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.
Anyone in West Oxfordshire not registered to vote is being urged to sign up in time for key elections this year. Next week the National Voter Registration Drive (NVRD) will be encouraging people to register to vote ahead of West Oxfordshire District Council elections, parish and town council elections and Police and Crime Commissioner elections […] »
A Service Tree (Sorbus Torminalis) was planted by members of the Parish Council, Chairman Juli King and Councillor Jackie Hitchman and volunteers from the village on Saturday 23rd January. The tree is to replace the horse chestnut which was removed and it is hoped that this will be an attractive addition to the trees in the […] »
Leafield village hall. If you are interested in joining this class please contact Lindsey Herford 01865 300884 Two professionally run groups, one in the morning, one in the afternoon – “so get out that chair you’ve been meaning to repair”. »