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Nuffield Place was the home of William Morris, Lord Nuffield, founder of the Morris Motor Car Company. Despite his wealth, Morris chose to live simply and gave away much of his wealth to a variety of philanthropic causes. The house is furnished as Morris and his wife left it, in attractive yet unpretentious 1930s Art Deco style.
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Warburg Nature Reserve Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust
4.13km from Nuffield Place
The Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT), is a wildlife trust covering the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire in England. There is a wide variety of all ages and types of woodland within the reserve. More than 450 species of plants have been recorded, including 15 species of orchid, an incredible 900 species of fungi and the rare plant Soloman's Seal.
National Trust - Greys Court
6.42km from Nuffield Place
A beautiful Tudor country house and garden near Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire. The de Grey family settled on this site by the time of the Domesday Book. It lies almost in the middle of the ancient parish and was built on a hillside terrace overlooking the valley to the south. This iconic building contains so many interesting things to see in and around. The house remains furnished as a family home, with some outstanding 18th-century plasterwork interiors. It is a Grade I listed building.
6.52km from Nuffield Place
Home to the Stonor family for 850 years with a rich history, art, treasure, gardens, family days out and deer. Nestled in a Chiltern Valley the house dominates a magnificent view of the beautiful deer park and woodland. Beyond the warm red brick Jacobean façade, a stroll through the house is a vivid walk through history.
7.16km from Nuffield Place
Wallingford Castle was an important royal fortress on the banks of the River Thames. It was begun around 1067 by a Norman baron named Robert D'Oilly, on the orders of William the Conqueror. It was built on the west bank of the River Thames, guarding a historic crossing point, and at its peak in the late 13th century consisted of a raised keep surrounded by the inner bailey, protected to the north, west and south by three successive, partially moated curtain walls.
7.54km from Nuffield Place
Wallingford Museum is a colourful, delightfully intimate and family friendly local history museum on two floors of a medieval building in the heart of Wallingford. The museum has an extensive collection relating to the town's history. Displays include archaeology, Wallingford Castle, and the town in mediaeval and Victorian times. A free audio tour is available.
Cholsey and Wallingford Railway (Wallingford, Station)
7.97km from Nuffield Place
The Cholsey and Wallingford Railway is a 2+1⁄2-mile long standard gauge heritage railway in the English county of Oxfordshire. It run steam and diesel trains on the historic ‘Bunk’ line linking Cholsey with the market town of Wallingford. Trains run on selected weekends and bank holidays throughout the year and, where available, are steam hauled.
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