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How to have a french holiday in Oxford

The idea of travelling abroad is off the cards for so many people in the UK this year. Travel restrictions and changes to lockdown rules mean that it’s really tricky to plan a trip, especially if you’re dreaming of a European city break. However, there is a solution! Oxford is a multicultural city with lots of influences from across the world. From Japan to Colombia there are a whole host of foodie and cultural experiences to immerse yourself in, and escape to, right here amongst the dreaming spires.

10 Places To Enjoy The Sunshine In Oxford

When the sun comes out in Oxford, there’s no better place to be! Surrounded by beautiful buildings, lush parks and winding waterways, we’re spoilt for choice for places to lap up the rays.

However, if you’re keen to support your favourite Oxford independent businesses when you’re out and about (or even from the comfort of your own garden), here’s our top 10 places to enjoy the sunshine with social distancing in mind.

Life of Bees: The Story of Warborough Honey

Today on the blog, we delve into the life of bees, and the story behind Warborough Honey from Steve Ash, WH founder, lifelong nature enthusiast, (and my dad)! Heading towards retirement, a change in circumstance of a good friend and neighbour, led him down an unexpected path…..


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