Holton Village is about 5.5 miles south of Oxfordshire, a small village in two parts which most is spread a cul-de-sac and a bit further on you will find more houses before you meet with the church, St. Bartholomew’s and between the church and the main village sits the village hall.
Holton village is close to the A40 trunk road and on the nearby River Thame to the east of the village is the 17th century Holton Mill.
On the opposite side of Holton Village is a larger village named Wheatley.
Holton is a small village and its history dates back to the doomsday records and its church dedicated to St Bartholomew dates back from the 12th century.
Holton Parks moated manor once housed General Fairfax, leader of the parliamentary forces during the final siege of Oxford and general Ireton married Bridget Cromwell at Holton Park in 1646 in the presence of her father Oliver Cromwell and his signature can be found in the church register.
Holton Park Estate once a former deer park, site of a medieval manor in 1801.
Holton Village has a village hall what consists of a larger more modern hall and a separate meeting room with a licensed bar, a fully equipped kitchen and even a wifi connection.
There are numerous activities at the village hall including table tennis, a bridge club, a dram group and keep fit classes.
There are no pubs or restaurants in Holton Village but a brisk walk around 1-1.25 miles across to Wheatly and there is plenty of choice. There you can find pubs, Thai, Nepalese and even Caribbean food, not to mention there are quite a few pubs serving a variety of food, wines and beers.
Holton is a small and quiet village with not much going on but only a few miles outside of Oxford unleashed a wealth of things to see and do, there may not be much there but a small village in the countryside will provide plenty of fresh air and interesting nature walks including the Bernwood Butterly Trail which is just 3.4 miles from Holton Village.
Other things to do nearby can be found in the list below.
There are many more places to visit in Oxford near Holton and that’s without mentioning the many places to eat drink, shop and have a great time.
Ask your Royal Cars driver for some ideas of where to visit and he will be happy to make some suggestions.
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