Bampton is an attractive Cotswold village known for its large Georgian houses, elegant church and impressive Victorian Town Hall. In the seventeenth century Bampton was an important leather trading centre and became famous for its jackets, gloves and breeches. Bampton is also renowned as the historic home of Morris Dancing and the Bampton Morris dancers flourish to this day.
The village offers a selection of shops including a mini-supermarket and a family butcher, four public houses, hairdressers and Post Office. It also has a primary school, doctor's surgery with pharmacy and a public library. There are also further schooling and shopping facilities in, Witney and Faringdon (both about 5 miles) and Burford (about 7 miles). The village is also well situated for road communications being about 5 miles from both the A40 and the A420.