Celebrate English Tourism Week in Oxfordshire 2018

Oxfordshire businesses are providing some exciting offers and giveaways to Oxfordshire residents between 17-25th March 2018. This is your chance to find new experiences and visit places you’ve always wanted to in the county. Join us this March to celebrate English Tourism Week in Oxfordshire and explore attractions, shops, experiences and activities across the county!

Don’t forget to share your experiences with us on social media using #ETW18 #ExperienceOx

Win a Family Day Ticket to Cogges Manor Farm


The beautiful Cogges Manor Farm, in Witney, is steeped in 1000 years of history and set around a manor house, farmyard and grounds, with woodland trails and play fort. Open for the 2018 season from Saturday 17th March, there’s a whole calendar of exciting events and activities planned, so plenty to keep coming back for.

How to enter: The competition has now ended but the Manor Farm will be open to explore!

The competition will run from 21st February 2018 to 11th March 2018 and the Winner will be announced on 12th March 2018.

Your VIP Shopping Invitation


Visit Bicester Village and discover more than 160 boutiques of leading brands, including Oscar de la Renta, Gina, Saint Laurent and Temperley London, with savings of up to 60% on the recommended retail price and instant tax refunds.

As our special guest, you are invited to enjoy a further saving of 10% on the Village price, please click here for your voucher. Valid from 19/02/2018 – 30/04/2018.

20% Off for Oxfordshire Residents


Mixing classic fairy tales, animals, and adventure play, children will love Fairytale Farm. With our exciting adventure playground, an enchanted walk with a surprise around every corner and a chance to meet our amazing animals, there is so much to see and do. It is a sensory and learning wonderland for all the family. Offer valid 17th-25th March 2018.

How to redeem: Bring along proof of OX address.

20% Off Any Full-Day Course in The Raymond Blanc Cookery School


Embrace your passion for food and create beautiful and imaginative cuisine in The Raymond Blanc Cookery School. Each course provides a hands-on opportunity to develop your culinary skills and focus on recipes important to Raymond Blanc, showcasing dishes that inspired him to become the Michelin-starred chef he is today. Valid Monday to Thursdays.

How to redeem: To redeem the 20% off any full-day course in The Raymond Blanc Cookery School please call Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons reservations team on 01844 278881 and must quote ‘Friends of Belmond Le Manoir’.

T&Cs: Only valid Monday to Thursday on any full-day course, excluding bank holidays.

25% Off Museum Entry at The Story Museum


Immerse yourself in a world of story at The Story Museum in Oxford. As part of English Tourism Week we’re offering all visitors with an Oxfordshire post code a 25% discount on their museum entry ticket. Whether it’s our magical talking throne, our giant storytelling bed, the chance to star in your own story or simply somewhere quiet and cosy to curl up with a book, there’s something for everyone at our most unusual museum. And after you’ve explored our exhibitions, why not pop into our fabulous Story Café to claim a free tea or coffee with any food order over £3, also available to all customers with an Oxfordshire postcode. Offer is valid 17th-25th March 2018.

How to redeem: To redeem your museum discount: When booking your tickets online enter the promo code: ‘storyweek’. When booking tickets over the phone give the magic words “Story Week”, along with your OX postcode, to the member of the staff handling your booking. When booking tickets in person at our café and shop give the magic words “Story Week”, along with your OX postcode, to the member of staff serving you. In order to claim your free tea or coffee: Give the magic words “it’s always tea time” along with your OX postcode to one of our café staff when making your purchase.

T&CsVisitors must have proof of an OX postcode to redeem all above offers. Museum entry discount applies to a maximum of four tickets per booking.

10% Off Curious Scientific Gifts


Head to the Museum of the History of Science to discover how humanity has explored the universe. See Einstein’s blackboard, Queen Elizabeth I’s astrolabe and the first cultures of the life-saving antibiotic Penicillin. Visit the Museum’s shop and get 10% off as a resident of Oxfordshire! Offer is valid 17-25th March 2018, during Museum opening hours.

How to redeem: Please ask at the till for the Oxfordshire resident’s discount. Discount will be applied after proof of an OX postcode is shown (e.g. driver’s license or utility bill).

2 for 1 Offer at SOFO with 10% Off in Shop


The Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum is not a Regimental Museum more a Military Museum related to the connection between the Military of Oxfordshire and the County in which they are based, hence our strapline of “Conflict and County”. The home of the Queens Own Oxfordshire Hussars and the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Many of the stories and objects are publicly on display for the first time and reveal the personal and intriguing lives of Oxfordshire people involved in conflict at home and abroad. Valid 17th-25th March 2018.

How to redeem: Please show proof of OX address to get the offer.

20% Off Oxford City & University Walking Tours


Take a fun and informative 2-hour walking tour of historic Oxford with Oxford Official Walking Tours led by a Blue or Green Badge Guide. Uncover the stories behind the college gates and stone walls, with a college visit included in your tour, and discover the University traditions and how students live and study today and learn why Oxford is called the City of Dreaming Spires.

How to redeem: Please call 01865 686442 to book your tickets and quote ETW20 when making the booking over the phone to get 20% off your tickets.

T&CsPlease bring a printout or an electronic copy of your eTicket with your to join the tour – or if this doesn’t arrive for any reason, please bring your Payment Confirmation from Sagepay which you can show us on your phone. You will also need to show proof of OX address before joining the tour. Please find full terms and conditions here.

25% off dinner & spa


Set in 17 acres of stunning gardens and grounds, The Oxford Belfry is a four-star hotel, situated just off the M40. The hotel boasts 17 conference/meeting rooms, a four-star restaurant, spa, pool and health club – an ideal location for business and leisure. Get 25% off Dinner for 2 – Includes a *FREE* bottle of wine for the table & 25% off Spa Treatments for couples. Valid from 17th – 25th March 2018.

