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Welcome to the Visit Oxfordshire Press & PR Area

We are here to bring journalists the latest tourism developments and holiday ideas from the Visit Oxfordshire. Each year we host writers from the press, television and radio.

If you are looking for new reasons to write about Oxfordshire, or have a specific press enquiry please contact Visit Oxfordshire's Press Contact: mailto:press@visitoxfordshire.org

We look forward to welcoming you to Oxfordshire.

Press Releases

Press releases from around Oxfordshire

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Press Pack

For journalists and other interested parties

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Press Coverage

Lists some of the press coverage we've assisted

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Article Ideas and Themes

To give you ideas for your next article and themed information

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Press Visits

We can help facilitate a visit and approach our partners to host you

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Key Events

Events happening in and around Oxfordshire with press contacts

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Press and PR

Visit Oxfordshire are delighted to assist in suggesting or arranging itineraries for tour operators and travel writers visiting Oxford and Oxfordshire. We work with VisitBritain, VisitEngland and Tourism South East who vet and refer journalists to Visit Oxfordshire. We are also approached by journalists direct.

To facilitate arrangements journalists are asked to provide as much information as possible on their requirements and brief.  This information is passed to the Partners who are invited to host a visit.
Visit Oxfordshire also deal with general press enquiries - often several in one day.

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Visit Oxfordshire are pleased to assist with requests to film in Oxford and Oxfordshire where the aim is primarily tourism promotion. It may be possible for the on-street filming fee to be waived. Each request is considered individually. The colleges and University normally charge a fee for filming.


Visit Oxfordshire has a destination presense on the VisitEngland Images website. An online image library with a collection of images including Oxford and Oxfordshire available to download free of charge.

Visit Oxfordshire also holds high resolution images of both Oxford and Oxfordshire which may be used free of charge provided that the correct credit is given and that a hard and/or e-copy of the item is sent to Visit Oxfordshire on publication. Email requests to images@visitoxfordshire.org   

Latest Headline Figures - From 2011

26,017,000 Total number of visitors (Day & Staying, UK & Domestic)

£1,743,519,000 Total value of Tourism in 2011 (1.7% increase compared to 2010)

29,633 actual jobs created due to tourism

Press Database

Sign up to our press database and receive press releases and the latest themed news ideas.  Email your details to press@visitoxfordshire.org or complete the online sign up.

Please supply your name, publication name or freelance, email address and details of any topic of special interest. 

Get in touch

Public contact: Oxford Visitor Information Centre, Tel: 01865 252200, email: info@visitoxfordshire.org

Press contact: press@visitoxfordshire.org  

For destination information and your free guide to Oxfordshire, please contact: Oxford Visitor Information Centre, Tel: 01865 252200, email: info@visitoxfordshire.org or visit the website at www.visitoxfordandoxfordshire.com