Midsomer Murders is a detective drama set in modern-day England
The stories revolve around the efforts of Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby, and later his successor, cousin John Barnaby, to solve numerous murders that take place in the picturesque but deadly villages of the fictional county of Midsomer. Henley-on-Thames has been proud to provide many of the locations for this popular TV series and offers visitors a chance to tour these.
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Travelling without a car?
Rail and bus routes to the area lead to many walking and cycle paths. An overnight stay is recommended to stop, eat and enjoy the routes at your leisure.
Taking in Causton Playhouse and Badgers Drift Primary School, as well as opportunities to enjoy manor houses, village pubs, museums, river trips and a steam railway. Covers Henley on Thames - Nettlebed – Wallingford – Moulsford - Goring - Mapledurham - Rotherfield Peppard/Rotherfield Greys - Henley on Thames (total drive time approximately 3 hours). Download the Midsomer Murders southern trail
Taking in Midsomer Newton Museum and Causton Library, as well as pubs, churches and shops filmed for the series; with options to visit the gardens and nature reserves set in Midsomer countryside. Covers Dorchester - Wallingford - Ewelme – Watlington – Lewknor – Aston Rowant – Chinnor – Thame – the Miltons and the Haseleys – Dorchester (total drive time approximately 3.5 hours). Download the Midsomer Murders northern trail