Things to do in Banbury
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The historic town of Banbury famed for the nursery rhyme “Ride a Cock Horse” is a booming town in North Oxfordshire. This market town is ideally situated 64 miles from London, 38 miles from Birmingham, and 21 miles from the county town of Oxford and is served by all major transport link.
If history is your thing Broughton Castle a moated, fortified manor house is worth a visit. Often used for film shoots, including feature films, TV dramas and commercials the castle displays a range of architectural styles: Tudor / Elizabethan, mediaeval with some Gothic interiors and is the perfect setting for any corporate event.
Fancy some extreme activities? Extreme Elements offers 38 adrenaline rush experiences including driving quad bike, rally drivingor perhaps you prefer being a passenger in a speeding Ferrari.
Or why not take in the breath taking beautiful Oxfordshire countryside and enjoy a 3-4 hour hot air balloon ride.
Banbury holds a friendly folk festival every October (this year, 12th -14th) with free camping included in the ticket price.
You will be spoilt for choice for restaurants and pubs in and around Banbury, including, ‘The Admiral Holland’ in the centre town, a traditional British pub used mainly by the over 30s serving cask ales and homely food.
If your tastes are a bit more up market try, ‘The Black Boy Inn’, recently taken over by Marco Pierre White. This 400 year-old building has been completely refurbished and is the perfect environment to enjoy outstanding food. ‘The Black Boy Inn’ is also happy to host white weddings.
If you still have any energy left the town of Banbury boast 5 night clubs.‘The Chapel’ promises a VIP experience at an affordable price. ‘The Sound Exchange’, Banbury’s largest bar and club complex is made up of three venues one of which is available for event and gig hire. And specifically aimed at the over 30's, ‘The Venus club’ plays memorable tunes from the 60’s, 70's, 80's, 90's, RnB and Club classics.