Local Area – St. Martin’s Place

Bicester Local Information

Graven Hill benefits from being within walking distance of Bicester, a historic market town that offers beautiful tourist sights in addition to shopping hotspots.

From independent shops and high street brands to Michelin star restaurants and relaxed cafés serving high-tea, Bicester represents the quintessential British lifestyle.

Food & Drink

Bicester Village is filled with an array of eateries and relaxed cafés serving high-tea and is the perfect pit-stop after a day of shopping.

On an evening, you can find a variety of restaurants in the local area which include Michelin star restaurants, national chains and also local resident favourites.

For further information, please visit www.tbvsc.com/bicester-village/en.

Leisure & Entertainment 

The world-famous Bicester Village shopping outlet is just a stone’s throw away, offering high-end designer brands such as Burberry, Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Mulberry and Balenciaga to crowds of nearly six million visitors a year. With more than 160 luxury boutiques serving the best in fashion, beauty and homeware at a fraction of the normal price, Bicester Village is a slice of London’s Oxford Street in a beautiful rural setting.

The best way to acquaint yourself with Bicester’s town centre is to download the Historic Town Trail drawn up by the Bicester Local Historical Society. This 18-stop walk guides you to lots of little points of interest.

You’ll see Bicester’s oldest house, a vicarage from 1500, as well as a 17th-century Dovecote, 16th-century farmhouse and a rebuilt structure from the defunct Bicester priory.

Education

For information relating to local education services, please visit www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/residents/schools.