Local Area

The Old School is very well placed for the railway stations, Bicester North and Bicester Village (7 and 10 minutes), the M40 (10 minutes), London, Birmingham and Luton airports (all only an hour away), Bicester Village Retail Shopping (10 minutes), Stratford-on-Avon (40 minutes) and for wedding receptions at the Tythe Barn, Poundon House (each 7 minutes) and Aynho (15 minutes).

Bicester Village, internationally known as a luxury designer outlet, is less than 10 minutes from The Old School with 160 boutiques, offering world leading brands including Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Breitling, Burberry, Dior, Gucci, Manolo Blahnik, Prada, Smythson, Stella McCartney and Valentino, and offers exceptional savings.


Here are some links to some local attractions:


“Our second time here – we’re so pleased we came back. A warm welcome”

Katherine West From Sussex

“So friendly and welcoming, glad we chose to stay here. Lovely pets too!”

Rob from Cheshire

“We enjoyed our stay.   Lovely clean rooms.   Very pretty gardens.   Lovely food.”

David and Suzanne from Wales

“We really enjoyed our stay – especially the cooked breakfast and great conversation.”

Leigh and Sonia from Bedfordshire

“Lovely stay – slept so well and amazing shower to wake us from the night’s before dancing.   Thank you for making us and Max (baby) so welcome.”

Charlotte from Surrey

“Another happy visit to The Old School.   Such a comfortable and hospitable home and Sally-Anne is so kind.”

David from Cumbria

“Tranquillity and hospitality at its Best. Helped recharge our batteries!”

James and George from Cambridgeshire

“The best residential accommodation I’ve ever stayed at.”

David from Wales

Amazing place to stay, fab breakfast and very welcoming.   Thank you very much.”

Nikki from London

“Lovely peaceful setting – fantastic conversation – my dream!”

Nigel and George from Surrey

“Thank you for a lovely, peaceful evening sitting in your garden.”

Jan and Alison from Somerset

A beautiful house in a lovely village.   Thank you so much.   You were all so friendly, warm and welcoming and made us feel so at home.   Will definitely return. Sally-Anne and sons, lovely, lovely people.   Thank you so much.   God bless you. (P.S.  Adored the puppies)”

Sheila and Jerry from Hertfordshire