Chipping Norton, a town in the Cotswold Hills in Oxfordshire, lies around 12 miles South West of the historic town of Banbury and enjoys beautiful scenery and idyllic walks.
Nearby you can visit the Rollright Stones, a stone circle just outside of the town’s centre, a fabulous and fascinating insight into prehistoric habitation in the area, as well as the earthworks of the Chipping Norton Castle, lying at the foot of a hill. Also within the town is the parish church of Saint Mary the Virgin, with features ranging from the 12th to 14th Centuries.
Chipping Norton History Museum
Documents and photos document the history of the area and people here.
Located in High Street.
You can browse and buy some great local crafts here, including stained glass, jewellery, pewter, pottery, textiles and much more.
Located in Goddards Lane. (01608 641 525)
Manor House Gallery
This is one of England’s most well known galleries, for more than 20years it has displayed some of England’s contemporary artists and their works. (011608 642 620)
These three groups of stones date back over 2,000 years and have been traced to Neolithic and Bronze age eras. (01608 642 299)