Hotels in Woodstock
The Feathers is one of the finest hotels in Woodstock and is a favorite among tourists as well as locals on short breaks. Located just eight miles from the town of Oxford and 73 miles from London, Woodstock is a quaint town of just 3,000 permanent residents. The town originally thrived on the glove-making industry and later became a popular destination for hosting romantic weddings, sightseeing in the Cotswolds and visiting the legendary Blenheim Palace.
In the heart of Woodstock you'll find the town hall, dating back to 1766. Tourists also explore the unique art scene and search for rare finds in the antique shops around town. Others pay their respects at the Church of St. Mary Magdelene, Combe Church and Bladon Church, where Sir Winston Churchill is buried. Blenheim Castle is the focal point of many a tourist's visit to the Cotswolds This massive castle sits on seven acres of land and is surrounded by another 2,000 acres of lush green parklands.
Many people book hotels in Woodstock and then plan day trips out to nearby towns in the surrounding area. The town of Banbury is just seven miles away and is home of the Banbury Cross and Broughton Castle. The legendary college town of Oxford is just eight miles away. The many colleges in Oxford are known for their distinct architectural style, which spans many centuries and styles.
The Feathers is one of the most distinctive lodgings in the area, featuring an acclaimed bar and a fine dining restaurant that was recently voted "Best Gastro Pub" by "Food and Travel" magazine.