Browsing local attractions within 1 mile of Isis River
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.
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.
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.
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.
9 Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HH, (0.6 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01865 244833, Email
Trips and Excursions
Bus Route: Depart Oxford
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.
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).
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.
Broad Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 3AZ, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms), Tel: 01865 277299, Email
The Theatre is a Grade I listed building and is the ceremonial hall for Oxford University. Holding up to 750 people, it is an excellent venue for corporate award ceremonies, presentations, short lectures and talks.
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 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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
St Hilda's College, Cowley Place, Oxford, OX4 1DY, (0.5 miles, 0.7kms), Tel: 01865 276821
George Street, Oxford, OX1 2AG, (0.6 miles, 1kms), Tel: 0844 871 3020, Email
The New Theatre, presenting the best in live touring entertainment.