Join a leisurely walking tour around the Cotswold market town of Witney. A town steeped in tradition and offering a fantastic location for a day out or even a short break.
Just 10 miles West of Oxford, Witney is the largest town in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds. A charming and bustling market town with an excellent range of independent shops and restaurants. Once famous across the world for its blanket making, gloves and other woollen goods. Much of the town's architecture reflects the prosperity brought by this trade.
The tour explains the history of Witney and introduces you to many of the interesting sites and buildings Witney offers. Plus, we'll help you discover many more things to do after your tour.
Delivered with a perfect blend of fact, stories, history and interesting anecdotes. At the end of the tour, we will give you our free Witney Map, helping to get you back to the places you wish to further explore.
The tour will include a famous Downtown Abbey filming location, an overview of the Witney blanket trade and how it shaped the town, introductions to places you may wish to return to after your tour and much more.
I'm passionate about Witney, I love its buildings, its secret places, walkways, its quirks and its traditions. Join me to discover this wonderful town and all it has to offer. Plus, I can tell you about all the great places to shop, eat, drink and stay.