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.
West Oxfordshire District Council is calling on residents to support a new national campaign to boost plastics recycling. Pledge 4 Plastics is a government-backed initiative launching this week to get recycling back on the household agenda and, in particular, encourage people to recycle more of their waste plastics. Last year, 5bn plastic bottles alone […] »
The popular West Oxfordshire Week (WOW) is back this September with a week of free guided walks, mountain bike rides and even a guided horse ride, as well as discounted entry to many of the District’s visitor attractions: the ideal opportunity for local residents to explore their local area. WOW activities and offers are being […] »
News that Leafield is to have its own gym has caught the attention of our local newspapers. If you missed it, here’s the link to the full story http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/11443228.Micro_gym_will_be_a_big_asset_to_Leafield_village »