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Discover a selection of 487 homes, 471 apartments and other holiday rentals in Oxfordshire that are perfect for your trip. Whether you're travelling with your children or with friends, holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, which might include Wi-Fi and a fireplace. At the end of the day, you'll be able to choose a property to rent that has what everyone needs, including a place that is accessible or non-smoking.

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The historical city of Oxfordshire awaits you

Come and experience Oxfordshire and its museums, history and cathedral. Travellers to this cosmopolitan city praise the university setting, architecture and shopping. Take in top local attractions such as Cotswolds and Blenheim Palace. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities and attractions in and around Oxfordshire

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Oxfordshire a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Frilford Heath Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Bicester Golf and Country Club (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Crocodiles of the World (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Fairytale Farm (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Cotswold Wildlife Park (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • The Model Village (23.1 mi / 37.2 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Oxfordshire

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Oxfordshire is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waterperry Gardens (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Rousham House and Gardens (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Thames Path (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Chiltern Hills (21.5 mi / 34.7 km)
  • Higginson Park (24.2 mi / 39 km)
  • North Wessex Downs (25.3 mi / 40.8 km)

How to get to and around Oxfordshire

The nearest airport is in Oxford (OXF), located 5.9 mi (9.6 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Oxford Station, Oxford Parkway Station and Abingdon Radley Station are the main stations in the area.

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What are the top holiday rentals in Oxfordshire?

Deluxe villas, quirky treehouses and quaint cottages — everyone's ideal escape is different. Whatever your style, you're sure to find something that tempts you among these top holiday rentals in Oxfordshire:

  • "Romantic Cottage With Period Features On The Edge Of The Cotswolds": This Langau bei Gaming escape comes with 2 bedrooms and is rated highly among visitors. Amenities such as a hair dryer and free toiletries help make your stay comfortable.
  • "A Beautiful Property Located Minutes Away From The Centre Of Chipping Norton": Located in Chipping Norton, this home away from home has 3 bedrooms and plenty of handy amenities. Golf and a kitchen are among them.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Oxfordshire holiday rental for you.

What are the best tiny house holiday rentals in Oxfordshire?

For a unique kind of holiday experience, book a tiny house rental in Oxfordshire. We warn you though — after you've stayed in a tiny house, the urge to move into one of these pint-sized pads will be tough to resist!

  • Take a few days off to reenergize at "Canal - Side Architect - Designed Tiny House". Located in Cotswolds, a barbecue grill and a water view are just two of the amenities included here.
  • Alternatively, book a weekend away at "Tiny House, Peak District, Nr Buxton". Situated in Peak District National Park, this wee gem comes with a kitchen and an oven.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Oxfordshire?

Pick a charming log cabin from the many scattered in or around Oxfordshire and you'll soon be inside your wooden hideaway, tipple in hand, reclining in front of a roaring fire. But adventure is right outside your door too. These cabins offer the perfect blend of comfort and fun:

  • "Redwood Lodge: Unwind In Your Very Own Log Cabin": Enjoy a few days unwinding at this awesome cabin surrounded by nature. When you've recharged, enjoy cycling or horse riding, which are some of the best activities in this area.
  • "Delightful Log Cabin": Stay in and enjoy the quiet atmosphere or get out and try some fun activities nearby, such as hiking and biking and horse riding. The choice is all yours around here.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in Oxfordshire?

Walk out of work on Friday and forget all about sales targets and spreadsheets. Enjoy a few days of R&R — with a dash of adventure — at one of these irresistible weekend getaways in Oxfordshire:

  • Experience adventure and relaxation all rolled into one at "Beautifully Decorated 2 Bed Room Cottage With Use Of Private Tennis Court". This property in Chipping Norton is an excellent base for checking out natural attractions such as Witney Lakes Golf Course and Cotswold Wildlife Park. If you're craving something that'll get your blood flowing, try some tennis or golf.
  • You'll be able to cram a whole lot into your mini break at "Golf Resort - 9bed/5bath Home In Championsgate". This property is located in Four Corners and is surrounded by awesome sights like Palisades Golf Club and Disney's Oak Trail Golf Course. Ice skating and water skiing are some cool experiences also on your doorstep.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Oxfordshire?

You'll find plenty of studio apartments in Oxfordshire. While they're no mansion, they pack a punch when it comes to location, convenience and character. Here are a couple of top-rated options:

  • "Stunning Luxury Barn Conversion" in Witney puts you within close reach of some of the area's sought-after cultural attractions, including O2 Academy and Devil's Quoits. Heating and an oven are a couple of the amenities you'll have access to here.
  • Alternatively, get comfy at "Pass The Keys | Lovely Central Oxford Apartment + Sun Trap Patio" which offers an oven, free WiFi and more. Located in Oxford, sights like Pitts Rivers Museum and Christ Church Cathedral will appeal to your inner culture buff.

