The tranquil village of Marston is only 2 miles outside of oxford and is a prime location for a short daily commute to work, the village played a part in the English Civil War and Oliver Cromwell most likely visited the village sometime around 1646.
He Church in the village of Marston is around 900 years old and named Church of St Nicolas.
Sitting on the bank of the River Cherwell is the Victoria Arms Pub which is just a ten-minute walk from the centre of Marston, a fun fact about the Victoria Arms is that it had been used for the filming of the TV show Inspector Morse on many occasions. If you’re an Inspector Morse fan then it’s definitely worth a visit.
On the Oxford road near the Old Marston Library is The Red Lion, a family friendly stone-built pub offering hearty pub fare, darts a play area and the occasional live music. The Red Lion has a good selection of food, friendly staff and the character of a village pub you can enjoy with the family.
With Marston Village being so close to Oxford there is plenty to do once outside the village, Oxford is drenched with history and sights and not to mention the absolute amazing choice of wine bars, restaurants and pubs to frequent. For days out with the children close by to Marson Village perhaps a short trip of just under 2 miles to the Oxford Spy Mission Treasure trail will keep them happy, for ages 4 and up its very accommodating.
Teach them a bit of history while enjoying the sights with the Oxford Castle Unlocked, just over 2 miles and suitable for ages 4 and above, this indoor and outdoor adventure will inspire developing minds.
Feeling a bit adventurous? If your children are 9 or older then the Rock-Solid Climbing Wall is waiting, less than a mile away from Marston Village its an easy walk but after all the climbing you might want to book a cab for the journey home.
Got smaller children? Then grab a cab and head over to Partyman World Oxford, 3.6 miles from Marston is the indoor soft play area. Let them run, laugh and play until they are ready for a nap while you have a chat, catch up for a natter and a coffee. Suitable from the age of 0-12
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