Great Bourton and Little Bourton in the Cherwell District of Oxfordshire

Welcome to our website. We hope you will find all the information you are looking for. We hope we have covered most aspects of the villages as well as the Parish council Information, but should you do need to know anything further, or if you wish to contribute please do get in touch. 

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Life In The Bourtons

The Two Villages are located a mere mile apart and 3 miles from the market town of Banbury where many shops and canalised dining is ….

Two Villages, One Community

The two villages, Great and Little Bourton is one parish which now has over 600 residents altogether and over 350 dwellings. 

Community NEWS/Events

In spite of the fact that most amenities are based in the next village of Cropredy, we still have a busy community who organise events, mainly fundraising for local or national charities.

Clubs and Groups

We have a few clubs and groups who meet regularly and now a range of activities available at our new Community Hall.


Although our amenities are limited there are plenty of  leisure, sports, arts and crafts opportunities in neighbouring Cropredy and Banbury.

The Church

Compared to most parishes our church is not that old but it does boast an unusual clock tower of which there are only 3 in the UK. It is part of the Shires Edge Benefice, so named because we border two other counties.

Village History

Much has been written about the history of the parish and the British History site covers a lot of it.  Many families living in the parish today have ancestors who lived here in the early 1800s. Find out more about the village history, the church history and the village hall’s history.

Village Venues For Hire

Community Hall

Our new Community Hall is a great place to hold functions of every kind and can be booked through our website.

Village Hall

Our village hall was once the village chapel and provides a homely space for family functions and small village groups and societies.


Our church has a kitchen and toilet facilities together with a space to hold meetings and gatherings.

Council Information and Documents

The Council is required by law to make certain information and documents available to the public. You can find this information on the following links.

Background & Councillors

Meetings & Minutes


Other Documents

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