Steeple Aston is located 10 miles south of Banbury and seven miles west of Bicester off the A4260.

This beautiful village has been designated a Conservation Area for its architectural and historic interest and boasts some lovely gardens. Take a few hours on 16 June and take a wander around four of these fabulous gardens:

  1. Primrose garden, North Side, OX25 4SE - is a former kitchen garden to the 'big house'. Walled on all sides and covering one acre it holds island beds, herbaceous borders, vegetables, glasshouses and a pond. Please note that this garden is not suitable for wheelchairs.
  2. Kralingen, Fenway, OX25 4SP - is over one acre and located on a south facing slope with an arboretum, flower borders, roses and an extensive water garden.
  3. The Longbyre, Fir Lane, OX25 4SF - is a 1/4 acre garden with design features that create interest at all viewpoints incorporating water, mature shrubs and numerous planting schemes.
  4. Cedar Cottage, North Side, OX25 4SF - is a south facing enclosed garden with a water feature, raised beds, fruit trees and secluded seating.

Further information

Tickets for access to all gardens are available at any of the four gardens.

Refreshments will be available at Cedar Cottage.

No dogs please - with exception of guide dogs.

Thanks to Richard and Daphne, Roderick and Hanny, Vaughan and Lorraine, and Robert and Jo for opening their beautiful gardens.