For any fan of Midsomer Murders, a visit to Southern Oxfordshire is like stepping onto the set. So many of the charming and beautiful locations in the region have been used for filming that you’ll have real sense of déjà vu when visiting.
If you are planning a trip to the area, then a new app will help you to make the most of your visit and find your way around. The Oxtrails travel app provides you with information about the history of the region, as well as all the best places to eat and drink.
Thame Southern OxfordshireFeaturing Henley, Thame, Wallingford and plenty more of the places commonly used for filming in the show, this is a handy pocket guide for getting around. It also gives you exclusive offers with local businesses, with money off deals on food and drinks in local establishments, books, attractions and shopping. You can’t say fairer than that.
All you have to do is go to the app store and download the Oxtrails app. When you see an offer you like, register for the coupon and enjoy a great deal.
There are five unique trails to enjoy on the app, each with a theme ranging from literature to history and film. And it’s this last trail that will be of real interest to Midsomer fans. Starting at the Plough Inn, Great Haseley, you’ll tour 25 points of interest for film buffs. As well as Midsomer locations, you’ll also see spots used in Harry Potter, The Vicar of Dibley and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. There’s even a few Hollywood blockbusters in there too, with filming for the 2012 version of Les Miserables using Southern Oxfordshire as a substitute for revolutionary France.
The app is free to download so why not get it and really explore the area?