Apr 29 2019

Last Chance to see 1066: A Medieval Mosaic Exhibition in the UK this May

1066: A Medieval Mosaic, the Guinness World Record-winning exhibition which has toured a number of locations in the UK before arriving at Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum (SOFO Museum), Woodstock, is coming to an end on 27th May 2019. The end of its current exhibition will likely be the last time the piece is on display…

Apr 29 2019

Pitt Rivers Museum Shortlisted for £100,000 Art Fund Museum of the Year 2019

The Pitt Rivers Museum has been selected as one of five finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2019, regarded as the most prestigious museum prize in the world. The annual award celebrates innovation and exceptional achievement in museums and galleries across the UK. The other four museums shortlisted for the title are HMS…

Apr 29 2019

Blenheim Palace Welcomes Panda Card

Chinese visitors to Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire can now save money by using Digipanda’s ‘Panda Card’. The Panda Card is a virtual discount card and works like an ‘online directory’ of UK tourism for visitors coming to UK. It also offers Chinese tourists a smarter way to save money on attractions, retailers, restaurants, accommodation, transportation…

Apr 26 2019

The King’s Centre, Oxford Receives Green Tourism Award

The King’s Centre, Oxford (TKC) has achieved an award from Green Tourism, the world’s largest sustainable certification programme. A Green Tourism assessor praised TKC for its “excellent green initiatives” following an inspection of the venue. TKC was assessed against a rigorous criterion covering areas including energy efficiency, waste management, biodiversity and community involvement. The report…

Apr 26 2019

Excitement Grows for Blenheim Palace’s Flower Show

Excitement is growing ahead of this year’s prestigious Blenheim Palace Flower Show, June 21st – 23rd, as the full line up of Garden Talks and Expert Panels is announced. Now in its seventh year, the hugely popular Flower Show will this year be officially opened by TV presenter George Clarke at 10am on Friday 21st…

Apr 18 2019

Oxford Official Walking Tours

WALKING TOURS IN OXFORD Walking Tours in Oxford are a great way to explore Oxford’s history, the University of Oxford, famous people and old traditions.  Oxford Official Walking Tours offer a extensive range of tours of Oxford for all interests. The most popular tour is the University and City walking tour which explores the history…

Apr 18 2019

Carfax Tower

The historical “centre point” of Oxford, Carfax Tower, is all that remains today of St. Martin’s Church, the official city church of Oxford from 1122 onwards.
Today the tower is the tallest point in central Oxford and so by climbing its 99 steps you can experience a unique bird’s eye view of the city’s famous “dreaming spires” skyline.

Apr 18 2019

Blenheim Palace

Home to the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family and the birth place of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site boasting a long and diverse history.

Apr 18 2019

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum

SOFO offers visitors engaging and immersive experiences through a changing exhibitions programme and main galleries including a recreated Great War trench, a mock up section of a Horsa Glider from D Day and Afghan Alley.

Apr 18 2019

Ashmolean Museum

The famous Ashmolean Museum is the most important museum of art and archaeology in the heart of Britain, founded in 1683. It is the University of Oxford’s museum of art and archaeology showcasing an extraordinary collection ranging from Egyptian mummies to contemporary art. The museum is conveniently located in the heart of Oxford and captivates its visitors with a variety of services including exhibitions, high standard research material, event venues as well as exquisite dining amenities.

Apr 18 2019

City Sightseeing Oxford Bus Tours

Hop on and hop off on City Sightseeing Oxford bus tours in Oxford.  Explore Oxford in one of the double decker buses with 26 stops around the city including, Christ Church College, Sheldonian Theatre, Queen’s College, Martyr’s Memorial, Trinity College and Oxford Visitor Information Centre.

Apr 18 2019

Oxford Official Walking Tours

Oxford Official Walking Tours are a fun and informative way to learn about Oxford’s history, visit the University of Oxford, and explore the filming locations used in Harry Potter and Inspector Morse, Lewis and Endeavour.

Apr 18 2019

Oxford Castle & Prison

The castle in Oxford has been brought to life at Oxford Castle & Prison. Visitors can enjoy a guided tour and meet past inhabitants of Oxford Castle & Prison and discover their true stories.

Apr 18 2019

Bicester Village

Discover a relaxed shopping haven in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, where spacious boutiques showcase the world’s leading fashion and lifestyle brands, normally only found in the most exclusive shopping streets, and all offering fabulous savings, all year round.

Apr 18 2019

Oxford Visitor Information Centre

Help to welcome your delegates to Oxfordshire and make their experience as enjoyable as possible with a local information desk. Attended by experienced staff from the award-winning Oxford Visitor Information Centre, we can answer all your delegates’ questions on getting around, what to see and do in the city, and help them to enjoy their…

Apr 18 2019

The Oxford Artisan Distillery

Welcome to The Oxford Artisan Distillery (TOAD, to those in the know), this ancient city’s first distillery – and one of the world’s very few true craft distilleries.

Apr 18 2019

Oxford Bus Company

Oxford Bus Company operates a comprehensive network of services in Oxfordshire. They also operate luxury coach services linking Oxford with London and to the nearby airports: Heathrow, Gatwick and Birmingham.     The City service helps to connect surrounding towns and villages with the Centre of Oxford. The City 3B and 4 Bus will take you…

Apr 18 2019

Oxford Bus Company

Oxford Bus Company operates a comprehensive network of services in the city, as well as express coach services to London and the airports. They also operate the BROOKESbus service in partnership with Oxford Brookes University, and the popular park&ride service which connects five car parks to the city centre. 

Apr 17 2019

Stagecoach

STAGECOACH If you’re looking for Oxford to London buses, Stagecoach operates the Oxford Tube. This 24 hour a day, 7 day a week service links Oxford and London. They also operate coach services linking Oxford to Cambridge, Milton Keynes and Bedford. Once in Oxfordshire, Stagecoach has an extensive network of buses operating across the county including Blenheim…

Apr 17 2019

Textile Display Weaves Together Migrant Stories at the Pitt Rivers Museum

A team of volunteers, who arrived in Oxford as forced migrants from Syria, Sudan and Zimbabwe, are behind a new display of textiles at the Pitt Rivers Museum. Multaka: Connecting Threads, which launches on Friday 5 April, has been co-curated by a team of volunteers with Multaka-Oxford, a two-year project in which the Pitt Rivers…

Apr 17 2019

Visitors to Oxford University’s Gardens, Libraries and Museums Top 3.3 Million

Oxford University’s gardens, libraries and museums enjoyed a 3% rise in visitors in 2018, according to the latest figures from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA). Over 3.3 million people visited the four University museums, the Bodleian Libraries and the Botanic Garden in 2018, giving the group its third record-breaking year in a row….