Browsing local attractions within 1 mile of Isis River
Radcliffe Square, Oxford, OX1 3BG, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms)
Film name: The Golden Compass
Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms), Tel: 01865 287400, Email
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.
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
Folly Bridge, Oxford, OX1 4LA, (0.0 miles, 0.0kms), Tel: 01865 243421, Email
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.
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.
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.
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.
1 Oxford Castle, Oxford, OX1 1AY, (0.4 miles, 0.7kms)
Once home to the infamous Oxford Prison and now home to an exciting hub of 8 restaurants, and the gorgeous Malmaison Boutique Hotel. The Castle also has an exciting visitor attraction 'Oxford Castle Unlocked' and the 'O3' art gallery.
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.
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
Banbury, Oxon, OX15 2EB, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms), Tel: 01295 276070, Email
Medieval Manor House later transformed into a Tudor Mansion, surrounded by a wide moat and parkland.
South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PP, (0.9 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01865 270927, Email
The University of Oxford Museum of world archaeology and anthropology.
Holywell Street, Oxford, OX1 3SW, (0.6 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01865 390739
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.
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'.
High Street, Oxford, OX1 4AU, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms), Tel: 01865 276000
Magdalen's bell tower, from which a Latin hymn is sung on 1 May, its deer park, cloisters with strange carvings, Addison's walk, fritillary meadow, renowned choir and Old Kitchen Cafe by the river, make this college unique.
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.
Our Oxford Base is at, 150 Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1JJ, (0.6 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01296 631671, Email
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Oxford City Council, St Aldates, Oxford, OX1 1DZ, (0.4 miles, 0.6kms), Tel: 01865 252351, Email
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.
49 St. Giles, Oxford, OX1 3LU, (0.8 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01865 302925
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.
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.
Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2LN, OX1 2LN, (0.6 miles, 1kms), Tel: 0844 8799132
The restaurant at the Macdonald Randolph Hotel has recently just won its second AA rosette for its cuisine and features contemporary menus in an unrivalled setting with fabulous views of the city.
St Hilda's College, Cowley Place, Oxford, OX4 1DY, (0.5 miles, 0.7kms), Tel: 01865 276821
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.
The River Thames, OX1, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms), Tel: 01189 535771
A guide to the River Thames.