is a small modern village that was developed
in the early twentieth century and took its name from
Farmoor Common which was then an open field.
village nestles under the banks of Farmoor
Reservoir where there is a four-mile walk around the
lake which offers views of the water, woodland paths,
Thames riverside meadows, and nature reserves. The reservoir
is also one of the top birdwatching venues in Oxfordshire and offers a combination of open
reservoir, woodland, and riverside wetlands and meadows
which attract a great variety of birds. Oxford
Sailing Club runs dinghy and windsurfing racing and
training events and the Oxford
and District School Sailing Association provides sailing
experience and training for young people and schools in
parish church is the Church of Farmoor St. Mary, a small
modern stone and wood-clad church in a residential cul-de-sac.
Oaken Holt Rest Home in the village was the location used
for the 1990s BBC TV sitcom Waiting for God.
is on the B4044 Oxford to Eynsham road at its junction with the B4017.