Attractions

Church in Burford

St John the Baptist’s Church

Commenced in 1175 and added to over the years, Burford's sturdy stone church has managed to survive reformers and Roundheads (supporters of parliament against the king in the English Civil War) with its fan-vaulted …
Zoo in Burford

Cotswold Wildlife Park

Younger visitors in particular will enjoy this hugely popular 64-hectare wildlife centre, 3 miles south of Burford. Among its vast 250-specie menagerie, there are penguins, zebras, lions, reindeer, otters, endangere…
Church in Burford

St Mary’s Church

Standing in the little village of Swinbrook, 3 miles east of Burford, 12th-century St Mary’s Church displays the remarkably jaunty tombs of the Fettiplace family who dominated the area for 500 years. You can also ge…
Notable Building in Burford

Tolsey House

Perched on sturdy pillars, this unusual 16th-century building was originally the place to pay market tolls.