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Brackley’s Christmas Lights

Over the last few years Brackley’s Christmas Lights have become the most talked about in the region. An initiative by Brackley Town Council, led by Councillor Fiona Baker, meant Brackley’s Market Place and High Street was transformed from uninspiring lights hanging from lamp posts to a wonderful sight of diamond white lights twinkling in the […]

Brackley Green Wheel Project

The “Brackley Green Wheel” is a joint project between The Wildlife Trust and Brackley Town Council and aims to improve the natural environment of Brackley for wildlife and people through a series of habitat, access and interpretation projects. The project is funded by the “Radstone Fields” residential development site on the northern edge of Brackley […]

St. Peter’s Church, Brackley

There has been a church on the site of St Peter’s, Brackley’s parish church, since Saxon times. It would originally have been built of wood but perhaps, by the time the Normans arrived, there might have been a small stone church. No trace of this Saxon church remains as it was almost completely rebuilt by […]

Brackley Historic Trail

The trail begins at the southern end of Brackley on Bridge Street close to the medieval settlement of ‘new’ Brackley. It continues northwards through the Market Place along High Street, ending in the ‘Old Town’ at St. Peter’s Church. Bridge Street As late as 1901, or maybe later, all the main street through Brackley was […]

Brackley Antique Cellar

Hidden below Waitrose supermarket, Brackley Antique Cellar opened its door for business in November 2000, when David Dickinson officially opened the centre. There is 30,000ft of floor space, mostly all on one level. With lots of wide aisles to walk down and ample space for wheelchair users.  The Antique Cellar started trading with just a […]

Farthinghoe Nature Reserve

Farthinghoe Nature Reserve

Farthinghoe Nature Reserve is 4 miles west of Brackley and is maintained by Brackley & District Wildlife Group. The site, covering about four hectares, was once part of a railway between Brackley and Banbury and now consists of a patchwork of woodland, meadows and glades managed to achieve a diversity of habitats for wildlife.   […]