Things to see and do - Oxford
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Situated on the banks of the River Thames, Oxford is one of the world’s best known seats of learning. Alongside rival Cambridge, it represents the best of English education. Strolling through its streets, lanes, courtyards and gardens takes visitors into a world populated for most of the year by black-gowned undergraduates. Beyond this iconic image, the city and its surrounding countryside make for a pleasant backdrop for a few days’ stay.
Tourist attractions Oxford : Things to see and do
st. Broad GB - Oxford OX1 3BG
The Bodleian Library, founded in the 14C and reconstructed in the 17C, is one of the richest libraries in the world with its almost five million books, manuscripts and maps. On the right-hand side of the courtyard stands the Tower of the Five Orders,..
St Aldates GB - Oxford OX1 1DP
The largest and most majestic Oxford college, founded in 1525, is built around the vast «Tom Quad». The main gate built by Wren, «Tom Tower», the Tudor hall and the portrait gallery should not be missed.
St Aldates GB - Oxford OX1 1DP
Built in late Roman style with a 16 C roof, it was originally the priory church of St Frideswide, which explains why it is today the smallest cathedral in England. The 15 C starred choir vaulting is magnificent. Notice the window dating from c. 1330 ..
91-94 High Street GB - Oxford OX1 4BJ
Prix Prices from : 220 £
Situated in the heart of historical Oxford, The Old Bank offers luxury rooms with marble bathrooms and modern art. With free private parking, there is also a stylish brasserie and jazz bar with regular live music. The spacious rooms are air conditio..
73 High Street GB - OXFORD OX1 4BE
Prix Prices from : 170 £
Recently refurbished, the 17th century building which is home to the Mercure Oxford Eastgate is located in the centre of Oxford opposite part of the University buildings. The famous novelists J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S Lewis frequented the hotel whilst b..
20 - 24 St Michael's Street GB - Oxford OX1 2EB
Prix Prices from : 130 £
This elegant boutique hotel is situated in the heart of Oxford, surrounded by the historic college buildings. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout, and there is parking a 5-minute walk away. Oxford Rail Station is a 7-minute walk from the building. Da..
Leisure activities Oxford
Explore the beautiful university town of Oxford with this 24 hour ticket aboard an open-top double-decker bus. See all the main sights of Oxford as you hop-on and hop-off 20 conveniently located stops around the city. You can hop on and off as man..
Beaumont St. GB - Oxford OX1 2LN
Set within an elegant Victorian hotel; an impressive, high-windowed, grand salon featuring University crests and exuding a formal feel. Classic menus offer dishes such as calves' liver or Dover sole, as well as some fine Scottish beef.
67 Cranham St GB - Oxford OX2 6DE
Professionally run by three old school friends; a friendly, shabby-chic pub in a residential area, with a cosy bar, a conservatory and a large room filled with wooden pews. Monthly menus use vibrant, seasonal ingredients which provide plenty of flavo..
Oxford Castle, 3 New Rd GB - Oxford OX1 1AY
25 Walton Cres GB - Oxford OX1 2JG
Smart, established neighbourhood restaurant serving well-priced, tasty Middle Eastern food. Beautiful, ornate ceiling in rear dining room. Lengthy menu offers wide range of authentic Lebanese dishes.
Church Rd GB - Great Milton OX44 7PD
Elegant beamed restaurant in a truly luxurious hotel; head for the large conservatory overlooking the lovely gardens. French-inspired cooking uses seasonal garden produce and dishes are prepared with skill, clarity and a lightness of touch. Choose fr..
92-94 High St GB - Oxford OX1 4BJ
Lively, Italian-influenced brasserie with a busy, buzzy vibe; set within a city centre hotel and once the banking hall of the area's very first bank. Accessible menu and twice-daily blackboard specials. Lovely decked terrace to the rear.
243 Iffley Rd GB - Oxford OX4 1SJ
Buzzy pub that's a hit with the locals, boasting quirky standard lamps, eclectic 1920s posters, board games and a bar billiards table. Tasty, good value dishes change twice daily and are informed by the latest local, seasonal produce to arrive at the..
82 St Aldates GB - Oxford OX1 1RA
Delightful, colonial-style restaurant in a characterful 15C building; the rooms are listed and feature wood panelling and ornate plaster ceilings. Menus offer a wide range of authentic Chinese dishes; don't miss the fiery Sichuan section.