Woodstock is a delightfully characteristic town within Oxfordshire. With an extensive history that includes becoming the location to the infamous Blenheim Palace and home to the Marlborough family since the 1700’s. Its convenient location means that it is the perfect place to stay while exploring the town and its surrounding area. Being the origin of Blenheim Palace and close to the Oxford City Centre.
At the heart of Woodstock is its lovely town centre. Where numerous shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants are located. This includes the glorious riverside pub The Black Prince. With their personable and modern ambience, The Black Prince offers a vast range of passionately cooked pub food, beers, ales and more. Another community favourite after browsing the variety of shops is The Woodstock Café. A classical café with a joyous atmosphere, home baked goods and some of Oxford’s best coffee.
However, an adventure down to Blenheim Palace is unmissable. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful picnic on the boundless and beautifully kept grounds. Or an afternoons tour, taking in the incredible 300 hundreds years’ worth of history. Examine the intricate bell system, admire the rooms that were once lived in by the Dukes of Marlborough and more. Blenheim Palace also holds fantastic year round evens such as, Art Exhibitions and concerts.
Although, a unique prospect of Woodstock would have to be The Oxfordshire Museum. Containing Wildlife, Archaeology, art and landscape to best depict the incredible history of this county. The Oxfordshire Museum is central to fantastic interactive exhibits, gardens and events. Specifically, Dinosaur, Roman and Victorian galleries.
The overall town of Woodstock makes a perfect stroll to enjoy its picturesque, Georgian architecture. Particularly along the numerous Antique shops, cafes and lovely independent businesses such as, cafes and galleries.