There is a wide range of leisure and cultural activities to see in Oxford including the following:
The Official Guided Walking Tour of the University and city - the best way to discover Oxford is on foot. Available from the Tourist Information Centre located in Broad Street.
Many of the Oxford University Colleges, 38 in number are open to the public, and
most are free. Ask at the Porters Lodge for permission to tour.
TV and film locations - and Harry Potter connections at Christ Church. Inspector Morse and Lewis Blue Badge guided tours available from the the Tourist Information Centre. www.bluebadgetouristguide.co.uk/oxford.html
Climb a tower to view the 'dreaming spires', there are five to choose from.
Museum of Natural History (free) and the Pitt Rivers museum (free).
Visit the Covered Market, one of the oldest markets in the country.
Enjoy an elegant cruise along the River Isis where the real 'Alice in Wonderland' first heard the famous story. www.salterssteamers.co.uk/
Take a pub lunch in an ancient hostelry - so many to choose from with so much history.
the kids ice skating
Oxford has embraced the café culture - watch the world go by!
River Cherwell offers a romantic punt trip.
The Radcliffe Camera on the left with All Souls College to the right, Oxford
University Museum of Natural History and the Pitt Rivers museum, Oxford
and cycling is a pleasure in Oxfordshire. The Tourist Information Centre
in Oxford has maps and routes information and will include the Oxfordshire
Way, d' Arcy Dalton Way, the Thames Path and the Ridgeway are just a few
of the footpath networks to explore.
Play a round of golf, followed by a spa treatment and a light, healthy lunch (or dinner) at one of Oxfordshire's many golf courses.
Go bargain hunting for upmarket brands at Bicester Village Retail Outlet. www.bicestervillage.com
Ride a steam train at Didcot Railway Centre, or take a Salters steamer at Abingdon to Oxford or Wallingford
There is an old-fashioned bus museum at Long Hanborough.
Visit the Cotswold Wildlife Park or the Water Fowl Sanctuary - the kids will love it.
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