Welcome to Leafield
Right on the edge of the Cotswolds, Leafield is only 18 miles north-west of Oxford, and five miles from Chalbury railway station. With 330 households, and a total population of just over 800, Leafield is both remote, up on the windy highground between Witney and Charlbury; and connected, with easy access to both Oxford and London.
Until the 1850′s Leafield was surrounded by the ancient royal forest of Wychwood. The village centres on the Green, with the picturesque school in the middle. The tall spire of St Michael and All Angels’ Church, designed in 1859 by Sir George Gilbert Scott, is a distinctive feature on the horizon for many miles around.
Update: On the weekend of 5th April, Kieran Mullins (Parish Councillor) rounded up a group of volunteers to make some temporary repairs to the car park, using limited supplies that were available to them. We would like to say thank you to all those who helped out: David Myatt, Paul Harris, Bridget Myatt, Simon Burnell, […] »
Events are being held around Oxfordshire for anyone to attend to learn more about dementia and how to make your community dementia friendly. The next event is this Friday – 4th April – at Langdale Hall, Witney, from 1pm – 4pm. For more information, please see the attached flyer. Oxfordshire-Dementia-Awareness-Campaign_A5-flyer »
The Parish Council is aware that the Village Hall car park is in a very poor condition at present, particularly affected by the excessive rain this winter. This item was discussed at the Parish Council meeting on Wednesday 26th March and what urgent action can be taken to improve the condition. While temporary repairs are being arranged, […] »