The Local Area

B and B Banbury

This is a beautiful area to explore on foot or by car …
Broughton Castle, a favourite film location with its picturesque moat,
is only a mile away and open to the public May to September.
The family home of Lord and Lady Saye and Sele,
the Castle has been officially described as
“about the most beautiful castle in all England”

 Wroxton Abbey, with its stunning lakes and woodlands
is 2 miles away and the local pubs offer very good refreshment!
We can recommend pubs and taxis to help you plan your day.

“Ride a cock horse to Banbury Cross,
to see a fine lady upon a white horse”
Banbury’s famous landmarks and historic buildings blend
in with the Castle Quay shopping Centre and its host of shops and cafes.
The canal side Mill Theatre offers some good entertainment.

 The National Herb Centre, just 5 miles away,
is worth a visit for nature walks, plants, gifts, and home produce.
Their ice creams are delicious!

Beyond Banbury there are many interesting places to visit.
Castles and ancestral homes, Shakespeare’s Stratford, Oxford’s spires
are all within easy reach by car.

So, whether it’s history or theatre, shopping or gardens
or the simple enjoyment of the beautiful Cotswold countryside,
it is worth planning a day out during your stay.
We have lots of leaflets to help you make your choice.