Oxford, the ‘city of dreaming spires’ is steeped in a rich and fascinating history. Famous for its prestigious Oxford University, the city is home to its 38 colleges whereby many notable scholars have emerged.
The Radcliffe Camera, Bodleian Library and Bridge of Sighs make up just a few of the famous picturesque buildings of Oxford. Its charming scenery has been the inspiration for many, including Lewis Carroll and J.R.R Tolkien. There are also many recognisable scenes from popular films such as Harry Potter and TV series like Inspector Morse.
There are many fascinating museums, many of which are free – so take advantage of everything Oxford has to offer. If it’s sunny then why not go punting or take a relaxing river cruise? Climb to the top of one of Oxford’s towers and witness the breath-taking views for yourself.
There is so much to do in Oxford, from discovering quaint cafés and tea rooms to exploring the famous Botanic Garden. For the perfect city break, why not stay in some of the accommodation available at the heart of Oxford's city centre.
Visit Oxford Visitor Information Centre and start planning your visit today.