiltern Way which leads you through four counties!
Vanbrugh House Hotel, a boutique hotel in Oxford, is ideally located in the centre of Oxford, near to the area’s top Oxford museums, Oxford theatres and Oxford bars. To check availability, email us or call us on 01865 244 622.
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ABOUT VANBRUGH HOUSE
Vanbrugh House Hotel is an elegant and luxurious boutique hotel located in the heart of Oxford. Dating back to the 18th century, Vanbrugh offers 22 uniquely designed rooms each with their own individual character and charm.