City guide: What to do in South Oxfordshire

June 13, 2023

South Oxfordshire, located in the picturesque county of Oxfordshire, England, offers a blend of stunning natural landscapes, historic sites, and charming villages. Here is a city guide on what to do in South Oxfordshire:  
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  1. Visit Henley-on-Thames: Explore the charming town of Henley-on-Thames, famous for its annual Royal Regatta rowing event. Stroll along the riverside, visit the River and Rowing Museum, and enjoy a boat trip on the Thames.
  1. Discover Wallingford: Visit the historic market town of Wallingford, known for its well-preserved medieval architecture. Explore Wallingford Castle ruins, visit the Wallingford Museum, and wander around the town's independent shops and cafes.
  1. Explore the Chiltern Hills: Take in the natural beauty of the Chiltern Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Go hiking or cycling along the scenic trails, enjoy picnicking in the countryside, and explore charming villages like Goring-on-Thames and Streatley.
  1. Explore Greys Court: Visit Greys Court, a National Trust property near Henley-on-Thames. Explore the Tudor-style house, wander through the beautiful gardens, and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
  1. Discover Dorchester-on-Thames: Visit the picturesque village of Dorchester-on-Thames, known for its historic abbey and Saxon church. Explore the abbey grounds, visit the Dorchester Abbey Museum, and wander through the quaint village streets.
  1. Enjoy Watersports on the Thames: Experience the thrill of watersports on the River Thames. Rent a canoe, kayak, or paddleboard and explore the river at your own pace. Alternatively, take a boat trip along the Thames and enjoy the scenic views.
  1. Visit Wallingford Castle Gardens: Explore the peaceful Wallingford Castle Gardens, located within the grounds of the former Wallingford Castle. Enjoy the tranquil atmosphere, admire the beautiful flower displays, and relax by the river.
  1. Attend Cultural Events: Check out the cultural events happening in South Oxfordshire throughout the year. From music festivals and outdoor concerts to art exhibitions and theater performances, there's always something to entertain visitors.
  When staying in South Oxfordshire, Pass the Keys offers professionally managed vacation rentals, ensuring a comfortable and convenient base for exploring the region and enjoying its attractions.  
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