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LOCAL PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Public Transport from & to South Newington:
Stagecoach 488 bus service runs Chipping Norton to Banbury to Chipping Norton picking up from outside "The Duck on the Pond" on the A361 - South Newington click here for pdf time table. There is a better service from Milcombe but a longer walk! Nearest hourly bus services are at Dedington & Chipping Norton chick here for Oxfordsire Public Transport Map

LOCAL VILLAGE AMENITIES

South Newington:
South Newington has a UK Met Office Weather Station. Location: 51.998, -1.405 Altitude: 105 m above mean sea level. Station type: Automatic, run by John Britton, who also produces a weather report in The South Newington Newsletter. These can be downloaded in pdf format from the South Newington Website
Post box, Public telephone, Public playing field known as The Poleaxe No Dogs
SHM Automotive - Garage repairs most makes, tyres & MOT's phone 01295 720182
At The Close in High Street there are local grown garden plants for sale and a blacksmiths workshop
Duck on the Pond, Free-house http://www.duckonthepond.com/ Dogs on lead outside only - recommened by some visitors as very clean but can be expensive!
St Peter ad Vincula church- famous for the well preserved wall paintings. Info Leaflet on paintings etc: Pdf leaflet - South Newington Church a good website showing the paintings etc: Click Here
Take a look at Alpacas kept naturally by Sapphire Alpacas run by Val Tew and Paul Stead at Little Haven, Barford Road a short walk from our site (right along Barford road approx ½ mile - 0.9 Km) They can be seen from the road or there is a footpath that takes you through the fields. See their website: http://www.sapphire-alpacas.co.uk/index.htm

Milcombe: 2 miles approx.
Village shop/General stores, Post Office, Pub http://www.thehorseandgroominn.co.uk/ or https://www.facebook.com/horseandgroommilcombe/ Dog Friendly (Dogs on leads allowed in bar) recommened by other visitors
Coarse Fishing http://www.fernhillfarms.co.uk/ 2 miles approx., Golf course http://www.ryehill.co.uk/ 3 miles approx.

Barford St Micheal : 2 miles approx.
Post Office & small Village shop The Manor House, Barford St Michael, Banbury, OX15 0RJ. Telephone: 01869 338207 -  Sell Calor gas refils and small shop & Post Office open 8am-7pm most days - 2 miles approx.

Near Wiggington/Wiggington Heath: 3.5 miles approx.
Water Fowl sanctuary & Children's farm http://www.waterfowlsanctuary.co.uk/ 3.5 miles approx., Golf course http://www.tadmartongolf.com/ 4 miles approx. Wiggington Pub - White Swan https://www.facebook.com/thewhiteswanwiggy/ Dog Friendly (according to a Facebook review!)

Bloxham: 3 miles approx.
Co-op, Fish & chip takeaway, Post Office/store, Petrol station, Pubs - Joiners Arms Dog Friendly (Dogs on leads allowed in bar), Red Lion Dog Friendly (Dogs on leads allowed in bar), Elephant & Castle  Dog Friendly (Dogs on leads allowed in bar), Doctors Surgery & Dentist. Pharmacy, Veterinary Surgery, WI. Market every Friday. Bloxham Museum,The Courthouse, Church Street Bloxham, Banbury Telephone : 01295 721256

Milton: 3.75 miles approx.
The Black Boy Inn, a 16th century pub in Milton reopened by Marco Pierre White. http://theblackboyinn.com/ Dog Friendly (Dogs on leads allowed bar)

Near Swerford: 2.5 miles approx.
Masons Arms, Free-house, near Swerford on A361: http://www.masons-arms.com/  Dogs on lead outside only, Swerford Village: 3 Miles approx . Grange Farm Foods - Fresh bread, dairy products, etc Weekends & Bank Holidays ONLY http://www.grangefarmfoods.co.uk/ Wildflower meadow at Cow Lane between Swerford and Hook Norton, one of Oxfordshire’s most stunning wildflower meadows ,orchids and butterflies - Mary Powell, owns and manages the wildflower meadow

Great Tew: 5 miles approx.
Pub restaurant http://www.falklandarms.co.uk/food.htm Dog Friendly (Dogs on leads allowed in public bar),  picturesque estate village , Shop. Vision Motorsport on aerodrome http://www.rally-driving-days.co.uk/ Clay Pigeon

