3 Amazing Vacations in Oxforshire
3 Amazing Vacations in Oxfordshire
September 19, 2012
Planning a group trip to Oxfordshire friends or family? Check out these easy to use ready made travel itineraries created by Visit Oxfordshire.
1. A Pageant of Oxfordshire Gardens
With an emphasis on visiting Oxfordshire’s famous gardens, this itinerary takes you on a long weekend Thursday thru Sunday with walks through the beautiful famous English gardens.
“Oxfordshire's gardens provide year-round interest. Britain's first Botanic Garden and Harcourt Arboretum combine scientific study with sensory delight while Blenheim Palace boasts several individually designed gardens within 2100 acres of parkland. Waterperry Gardens showcase a splendid herbaceous border and productive apple and pear orchards. And when winter chills the air Newington Nurseries welcome you to magnificent orchid displays as well as delightful afternoon teas.” (Via VisitOxfordandOxfordshire.com)
A Pageant of Oxfordshire Gardens
2. Dukes and Lords of Oxfordshire
This day trip will guide you morning through a late afternoon touring magnificent palaces and royalty. There is even a bit of antique shopping and a few pubs along the way.
“With its royal links and easy access to London, Oxfordshire has long been a favourite home for the nobility, as described in Dukes and Lords of Oxfordshire. Blenheim Palace is the seat of the 11th Duke of Marlborough while Lord and Lady Saye and Sele add their personal touch to Broughton Castle, featured in films such as Shakespeare in Love.” (Via VisitOxfordandOxfordshire.com)
Dukes & Lords of Oxfordshire
3. Oxfordshire for Art Lovers
A Tuesday through Friday itinerary, this guide to discovering beauty is a three night stay in Oxford that will take you through art galleries, museums and palaces.
“Oxfordshire for Art Lovers encompasses both Old Masters (at Christ Church Picture Gallery) and the latest contemporary art (Modern Art Oxford), before moving on to the Ashmolean Museum's extensive collections and the glories of Waddesdon Manor's Rothschild collection.” (Via VisitOxfordandOxfordshire.com)
Oxfordshire for Art Lovers
Other group tour itineraries that can be downloaded include:
William Morris in Oxfordshire
The Oxford Books ’n’ Murder Tour
Stay in Oxfordshire
The itineraries can be downloaded free of charge from the Visit Oxfordshire website