Located about 5 miles from the centre of Oxford is the attractive village of Stanton St. John, its history is closely linked to New College, one of Oxford University’s oldest colleges.
There is an ancient church in the village (St John the Baptist) and the village hall is used for a variety of events and activities including yoga and exercise classes.
The post office is located in the village store and is on Middle Road and provides all standard post office services including postal supplies, stamps, stationary plus office supplies such as toner, inks and other office equipment.
The Talkhouse is a posh pub in Stanton St. John, stone built with low ceilings and old beams in the main bar. There is an outside patio area to the back with ample seating. A great place to stop for lunch with its renowned menu and well-maintained ales, it is a great family pub that also has clean well-equipped guest rooms.
Another great pub in Stanton St. John is The Star Inn, there is a great menu, tasty pizza, a well-stocked bar and a picturesque garden with good shade from the trees.
Being so close to Oxford and with good accommodation from The Talkhouse makes Stanton St. John an ideal getaway close enough to Oxford for a bit of excitement for you and the family.
Of course, there are a wealth of sights, clubs, bars and restaurants to be found all around oxford but if you’re looking for a bit of adventure for the kids then the following is definitely a good place to start.
There are many more activities to be had in Oxford including museums, sight seeing tours, shopping tea rooms and cafes, a full list can be found by following this link https://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/things-to-do/south-east-and-london/oxfordshire/stanton-st-john
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