Deddington: 6 miles approx.
Co-op, Fish & chip, Chinese & Indian takeaway & restaurants, Monthly Farmers market, Post Office/store, Pubs - Unicorn Inn  Dog Friendly + two other pubs , Cycle shop including repairs http://www.cyclogicalshop.co.uk/. Doctors Surgery & Dentist. Library

Hook Norton: 5 miles approx.
Village shop/General stores, Post Office, Hook Norton Brewery Visitor Centre http://www.hooky.co.uk/ Pubs - Sun Inn & Pear Tree Inn both Dog Friendly
Doctors' Surgery & Dentist, Petrol station,Veterinary, Library, Hook Norton Cutting Nature Reserve - boasts exposed fossil-rich Jurassic limestones and a galaxy of wild flowers http://www.bbowt.org.uk/reserves/hook-norton-cutting

Great Rollright: 9 miles approx.
Village Market – last Saturday morning each month. Rollright Stones- ancient site- stone ring etc http://www.rollrightstones.co.uk/

Kingham: 13 miles approx.
Daylesford Organic Farm & Shop. https://daylesford.com/our-story/

Wychwood: 14 miles approx.
Wychwood pottery: Handmade terracotta pots etc http://www.whichfordpottery.com/

A good website to search for pubs https://whatpub.com/ with lots of filters you can select eg dog friendly, WiFi etc


LOCAL TOWNS/LARGE VILLAGES!:

Banbury: 7 miles approx. All amenities: http://www.banburytown.co.uk/

Chipping Norton: 7.5 miles approx. All amenities: http://www.chippingnortontown.info/

Woodstock: 13 miles approx. http://www.cotswolds.info/places/woodstock/

Moreton-in-Marsh 15 miles http://www.cotswolds.info/places/moreton-in-marsh.shtml

Stow on the Wold 17 miles http://www.cotswolds.info/places/stow-on-the-wold.shtml

Kidlington (the largest Village in England!) 17 miles http://www.oxtowns.co.uk/kidlington/

Brackley: 18 miles approx.http://www.brackleynorthants-tc.gov.uk/

Burford: 18 miles approx.http://www.burfordcotswolds.co.uk/

Bourton-on-the-Water 20 miles approx. http://www.bourtoninfo.com/

Oxford: 25 miles approx. http://www.oxfordcity.co.uk/

Bicester: 26 miles approx. http://www.bicester.gov.uk/

Stratford-upon-Avon 27 miles approx. http://www.visitstratforduponavon.co.uk/


USEFUL LOCAL INFORMATION:

Cherwell District Councils excellent Conservation Area Appraisal Feb 2014 of South Newington: http://www.cherwell.gov.uk/media/pdf/4/k/Conservation_Area_S.Newington1.pdf

Visit Oxfordshire Website lots of info on walks, gardens, attractions etc etc http://www.visitoxfordandoxfordshire.com/travel-information/brochure.aspx


LOCAL POINTS OF INTEREST/ATTRACTIONS

WALKING:

Canal walk: Oxford canal can be found between Clifton & Ayhno 7 miles, at Nell Bridge 9miles (large layby parking) at Banbury Tooley's Boat yard, Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxon, OX16 2PQ
Tel: (01295) 272 917 www.tooleysboatyard.co.uk

Canal Info: http://canalrivertrust.org.uk

Lower Brailes, Shipston-on-Stour,Warwickshire. This small village has some nice walks in the area as well. Lower Brailes is just east of Shipston-on-Stour and is actually part of two villages close together, the other being Upper Brailes. You are right on the border with Oxfordshire here and the area has some nice local walks, including one up to Brailes Hill, 761 feet high, or you can choose Mine Hill, Holloway Hill, or Gallow Hill for a stroll and the views from the top. 13 miles Approx

Around Chipping Norton: http://www.chippingnortontown.info/TRAVELTOURISM/LOCALWALKS/tabid/1163/Default.aspx

Cotswolds: http://www.escapetothecotswolds.org.uk/walking/

Nature Reserves: http://www.bbowt.org.uk/wildlife/reserves


CYCLING:

