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
Turl Street GB - Oxford OX1 3DR
It was founded and received its charter in 1427. The chapel, 1610-1631, in the second quad has Flemish stained glass of 17 C origin. Between the two quads are the two oak-panelled rooms where John Wesley, founder of Methodism, taught for 25 years. Th..
Commarket Street GB - Oxford OX1
The 14 C tower is all that remains of St-Martin's church, the centre of the Saxon and Medieval town. From the top of the tower, enjoy a superb view of the High Street.
Pl. Radcliffe GB - Oxford OX1 4AJ
It was founded in 1509. The entrance and the main hall are also from the early 16 C, the library and the chapel from the mid 17 C, and the old kitchen is a 14 C relic of Brasenose Hall (the name come from the brass knocker which is nose shaped).
73 High Street GB - OXFORD OX1 4BE
Prix Prices from : 92 £
"Book into a 3-star Oxford hotel located on the high street & opposite Magdalen College. The Mercure Eastgate Hotel is a townhouse in central Oxford. A converted coaching inn, the hotel retains its original atmosphere, complemented by contempora..
91-94 High Street GB - Oxford OX1 4BJ
Prix Prices from : 179 £
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. The spacious rooms are air conditioned and elegantly decora..
20 - 24 St Michael's Street GB - Oxford OX1 2EB
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..
3 Oxford Castle GB - Oxford OX1 1AY
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.
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.
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.
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.
36-37 St Clements GB - Oxford OX4 1AB
Long-standing rustic seafood restaurant with a simple, nautical feel. There's something for everyone on the daily changing menu, from traditional fish and chips to roasted sea bass and tomatoes. Classic desserts; friendly service.