Browsing local attractions within 1 mile of Isis River
Radcliffe Square, Oxford, OX1 3BG, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms)
Film name: The Golden Compass
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.
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.
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.
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.
9 Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HH, (0.6 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01865 244833, Email
Trips and Excursions
Bus Route: Depart Oxford
Oxford Castle, New Road, OX1 1AY, (0.4 miles, 0.7kms), Tel: 01865 246131, Email
Art gallery with regular changing gallery.
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.
52 Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BB, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms), Tel: 01865 204801
This tiny pub is squeezed between Blackwell's main shop and its newer small shop to the west. The building dates from the sixteenth century, although its stuccoed timber-framed fronting probably dates from the eighteenth century.
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
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).
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.
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.
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 Hilda's College, Cowley Place, Oxford, OX4 1DY, (0.5 miles, 0.7kms), Tel: 01865 276821
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.
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'.
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.
South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PP, (0.9 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01865 270927, Email
The University of Oxford Museum of world archaeology and anthropology.
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
Our Oxford Base is at, 150 Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1JJ, (0.6 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01296 631671, Email
We offer a fantastic selection of guided and self-guided cycling and walking holidays. Discover the hidden gems of Oxfordshire's cities and countryside on our unique and gentle routes; stay in the finest hotels en route.
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.
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.
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.
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.