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Things to do in Burford

Displayed underneath is a checklist of the things to do in and around Burford, Oxfordshire. Dozens of activities and experiences can be booked or reserved through GoBananas. Everything within 20 miles of Burford is displayed by activity type below. We have made it simple to choose what to do in Burford

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Choose any 1 Activity from 5 Action Packed Options- Oxford

A chance for you and your group to enjoy one activity - you just need to decide which one to try from the choice of 5 superb options



Multi Activity Experience Oxford - choose 3

A chance for you and your group to try out 3 different activities - will you still be friends at the end...



Chocolate Making Classes in Oxford

2-2.5hrs of Chocolate Making Classes in Oxford. Includes equipments, friendly chocolatier for guidance. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.



Chocolate Making Party in Oxford

Enjoy a 90min chocolate making party. Discover the art of making hand-crafted chocolate treats and learn more about this activity from an experienced chocolatier.



Clay Pigeon Shooting near Abingdon

How many shots will it take before you hit the birdie? Will you beat your mates???



Cocktail Making Experience in Oxford

90mins cocktail making session in Oxford. It includes, brief intro about cocktails, learn to make 1 cocktail and you'll also receive a shot & a voucher.



Pole Dancing Lesson in Swindon

Pole dancing lesson demands great skill as the dance movements involves climbing, body inversion and spinning.



Go-Karting Near Cowley Oxford

Go-Karting near Cowley Oxford. Includes professional training and safety equipments. Bring casual clothes, flat shoes.



Greyhounds Trackside Hen & Stag Package Oxford

This stag & Hen package includes, admission to the race, meal, £5 Betting Voucher, 4 pint pitcher of Carling, Pimms or Smirnoff.



Greyhounds Hen & Stag Dinner Package Oxford

Greyhounds Hen & Stag Dinner Package in Oxford. Includes 3 course dinner, £5 betting voucher, presentation race, party pack, and group photograph.



Laser Quest near Swindon

The game of Laserquest is in essence a form of Tag but with a twist!



Guest List Into Lava & Ignite in Oxford

Guest List into nightclub in Oxford. Price inlcudes VIP entrance, no queues and dance to 80s and 90s chart hits.



Paintball Session in Swindon

Everybody loves playing paintball and we have a great site near Swindon where you can splat with style!



Combine 2 Activities into One Great Event

Driving and Shooting combination- Your choice to combine 2 great activities into your own cusomised event- what will you choose?



Spa Treatments in Oxford - Half Day Retreat

Half Day Retreat of Spa Treatments in Oxford. Includes a pampering session along with aroma massage facial, aroma back relief treatment.



Spa Indulgence Package in Oxford - Full Day

Full day of Spa Indulgence Package in Oxford. Includes pamering with our selection of beauty treatments and massage therapies.



Burford - guide to activities & the town

Burford is a small town located in west Oxfordshire, England, about 18 miles west of the town of Oxford. It lies on the RiverWindrush, in the Cotswald hills. Burford is sometimes referred to as the “Gateway to the Cotswalds.” Its rural location and peaceful scenery make Burford ideal for a relaxing escape from urban life. In 2010, Forbes Magazine voted Burford the 6th best place to live in Europe.

Getting Here

While Burford does not have a railway station located within the town itself, there are two railway stations located nearby, both on the Worcester/Hereford to London Paddington line.Charlbury Station is about 7 miles from Burford proper, whileShipton for Burford is about 5 miles away. Shipton for Burfordhas limited service, but most services stop at Charlbury.

There are three bus services that run to and from Burford: Stagecoach 233, 113 RH Transport (which runs on Thursdays only) and 53 Swanbrook. Two private taxi services operate in the town, although neither of them off late night service. David Richens Airport Taxis can be reached at 01993 846117, and Fairways can be reached at 01993 846117. There is also a lot of free parking in Burford, making it ideal for visitors who are traveling by car.

Burford Town

The town of Burford is small and quiet, and while it does offer peaceful and beautiful surroundings, it does not offer a lot of excitement. Beyond enjoying the countryside and the old buildings, activities in the town itself are limited to shopping, drinking and dining. However, if you enjoy those activities in a quiet, old fashioned atmosphere, you will have a wonderful time. Burford has lots of unique and interesting shops, including David Pickup Antiques, The Mad Hatter Bookshop, and The Sweet Shop. There are also many pubs and restaurants in town, some within the town itself and others within easy walking distance.

Ideas & Activities for Burford

Though Burford itself does not offer a lot of recreational activities, it is located in the Cotswalds, and there are activities in areas nearby, including walking tours, cycling and horseback riding. The closest city with a viable nightlife is Oxford, where you can find a wealth of cocktail bars and several clubs and lounges. However, if you have chosen Burford/ The Cotswalds as your destination, a lack of nightclubs and bars may be a plus, and you may prefer a quiet evening in a local pub, which you can find right in the heart of Burford.

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