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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. Regular […]