Witney Attractions - From Cogges Manor Farm Museum to Blenheim Palace, there's plenty to do in the Witney area

Witney Attractions - Things to do in Witney


Witney Attractions

On this page you will find information about Witney attractions and things to do in the Witney area.

Cogges Farm, Witney

Church Lane, Cogges, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 3LA

Cogges Manor Farm Museum, WitneyCogges Manor Farm Museum is a unique working museum depicting Oxfordshire rural life in Victorian times set in an historic manor house and Cotswold stone farm buildings.

Visitors take a step back in time when they enter the beautiful farmstead with its original Cotswold buildings and meet the traditional breeds of farm animals including cows, sheep, pigs and chickens. The displays of farm implements and machinery and the regular demonstrations of farm work such as handmilking and buttermaking add to the experience and help bring the Museum to life.

Tel : 01993 772 602 | More Details

Witney and District Museum

Gloucester Court Mews, High Street, Witney, Oxfordshire

The Witney and District Musuem tells the story of Witney's history with an emphasis on the Blanket Industry, school life and ecclesiastical diversity. You can find a 1950s kitchen and there is also a display on the Fire Service.

Please telephone for opening times and current details

Tel : 01993 775 915 | More Details

Bishop's Palace

Bishop's Palace Site, Mount House, Church Green, Witney, OX28 6AZ

Bishop's Palace - WitneyThe town of Witney owes its origin to the Bishop of Winchester.

The Bishop's Palace site situated near to the Church on Church Green is one of 24 luxurious residencies in the diocese and dates from the 12th century.

The archaeological remains of the great hall and other features are exposed under a modern roof and were discovered in the early 1980s.

Witney Lake and Meadows

A tranquil haven for wildlife just a short walk from Witney town centre. Get away from it all with a walk around a beautiful lake and through peaceful fields

Blenheim Palace

Woodstock, Oxfordshire

Blenheim PalaceJust a few miles from Witney, in the Oxfordshire town of Woodstock, you will find Blenheim Palace, home of the 11th Duke of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.

Further details of Blenheim Palace can be found by visiting the Blenheim Palace section of the Cotswolds web site

Tel : 08700 60 20 80

Other Witney attractions and events

Fritillary Sunday, Ducklington

North Leigh Roman Villa - The remains of a Roman Villa can be found near North Leigh, a short drive from Witney

Witney Farmers' Market - Held on the third Wednesday of the month