Great Tew lies eight miles north-east of Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire. It is part of the Great Tew Estate that has largely belonged to the Johnston family since the 1960s.
The almost square old park lies to the east of the Great Tew manor house, pleasure grounds, and village and is enclosed by a stone wall that has been breached in places.
At the centre of the old park lies a small wood, The Warren, surrounded by parkland laid to pasture with many trees scattered in singles and clumps. It is believed that Great Tew Park was created before the latter part of the 16th century when the owners enclosed part of Great Tew’s lands.
The broader Great Tew Estate includes the village of Great Tew and the surrounding parkland, a manor house (reportedly owned by Rupert Murdoch and his wife Jerry Hall, which is undergoing a much-needed restoration), 2,000 acres of arable farmland, a grain processing facility, and a variety of residential properties and serviced offices.
A small number of events take place in the park throughout the year, including the Cornbury Festival and Park Fair.