Local bike hire: Chipping Norton 7.5 miles approx http://www.tycycles.co.uk/ 01608 642765
Mobile: 07850 361146

Cycle shop including repairs, Deddington 6, miles approx http://www.cyclogicalshop.co.uk/. Hudson Street, Deddington, Oxon, OX15 0SJ, Tel: 01869 338090


HORSE RIDING:

Turpins Lodge, Tadmarton Heath 3.5 miles approx http://www.turpinslodge.co.uk/


GOLF:

Chipping Norton 7.5 miles approx http://cotswoldsclub.co.uk/

Milcombe 2 miles approx http://www.ryehill.co.uk/

Wiggington /Tadmarton Heath 3.5 miles approx http://www.tadmartongolf.com/


LEISURE CENTRES:

Banbury http://www.leisurecentre.com/spiceball-leisure-centre/Facilities

Chipping Norton http://www.better.org.uk/leisure/chipping-norton-leisure-centre


FISHING:

College Farm Fishing, College Farm, Aynho, Nr Banbury - REF: SP522342. Telephone:01869 810258 12 miles approx Lake containing Mirror and Crucian Carp, Chub, Bream, Roach, Rudd and Tench. Open dawn until dusk

Fernhill Farm Coarse Fisheries, Fernhill Farm, Milcombe, Nr Banbury, OX15 4RS.Telephone: 01295 720471 3 Lakes containing Mirror, Common and Crucian Carp, Tench, Chub, Roach, Bream, Rudd, Dace, Gudgeon and Perch. Open Dawn until dusk. http://www.fernhillfarms.co.uk/ 2 miles approx

The Goldfish Bowl Boulderdyke Farm, Off Chapel Close, Clifton, Nr Deddington - REF: SP490318. Telephone:01869 338539 Lake containing Golden, Mirror and Common Carp. Open dawn until dusk. 6 miles approx

Hadsham Farm Hadsham House, Manor Farm, Horley, Banbury, OX156BNL Telephone:01295 730745 Coarse Fishing Lake - containing Carp and Tench. Open dawn to dusk. A beautiful, tranquil spot for keen fisherman. 12 miles approx http://www.hadshamfarm.co.uk/fishing/

Nell Bridge Coarse Fishery Nellbridge Farm, Aynho, Nr Banbury - REF: SP496340. Telephone:01295 811227 3 lakes containing Tench, Roach, Rudd, Perch, Mirror and Common Carp and Bream. Open dawn until dusk

Castaway Fishing Tackle 86 Warwick Road, Banbury OX16 2AJ. Telephone:01295 254274 Fishing Tackle and Equipment. 8 miles approx


THEATRES:

Chipping Norton: 7.5 miles approx. Chipping Norton Theatre http://www.chippingnortontheatre.co.uk/

Banbury: 7 miles approx. Mill Arts Centre, https://www.themillartscentre.co.uk/wps/wcm/connect/micro/millarts/home

Oxford: 22 miles approx. The Oxford Playhouse http://www.oxfordplayhouse.com/

The North Wall Arts Centre http://www.thenorthwall.com/

The Old Firestation. http://www.oldfirestation.org.uk/

Stratford: 34 miles approx .The Royal Shakespeare Theatre http://www.rsc.org.uk/

The Swan Theatre http://www.rsc.org.uk/visit-us/swan/


LOCAL FESTIVALS:

Beer Festival Hook Norton: Fine ales usually July see http://www.hookybeerfest.co.uk/

Cornbury Music Festival, Great Tew Estate usually early July see http://www.cornburyfestival.com/ (last year 2017)

Fairport Convention, Music Festival, Cropredy usually early August see http://www.fairportconvention.com/


CARAVAN SHOPS & SERVICE:

Aynho Wharf Caravans: Station Road, Aynho Wharf, Banbury OX17 3BP Telephone: 01869 337775 second hand caravans, service all makes and models of caravan   http://www.aynhowharfcaravans.com/ 12 miles approx

Complete Caravans: Caravans hire, sales and servicing specialists. A34 Southbound, Weston On The Green, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX25 3QQ. Tel: 01869 351406, Mob: 07831 288952, 25 miles approx http://www.completecaravans.com/

