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West Oxfordshire

Type:Towns & Villages

Bruern, Oxfordshire, OX7 6QA
Bluebells at Foxholes near Bruern


An Abbey is recorded at Bruern as early as 1147. The monastery was small and disreputable even compared to others in the Cotswolds, with a racy history of succession plots, deposed abbots, riots and even on one occasion the medieval equivalent of having the bailiffs in.

The nearby Foxholes Nature Reserve is a beautiful woodland haven famed for its spectacular spring bluebells and abundant bird life.


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