Broughton Castle - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Broughton Castle
Broughton Castle is a moated and fortified manor house near Banbury in North Oxfordshire. Set in parkland and built of the rich local Hornton ironstone. The castle sits on an artificial island in pastureland and is surrounded by a wide moat. Across the small bridge lies the parish church of St Mary the Virgin, surrounded by its historic cemetery. A Grade I listed building, it opens to the public over the summer.
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4.35km from Broughton Castle
The High Street in Oxford, England, known locally as the High, runs between Carfax, generally seen as the centre of the city, and Magdalen Bridge to the east. It forms a gentle curve and is the subject of many prints, paintings, photographs, etc. The looking west towards Carfax with University College on the left and The Queen's College on the right is an especially popular view. There are many historical buildings on the street, including the University of Oxford buildings and colleges. Locally
Banbury Museum & Gallery
4.72km from Broughton Castle
Bambury Museum is a family-friendly museum located in Banbury’s town centre, next to the idyllic canal-side, and opposite Tooley’s historic boatyard. Its displays present the history of the town. They include the English Civil War, Banbury as a market town in Victorian times, the Oxford Canal, and Tooley's Boatyard next to the museum. The boatyard is a scheduled ancient monument that can be visited on a guided tour.
Hook Norton Brewery
8.54km from Broughton Castle
Hook Norton Brewery is a regional brewery in Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, England, several miles outside the Cotswold Hills. Founded in 1849, the brewing plant is a traditional Victorian 'tower' brewery in which all the stages of the brewing process flow logically from floor to floor; mashing at the top, boiling in the middle, fermentation and racking at the bottom. Until 2006, the brewing process was powered by steam. Beer is still delivered in the village by horse-drawn dray.
National Trust - Upton House and Gardens
9.05km from Broughton Castle
Upton House is a country house in the civil parish of Ratley and Upton, in the English county of Warwickshire. It was built in 1695 for Sir Rushout Cullen. There are large lawns, terraced borders, elegant stone staircases, rose garden, orchards, and a rare kitchen display garden as well as National Collections of Aster amellus, Aster cordifolius, and Aster ericoïdes.
10.93km from Broughton Castle
Thenford House, Thenford, Northamptonshire, England is an 18th century country house built for Michael Wodhull, the bibliophile and translator. Wodhull's architect is unknown. The style is Palladian although with earlier Carolean echoes which led Pevsner to describe it as "decidedly conservative for its date". Construction took place between 1761 and 1765. Since the 1970s, the house has been the country home of Michael Heseltine who has constructed a notable arboretum in the grounds. Thenford Ho
11.24km from Broughton Castle
A majestic-eighteenth century stone house with a landscape garden designed with the help of Sanderson Miller. The Hall is a lovely Grade I listed late 17th-century country house built by William Holbech in 1684 and extensively remodelled between 1745-1750 by William Holbech the Younger.
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Oxfordshire is a landlocked county in the far west of the government statistical region of South East England. The ceremonial county borders Warwickshire to the north-west, Northamptonshire to the north-east, Buckinghamshire to the east, Berkshire to the south, Wiltshire to the south-west and Gloucestershire to the west.
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