Sites in Oxfordshire



The county of Oxfordshire contains two medieval castles, at Oxford (largely intact) and Wallingford (ruined), plus a small selection of other ancient sites such as Wayland's Smithy, a burial chamber. The cathedral is Christ Church in Oxford, built at the end of the 12th century; one of England's smallest cathedrals. There are no major religious ruins.

In the northwest, Oxfordshire includes a small part of the Cotswolds, while the south borders two other scenic upland regions, the Chilterns and the North Wessex Downs; together, these three account for the majority of approximately 30 nature reserves in the county.


Tuckmill Meadow Nature Reserve
Tuckmill Meadow Nature Reserve
Small, L-shaped enclosure of moist grassland, sloping down to marsh and a stream, and bordered by a belt of trees

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