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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 Aldate's 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 ..
St Aldate's 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.
Broad Street 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,..
91-94 High Street GB - Oxford OX1 4BJ
Situated in the heart of historical Oxford, The Old Bank offers luxury rooms with marble bathrooms and modern art. Guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner in Quod restaurant with its terrace and bar. The spacious rooms are air con..
The High Street GB - Oxford OX1 4BE
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Off Oxford High Street and opposite Magdalen College, this 17th-century converted coaching inn was often visited by the famous novelists J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S Lewis whilst being fellows of Oxford University. On-site parking is available and Oxford’s..
3, Oxford Castle, New Road GB - Oxford OX1 1AY
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 ..
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..
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..
3 Oxford Castle GB - OX1 1AY Oxford
92-94 High St GB - OX1 4BJ Oxford
Buzzy brasserie in an old banking hall (now a stylish hotel). It's open from early 'til late and has a lovely terrace to the rear. Modern menus offer a mix of Italian and European dishes, along with twice-daily blackboard specials.
82 St Aldates GB - OX1 1RA Oxford
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.
Beaumont St GB - OX1 2LN Oxford
1 Banbury Rd GB - OX2 6NN Oxford
243 Iffley Rd GB - OX4 1SJ Oxford
Buzzy battleship-grey pub boasting quirky old standard lamps, an eclectic collection of 1920s posters, board games and a bar billiards table. The experienced chef uses local ingredients to create flavoursome, good value dishes. Be sure to try the del..
Church Rd GB - OX44 7PD Oxford
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..
38 Magdalen Rd GB - OX4 1RB Oxford
This lovely little restaurant is set off the beaten track, in an up-and-coming residential area. Start with a drink on the patio then make for the cool, relaxed restaurant; if you haven't booked, try for a seat at the counter. The concise menu offers..