Promoting Tourism in West Oxfordshire

We are so lucky to have a wealth of both natural beauty and other attractions which encourage millions of visitors to Oxfordshire each year.  With historical attractions such as Blenheim Palace, and family friendly Cotswold Wildlife Park and Crocodiles of the World, our tourist economy is booming.  

Tourism helps support thousands of jobs and is a valuable contributor to our local economy.  I am proud that West Oxfordshire attracts visitors globally who come to see the fantastic place we live, as well as providing excellent days out for families much closer to home. 

I enjoy the variety of things to do in West Oxfordshire, visiting with my young family, and I continue to work with local businesses to ensure we can continue to showcase West Oxfordshire.


Robert courts visits Crocodiles of the World

Robert said, "I visited the amazing Crocodiles of the World just before Christmas; the UK's only crocodilian zoo, performing vital conservation work worldwide.

Robert meets with Westwell Parish Councillors

Robert recently met with local parish councillors in Westwell at Glebe house to discuss local issues.  Robert said, "I greatly enjoying discussing the issues which directly affect residents of the rural community - and I particularly appreciated the home-made biscuits!

Robert meets with local councillors at Aston Pottery

Robert enjoyed visiting this local landmark with local councillors to discuss issues facing the parish.

Aston pottery is a excellent draw for visitors, and a great activity with the family, but also a beautiful place for a tea and cake!

Robert joins locals at the Charlbury Street Fair

Robert attended Charlbury's annual street fair with his family and had great fun meeting everyone on the stalls.

Robert said, "Great fun for everyone at Charlbury's famous street fair at the weekend!"

Robert visits Countryfile Live

Robert enjoyed the chance to celebrate West Oxfordshire at the Countryfile Live event at Blenheim Palace.  He met Abingdon and Witney College and the Witney Town Band - as well as bumping into fellow Oxfordshire MPs Victoria Prentice and Ed Vaizey.

Robert meets with members of the NFU in Ducklington

Robert met with local NFU (National Farmers Union) members in Ducklington recently, to discuss farming in West Oxfordshire and how future farming policy should be shaped as we leave the EU.

Robert and family visit Chastleton

Robert and family visited the National Trust's Jacobean Chastleton House in Oxfordshire, which remains unchanged for 400 years.  Robert said, "An excellent example of our area's excellently preserved heritage, you can visit the house or wander the beautiful grounds and a true asset to West Oxford