Bicester is located in Oxfordshire, England. The town can be easily accessed from London as well as Birmingham and Oxford. This quaint market town has become popular in the last few years due to the fact that Bicester Village is located in Bicester. Bicester Village is a well known factory and designer outlet shopping village. In addition to Bicester Village, visitors will also find plenty of other shopping and entertainment options to enjoy while in Bicester. There are also numerous other amenities and accommodations in Bicester as well as in the surrounding area.
Bicester is a civil parish town that is located within the district of Cherwell. The district of Cherwell is located with the north eastern part of Oxfordshire.
Bicester is a historical market centre and is one of the fastest growing areas within the county of Oxfordshire. The development has been encouraged by the structure of the M40 motorway as this motorway links to Birmingham, London and Banbury. The motorway also enables good transport links between Bicester and Oxford, Brackley, Kidlington and Aylesbury.
The town of Bicester dates back to the Saxon times and the name of Bicester dates back to the seventeenth century.
The city features some historic shopping streets and these are called Sheep Street and Market Square. The streets both feature a large selection of national shops and local shops that include pubs, restaurants and cafes.
Sheep Street is a pedestrian area nowadays. There are weekly markets that are held in the centre of the town. There is going to be a massive re-development within the town centre which will amount to over seventy million pounds.
The Bicester Village Shopping Centre is located south of Bicester beyond Pringle field. There is a large garden centre located on the outskirts of the town and this is actually one of the largest garden centres in the United Kingdom.
There is a selection of churches located within Bicester and these include the St Edburg's Parish Church which is Anglican, Emmanuel Church, which is a Charismatic Anglican, The church of the Immaculate Conception, which is a Roman Catholic, The Methodist Church and the Elim Lighthouse Church, which is the Pentecostal church.