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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.

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Tourist attractions Oxford : Things to see and do

  • Bodleian Library Recommended Recommended

    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,..

  • Christ Church Recommended Recommended

    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.

  • Christ Church Cathedral Recommended Recommended

    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 ..

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Hotels Oxford

  • Macdonald Randolph Hotel Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars

    Beaumont St GB - Oxford OX1 2LN

    Prix Prices from : 144 £

    In the heart of Oxford, opposite the Ashmolean Museum, The Macdonald Randolph Hotel offers sumptuous bedrooms and a luxury spa. With an award-winning restaurant, there is also a famous bar. The Spa at The Randolph features a candlelit walkway to the..

  • mercure oxford eastgate hotel

    73 High Street GB - OXFORD OX1 4BE

    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..

  • Malmaison Oxford Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    3, Oxford Castle, New Road GB - Oxford OX1 1AY

    Prix Prices from : 125 £

    This converted Victorian prison is now a stunning boutique hotel offering unique luxury accommodation in historic Oxford. Stylish rooms, fabulous original architecture, a divine brasserie and 2 bars come together at Malmaison Oxford. Spend a night ..

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Leisure activities Oxford


    Home to the oldest University in Britain, Oxford is an architectural marvel. You'll get fantastic views of its honey colored buildings as well as tantalizing glimpses of the hushed courtyards of its many colleges. Gaze at the beautiful buildings comp..


    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..

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Restaurants Oxford

  • Rickety Press Traditional pubs serving food 

    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..

  • Magdalen Arms Traditional pubs serving food 

    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..

  • Shanghai 30's Comfortable restaurant 

    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.

  • Quod Comfortable restaurant 

    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.

  • Brasserie Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Oxford Castle, 3 New Rd GB - Oxford OX1 1AY

  • Randolph Very comfortable restaurant 

    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.

  • Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons Top class comfort and pleasant restaurant  Excellent cooking, worth a detour

    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..

  • Al Shami Quite comfortable restaurant 

    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.

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