Wytham Village - A Guide For New Residents

This page exists to provide some basic information for new residents to our village. You can also download a print-formatted version by clicking on the printer icon (in Adobe Acrobat PDF format - you can get Acrobat Reader, free of charge by clicking on the icon).

Bus Services

“Shopping” Bus

There is a weekday “shopping bus” operating from the centre of the Village to Oxford City Centre. The bus route is operated by RH Transport Services of Witney and leaves Wytham at 09:33, arriving in Oxford’s Bonn Square at 10:06. The bus returns from Bonn Square, Oxford, at 12:23 and arriving in Wytham at 12:57 (information correct as of October 2004).

Regular Bus

There is also a regular bus service from Wolvercote (about a 1 mile walk from Wytham), operated by the Oxford Bus Company. The timetable is on the website.

Shops

Wytham Village Store

The Wytham Village Store supplies an excellent range of everyday items, as well as providing freshly baked bread and fresh sandwiches. In summer, the Store runs an excellent tea garden and runs the village Post Office.

Wolvercote

One mile to the north east of Wytham, Wolvercote village has a number of shops, including: general store, Post Office/newsagents and hot food take-away (fish and chips and Chinese).

Botley

One and a half miles to the South of Wytham, Botley has a small shopping centre which includes: Co-op Supermarket, butcher, Post Office, delicatessen, video store, Iceland, optician, car parts, cafes, hot food take away (fish and chips and Chinese), Indian restaurant, charity shops.

Newspapers

There is a delivery service for newspapers, within the Village. Ask at the Village Stores for details.

Doctors

Wolvercote

Dr. M. R. Huckstep & Dr. A. Clark, 73 Godstow Road, Wolvercote, OX2 8PE, Tel: 01865 556044

Botley

Botley Medical Centre, Elms Road, Botley, OX2 9JZ, Tel: 01865 248719

Dentists

Botley

Botley Dental Practice, 1a Elms Parade, Botley, OX2 9LG, Tel: 01865 250214

Schools

Village children attend a wide variety of schools in the state and private sector. The state schools in the official catchment area are:

Primary

Botley County Primary School, Elms Road, Botley, OX2 9JZ, Tel: 01865 248573

Secondary

Matthew Arnold Secondary School, Arnolds Way, OX2 9JE, Tel: 01865 862232

Faith School

The nearest faith school is North Hinksey Church of England Primary School, North Hinksey Lane, OX2 0LZ, Tel: 01865 248626

Petrol Filling stations

Botley

Hartwell Ford BP Petrol Station, West Way, Oxford, OX2 0JP, Tel: 01865 791 798

Wolvercote

BP Woodstock Connect, A40, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 8LA, Tel: 01865 311 625

Tourist Information

Oxford Tourist Information Centre

15-16 Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3AS, Tel: 01865 726871, Email: tic@oxford.gov.uk

http://www.oxford.gov.uk/tourism/tourism-689.cfm