The most attractive part of Warborough is the village green, behind
St Laurence's Church. In front of the Six Bells public
house the green is particularly attractive but unfortunately is
often spoilt by the many cars parked there. Beyond
that the green is used for cricket and football and it
affords a fine view out over the countryside. The name
'Warborough' apparently means a watch or look-out hill.
the centre of the village, the church has an
attractive tower which is prominently dated 1666 (the
year the church was built). It is a three-stage and has
a chequerwork decoration on the buttresses. St Laurence's
is an aisleless church, the nave and chancel being in
one with a south transept and porch. There was at one
time a minstrels' gallery.
has two village halls. One, the St. Laurence hall, was
once the village church school and the other, the Greet
Memorial Hall, was once used by the Greet family for theatrical
plays. Near the Greet Memorial Hall is a village well.
is home to the annual Warborough
& Shillingford Festival has been held for many years
on the Green with the aim of providing three days of entertainment,
fun and the opportunity to raise funds for good causes.
Some scenes from the popular TV series Midsomer Murders have been filmed in the village of Warborough.
spreads along the A329 Wallingford to Thame road just
north of Shillingford.