Escape the everyday in Oxford!
A city of dreams and a city of science. A city where the world comes together to create the future, surrounded by the past. A city that for centuries has attracted those in search of excellence and answers, now guarding a millennium’s worth of stories!
This is the city with meadows, where Long Horn cattle graze a short stroll from the high street and where two rivers meander through green open landscape. It’s doubled for Harry Potter’s Hogwarts and provides a parallel world for Philip Pullman’s Lyra.
This is where CS Lewis and JRR Tolkien sat in pubs discussing their works in the making. There are still pubs a plenty, and sophisticated bars. Restaurants and cafes to suit all tastes and budget. Enjoy the music, theatre and comedy. Explore the back alleys and discover the history behind the college walls. Escape to Oxford for…
Check out What’s On in the city this month and beyond… From concerts and performances, courses and carnivals, to festivals and exhibitions, there’s plenty of things to do for everyone!
GETTING TO OXFORD
Getting to Oxford couldn’t be easier. Trains and buses operated by GWR, Chilterns Railway, Oxford Bus Company and Stagecoach amongst others provide frequent, affordable transport.
PLACES TO STAY
Oxford offers a great choice of accommodation to suit all budgets. Check out the city’s independent and branded hotels, exclusive hideaways and Oxford university college accommodation.
PLACES TO EAT AND DRINK
You’ll be spoilt for choice by Oxford’s many eclectic restaurants, cafes, pubs and bars, from well-known brands to much-loved independents with delicious menus.