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Chipping Norton

Chipping Norton

Chipping Norton Town Oxfordshire Cotswolds

About Chipping Norton

Welcome to the Chipping Norton edition of The Oxford Magazine.

Although it’s just a small town, most people in the UK know about Chipping Norton from the “Chipping Norton Set” – a loose association of local movers and shakers including the former Prime Minister David Cameron, the Murdoch Family and the former editor of the Sun newspaper.

Besides this connection Chipping Norton or “Chippy” to the locals, is a very charming market town, well-known for its antique shops, and it’s own theatre which hosts original productions and touring companies. It also lays claim to being the highest town in Oxfordshire.

St Mary the Virgin is a quintessential Cotswold church with the inside flooded with light because of its uninterrupted clerestory windows. In the lush and verdurous countryside outside the town, you’ll find the Rollright Stones, a Neolithic and Bronze Age stone circle.


Local news & stories

Best Village Pubs with Rooms in Oxfordshire
/ Travel & Stay

Best village pubs with rooms in Oxfordshire

Eat, drink and stay. We’ve handpicked some of our favourites village pubs in Oxfordshire where you can treat yourself to an indulgent local bank holiday staycation.
Top Shooting Schools in Oxfordshire
/ Culture

Top shooting schools in Oxfordshire

Whether you are a complete novice or a seasoned shot, a private lesson with an expert eye from one of the top shooting schools in Oxfordshire can help brush up on your technique.
Lower Court Estate - Lower Court Manor House Facade
/ Home & Garden

The Lower Court Estate: A picturesque Cotswolds estate with huge potential

The Lower Court Estate is a picturesque Cotswolds estate comprising a fine Grade II* Listed Manor House, traditional Cotswold stone farm buildings and cottages, and acres and acres of arable land.
Proposed classic car museum in Chipping Norton gets go ahead
/ Culture

Proposed Classic Car Museum in Chipping Norton gets go ahead

Plans for a proposed £150m classic car museum in on a 63-hectare site that forms part of Enstone Airfield, near Chipping Norton.
Waitrose Botley Road Oxford trails packaging-free shopping
/ Retail & Leisure

Waitrose Botley Road Oxford trails packaging-free shopping

Waitrose Botley Road Oxford trails packaging-free shopping. Buy and refill produce such as pasta, rice and cereals plus “pick and mix” frozen fruits.
Henley-on-Thames start of OVO Energy Women's Cycling Tour
/ Culture

Henley-on-Thames start for OVO Energy Women’s Tour stage three

Henley-on-Thames has been revealed as the start of the OVO Energy Women’s Cycling Tour through Oxfordshire on Wednesday 12th June. Elite cyclist Sophie Wright recently met with organisers, press and representatives from Henley Town Council and announced that the third stage of the race will start from Market Place in
Georgian Manor House Oxfordshire Interior Design Image
/ Home & Garden

An elegant Georgian manor house in Oxfordshire

Ensuring the main body of this elegant Georgian manor house in Oxfordshire flowed seamlessly into a more contemporary barn structure.
The Old Rectory Oxfordshire by Louise Hold Interior Design
/ Home & Garden

Making The Old Rectory Oxfordshire into a wonderful family home

Oxfordshire-based interior designer Louise Holt turns The Old Rectory into a wonderful family home with character and a contemporary yet relaxed interior.
Cornbury Music Festival 2019 Final headline acts announced
/ Culture

Cornbury Music Festival 2019 Final headline acts announced

Cornbury Music Festival 2019 headline acts are THE SPECIALS on Fri 5th, Keane on Sat 6th, and The Beach Boys on Sun 7th.
Millers Barn, Mill Lane, Sandford-St. Martin, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7
/ Home & Garden

Millers Barn: A spacious and versatile accommodation in a rural setting

Millers Barn is a converted stone barn with spacious and versatile living accommodation in a spectacular private rural setting in the Oxfordshire countryside.