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 is one of the richest libraries in the world, with its almost 5 million books, manuscripts and maps. It was built in the 14 C and redesigned in the 17 C. The entrance leads to Old Schools Quadrangle, a quad built in 1439 in the J..
St Aldates GB - Oxford OX1 1DP
Founded in 1525 by Cardinal Wolsey, «the House» is the largest and most majestic Oxford college. The largest quad is Tom Quad. The buildings on the south side were built by Wolsey, and on the north by Dr Samuel Fell (late 17 C.) The statue in the cen..
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 ..
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..
73 High Street GB - OXFORD OX1 4BE
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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 contemporary déc..
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. With free private parking, there is also a stylish brasserie and jazz bar. The spacious rooms are air conditioned and elegantly decora..
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..
Henley Rd GB - Sandford-on-Thames OX4 4GX
3 Oxford Castle GB - Oxford OX1 1AY
Bear Ln GB - Stadhampton OX44 7UR
91 Old High St, Headington GB - Oxford OX3 9HT
Sizeable pub just off Headington village, serving sensibly priced pub classics with a French edge. Try the homemade breads, mix and match tapas dishes and the popular Sunday roasts. Tuesday is quiz night and Thursday is for jazz-lovers.
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..
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..