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'''Burford''' is a city in [[Cotswolds]].
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==Get in==
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'''Public Transport'''
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A number of different buses run between Burford and other local towns.
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'''By Car'''
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By car you can reach Burford easily Via the A40 from Oxford or Cheltenham directions. Otherwise you can come in from the direction of [[Stow-on-the-Wold]] on the A424 which is a beautiful drive.
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There is a free car-park at the bottom end of town, and car-parking on the streets- but be careful- parking in some areas is limited to 2 hours, though this is clearly marked. Most of the hotels also have their own car-parking.
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==Get around==
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The town is small enough to walk everywhere. The lovely high street has many shops, pubs and tea rooms to spend a pleasant afternoon browsing.
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==See==
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==Do==
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Walk. There is a lovely walk from Burford to Little and Great Barrington. [http://www.oxfordshirecotswolds.org/dbimgs/walk5.pdf]
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==Buy==
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*<buy name="" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">As with much of the Cotswolds antiques are a big thing in Burford. There are regular Antique fairs which take place at the church and in one of the buildings on the high street. There are also a number of constant antique shops selling some beautiful things.  </buy>
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==Eat==
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*<eat name="Huffkins Tea Room" alt="" address="98 High Street Burford" directions="" phone="01993 822126" url="http://www.huffkins.com/" hours="M-Sa 9AM-6PM. Su 10AM-6PM" price="mid range" lat="" long="">A lovely tea room serving anything from a traditional cream tea with home-baked scones to a good plate of bangers and mash. Very popular with locals and tourists alike. Child friendly.</eat>
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*<eat name="Wychwood Deli" alt="" address="The Green, Milton-under-Wychwood, Burford" directions="" phone="" url="http://www.wychwooddeli.co.uk" hours="9am-5pm" price="" lat="" long="">Local deli.</eat>
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==Drink==
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There are a number of good pubs in Burford with pints costing around £2.50 to £3 each.
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==Sleep==
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*<sleep name="The Fox Inn" alt="" address="Great Barrington" directions="" phone="01451 844385" url="http://www.foxinnbarrington.co.uk" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">A traditional pub in small village near Burford. On the River Windrush, with great garden and traditional pub meals. Worth a visit for a pint, or to stay. </sleep>
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==Get out==
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There are a few taxi services - ask for the numbers at a pub.
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Bus no. 853 runs to Oxford and surrounding towns. Check the schedule as this does not run frequently - especially on Sunday.
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Roads are flat and good for cycling.
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Revision as of 10:28, 7 January 2012

Burford is a city in Cotswolds.

Contents

Get in

Public Transport

A number of different buses run between Burford and other local towns.

By Car

By car you can reach Burford easily Via the A40 from Oxford or Cheltenham directions. Otherwise you can come in from the direction of Stow-on-the-Wold on the A424 which is a beautiful drive.

There is a free car-park at the bottom end of town, and car-parking on the streets- but be careful- parking in some areas is limited to 2 hours, though this is clearly marked. Most of the hotels also have their own car-parking.

Get around

The town is small enough to walk everywhere. The lovely high street has many shops, pubs and tea rooms to spend a pleasant afternoon browsing.

See

Do

Walk. There is a lovely walk from Burford to Little and Great Barrington. [1]

Buy

  • As with much of the Cotswolds antiques are a big thing in Burford. There are regular Antique fairs which take place at the church and in one of the buildings on the high street. There are also a number of constant antique shops selling some beautiful things.

Eat

  • Huffkins Tea Room, 98 High Street Burford, 01993 822126, [2]. M-Sa 9AM-6PM. Su 10AM-6PM. A lovely tea room serving anything from a traditional cream tea with home-baked scones to a good plate of bangers and mash. Very popular with locals and tourists alike. Child friendly. mid range.
  • Wychwood Deli, The Green, Milton-under-Wychwood, Burford, [3]. 9am-5pm. Local deli.

Drink

There are a number of good pubs in Burford with pints costing around £2.50 to £3 each.

Sleep

  • The Fox Inn, Great Barrington, 01451 844385, [4]. A traditional pub in small village near Burford. On the River Windrush, with great garden and traditional pub meals. Worth a visit for a pint, or to stay.

Get out

There are a few taxi services - ask for the numbers at a pub. Bus no. 853 runs to Oxford and surrounding towns. Check the schedule as this does not run frequently - especially on Sunday.

Roads are flat and good for cycling.

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