Places of interest close to New Cottage
The City of Oxford
The beautiful city of Oxford with its historic colleges is only 7 miles away. Museums such as the Ashmolean, the Pitt-Rivers, and the Natural History are all in central Oxford. Theatres and art galleries abound. There is also a huge range of shopping opportunities, from the artisan producers in the Covered Market, to a myriad of exclusive boutiques.
The magnificent Blenheim Palace was built in the early 18th century, designed by Sir John Vanbrugh. It is an easy drive from Nuneham Courtenay and is open daily, except for Christmas Day. In addition to the Palace itself, you can visit the Park, designed by Capability Brown, or the beautiful Formal Gardens
The market town of Woodstock
Woodstock is a picturesque, historic market town near Blenheim Palace. Explore its collection of honey-coloured streets with interesting boutiques, art galleries and antique shops. Stop for refreshments or lunch in one of the many coffee shops, tearooms or upmarket pubs and restaurants.
The Thames path near Nuneham House
The Thames Path is a National trail footpath running for 180 miles along the banks of the river Thames. A beautiful section runs very close to New Cottage, you could go north towards Oxford or south towards Abingdon. Details of this section of the Path can be found here - www.thames-path.org.uk/thames_abingdon_oxford.html
Bicester Village is a luxury village-style shopping area showcasing leading fashion brands at discounted prices. It is home to the first outlet stores worldwide for Alexander McQueen, Anya Hindmarch, Coach, N. Peal, Temperley London and Smythson among others. Approx 25 mins by car from New Cottage