Woodstock is a picturesque Georgian town located in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds and has a distinct Royal heritage, containing many attractive period buildings: the 18th century Town Hall; the Church of St Mary Magdalene with its Norman doorway, early English windows and a musical clock, which plays tunes hourly.

It’s a great place from which to explore the county, as it’s only eight miles north west of Oxford, with regular bus services linking Woodstock and the city and train stations at Long Hanborough and Oxford Parkway.

Woodstock’s main visitor attraction is the World Heritage site Blenheim Palace – the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and currently home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough. Blenheim Palace is open all year round boasts a magnificent palace, Capability Brown landscaped gardens, and a year-round programme of events.

Museums and attractions in Woodstock
Blenheim Palace
Home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill,, Blenheim Palace is a masterpiece of Baroque architecture that boasts over 300 years of history to discover.
Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum
The Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum is a Military Museum related to the connection between the Military of Oxfordshire and the County in which they are based, hence their strap line of "Conflict and County".
The Oxfordshire Museum
Fascinating local museum and cafe with ten or so themed galleries focused around Woodstock, The Romans in Oxfordshire, Dinosaurs and Victorians. Permanent dinosaur park outside with a 'real' dinosaur which children love.
The Grave of Sir Winston Churchill

Situated in the pretty St Martin's Church in Bladon, the final resting place of Sir Winston Churchill is a special place to visit and reflect. Churchill was born on 30 November 1874 at his family's ancestral home, Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire.

The Walled Garden at Blenheim Palace
The Walled Garden at Blenheim Palace is a great family activity worthy of a day visit in its own right. Don't forget that once you have visited the Palace that you can convert your ticket into an Annual Pass.
Daylesford Organic
Daylesford Organic is excellent farmshop, cafe and restaurant. Fast becoming an icon of 'Cotswold Style'. Great place to visit to shop and enjoy lunch.
Where to Eat and Drink in Woodstock
The Woodstock Arms

Traditional village-style pub and British restaurant with low roofs and a courtyard garden. Great for lunch or dinner or just drop in for a coffee. Outside tables where you can sit and watch Woodstock life pass by. 

The Black Prince
The Black Prince is a 16th century pub situated opposite the grounds of Blenheim Palace and on the bank of the river Glyme. It boasts a delightful riverside beer garden and real ales.
Hampers Food and Wine Company in Woodstock

Visit the hampers deli to get the best take away lunches, sandwiches and snacks, as well as a picnic hampers for Blenheim park, food and wine.

Kings Arms Hotel-Bar-Restaurant

Hotel, bar and restaurant in central Woodstock. Great place for lunch, dinner or a glass of wine. Stripped wooden floors, a log burning stove and marble top bars - a great place to relax whilst soaking up the atmosphere.

The Killingworth Castle
The Killingworth Castle is an old inn located on a quiet road B, once the main highway from London to Worcester. The bar faces the fields on the edge of the Honey Stone Wootton village, exuding the tranquility of the countryside.
The Feathers Hotel and Restaurant
The Feathers is a wonderful 17th century town house hotel in Woodstock, situated right next door to the iconic Blenheim Palace. Step off the street in this pretty Cotswold market town and into a welcoming hotel with great food and stylish furnishings.
The Crown

Set in an utterly charming 18th-century building, this country hotel is less than a mile from the Blenheim Palace estate, and a 4-minute walk from The Oxfordshire Museum. The Crown has a wonderful restaurant with exposed brickwork and a fireplace, as well as a patio & a bar.

Brothertons Brasserie
A traditional brasserie with gas fired lanterns and a menu inspired by Italian bistro classics like ravioli, cannelloni and risotto.
This Italian restaurant in Woodstock is a complete delight with host Lucio and his team always offering a warm welcome.
Alfonso Gelateria

If you love ice cream you will absolutely love this place. Best hot chocolate in Woodstock and 5 star reviews on Google. The ice cream is delicious and the staff are friendly.

The Blenheim Buttery

Long standing restaurant and guest house just a few minutes walk to Blenheim Palace. Simple but wide ranging menu and a lovely place to eat whilst looking out over the historic Woodstock market place.

The Chef Imperial Woodstock
Traditional British style Chinese Take away and restaurant in Woodstock
The Star Inn
Local Woodstock pub and restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Children friendly and pleasant front and rear outside sitting areas. 
Worton Kitchen Garden Farm shop and cafe

Hidden gem of a cafe near to Woodstock, Cassington and Bladon. Serves home grown produce, cake, tea and coffee. Farm shop selling own produce. 

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