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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
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,..
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.
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 ..
48 George Street GB - Oxford OX1 2AQ
Prix Prices from : 65 £
Located in Oxford’s historic city centre, the Eurobar Cafe and Hotel – B&B is next to the bus station and just 5 minutes’ walk from Oxford Rail Station. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. The Eurobar is just a 3-minute walk from the Oxford Playhous..
29-30 George St GB - Oxford OX1 2AY
Prix Prices from : 80 £
Located in the heart of Oxford on a lively street, Victoria House Hotel offers single, double and twin rooms with free WiFi access. The University of Oxford is located a 5-minute walk from the property. Rooms at Victoria House Hotel come with a TV a..
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
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..
1 Banbury Rd GB - OX2 6NN Oxford
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..
Beaumont St GB - OX1 2LN 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..
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.
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..
92-94 High St GB - OX1 4BN 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.
3 Oxford Castle GB - OX1 1AY Oxford