This University city of 'dreaming spires' has a real buzz and great atmosphere. You'll be spoilt for choice with the huge range of attractions and events on offer. Visit sites where scenes from the Harry Potter movies were filmed, hire a punt along the River Cherwell or grab a bargain at the market.
Founded in 1683, the famous Ashmolean is Britain’s first public museum and home to the University of Oxford’s world-class collections of art and archaeology. Collections range from ancient to modern, and represent all corners of the world.
Christ Church is both Oxford University's largest College and the Cathedral Church for the Anglican Diocese of Oxford. Visitors are welcomed throughout the year to enjoy Christ Church's beauty and fascinating history.
The Oxford Covered Market provides Oxfords visitors with an unequalled shopping experience. With exclusive shops and restaurants this indoor shopping centre is fast becoming one of the most sought out destinations for shoppers looking for a refreshingly relaxed and retail experience. The square offers small arts and crafts outlets ideal for the visitor looking for a unique gift to take home.
A great idea for a day out, entry to this destination is free!
If you thought Oxford was just about elegant spires and world-class academia then think again! Oxford Castle – Unlocked reveals Oxford’s less well known history, one that’s rich with tales of great escapes, betrayal and even romance – all within the walls of this ancient castle and prison.
The Pitt Rivers Museum cares for one of the world's great collections. The Museum displays archaeological and ethnographic objects from all parts of the world, and is one of the most eclectic collections visitors will see anywhere.
No trip to Oxford would be complete without trying your hand at punting. Situated underneath Magdalen College Tower, at the lower end of Oxford's world famous high street you will find Magdalen Bridge Boathouse. Here you can hire traditionally crafted punts, rowing boats and pedaloes or even spoil yourself by hiring a Chauffeured boat - all at very competitive prices.
Get the most out of your multi-journey saver tickets by visiting the following towns in the area: