Experience Oxfordshire this spring

Apr 08 2021

Oxfordshire is opening up! Why not pay a visit this spring? There are plenty of things to see and do in our beautiful county, for you to enjoy in all safety! Don’t forget to share your Oxfordshire experience on social media with the hashtags #ExperienceOx & #OpeningUpOx

Tours of Oxford

Experience our beautiful heritage city with a tour of Oxford! Let yourself be guided by our knowledgeable guides on an Oxford Official Walking Tour. From the classic University & City Tour, the Official Morse, Lewis & Endeavour Tour that allows you discover Oxford through the detectives’ footsteps, to the scary Oxford Official Ghost Tour, there’s something for everyone! Or what about a bus tour on Oxford’s City Sightseeing double decker? Discover the most popular sight of Oxford from the top and hop on and off as you wish! What are you going to opt for? That’s a though choice!

Oxford Official University & City Walking Tour

Oxford Official University & City Walking Tour

Inspector Morse, Lewis and Endeavour Official Tour

Inspector Morse, Lewis and Endeavour Official Tour

Oxford Official Ghost Tour

Oxford Official Ghost Tour

City Sightseeing Oxford Bus Tours

City Sightseeing Oxford Bus Tours

Enjoy the Oxfordshire countryside

Spring is the perfect time to enjoy the countryside with the all family! Relax with a walk through the beautiful Cogges Manor 15 acre grounds, featured in ITV’s popular drama series Downton Abbey. Meet the friendly farm animals at Cotswold Farm Park or admire the giraffes at Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens. Looking for something different? What about a trip back in time on a vintage train at Didcot Railway Centre or a sensory and learning wonderland at Fairytale Farm? Let your kids choose!

Cogges Manor Farm

Cogges Manor Farm

Fairytale Farm

Fairytale Farm

Cotswold Farm park

Cotswold Farm Park

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens

Didcot Railway Centre

Didcot Railway Centre

Crocodiles of the World

Crocodiles of the World

Enjoy Oxfordshire's parks and gardens

Enjoy Oxfordshire’s in full bloom! From the beautiful rose garden at Blenheim Palace, the wide variety of plants and flowers at Batsford and Oxford Arboretums to the riverside walk at Waterperry Gardens you won’t be disappointed. Don’t forget to bring your camera!

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace

Batsford Arboretum

Batsford Arboretum

The University of Oxford Botanic Garden

The University of Oxford Botanic Garden

Waterperry Gardens

Waterperry Gardens

Enjoy Oxfordshire on the water

Spring’s sunny but not too hot days are perfect to experience Oxford’s waterways. What’s more typical than punting? Challenge your inner gondolier and enjoy Oxford’s canals on a punt at the Cherwell Boathouse. Do you prefer a cruise instead? Oxford River Cruises and Salter’s Steamers offer various options for you to enjoy, what are you going to opt for?

Punting at the Cherwell boathouse

Punting at the Cherwell boathouse

Oxford River Cruises

Oxford River Cruises

Salter’s Steamers Boat Trips

Salter’s Steamers Boat Trips

Enjoy shopping

Oxfordshire is the perfect place to enjoy a day out shopping! From the most popular high street brands at Westgate Oxford, local shops with cafés, fine foods, leather goods, art and craft at the Covered Market, to high end luxury boutiques at Bicester village there’s plenty of choice for everyone!

Bicester Village

Luxury shopping at Bicester Village

Westgate Oxford

Shopping at Westgate Oxford

The Oxford Covered Market

The Oxford Covered Market

Feeling hungry? Take a break from sightseeing! To make your life easier, read our Oxfordshire’s top restaurants & bars for outdoor dining article, where we have gathered a list of pubs, bar & restaurants opening for al fresco dining.