Bicester Tourism

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Bicester (/ˈbɪstər/ BIS-tər) is a town and civil parish in the Cherwell district of northeastern Oxfordshire in England. This historic market centre is one of the fastest growing towns in Oxfordshire. Development has been favoured by its proximity to junction 9 of the M40 motorway linking it to London, Birmingham and Banbury. It has good road links to Oxford, Kidlington, Brackley, Buckingham, Aylesbury, Witney and Carterton, as well as a railway stations on two axes; Bicester North and Bicester Village. It has its own town council, approximately a one quarter of the population hence ward contribution to the District Council and further representation as to different local governmental matters on the County Council. The other large town in the district is Banbury. In 2014 the Government in concert with the local planning authority planned for Bicester to become a garden city on the basis of the size of its buffers, distance from the Metropolitan Green Belt and in part to accommodate the demand of commuters to London and Oxford. Up to 13,000 new homes will be built.


Looking for travel information about Bicester? Explore the best travel advice on Bicester, United Kingdom. Bicester is located at a short trip away from London a major city in United Kingdom. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit London for its bountiful attractions like The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London on your trip to Bicester. To explore Bicester, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Bicester*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bicester

    Know the pollution level of Bicester before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 21.88 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 27.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 32.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 27.78 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.23 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Bicester: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bicester for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bicester.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.71 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 32.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 22.62 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 32.14 (Low)
    • Attacks 26.19 (Low)
    • Drug offense 52.38 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.14 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 60.71 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.76 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 46.43 (Moderate)
  • Living in Bicester - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Bicester is 162.82 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 68.08 (High)
    • Climate Index 83.55 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 29.63 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 82.58 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 64.51 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 19.48 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 86.53 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bicester

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bicester

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.24 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.55 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 91.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 87.64 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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