Escape The Everyday in Oxford City

Oxford Official Walking Tours

Explore Oxford by foot led by one on our knowledgeable and friendly guides to learn about the history of the City of the dreaming spires, its famous writers and to discover its popular filming locations.

Oxford City Sightseeing

Hop on and off Oxford’s double-decker or simply stay on the bus to explore the city from a new perspective! Put on your headphones and discover the city through the audio guide, available in 14 languages!

Oxford Treasure Map Trails


Oxford Treasure Map trails are a great way for families to explore Oxford’s historic city centre. Ideal 5 – 12 years olds. Single map £5.99.

Westgate Shopping Centre

Enjoy a day out shopping at Westgate Oxford, with its numerous shops, restaurants and cafes, a cinema and entertainment venues, we assure you won’t get bored!

Oxford Covered Market

Explore the historic Oxford Covered Market, founded in 1774, the market is home to local shops, cafes and much more!

Oxford Castle & Prison

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Head back in time at the ancient Oxford Castle & Prison, home to the most famous criminals, admire the stunning view of Oxford from St. George’s Tower and the mound.

Pitt Rivers Museum

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Experience history and heritage at the Pitt River Museum, founded in 1884, their collection is displayed according to these categories: musical instruments, weapons, masks, textiles, jewellery, and tools. Free entry but booking is required.

The Oxford Artisan Distillery


Oxford’s first distillery – and one of the world’s very few true craft distilleries. Book a distillery tour and learn how the award-winning Vodka, Gin and Rye whisky is made.

Oxford Botanic Garden

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The Oxford University Botanic Garden was founded in 1621 and it is the oldest botanic garden in the country. Located in the heart of the city, it is home to a diverse collection of plants from all over the world and is the perfect place where to relax.

Courtyard by Marriott Oxford City

Minutes from Oxford City Centre Courtyard by Marriott has 150 rooms, a roof top terrace and unparalleled castle views. A perfect base to explore Oxford.

Places to stay in Oxfordshire

There is a great selection of places to stay in Oxfordshire from a luxury boutique hotels, country house retreats, short-let apartments and cosy bed and breakfasts. View our accommodation pages to find out more.