HACKERS END

Churchill, Oxfordshire Cotswolds

 

Self Catering

Phone: 01608 659959         Mobile: 07516 116856

 

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CHURCHILL & THE SURROUNDING AREA

Churchill, www.churchillsarsden.com & www.thecotswoldgateway.co.uk/churchill.htm, which was mentioned in the Domesday Book, is also famous as the birthplace in 1732 of Warren Hastings, the first Governor General of India and in 1787 of William Smith, known as “The Father of Geology”. The church of All Saints dominates the landscape and can be seen from miles around. The nearest town, Chipping Norton, is a traditional market town with a good selection of restaurants, pubs, and shops. The Station Mill Antiques Centre on Station Road, Chipping Norton is well worth a visit.

 

The countryside around Churchill provides four Circular Walks with wonderful views ranging from a short stroll round the village taking in the Heritage Centre and the very impressive All Saints Church, to a 4.5 mile walk to Sarsden and beyond. For the more ambitious walkers, the Cotswold Way, D'Arcy Dalton Way and Oxfordshire Way are all easily accessible. Ordinance Survey maps of the area are available in the apartment for guests' use.

   

Ideally situated for exploring not only the numerous attractions of the Cotswolds such as Stow-on-the-Wold, Moreton-in-Marsh, Bourton-on-the-Water, Burford, all of which are within an approximate 8-10 mile radius, Churchill is also a good base for visiting Oxford, Woodstock (Blenheim Palace), Chipping Camden, Broadway, Stratford-upon-Avon and Cheltenham.

 

In addition to the highly regarded Churchill village pub/restaurant, The Chequers in Churchill, the area boasts many other excellent pubs and restaurants. Sample menus are on hand at Hackers End to help you decide where to eat. The fashionable Daylesford Organics, located three miles away, offers gourmet produce, beautiful gifts and an indulgent beauty treatment spa.