Witney: A Village Dating Back To The Middle Ages (2023)

Cotswold stone houses, golden hues in the sunset, nature’s canvas glows


Since medieval times, Witney, a West Oxfordshire market town in the Cotswolds (an area designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1966) was known for its woollen blanket production created River Windrush water.

Witney is home to two iconic landmarks: 18th-century Blanket Hall, where all blankets were measured and weighed before exporting around the world, and Victorian Corn Exchange.

Both are worth visiting, as is Witney Museum, which tells all about the town’s signature trades while featuring some outstanding exhibits.

Heathrow Airport to Witney takes approximately 1 hour plus by car.

The Cotswolds is a region that’s renowned for its beautiful countryside and charming villages, and it’s also a great place to bring your dog on holiday.

With a range of pet-friendly accommodation options and plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy, the Cotswolds is the perfect destination for you and your four-legged friend.

Enchantment Awaits
Enchantment Awaits

The Cotswolds region is home to many charming villages and towns, churches, historic landmarks, outdoor activities, in a beautiful part of England. After visiting the region many times, we created the TravelCotswolds.com website dedicated to helping others plan their own trips to the Cotswolds.

Here’s our current pick of the top ten villages to visit in the Cotswolds; BiburyBourton-on-the-WaterCirencesterCompton AbdaleCondicoteLower SlaughterMiserdenSomerford KeynesStroud, and Yanworth.

Contact: hello@travelcotswolds.com

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