Brackley (visiting)

Brackley is situated in the south west corner of Northamptonshire. It is bypassed by the A43 and sits about halfway between Oxford and Northampton. The town is approximately 15 minutes from junction 10 of the M40 and 25 minutes from junction 15a of the M1. The market towns of Banbury, Bicester and Buckingham are no more than a 20 minute drive away and there is quick and easy access to London and Birmingham from stations at Banbury, Bicester and King's Sutton. For information on free car parking in Brackley, please visit Parking.

The ancient market town of Brackley enjoys all the charm and appeal of the nearby Cotswolds. The sweeping High Street, 18th century town hall and piazza are the focal point for Brackley's many annual festivals, weekly market and monthly farmers' market.


The Town has a wealth of independent shops which include:

Courtyard Shops* Old Hall Bookshop Global Mapping Heritage Music Antiques Cellar

Sugar and Spice Brides

* which houses a number of specialist shops selling gifts, clothes, maps, toys and educational games, jewellery and artwork.

Also see the Brackley Market Town website.


In recent years, the town has a gained a reputation as a centre for festivals and carnivals, with something for the whole family, including the:

For further details on what is happening in Brackley and the surrounding area view Brackley Online Post -Events

The Future

To find out how Brackley might develop in the future please read the Brackley Masterplan