Local Area

Attractions in Oxford

An historic University town, Oxford has something to offer everyone…

Oxford Castle – The apartment overlooks the two oldest parts of the castle: St George’s Tower and the Mound – which date from 1071. More recently, the castle was a prison. There are guided tours of the complex and events at the Castle vary with the seasons.
Visit: www.oxfordcastle.com

Universities – The oldest University in Great Britain and many colleges are open to the public to view.
Visit: www.ox.ac.uk

Said Business School - Less than a five minute walk from the Business School, the Tidmarsh provides the perfect base for delegates.

Visit: www.sbs.ox.ac.uk

Tours – Open top buses are a good way to see the main attractions and decide which you would like to visit in more detail.
Visit: www.citysightseeingoxford.com

Walking Tours - Experience Oxfordshire run a number of tours with professionally trained guides of the University and filming locations used in Harry Potter, Inspector Morse, Lewis and Endeavour.

Visit: www.experienceoxfordshire.org/official-tours

BMW Mini Plant - Celebrating its 60th Year in 2019. Take a tour of the plant.

Visit: www.visit-mini.com

Ashmolean Museum - Museum of art & archaeology founded in 1683. New exhibition of Jeff Koon's work in 2019.

Visit: www.ashmolean.org

Botanic Gardens – the oldest Botanical Gardens in Great Britain and a setting for Phillip Pullman’s “His Dark Materials”.
Visit: www.botanic-garden.ox.ac.uk

For up to date information on current events
Visit: www.inoxfordmag.co.uk

Attractions in the Area

In the heart of England, there are many places of historic and natural beauty that can be visited as a day trip from Oxford. If you do not have your own transport visit the Tourist Information Centre or Bus Station for information on coach tours from Oxford City Centre. These are a few of the main attractions:

Blenheim Palace – Birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. A Shakespearean Village offering the finest Oxfordshire fare and The Rose Theatre to showcase four plays being built for Summer 2019.
Visit: www.blenheimpalace.com

Stratford Upon Avon – Birthplace of William Shakespeare
Visit: www.stratford-upon-avon.co.uk

Warwick Castle – a Medieval Castle
Visit: www.warwick-castle.co.uk

Waddesdon Manor – built by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild to display his art treasures
Visit: www.waddesdon.org.uk

Bicester Village – a designer outlet selling premium brands at discounted prices
Visit: www.bicestervillage.com

Stowe Gardens – National Trust landscaped gardens
Visit: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stowegardens

London - easily accessible in an hour by train
Visit: www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk for ticket information


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