Browsing local attractions within 1 mile of Isis River
Oxford Canal, Oxford, OX1, (0.9 miles, 2kms)
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.
George Street, Oxford, OX1 2AG, (0.6 miles, 1kms), Tel: 0844 871 3020, Email
The New Theatre, presenting the best in live touring entertainment.
Oxford Trails Depart from outside, Oxford Castle Unlocked, New Road, Oxford, OX1 3AY, (0.5 miles, 0.8kms), Email
'You are hereby cordially invited to Join Bill Spectre on his award winning theatrical ghost trail of Oxford.'
Walk Route: From Oxford Castle Unlocked or Oxford VIC 30mins later
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.
43 Oxford Castle, New Road, Oxford, OX1 1AY, (0.4 miles, 0.7kms), Tel: 01865 201657
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.
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.
1 Folly Bridge, Oxford, OX1 4JU, (0.9 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01865 201293, Email
Oxford River Cruises provides a range of luxury boat trips, sightseeing tours and unique picnic cruises in the heart of the historic city of Oxford
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.
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.
St John Evangelist, 109A Iffley Road, Oxford, OX4 1EH, (0.7 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01865 613 507, Email
Magficient church concert venure with exciting and varied programme - classical, jazz and rock. Superb ascoutics, comfortable seating and fully heated.
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.
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.
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.
The River Thames, OX1, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms), Tel: 01189 535771
A guide to the River Thames.
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
9 Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HH, (0.6 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01865 244833, Email
Trips and Excursions
Bus Route: Depart Oxford
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.
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.
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.
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.
Oxford Castle, New Road, OX1 1AY, (0.4 miles, 0.7kms), Tel: 01865 246131, Email
Art gallery with regular changing gallery.
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.
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.
Rochester House, 42 Pembroke St, Oxford, OX1 1BP, (0.4 miles, 0.6kms), Tel: 01865 790050, Email
The Story Museum harnesses the power of stories to inspire learning and enrich lives, especially young lives. The current immersive exhibition, 26 Characters, runs until 2 November. www.storymuseum.org.uk
Oxford City Council, St Aldates, Oxford, OX1 1BX, (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.