The Pheasant country pub,


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Nearby Attractions

Our lovely village pub is perched on a hill between the Chilterns and the Cotswolds and there is a wealth of things to do nearby. Here are just a few of the local attractions:


We are a mere 15 minutes from Bicester Village, the UK's leading luxury shopping experience, located in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. You can indulge in savings of up to 60% all year round, as well as tax-free shopping, in more than 130 luxury boutiques, including Alexander McQueen, Mulberry, Saint Laurent Paris and many more. 
Guests staying at the pub can also enjoy a Bicester Village VIP card, giving them 10% off all purchases when they visit.   You can find out more about the latest boutique news and opening times at



There are a number of shooting grounds nearby, for those who like the outdoor pursuits, including Common Leys Shooting Ground and the Oxford Gun Company. Both are great for beginners as well as those wanting to polish their skills ahead of the season.


We have a fantastic choice of Golf Clubs near the pub, including the Oxfordshire Golf Club, with its Championship course and Spa, Magnolia Park Golf and Country Club, and Studley Wood. And what better way to relax after 18 holes, than dinner by the fire back at the pub.


The pub is very popular with walkers and there are some great footpaths to be found around the beautiful surrounding countryside, that can be accessed directly from the pub.


We are lucky to have The Space - a wonderful Yoga and Wellbeing studio - very close by in Thame, which hosts a wide variety of yoga classes, and provides a number of complimentary treatments and therapies in its Healing Room. Drop-in visitors are very welcome, so if you are looking to workout, stretch or relax, during your stay, take a look at their website.


Explore the opulence of Baron Rothschild’s Waddesdon Manor 10 minutes drive from the pub. The house was built in the late nineteenth century, in the style of the Chateaux of the Loire Valley, and is surrounded by acres of beautiful gardens to explore.


Blenheim Palace, a World Heritage site, birthplace of Winston Churchill and home to the world famous Blenheim International Horse Trials is half an hour away by car. The Seat of the twelfth Duke or Marlborough, it was built in the early eighteenth century to celebrate victory over the French in the War of the Spanish Succession, and is renowned as being one Britain’s greatest palaces.


The Gleaming Spires are half an hour away, by car, or by train link from nearby Bicester.  So its easy to venture into the city to explore the historic colleges and museums, or do a spot of shopping, before returning to the peace and quite of quiet of Brill for a relaxing evening at the pub.


Every September, the nearby town of Thame hosts the Thame Food Festival. With dozens of stalls from local artisan food producers, and cooking demonstrations from the likes of Raymond Blanc and Tom Kerridge, there’s something for everyone, as long as you like your food!