Just eight miles from Oxford's spires, and even closer to Blenheim Palace, stately home of Churchill, Woodstock is often considered just a convenient stop, but it's actually a very attractive town in its own right too, and the best places to stay in Woodstock make ideal bases for exploring the immediate surroundings and venturing further afield to the Cotswolds.
Blenheim Palace was built on a site previously home to Woodstock Palace, which was popular with several medieval English kings. But its incarnation as an Italo-Corinthian extravaganza was a gift to the Duke of Marlborough, John Churchill, who defeated the French and Bavarians at Blenheim.
Woodstock also has several notable churches and houses the Oxforshire Museum in one of its historic houses. Some of its other historic houses are now some of the best places to stay in Woodstock.
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