New Homes in Bicester
Live the life
Located in Oxfordshire, Bicester is a historic market town within easy reach of beautiful countryside. Whether you’re enjoying some retail therapy, taking the kids to the park or relaxing with a weekend round of golf, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy close to your new home in Bicester.
Things to see and do
Bicester has a bustling town centre, with a weekly market and a number of tearooms and independent shops. The local shopping outlet, Bicester Village, is a popular place to browse designer stores, while the garden centre Bicester Avenue is one of the biggest of its kind in the UK.
If you’re moving to Bicester with a young family, they’ll love exploring Bernwood Butterfly Trail, visiting Cutteslowe Park and Miniature Railway, and going for a dip at Woodstock Open Air Heated Pool. For history fans, you can discover times gone by at Boarstall Tower, Rousham House and Blenheim Palace.
Oxford is only a short train journey away, where you can visit the University of Oxford Botanic Garden, Pitt Rivers Museum, the Bodleian Library and the Sheldonian Theatre, while the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Chilterns are all great.
For families moving to Bicester, there are a number of good schools in the local area including St Mary’s Catholic School, Brookside Primary School, The Bicester School and The Cooper School. If you or your older children want to study for a degree, the University of Oxford is within commuting distance, while the University of Bedfordshire and Oxford Brookes University are both nearby.
Getting to Bicester
Bicester is well-connected by both road and rail, ideal if you’re travelling to see family and friends or commuting for work. The M40 is nearby, while the two local train stations have regular services to towns and cities including Oxford and London.
Travelling from Oxford, the journey to Bicester takes just 15 minutes by train or 25 minutes by car. The journey from Birmingham takes one hour by train, while the drive from Cheltenham takes just over one hour. If you’re commuting to London, the journey takes around one hour by train to Marylebone.
When it’s time to jet off on holiday, you can get to London Heathrow and Birmingham Airport in under one hour by car.