Holiday Cottages Wolvercote
Wolvercote, situated to the northwest of Oxford, is a quaint village steeped in history and natural beauty. Nestled along the banks of the River Thames, this idyllic area boasts a rich tapestry of lush greenery, meandering waterways, and charming stone houses that exude an old-world charm. Home to the renowned Port Meadow, a vast expanse of protected ancient grazing land. Wolvercote is an idyllic base to explore the City of Oxford and the Cotswolds. Oxford city centre is 30 minutes by bus or 3 miles by car. Several of the gateway villages to the Cotswolds such as Woodstock and Chipping Norton are just 30 or so minutes drive. Read more.
The Oxford Canal is a short walk away which also has a footpath into Oxford which is around a 2.5 mile walk. The village is home to several notable landmarks, including Wolvercote Cemetery, which is the final resting place of J.R.R. Tolkien, the author of “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy.
There are two excellent pub-restaurants in the village. The Trout Inn is an upmarket gastropub with outside seating and views over the River Thames. Jacobs Inn is a family friendly cosy gastropub. In the village there is a local shop and children’s play area. The River Thames is a five minute walk from the home.