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The Oxfordshire Cotswolds are located in the heart of England and is served by a comprehensive network of national and international, road, rail and air links. There are local transport services for getting about but this is a rural area, so the use of a car will make your journey's a little easier.

By Road - The Oxfordshire Cotswolds is easily accessed by the A34, M40 and A40. The Sat Nav postcode for The Chestnuts is OX184AB

By Bus - There are good services to and from Oxford and London at very good prices. However, being a small country village arriving by car is easiest. The village does have bus connections but they are infrequent. You can take a bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station in Oxford to Carterton and then get a taxi from there.

By Rail -The closest Train station is Shipton (6.4 Miles) but services to this station are infrequent. A much more frequent Train service runs from London to Oxford and Charlbury, both are about a 30 minute drive or Taxi away. The best place to hire a car from is Oxford.

Car Hire - As a result we have teamed up with Green Motion a company specialising in environmentally friendly vehicle rental, just remember to mention your booking is via The Chestnuts to get the very best deal. Contact Maurice or Marc on (0 or +44)1293 220365 or contact them via the website

The Chestnuts - Shilton is well located on the eastern side of The Cotswolds. The official address is Chestnut Tree Cottage, Bridge Street, Shilton, Oxon, OX184AB.

It is about one and a half hour's drive from three major airports - Heathrow, (London), Bristol and Birmingham.

Shilton lies just a few miles to the south of Burford, in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds and is just off the A40 via the B4020  Burford to Farringdon Rd (Shilton Rd) or the A361 Burford to Lechlade road.  Whichever way you come into the village (which is well signposted) you will find The Rose and Crown Inn - The Chestnuts is directly opposite.

For those with a satellite navigation system the postcode to type in is OX18 4AB.

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Useful contacts:

National Express coaches - 0117 954 1022

Local taxi service - Charlies Taxis 01993 845253

London Heathrow Airport - general enquiries 01817594321

Birmingham Airport - general enquiries 01217675511

Bristol Airport - general enquiries 0871-3344344


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