Oxford - a true original

A lovely village found south west of Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, Stone has plenty to offer in its own right and is also close by to the pretty town of Thame and dreaming spires of Oxford. Visit the oldest university in the English-speaking world, explore the treasures of the Ashmolean Museum and gaze at the gorgeous Botanic Gardens in the University, the oldest garden of its kind in the country. Whenever you visit, Oxford is guaranteed to keep you busy.

Abbots View's awesome Alpacas

When you look at Stone, you probably wouldn’t imagine that there are a whole lot of alpacas Nearby. Well, you’re in for a treat. Just 20 minutes from the village is Abbots View Alpacas, the perfect stop for a memorable day out. As they say themselves, when it comes to alpacas, “once met, never forgotten”. Families can see a whole range of other animals too, including pygmy goats, ducks, rabbits, and a wonderful rescue pony.

See the history of Claydon House

Less than 10 minutes from Stone is the stunning Claydon House. Now a National Trust house, the building was formed back in the 18th century. Today, visitors can explore the house with knowledgeable volunteers guiding you through its rich history every step of the way. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Stone? Head to the Travelodge Aylesbury Hotel or Travelodge Thame for the most convenient options.