The Cotswolds  |  Banbury

#SupportLocal Complete guide to Banbury – the only one you’ll ever need

This is my complete guide to Banbury, Oxfordshire. Where to shop, eat and sleep and why you should visit! Absolutely everything you need to know …
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Travel  |  Tysoe, Warwickshire

Three beautiful weekend activities for Lockdown 2.0 near Tysoe

Looking for something to do this lockdown weekend? Try one of these three truly beautiful activities near Tysoe!
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The Cotswolds  |  Whatcote, Warwickshire

You need to try Warwickshire’s best-kept secret! Michelin starred The Royal Oak, Whatcote

This is probably one of the best-kept secrets in Warwickshire (or maybe I just didn’t know about it), but the Royal Oak in Whatcote …
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The Weekend Tourist is a blog written by Jess Friend Bartlett. Sometimes we only do touristy things on holiday - 25 days annual leave a year. That’s a shame, as we’ve 104 weekend days for exploring. This blog is all about discovering your local neighbourhood, attractions, historic places, local eateries and independents, which for me is in Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and the wider Cotswolds, UK. And when annual leave adds up, you'll find the occasional far flung adventure.

Five festive Covid-compliant interesting outdoor things to visit this Christmas near Tysoe
#SupportLocal Complete guide to Banbury – the only one you’ll ever need

#SupportLocal Complete guide to Banbury – the only one you’ll ever need

The Cotswolds  |  Banbury

This is my complete guide to Banbury, Oxfordshire. Where to shop, eat and sleep and why you should visit! Absolutely everything you need to know with all the insight from a life-long resident.  Banbury is…

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Three beautiful weekend activities for Lockdown 2.0 near Tysoe

Three beautiful weekend activities for Lockdown 2.0 near Tysoe

Travel  |  Tysoe, Warwickshire

Looking for something to do this lockdown weekend? Try one of these three truly beautiful activities near Tysoe!

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Three beautiful weekend activities for Lockdown 2.0 near Tysoe

Travel  |  Tysoe, Warwickshire

Looking for something to do this lockdown weekend? Try one of these three truly beautiful activities near Tysoe!

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You need to try Warwickshire’s best-kept secret! Michelin starred The Royal Oak, Whatcote

You need to try Warwickshire’s best-kept secret! Michelin starred The Royal Oak, Whatcote

The Cotswolds  |  Whatcote, Warwickshire

This is probably one of the best-kept secrets in Warwickshire (or maybe I just didn’t know about it), but the Royal Oak in Whatcote offers Michelin starred dining just five minutes from my house in Tysoe.

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You need to try Warwickshire’s best-kept secret! Michelin starred The Royal Oak, Whatcote
The best micropubs to visit near Tysoe, Warwickshire

The best micropubs to visit near Tysoe, Warwickshire

We’ve had a good summer in which to revisit some of our favourite boozy haunts near Tysoe. Some good options have opened in recent years in Banbury, Shipston-on-Stour and in Stratford-upon-Avon. Here my resident beer…

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The best micropubs to visit near Tysoe, Warwickshire

We’ve had a good summer in which to revisit some of our favourite boozy haunts near Tysoe. Some good options have opened in recent years in Banbury, Shipston-on-Stour and in Stratford-upon-Avon. Here my resident beer…

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Waterperry Gardens – Everything you need to know

Waterperry Gardens – Everything you need to know

The Cotswolds  |  Waterperry Gardens, Oxfordshire

This is a complete guide to visiting Waterperry Gardens, Oxfordshire. From the history to the present day.

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Waterperry Gardens – Everything you need to know

The Cotswolds  |  Waterperry Gardens, Oxfordshire

This is a complete guide to visiting Waterperry Gardens, Oxfordshire. From the history to the present day.

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