Open Gardens: Bloxham Download the Festival of Open Gardens booklet here. Bloxham is a large village of cottages and houses built in the local ironstone. Behind the bustling high street lie narrow lanes retaining much of their medieval street plan. Church Street is dominated by an impressive church with the highest spire in Oxfordshire. Also in the centre of the village are the significant buildings of Bloxham School, and the former Court House which is now Bloxham Museum. DirectionsBloxham is three miles to the southwest of Banbury, with the A361 running through it. Free parking at Godswell ParkTeas and home-made cakes will be available at Godswell Park.Entry £5 to all the gardens and talk Quince CottageKings Road, Bloxham, OX15 4QE Attractive garden encircling three sides of the cottage. Large lawn, impressive cherry tree, variety of herbaceous plants, rockery with significant display of geraniums and dahlias.By kind permission of Mike and Dora Mogridge Dovecote HouseBloxham, OX15 4ET Traditional walled garden with range of perennials, shrubs, roses and trees.Dogs allowed on lead.By kind permission of Sir Tony and Lady Baldry Godswell ParkChurch Street, Bloxham, OX15 4ES Surrounded by wonderful views of Bloxham, eight acres of grounds and terraces have been beautifully landscaped. Full of interesting plants and places to enjoy, not least summer houses to sit in, fish ponds, and an array of wildlife to watch.Dogs allowed on lead.By kind permission of Godswell Park Care Home Talk and Q&A: Small trees for the gardenby Merlin Brooke-LittleGodswell Park Cinema: 4pm-4.40pm Merlin Brooke-Little is Head of Plants at Nicholsons Garden Centre, North Aston, Oxfordshire, a 23-acre garden centre specialising in trees, hedges, and topiary.