What to do and see in Bicester, England: The Best Places and Tips

Bicester is a town and civil parish in the Cherwell district of northeastern Oxfordshire in England. This historic market centre is one of the fastest growing towns in Oxfordshire.

1. Bicester Heritage

Buckingham Road, Bicester OX26 5HA, England Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites, Military Bases & Facilities
Excellent
71%
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4%
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4.5 based on 66 reviews

Bicester Heritage

Bicester Heritage is the UK's first business campus dedicated to historic motoring and aviation. Comprising of a cluster of industry leading specialists, Bicester Heritage delivers a unique customer experience by providing a supportive ecosystem of skills and businesses, geared towards the historic motoring market.

Reviewed By David A - Bicester, United KingdomBicester, United Kingdom

So many people and cars!

Our first visit yesterday. I was surprised at so many people and cars. Great fun. Highlights for us were the Tiger Moth, mobile cinema and Home Guard re-enactment. Shame about the enormous queues for food stalls. Very impressed with the traffic control on

2. Garth Park

Parkside Launton Road, Bicester OX26 6DH, England Nature & Parks, Fun & Games, Sports Complexes
Excellent
45%
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44%
Satisfactory
9%
Poor
1%
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4.5 based on 117 reviews

Garth Park

Reviewed By 256graemeb - Tenerife, SpainTenerife, Spain

Skatepark

Popped in with my son & young grandsons. The littleuns loved the skatepark, on their bikes, & a big thanks to the older boys who tolerated our littleuns. We then moved on to the playground & our littleuns loved that also, especially messing with the water

3. Bicester Village

50 Pingle Drive, Bicester OX26 6WD, England Shopping, Shopping Malls
Excellent
28%
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35%
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3.5 based on 3603 reviews

Bicester Village

Located less than an hour's train ride from London's Marylebone station, and 20 minutes from Oxford, Bicester Village boasts more than 160 luxury designer outlet boutiques of British and international brands including Anya Hindmarch, Alexander McQueen, Mulberry, Yves Saint Laurent, MCM and Diane von Furstenberg - all with reductions of up to 60% on the recommended retail price. Additionally, Smythson and Vivienne Westwood are represented by their only outlet stores worldwide. Shoppers can travel with ease from London Marylebone or Oxford Parkway directly to Bicester Village railway station alternatively the Shopping Express luxury coach service from central London to the Village. A number of luxury services available at the village, which include, valet parking, an award-winning Visitor Centre complete with multilingual hosts, Hands-free Shopping, and a children's play area. Restaurants include Café Wolseley, Le Pain Quotidien, Shan Shui , itsu and farmshop restaurant and cafe.

Reviewed By kellybK5342XI - Henlow, United KingdomHenlow, United Kingdom

Shopping

I guess we were quite disappointed as it didn’t seem that much cheaper hereHowever, we do go to America quite a lot, so the comparisons are to those outlet pricesProbably the best equally priced option was timberlands Some fab shopsFood limited, catering

4. Island Pond Wood

West End, Bicester, England Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Forests, Bodies of Water More
Excellent
49%
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35%
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11%
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5%
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4 based on 17 reviews

Island Pond Wood

Reviewed By needs2sleep - Bicester, United KingdomBicester, United Kingdom

Gotta love a Sunday morning stroll

I love Launton village whenever I drive through I always think it would be a great place to live, not too far off the beaten path but still a village all the same.Today I discovered another reason this village is idyllic, Island Pond woods.It’s nothing bi

5. St Edburg's Church

Church Street, Bicester, England Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals, Architectural Buildings
Excellent
33%
Good
51%
Satisfactory
16%
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4 based on 12 reviews

St Edburg's Church

Reviewed By Alexander_Ford - Bicester, United KingdomBicester, United Kingdom

Traditional C of E church

This is a traditional C of E church just off the heart of Bicester - being renovated in certain areas. Nice and airy inside and obviously set in its own grounds. Worth a visit.

6. Glebe Leisure Fishing Lakes

Stoke Lyne | Glebe Court, Fringford, Bicester OX27 8RJ, England Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
35%
Good
33%
Satisfactory
9%
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19%
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3.5 based on 21 reviews

Glebe Leisure Fishing Lakes

Touring Caravan site, grass and hard standing pitches mainly with electric and some with grey waste disposal and drinking water points. Eco pods also available, tent area, 2 fishing lakes, tree covered dog walk and 2 modern shower/toilet blocks. Car/caravan wash, laundry machines available.

Reviewed By elizabethwU2205AW - Norwich, United KingdomNorwich, United Kingdom

Camper van pitch

Easy to find, parked up and got sorted quickly by friendly owner. Lovely woodland walk for the dog, half a mile or so and we went round the fishing lake. Lovely quiet camp when we came beginning of June. Showers ok and warm. We visited Stowe Gardens which

7. Whitelands Farm Sports Ground

Whitelands Way, Bicester OX26 1AJ, England Fun & Games, Nature & Parks, Playgrounds, Sports Complexes More
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4.5 based on 3 reviews

Whitelands Farm Sports Ground

Reviewed By 1979PaulC - Bicester, United KingdomBicester, United Kingdom

Use this and keep it going! Great facility

Lovely little breakfast spot here. Really good food for a reasonable cost and cracking staff. Pet friendly (very welcoming) and a nice cool environment in the summer heat. A local treat which beats other breakfasts locally.

8. Car Chase Heroes

A4421 | Bicester Heritage Park, Bicester OX26 5HA, England Sights & Landmarks, Auto Race Tracks
Excellent
36%
Good
19%
Satisfactory
7%
Poor
7%
Terrible
31%
Overall Ratings

3 based on 40 reviews

Car Chase Heroes

Reviewed By Ricardo S - London, United KingdomLondon, United Kingdom

Avoid lost £190

Booked to drive 4 supercars. You have to pay extra for everything. Couldn’t attend due to work emergency lost out on £190. They just don’t care.All they care is to cover their costs. It’s easier to be late for a flight and get on the next one for free tha

9. St Mary and St Edburga Church

Church Street, Stratton Audley, Bicester, England Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals
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4 based on 1 reviews

St Mary and St Edburga Church

Reviewed By Howlo - Buckingham, United KingdomBuckingham, United Kingdom

Pretty Church

Sat in the middle of the lovely village of Stratton Audley this is a truly plain but very pretty church. It was at the heart of the village food and beer festival. Its doors were open and it was cool, plenty of visitors were having a look around.It is a f

10. St Giles Church

Church Lane, Wendlebury, Bicester OX25 2PN, England Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals More
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4 based on 1 reviews

St Giles Church

Reviewed By Howlo - Buckingham, United KingdomBuckingham, United Kingdom

Small, Plain Village Church

A small, plain church tucked away in the pretty village of Wendlebury. It is not visible from the main road through the village. I only found it as I was attending a concert by the Wendlebury Community Choir.A lovely evening - the church is very simple an

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