Things to see and do - Burford
Burford Travel guide
Burford : Michelin's recommendations
Set in the Cotswolds, Burford was once a wool trade centre and later an important coaching town. It declined from 1812 onwards, when a turnpike road (now the A40) bypassed it. It has a wealth of beautifully preserved buildings that are nearly all of Cotswold limestone. Today, Burford offers visitors an archetypal example of a Cotswold town. Its only main street descends to the pretty River Windrush before crossing it.
Tourist attractions Burford : Things to see and do
A40 GB - Burford OX18
Slightly apart from the town, the large St John the Baptist Church , its tall spire rising gracefully above the water meadows is Norman in origin. The building has a wide variety of elements dating from different periods. The pinnacled three-storey ..
Bradwell Grove GB - Burford OX18 4JW
The peaceful setting of this nature park (49 ha) and gardens is home to a wide variety of wild animals: rhinoceroses, zebras and ostriches, protected by discreet ditches, tigers and leopards in lawned enclosures, monkeys and otters in the old walled ..
Sheep Street GB - Burford OX18 4LW
An enchanting Cotswold retreat in the picturesque town of Burford, few could resist the rustic charm of this 16th century residence, whether it is for a leisure break, business trip or special occasion. Bay Tree won Small Hotel of the Year at the Na..
Cheltenham Road GB - Burford OX18 4HX
Serving local produce, offering a friendly welcome, efficient service and a pleasantly relaxed atmosphere, this former 18th century inn is ideal for those seeking to explore the Cotswold region. Originally a resting and overnight point for traveller..
91 High Street GB - Burford OX18 4QA
In the heart of the Oxfordshire town of Burford, the 18th-century Golden Pheasant boasts oak beams, stone fireplaces, and hearty food. Just 18 miles from Oxford and a 30-minute drive from Blenheim Palace. Rooms each include an en suite bathroom, fre..
99 High St GB - Burford OX18 4QA
GB - Swinbrook OX18 4DY
Wisteria-clad, honey-coloured pub on the riverbank boasting a lovely garden filled with fruit trees. Charming interior displays an open oak frame and exposed stone walls hung with old photos. Daily menu features the latest local produce and a modern ..
105 High St GB - Burford OX18 4RG
Sympathetically refurbished, 15C former inn on the high street; run with a hefty dose of Gallic charm. Characterful, open-fired reception and rustic, exposed stone walls. Tasty French cooking errs towards the classics, so expect terrines, smoked meat..
117 High St GB - Burford OX18 4RG
Characterful, personally run beamed inn dating from 1480. Simple, honest cooking of pub classics, with an emphasis on local produce; tasty nursery puddings. Classic, cosy bedrooms.
Sheep St GB - Burford OX18 4LW
Sheep St GB - Burford OX18 4LR
Delightful collection of 15C weavers' cottages with a gloriously cosy feel. The elegant, candlelit dining room offers a tasting menu and an à la carte of classic dishes; a simpler menu is served in the bar and sitting rooms. Chatty service. Charming,..