Thrills of all kind at Stratton Court Barn
Stratton Court Barn is a historic wedding, conference and party venue in beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, around five miles from Bicester. Dating back to 1872, the barn is licenced for ceremonies but has a whole different side as an activity venue too, offering lots of fun for adventurous sorts such as quad biking and rally driving.
Shop 'til you drop at Bicester Village and Milton Keynes
Just over 10 minutes' drive away lies shopping heaven at Bicester Village, the designer outlet centre with plenty of swanky labels such as Liberty London, Max Mara and Marc Jacobs. Around half an hour away is Milton Keynes, where the Central Milton Keynes Shopping Centre has more than 200 shops and restaurants. Also here is Gulliver's Land Theme Park and Xscape Milton Keynes where you can have a go in the Snozone before catching a film at Cineworld. Or head to Blenheim Palace, one of Britain's finest treasure houses and a World Heritage Site where you can gaze in awe at the magnificent architecture and gracious grounds.
The dreaming spires of Oxford
Home to the oldest university in the English-speaking world, Oxford is a well worth a visit. The Ashmolean and Pitt Rivers Museums are both free to enter and packed full of interesting exhibits, while literature lovers will love a pint at The Eagle and Child pub on St Giles where Tolkien and CS Lewis discussed hobbits and Narnia.
Looking for a cheap hotel Near Stratton Court Barn? Travelodge Bicester Hotel's a good bet or Travelodge Bicester Cherwell Valley M40 Hotel is great for travel links.