How to redeem: Must phone and book in advance

T&Cs: Only valid for Couples. Subject to Availability. Proof of OX Address. Over 18’s Only.

20% Off All Food & Beverage Purchases


Cotswold Lodge Hotel is set in North of Oxford, conveniently situated between Summertown and the city with onsite parking. Enjoy a modern interpretation of classic British and Continental cuisine in the elegant yet relaxed setting of Restaurant 66A. The contemporary décor blends seamlessly with period features such as large bay windows and high ceilings to create the ideal setting for business lunches and candlelit dinners. Our Head Chef and his team take pride in using fresh, and when possible organic, local produce, some of which comes from the owner’s farm in Oxfordshire.

20% will be discounted from total food and drink bill at the end of the meal. Cannot be applied after payment has been processed. Must mention offer at time of order.

How to redeem: Must provide proof of an OX postcode.

T&Cs Non-hotel resident only. Must provide proof of an OX postcode. Not valid on any other offers.

Free Tea or Coffee After a Visit to the Gardens


Waterperry Gardens, eight acres of beautifully landscaped ornamental gardens, including a formal knot, rose and alpine garden and one of the country’s finest purely herbaceous borders. Visit our quality Plant Centre, Garden Shop, Gift Barn, Gallery, Rural Life Museum and Teashop for home-baked lunches and cakes. Available 17-25th March 2018, during opening hours.

How to redeem: Promo Code (must be shown to claim offer): WPGEXOX17_25 and a Waterperry Garden entry sticker

T&Cs: Offer is available for one week only, 17-25th March 2018. Normal Garden Entrance Fee applies. A cup of tea or coffee (any type) per person. One drink per visit, after presentation of Promo Code and Garden entry sticker.

15% Discount on New Collections in Store Between 17-25th March 2018

Olivia May showcases niche designers and provides unconventional fashion for the independent woman who knows her own mind and doesn’t follow the high street brands. Come and visit our Oxford boutique for a fun, inspirational and friendly service, where our experienced stylists can assist in creating your very own personal style with our fabulous designer pieces.

How to redeem: At the store.

T&Cs: Need to show something to prove that you’ve seen the campaign (Email / Social / Leaflet).

2 for 1 Oxford Harry Potter Tour


See the locations of scenes from the Harry Potter films that were filmed in Oxford or where the inspiration came from such as the Dining Hall in Christ Church with Oxford Tour Guides. It is often combined with another great writer of children’s literature Lewis Carroll, whose books and characters about Alice in Wonderland were inspired by Alice Liddell who lived in Christ Church. This tour will usually visit Christ Church, the Divinity School, New College and all of these locations have entry charges.

How to redeem: Available only Sunday 11 March 2018 at 1.45pm and 12 places available. Email info@oxfordtourguides.co.uk to book.

T&Cs: Need to show proof of OX residency. 12 places available and will be allocated on a first-come-first-serve basis.

StayBeyond Shopping and Champagne Exclusive Package


StayBeyond was born from the simple idea of bringing people together in beautiful handpicked homes across the UK. We want our guests to enjoy special moments in our bespoke holiday rentals without compromising on the creature comforts that come with a hotel stay. If you book to stay in one of our Oxford properties during the month of March (subject to availability) you will receive an exclusive VIP pass for luxury shopping outlet – Bicester Village, as well as a bottle of champagne on arrival! Treat yourself to a weekend of relaxation and retail therapy! Have a look at our Oxford homes here.

How to redeem: To redeem this offer please call us on 02075235351 or visit our website and quote ‘March Offer’ in your enquiry.

T&Cs: There is a two-night minimum stay.

Receive 10% off bookings


The Oxford Minibus Company has a wide range of vehicles to cater for everyone’s needs. Operating throughout Oxford and the surrounding areas they are ideally suited for airport transfers and day trips.

How to redeem: Call 01865 377775 to receive 10% bookings made in March 2018.

20% off full priced gifts at Oxford University shop


Popular with visitors and students alike, the University of Oxford Shop is situated on The High in the heart of Oxford. We stock a wide range of collegiate clothing and merchandise as well as exclusive gift ranges. Owned by the University, profit from every purchase helps to fund teaching and research.

How to redeem: Available 17-25th March 2018. Click here to download the voucher English Tourism Week Voucher

T&Cs: The discount is not available on clothing and original artwork.  It cannot be used in conjunction with other offers instore.

50% off all public Oxford River Cruises


Oxford River Cruises provides a range of luxury boat trips, sightseeing tours and unique picnic cruises in the heart of the historic city of Oxford.

Their vessels provide a comfortable and intimate setting for an unforgettable river experience and one of the most memorable things to do during your visit to Oxford. Cruises depart from No.1 Folly Bridge, Oxford’s unique riverside restaurant where boat passengers can enjoy excellent food and drinks before or after their cruise.

How to redeem: To redeem this offer please visit our website www.oxfordrivercruises.com using promotional code ENGLISHTOUR50 at checkout.

T&Cs: Our season starts on March 21st so the offer will be valid March 21st to 25th.

10% off The Sights of Oxford T-shirt


Celebrate the Sights of Oxford with our bespoke t-shirt. Made in soft cotton and available in slim-fit or standard fit, wear your t-shirt to celebrate our historic city for English Tourism Week. Available from the Oxford Visitor Information Centre or online here.

How to redeem: To redeem this offer please use the coupon code ETW2018.

T&Cs: This offer is valid only until 25th March.