Can I find short term rentals in Oxfordshire?

Oxfordshire has short-term rentals for all styles and budgets. Whether you're longing for a few nights of alone time or a long-overdue catch up with your besties, Vrbo will help you find the ideal getaway. Here are some popular options to get you started:

  • Located close to the centre of Chipping Norton, "Beautifully Decorated 2 Bed Room Cottage With Use Of Private Tennis Court" is great for a short-term stay. Use it as a base to see well-known attractions in the area, such as Tolsey Museum.
  • "Golf Resort - 9bed/5bath Home In Championsgate" also rolls out the welcome mat for guests planning a quick adventure. Stay at this holiday rental in Four Corners to be close to Mystic Dunes Golf Club and other sights around town.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Oxfordshire?

Whether you've been an item for a couple of months, a decade or forever, there's nothing like a romantic weekend getaway to keep passions alive. If you're searching for the ideal place to spend a couple of days with your honey, you'll be smitten with these retreats:

  • Discover your inner Casanova at "Romantic Cottage With Period Features On The Edge Of The Cotswolds". This Langau bei Gaming retreat is tailor-made for romance, offering amenities like a fireplace and outdoor furniture to help set the mood.
  • Alternatively, cuddle up together at "A Beautiful Property Located Minutes Away From The Centre Of Chipping Norton". A fireplace and a music library add to the dreamy ambiance of this Chipping Norton property.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in Oxfordshire?

Some people thrive in the great outdoors, others in bustling cities. If you're someone who'd prefer to hang out in a shop or market than with Mother Nature, consider renting a house for a weekend in the historic city of Oxford City Centre. Alternatively, make your way to the food-lovers city of Jericho. Wherever you choose to spend your weekend in Oxfordshire, you're guaranteed a ball.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in Oxfordshire?

If you're planning a getaway to remember, don't go by yourself; bring the whole crew along. You'll have more fun sharing the experience with the people you love. These holiday rentals in Oxfordshire are perfect for large groups:

  • "Elegant Central Henley Apartment": With 9 bedrooms, everyone can come along to this impressive retreat in Four Corners. A sauna and a swimming pool are among the many amenities offered here.
  • "The Farmhouse - Grade Ii Listed Property Near Blenheim Palace": This retreat in Blåvand Strand has 11 bedrooms, so don't worry about leaving anybody off your invite list. A swimming pool and a kitchen are some of its many highlights.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Oxfordshire?

In Oxfordshire, there are lots of house rentals where a pool day can be every day. Having a splashing great time will be your highest priority at one of these sought-after properties:

  • Settle into "Wharf House - Oxford City Centre", where the first thing on your list should be a dip in the pool. This escape is located in Oxford City Centre and features a range of family-friendly amenities, including a fridge and a nearby laundromat.
  • Laze beside the water while the kids paddle around at "Sleep And Stay Oxford - Beautiful Victorian House". This option in Oxford features a range of conveniences to keep your crew comfy, such as a kitchen and a fridge.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in Oxfordshire?

At Vrbo, we have places that are big enough to fit your family tree. And if you don't want to invite everyone, just spread out and enjoy the extra space! Here are our favourite large family holiday rentals in Oxfordshire:

  • Located in Four Corners, "Elegant Central Henley Apartment" has 9 bedrooms and can fit up to 22 guests. Top amenities at this spacious escape include cable/satellite TV services and a theme park.
  • Another awesome option is "Brand New The Most Unique And Magical Stay". Situated in Great Britain, this excellent escape features 4 bedrooms and great amenities like a kitchen and a fridge. It can fit up to 11 people.

Drag yourselves away from your cosy stay and head to Blenheim Palace — one of Oxfordshire's finest family-friendly attractions. Cotswold Wildlife Park and Bridge of Sighs are also must-see's while you're in the area.

Can I find family cabin rentals in Oxfordshire?

Booking a cabin rental in Oxfordshire is the perfect excuse to spend precious time with the family. Gather your loved ones and check out these fantastic options:

  • "Cabin - Found At The Foot Of Roundway Hill With It's Own Secluded Garden. Pet Friendly" - Book a weekend or more at this retreat in Bromham. Amenities like childrens activities and a living room will help make your stay nice and comfy.
  • "Lakeside 15 - Beautiful Lodge On White Cross Bay Lake Windermere - Sorry No Pets" - Conveniences like a TV and a nearby bay also make this a popular pick with families. Head to this Troutbeck Bridge property and bask in the surrounding nature.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Oxfordshire holiday rental that's perfect for your needs.