The Local Area

Church Enstone is a peaceful and attractive small village, with a blend of period buildings including the 9th century St Kenelm’s Church. Neighbouring the larger village of Neat Enstone with it’s village store, nursery and primary school and petrol station.

The area is perfect for those wishing to explore the glorious countryside of West Oxfordshire, The Cotswolds & beyond.

The village links with numerous footpaths, bridleways & country lanes, popular with ramblers, cyclists and motorists alike.

Nearby market towns of Chipping Norton, Moreton in Marsh, Stow on the Wold and Stratford Upon Avon offer a choice of shopping and tourist experiences. For those wishing to pursue the former Bicester Shopping Village is a mere 20 minute drive away.


Being in such a rural location provides the perfect opportunity to take part in a number of country pursuits.
Clay Pigeon ShootingFishingHorse RidingGolfRamblingCyclingHuntingFlying

are all easily accessible nearby.

Open Air Swimming Pools are close by in Chipping Norton and Woodstock, open during the summer months.


There are plenty of things to see and do in the local area, from Farm and Wildlife Parks, to Historic Houses and Gardens. Some of our favourites include:


As well as an array of local village and town fates and fairs, Church Enstone is the ideal base for a number of festivals throughout the summer. These include:

Chipping Norton Theatre offers varied performances throughout the year, including arthouse cinema events as well as the highly acclaimed Christmas Panto. A number of other note worthy events take place throughout the year including;

  • Oxfordshire Arts Week in May
  • Bloxham Steam Rally
  • Hook Norton Beer Festival
  • Blenheim Battle Proms in July, Horse Trials in September and Countryfile Live hosted in August.