A North Oxfordshire holiday rental cottage is the perfect base if you would love a holiday that allows you to indulge in a range of activities and see a wealth of historical sites. It is also the perfect place to spend your time relaxing, watching the stunning views from your window and watching the world go by. A North Oxfordshire holiday can basically be whatever you want it to be and you will leave the area with some great memories of your trip to this beautiful part of England.
As well as many attractions to indulge in there is a whole host of outdoor activities available whilst on a North Oxfordshire holiday. Visitors can enjoy swimming, golf, horse riding, sailing a narrow boat, cycling, walking, bird watching and tennis. The splendid countryside and quaint rural villages in this area are also perfect for enthusiastic painters and keen photographers.
If you can bear to leave your North Oxfordshire holiday rental cottage then there are many towns and villages worth exploring in the area. One such town is Banbury which sits upon the River Cherwell. As well as the famous Banbury Cross from the nursery rhyme, visitors can learn all about the history of the town at the Banbury Museum. Also worth a visit whilst in Banbury is St. Mary's Church which dates back to the 17th century and is often used for live entertainment.
Twenty-one miles to the south-east of Banbury is the town of Bicester. This is an historic place that is filled with great buildings including a 17th century dovecot, a house that dates back to the 1500s, a 12th century church and an old priory. Approximately 20 minutes from Bicester is Waddesdon Manor, also worth a visit whilst on a North Oxfordshire holiday.
Travellers embarking on a North Oxfordshire holiday can expect to experience warm summers and cooler winters. Generally the warmest time of the year to have a North Oxfordshire holiday rental cottage is in the months of July and August. The average daytime temperature during these months is 21°C. The coldest months of the year are December and January when the temperature drops to a chilly 6°C during the daytime. The average rainfall throughout the year in North Oxfordshire is usually less than 1 inch per month.
Travellers starting out on a North Oxfordshire holiday can arrive at Birmingham Airport (BHX) which is approximately an hour's drive from the area. Several airlines offer cheap flights to Birmingham including Eastern Airways, BMI, Bmibaby and Flybe. Passengers can depart from several UK airports such as Aberdeen (ABZ), Edinburgh (EDI), Newcastle(NCL) and Belfast (BFS).