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Photos: Just Back From…A honeymoon to the English Countryside

For their honeymoon, newlyweds Maria Held and Bryant Johnson toured Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds while enjoying long walks and traditional English ale and food.

By , Friday, Sep 16, 2011, 12:00 PM

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Great Tew's Falkland Arms, which had the best pub atmosphere of Maria and Bryant's trip.

(Courtesy Maria Held)

The English countryside

Enjoying local beer of the Falkland Arms in Great Tew.

(Courtesy Maria Held)

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The interior of the Kingham Plough, where Maria and Bryant had their favorite local meal: "A must stop for foodies."

(Courtesy Maria Held)

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Cheese soufflé and mutton at the Kingham Plough in Oxfordshire.

(Courtesy Maria Held)

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The Cotswold Falconry Centre, where Maria and Bryant learned about birds of prey.

(Courtesy Maria Held)

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Horace, a European eagle owl at the Cotswold Falconry Centre.

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Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, birthplace of Winston Churchill and the current home of the 11th Duke of Marlborough. "The palace and grounds are amazing," Maria says, "but skip the hokey automated tour that's upstairs."

(Courtesy Maria Held)

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While walking from Burford to Swinbrook, the newlyweds were blocked by cows. "Will we be trampled?" Maria thought. Fortunately, no.

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The Swan Inn, a hotel Maria and Bryant liked, in Swinbrook.

(Courtesy Maria Held)

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Touring the Bodleian Library was worth every penny: "It's amazing and fascinating!"

(Courtesy Maria Held)

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Bryant enjoying some of the local fare at Pudding Face in Oxfordshire.

(Courtesy Maria Held)

The English countryside

Newlyweds Maria Held and Bryant Johnson on their honeymoon in the English countryside. "It was a dream trip," Maria says.

(Courtesy Maria Held)

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