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County - Oxfordshire | Map
Tel code: 01367 | code search
Postcode: OX14 | code search
Population: 370
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The Chequers Inn
"Had a great time at the Chequers. Couldn't recognise it from the review placed last October (which we've seen word for word on other websites which seems mean). We had ..." More

The Chequers Inn
"My partner and I went for dinner at the Chequers in Burcot last Wednesday and it was a real disappointment. We are both in our late twenties, we both used ..." More

The Chequers Inn
"Dear sir or madam, My wife and I regularly dine out and we have a number of restaurants we consider as our favourites within a radius of Abingdon. On Saturday ..." More

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Burcot is a hamlet in Oxfordshire on the north banks of the River Thames, approximately 2 miles from Dorchester on Thames, 5 miles from Abingdon and 8 miles from Oxford. Burcot has one pub, The Chequers Inn on the Abingdon Road, a 16th century thatched inn on the riverside and in the shadow of the Wittenham Clumps. Burcot's position near the River Thames at one time gave it an importance out of all proportion to its size. During the first 30 years of the 17th century the Thames between Burcot and Oxford was virtually innavigable, and consequently goods destined for Oxford had to be unloaded at Burcot and then carried by road into the city. Burcot once had a Post Office and a shop close to The Chequers, but both have now gone. Nearby attractions include Dorchester Abbey, Newington House and the Didcot Railway Centre. The close-by market town of Abingdon was once the county town of Berkshire and the magnificent county hall and court house, now the museum, was supposedly designed by Christopher Wren. The site of Abingdon Abbey houses associated monastic buildings including the Abbey Exchequer, the timber-framed Long Gallery, a bakehouse, gateway, St John's pilgrims' hostel and the Church of Saint Nicolas.

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Plough Hotel & Restaurant (0.77 miles)

Clifton Hampden is an attractive Thames-side village. This 16th Century Inn is close to the river Thames, 4 miles east of abingdon, 8 miles south of Oxford city. The Bar serves a good choice of real ales ... More | visit website

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The Grange (1.62 miles)

The Grange
The Grange, our period Georgian village house is set in a large walled sunny garden with views of the Wittenham Clumps - a well known Oxfordshire landmark. Located near Culham Science Centre (2miles), Didcot (3 ... More | visit website
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George Hotel (1.86 miles)

George Hotel

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The George is a XVth century coaching inn set in the heart of Oxfordshire. Dorchester-on-Thames is central to many major centres of commerce and historic sites in Southern England.

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Abingdon Four Pillars Hotel (2.67 miles)

Abingdon Four Pillars Hotel

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Situated in the heart of the Thames Valley, only 9.5 km (6 miles) south of Oxford, the hotel, with its unusual and interesting architecture, prides itself on personal service.

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The Coach & Horses Inn (2.79 miles)

The Coach & Horses Inn

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The Coach & Horses Inn is a charming 16th Century Restaurant with Nine en-suite double bedrooms situated around our picturesque courtyard , Just 100 ... More

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Crazy Bear Hotel (3.12 miles)

Crazy Bear Hotel

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An oasis of flamboyant design in a countryside setting, just 15 minutes from Oxford city centre and 45 minutes from London. The Crazy Bear is renowned for its originality and ... More

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Kingfisher Inn (3.19 miles)

Kingfisher Inn

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...................WIFI broadband connection available throughout the building.................. Welcome to the Kingfisher Inn, we are a family owned and operated hotel at the head of the old wharf road in the ... More

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Alouette Bed & Breakfast (3.23 miles)

Alouette Bed & Breakfast
Graded 4 Star Silver with Visit Britain, Alouette is situated in rural Oxfordshire in the twinned villages of Shillingford-on-Thames and Warborough, with its delightful village green, used in the filming of Midsomer Murders. Close to the Thames Path ... More | visit website
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Kingfisher Barn Holiday Cottages (3.26 miles)

Kingfisher Barn Holiday Cottages

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What better place to spend a relaxing, romantic and stimulating break than at our range of stunning Holiday Cottages or fabulous Barn Conversions in ancient Abingdon, Oxfordshire? All of our self-catering ... More

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Upper Reaches (3.58 miles)

Upper Reaches

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Welcome to the Upper Reaches Hotel Abingdon.The Hotel is situated virtually on an island on the River Thames and enjoys one of the most attractive locations in Abingdon. The Upper ... More | visit website

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