The Parish of Newbottle and Charlton has a population of around 520.
The Village of Charlton has a Shop with Post Office, a pub that dates back to 1670 that serves home made foods and has a welcoming atmosphere, plus many active groups, details of which you will find on this website if you explore!
The Village also contains The Newbottle and Charlton Church of England Primary School, founded in 1872 for children aged 4-11 years, then they transfer to Magdalen College in nearby Brackley.
Charlton is also has a full working forge within it's centre and a very active Memorial Hall used by many groups operating within the village.
South of the village is Rainsborough Camp, which was built in the Iron Age and used by the Romans and is within a pleasant walk, as is the Parish Church, St. James Church in Newbottle, dating back before the year 1200, which lays
North of Charlton.
There is a service every Sunday at 9.30 am, and there are other services and an update of these are printed monthly in the Charlton Link monthly newsletter.
Close by is Newbottle Woods and its mass of Wildlife, it too is within walking distance.
A monthly newsletter is published called the Charlton Link - this contains Church Services, items from village organisations and advertisments.
The Editors of the Charlton Link also produce a Welcome to Newbottle & Charlton booklet for new people moving in to Charlton, which contains all the information of village organisations, the Church, School, local Doctors, the Parish Council and County and District Councillors.
Any new resident who would like a copy should call in at our local village shop, where you will also find a map of local walks produced in 2011.