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Getting There -- Many trains depart from London's Paddington Station to Oxford, a 1-hour trip. For information, call tel. 0845/748-4950 or visit www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk. From Oxford, passengers walk a short distance to the entrance of the Taylor Institute, from which about three or four buses per day make the 30-minute run to Burford.

If you're driving from Oxford, head west on the A40 to Burford.

Visitor Information -- The Tourist Information Centre is at the Old Brewery on Sheep Street (tel. 01993/823558; www.cotswold.info/places/burford.shtml) and is open November to February Monday to Saturday 9:30am to 4pm, and March to October Monday to Saturday 9:30am to 5:30pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.