Claydon, Oxfordshire’s most northerly village, lies within the parish of ‘Claydon with Clattercote‘, with local government services provided by Cherwell District Council and Oxfordshire County Council.

About 6 miles (10 km) north of Banbury, Claydon is the northernmost village in Oxfordshire. The parish is bounded by Warwickshire to the west and Northamptonshire to the east. Approximately 300 people currently live in the village.

The village is about 417 feet (127 m) above sea level on a hill of Early Jurassic Middle Lias clay and is believed to have existed for over 900 years.

The 503 Bus service, operated by Catteralls, on behalf of Warwickshire County Council, collects passengers from the Manor Park bench in Claydon at 10:18am on Thursdays, calling at; Cropredy Marina (10:22am), Cropredy bus shelter (10:23am), The Bell pub in Great Bourton (10:26am), the bus shelter in Little Bourton (10:28am) and terminating at Banbury Bus Station (10:37am). The return journey departs on Thursdays from Banbury Bus Station (13:35pm), calling at; The Plough pub in Little Bourton (13:44pm), The Bell pub in Great Bourton (13:46pm), the Brasenose Arms pub in Cropredy (13:49pm), Cropredy Marina (13:50pm) and the Manor Park bench in Claydon (13:54pm). The bus fare for non pass holders in £3.00 each way.

The main transport link is the nearby A423 Southam Road, giving easy access to the M40 motorway. The nearest train station is Banbury, with regular connections to UK-wide destinations. The nearest airport with domestic and international flights is Birmingham International.