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Make a day of it!

Make a day of it

Whilst you’re in the area, there are various other places of interest you can see on your visit.

Abingdon’s historic County Hall Museum

An iconic building in the centre of Abingdon, the museum has a permanent display of the penultimate MGB made in Abingdon, together with much memorabilia from MG’s history in the town. The museum is open daily, except Monday.

Nuffield Place

Located in Huntercombe, 16 miles away from Abingdon is Nuffield Place, the home of one of the most remarkable men of the 20th century, the philanthropist William Morris, Lord Nuffield, the founder of Morris Motor Cars and one of the richest men in the world. The house is owned by the National Trust and is open Wednesday to Sunday.

Oxford Bus Museum & Morris Museum – Long Hanborough

Exhibits include a historic preserved horse-drawn tram, motor buses, coaches and a wide selection of artefacts. The Morris Museum charts the story of how these classic British cars and commercial vehicles were produced at Cowley, in Oxford. The impressive collection of vintage Morris vehicles represents those produced during William Morris’s life. There is also a collection of vintage bicycles on exhibition.

British Motor Museum – Gaydon

The world’s largest collection of historic British cars. Celebrating the past, present and future of British motoring. There are over 300 British classic cars for visitors to explore from the collections of the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust and the Jaguar Heritage Trust. As well as a large selection of MGs, including the speed Record Breakers.