Postcards from Oxfordshire – Woodstock and Blenheim Palace

Wending our way southwards, down the M40 and a stop-over in Woodstock, the charming little town next to Blenheim Palace. The sun continued to kiss our happy little heads as we trailed around the extensive park and formal gardens. Breathtaking, as always. Read more at http://www.blenheimpalace.com/ I finish off with a quick tour of Daylesford…

Postcards from Oxfordshire – Jacobean Chastleton House

A sleeping country gentleman's house this, nothing aristocratic but beautifully preserved - preserved just enough but not restored - the dust and cracked plaster are still there to see - and the decline of centuries is an open book. The poverty of the estate has become its greatest asset, where other properties' wealth may have…