Centraleisure Ltd Unit 2 Greatworth Hall Greatworth Banbury Oxfordshire OX17 2DH. Tel: 01295 760800 Mobile: 07909 611820 http://www.centraleisure.co.uk/ 16 miles approx

Panelcraft Coachbuilders: Repairs etc. Unit 4 West St, Shutford, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 6PH Tel: 01295 780785, 7.5 miles approx


OTHER LOCAL SERVICES

PETS:

LISA'S PADS & PAWS
Based in Adderbury, Lisa has provided services to our Caravan & Motorhome Club Members staying at our site.
She provides reliable, loving, dedicated, and trustworthy care for all types of pet in Adderbury and surrounding areas. This includes dog walking, pet sitting and scheduled home visits to provide care for your dogs, cats, and other small animals.
01295 811284
lisa@lisaspadsandpaws.co.uk
https://www.lisaspadsandpaws.co.uk/

CALOR GAS:
B & Q BANBURY MARLEY WAY INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, SOUTHAM ROAD, BANBURY OX16 2RL Phone: 01295676600 - 8 miles approx
MORRISON SUPERMARKETS
BANBURY, CHERWELL STREET, BANBURY OX16 9BB Phone: 01295269409 - 8 miles approx
BODICOTE FLYOVER FARM SHOP,
WHITE POST ROAD, BODICOTE, BANBURY, OX15 4BN Phone: 01295270789 7 miles approx
THE CANAL WHARF, STATION ROAD, AYNHO, BANBURY,  OX17 3BP Phone: 01869336244
MERRYWEATHER FARM, HOOK NORTON ROAD, CHIPPING NORTON, OX7 5TE Phone: 01608644860 Sell Calor gas refils and did do Calor-lite - 6 miles approx
POST OFFICE & small shop, The Manor House, Barford St Michael, Banbury, OX15 0RJ. Telephone: 01869 338207 -  Sell Calor gas refils and small shop & Post Office open 8am-7pm most days - 2 miles approx


CONTACT INFORMATION IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY:

VETS

Chipping Norton Veterinary Hospital Albion Street, Chipping Norton, OX7 5BN. Telephone 01608 642547 for all enquiries, appointments and to reach the emergency out of hours services. http://www.chippingnortonvets.co.uk/

The Bloxham Veterinary Surgery South Newington Road, Bloxham, OX15 4QF Tel: 01608 642547 http://www.chippingnortonvets.co.uk/


PHARMACY

Bloxham Pharmacy High Street, Bloxham, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 4LUTelephone: 01295 722169 http://www.nhs.uk/Services/pharmacies/Overview/DefaultView.aspx?id=8332

or National Chemists in local towns


HEALTH CENTRE/SURGERY:

Deddington Health Centre, Earls Lane, Deddington OX15 0TQ, Surgery Appointments and Queries: 01869 338611, Repeat Prescriptions: 01869 338847, Out Of Hours: 111 (0845 3458995 will still work) http://www.deddingtonsurgery.co.uk/

Bloxham Surgery Godswell Lodge, Church Street, Bloxham, OX15 4ES Telephone: 01295 722788 Out Of Hours: 111 http://www.bloxhamsurgery.co.uk/

Hook Norton Surgery Bourne End Surgery, The Bourne, Hook Norton, OX15 5PB, 01608 737302 Out Of Hours: 111 http://www.bloxhamsurgery.co.uk/


DENTISTS:

LION HOUSE DENTAL PRACTICE, Hook Norton High Street, Hook Norton, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX15 5NF, 01608 737911 http://www.lionhousedentalpractice.co.uk/home.html

Bloxham Dental, Godswell Stables, Church Street' Bloxham, OX15 4ES, Call: 01295 721030 http://www.bloxhamdentalpractice.co.uk/

Deddington Dental Practice, Archway Court, New Street, Deddington, OX15 0SS http://deddingtondental.co.uk/


HOSPITAL NHS

HORNTON, BANBURY Telephone: 01295 275500 Address: Oxford Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 9AL A&E Next to the main entrance off Hightown Road, Banbury
01295 229412 http://www.nhs.uk/Services/hospitals/Overview/DefaultView.aspx?id=1545