Brambly Thatch

“This working cattle farm in the Oxfordshire countryside could make the ideal touring base” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

GORING HEATH, OXFORDSHIRE

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  •   Social distancing and safety measures in place
  •   Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
  •   Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
We are keeping one week empty between lets, to ensure maximum Covid safety for our guests & ourselves, and to address & avoid impossible rapid disinfection procedures within Brambly Thatch. By cleaning 3 days after guests leave and before next guests arrive, Covid infection should be minimised.

Our Inspector's view

Brambly Cottages provide a comfortable home from home on a working farm with cattle, crops and countryside to enjoy. Brambly Thatch is the 400-year-old ‘picture book’ thatched cottage – quirky and compact.

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3 Star Self Catering

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Brambly Thatch
Coombe End, GORING HEATH, Berkshire, RG8 7TA
Phone : 0118 9843121

Features

Rooms
  • Total units: 1
Children
  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Child gates
Leisure
  • Offsite tennis
  • Offsite riding
Facilities
  • Private garden
  • Lawn area
  • Garden furniture
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • Sky or freeview
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Telephone
  • Internet
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Changeover day: Friday

About the area

Discover Oxfordshire

Located at the heart of England, Oxfordshire enjoys a rich heritage and surprisingly varied scenery. Its landscape encompasses open chalk downland and glorious beechwoods, picturesque rivers and attractive villages set in peaceful farmland. The countryside in the northwest of Oxfordshire seems isolated by comparison, more redolent of the north of England, with its broad views, undulating landscape and dry-stone walls. The sleepy backwaters of Abingdon, Wallingford, Wantage, Watlington and Witney reveal how Oxfordshire’s old towns evolved over the centuries, while Oxford’s imposing streets reflect the beauty and elegance of ‘that sweet city with her dreaming spires.’ Fans of the fictional sleuth Inspector Morse will recognise many Oxford landmarks described in the books and used in the television series.

The county demonstrates how the strong influence of humans has shaped this part of England over the centuries. The Romans built villas in the pretty river valleys that thread their way through Oxfordshire, the Saxons constructed royal palaces here, and the Normans left an impressive legacy of castles and churches. The philanthropic wool merchants made their mark too, and many of their fine buildings serve as a long-lasting testimony to what they did for the good of the local community.

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