Browsing local attractions within 1 mile of Isis River
Radcliffe Square, Oxford, OX1 3BG, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms)
Film name: The Golden Compass
Parks Road, Oxford, OX1, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms)
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.
Entrance via Oriel Square, Oxford, OX1 1DP, (0.2 miles, 0.4kms), Tel: 01865 276172, Email
Christ Church is unique among the Oxford and Cambridge colleges in possessing an important collection of Old Master paintings and drawings, housed in a purpose-built Gallery of considerable architectural interest in itself.
Saxon Tower, Cornmarket Street, Oxford, OX1 3EY, (0.5 miles, 0.8kms), Tel: 01865 255776, Email
Oxford's oldest Church Tower, part of city wall of oxford, Some of the oldest stained Glass windows. Cell door of Thomas cranmer who was Imprisoned in the Bocardo Prison which was attached to the Tower Above North Gate.
44-46 Oxford Castle, New Road, Oxford, OX1 1AY, (0.4 miles, 0.7kms), Tel: 01865 260666, Email
Bringing Oxford's hidden history to life... The secrets of Oxford Castle have been 'unlocked' revealing tales of 1,000 years of murder, romance, betrayal, escape and execution.
Faculty of Music, St Aldate's, Oxford, OX1 1DB, (0.2 miles, 0.3kms), Tel: 01865 276139, Email
A rich collection of historical woodwind, brass and percussion instruments, over a dozen historical keyboard instruments. A complete bow-maker's workshop.
30 Pembroke Street, Oxford, OX1 1BP, (0.3 miles, 0.5kms), Tel: 01865 722733, Email
Established in 1965, Modern Art Oxford is one of the UK's leading public galleries renowned for the quality of its exhibitions, activities and publications.
Holywell Street, Oxford, OX1 3BN, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms), Tel: 01865 279555
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.
George Street, Oxford, OX1 2AG, (0.6 miles, 1kms), Tel: 0844 871 3020, Email
The New Theatre, presenting the best in live touring entertainment.
No 1 Shop, Oxford Railway Station, Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HS, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms), Tel: 01865 790522, Email
Hop On - Hop Off the city sightseeing bus.
The River Thames, OX1, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms), Tel: 01189 535771
A guide to the River Thames.
Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PH, (0.9 miles, 2kms), Tel: 01865 278000
Collection of art and archaeology, from ancient Egypt to the 20thC. Paintings, sculpture, ceramics, silver, glass and coins, plus art from the Far East.
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, OX2 6DP, (0.9 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01865 353527, Email
Oxford University Press is a department of Oxford University and is the world's leading academic publisher.
St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3JP, (0.7 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01865 277300
The richest of all the colleges, St John's was founded in 1555; its quadrangles and decorative drainpipes are second to none. College grounds include a carriage drive, rockery and iimmaculate lawns carpeted with spring bulbs.
Oxford Castle, New Road, OX1 1AY, (0.4 miles, 0.7kms), Tel: 01865 246131, Email
Art gallery with regular changing gallery.
Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2LW, (0.6 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01865 305305
Oxford Playhouse and its Burton Taylor Studio present and produce a wide range of live performance, including British and international drama, family shows, contemporary dance and music, comedy, lectures and poetry.
Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3AZ, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms), Tel: 01865 277280
Displays include scientific instruments, fine Islamic and European astrolabes, early chemical apparatus, clocks, medical instruments, original penicillin apparatus.
9 Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HH, (0.6 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01865 244833, Email
Trips and Excursions
Bus Route: Depart Oxford
Merton Street, Oxford, OX1 4JF, (0.3 miles, 0.5kms), Tel: 01865 276700
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.
Radcliffe Square, Oxford, OX1 4AJ, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms), Tel: 01865 277000
A large circular building with a lofty dome, was built by James Gibbs between 1737 and 1749 with money bequeathed by John Radcliffe (1650-1714), and was designed to house a library endowed by Radcliffe. CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC
Turl Street, Oxford, OX1 3DP, (0.5 miles, 0.8kms), Tel: 01865 279600
Exeter is the fourth oldest college (1314). Don't miss the hall (1618), the newly-refurbished chapel, based on Sainte Chapelle in Paris + William Morris' tapestry, and views of Radcliffe Square. Scene of Jordan College and Morse's 'demise'.
South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PP, (0.9 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01865 270927, Email
The University of Oxford Museum of world archaeology and anthropology.
St Aldate's, Oxford, OX1 1DP, (0.2 miles, 0.4kms), Tel: 01865 276155, Email
Famed for its connections with 'Harry Potter' & 'Alice', Christ Church is one of Oxford's 'must see's'. The only college whose chapel is also a Cathedral, Christ Church also hosts a Picture Gallery and runs on its own time (GMT + 5mins).
Rochester House, 42 Pembroke St, Oxford, OX1 1BP, (0.4 miles, 0.6kms), Tel: 01865 790050, Email
In 2014 we plan to open a permanent centre where children and their adults can explore stories from many times and places and learn about their creators.
Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PW, (0.9 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01865 272950, Email
The Oxford University Museum of Natural History houses the University Scientific collection of zoological, entomological and geological specimens. Among it most famous treasures are the Oxfordshire dinosaurs, the dodo and the swifts in the
Frewin Court, Oxford, OX1 3JB, (0.5 miles, 0.7kms), Tel: 01865 246782, Email
The Oxford Union Society was founded in 1823 as a forum for discussion and debate for students at the University.