Browsing local attractions within 1 mile of Isis River
Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PH, Tel: 01865 278000(1 miles, 1 km)
Collection of art and archaeology, from ancient Egypt to the 20thC. Paintings, sculpture, ceramics, silver, glass and coins, plus art from the Far East.
Merton Street, Oxford, OX1 4JF, Tel: 01865 276700(0 miles, 1 km)
Founded in 1517 Corpus Christi is one of the smallest, most beautiful and unchanged colleges. Its pelican topped (symbolising Christ's self-sacrifice) sundial and perpetual calendar in the middle of the old carriage drive is an Oxford icon.
43 Oxford Castle, New Road, Oxford, OX1 1AY, Tel: 01865 201657(0 miles, 1 km)
Once home to the infamous Oxford Prison and now home to an exciting hub of restaurants, and the gorgeous Malmaison Boutique Hotel. The Castle also has an exciting visitor attraction 'Oxford Castle Unlocked' and the 'O3' art gallery.
Oxford Canal, Oxford, OX1, Tel: (1 miles, 2 km)
The Oxford Canal runs for 77 miles from the historic city of Oxford to rural Hawkesbury, just outside Coventry. Managed and maintained by British Waterways, it meanders gently through a predominantly rural landscape and villages.
Holywell Street, Oxford, OX1 3BN, Tel: 01865 279555(1 miles, 1 km)
Open to visitors, with beautiful garden and world-famous choir. Founded 1379 to educate young men for the service of Church and State, following the devastation caused by the Black Death.The first college constructed round a quadrangle.
Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG, Tel: 01865 287400, Email(1 miles, 1 km)
See one of the oldest libraries at the heart of Oxford's historic University. Discover the Divinity School, a masterpiece of English Gothic architecture, or choose one of the guided tours, including a visit to Duke Humfrey's library.
Oxford Castle, New Road, OX1 1AY, Tel: 01865 246131, Email(0 miles, 1 km)
Art gallery with regular changing gallery.
Holywell Street, Oxford, OX1 3SW, Tel: 01865 390739(1 miles, 1 km)
The Holywell Music Room is the oldest purpose built concert hall in Europe. Opened in 1748, its elegance and beauty have played host to some of the world's greatest musicians and composers, including Haydn and Handel.
Folly Bridge, Oxford, OX1 4LA, Tel: 01865 243421, Email(0 miles, 0 km)
Punts, pedallos, day and rowing boats for hire on the Isis (the Oxford Thames). Boat trips: scheduled passenger boat services on the Thames. Daily trips from Folly Bridge, Oxford, to Iffley Lock, Sandford and Abingdon.
Parks Road, Oxford, OX1, Tel: (1 miles, 1 km)
The University Parks - about 70 acres (30 hectares) of parkland beside the River Cherwell, plus a 4 acre (1.5 hectare) spur of land running towards the south. Feel free to picnic and play ball games - but don't climb the trees.
Oxford City Council, St Aldates, Oxford, OX1 1BX, Tel: 01865 252351, Email(0 miles, 1 km)
A victorian building opened in 1897 and still used for local government. Original rooms such as the Court Room and Council Chambers are available to view as is the City Plate Collection. Also home to the Museum of Oxford.