New Homes in Bicester
New Homes in Bicester
Make the Move
Dating back to Saxon times, Bicester is a historic market town in Oxfordshire.
It has great transport links both by road and rail making it an excellent choice for commuters, with easy access to London, Birmingham, Banbury and Oxford.
Things to see and do
Bicester’s historical roots as an agricultural market town can be easily spotted in its half-timbered buildings, which are hundreds of years old. Further historical spots include St Edburg’s Church dating back to 1104 and the Old Priory and Old Vicarage built around 1500. A traditional market is held once a week, along with a Farmers’ Market once a month where fresh produce can be sampled.
You’ll find several cafes and restaurants in Bicester, whether you’re looking for a relaxing afternoon tea or luxurious evening meal you’re guaranteed to find something. There are also a number of traditional inns and pubs to enjoy an evening out. ..
Time out and R&R can be enjoyed at picturesque Garth Park which has national award-winning gardens. Look out for a range of activities and concerts hosted throughout the year.
If you’re after action and adventure check out ‘Go Ape’ which offers treetop activities and challenges, while Waddesdon Manor offers a more tranquil day out. View the Rothschild Collection of art treasures in the French Renaissance-style chateau before visiting the wine cellars, restaurants, aviary and impressive grounds.
Set in the Oxfordshire countryside, Bicester Village offers a shopper’s haven. Filled with over 130 designer outlet boutiques, you can bag a bargain in one of the village’s chic boutiques before enjoying a bite to eat in one of the many restaurants and cafes.
The nearest motorway serving the town is the M40, with junction 9 and the A41 being the route into the town. Bicester’s convenient location affords it excellent connections into London (1 hour 13 minutes), Birmingham (1 hour 12 minutes) and Banbury (24 minutes).
The town has a ring road which consists of the A41, A4095, A4421 and Vendee Drive which forms part of the B4030.
Bicester Town and Bicester North are the two stations serving the town, with connections to London (1 hour every 15 minutes), Oxford (45 minutes every 40 minutes), and Birmingham (1 hour 18 minutes every 40 minutes). A new project is currently underway which will see the current journey time of 30 minutes to Oxford, halved.
Chiltern Railway’s trains between Marylebone and Birmingham Snow Hill call at Bicester North.
Bicester is within an hour's drive of three international airports. London Luton is the closest at 47 miles away and taking just over an hour to reach by road.
Your other two options include Heathrow Airport (46 minutes) and Birmingham Airport (50 minutes).