Things to do

Aug 25 2020

Make a Stand at Bicester Hotel and Spa

The much anticipated Performance Centre – including a 200m Swimming Lake, Assault Course and Performance Gym at Bicester Hotel and Spa is open. Water sports enthusiasts will be able to take to the lake during the dedicated paddleboarding sessions. Open to members and non-members the sessions are ideal for those looking to master a new…

Aug 24 2020

Experience Oxfordshire For Luxury

Oxfordshire is a place with a wealth of luxury. Home to famous literary figures and unique traditions, there is so much to explore. On your trip to Oxfordshire be sure to spend some time strolling the cobbled streets of Oxford, before taking some tranquil time out by the river. Only an hour away from London,...
Aug 24 2020

Experience Oxfordshire For Family Fun

With so much to explore, Oxfordshire is a great destination for a family visit. Home to excellent family-friendly attractions, exciting museums and acres of outdoor space, Oxfordshire has everything you need to ensure that the whole family has a great time. In this 3 day family itinerary, spend time exploring historic Oxford, before heading to...
Aug 24 2020

Experience The Oxfordshire Cotswolds

West Oxfordshire is characterised by the rolling hills of the Cotswolds, offering excitement for any visitor. You will find that some of the most beautiful Cotswold villages, such as Minster Lovell and Burford, are in Oxfordshire. Relax with an afternoon tea in a charming, honey-coloured Cotswold village. This 2-day Cotswolds itinerary follows the route of...
Aug 22 2020

Experience The Ridgeway Trail

The Ridgeway Trail stretches 140 kilometres across scenic countryside from Avebury in Wiltshire to Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire and through two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty: the Chiltern Hills and the North Wessex Downs. This routeway is steeped in history, having been used by traders and invaders as far back as 5,000 years ago. Today...
Aug 22 2020

Experience South Oxfordshire

Explore country houses, visit local museums and enjoy the unspoilt landscape of South Oxfordshire and the Chiltern Hills. Relax in charming villages and enjoy the historic market towns with their unique mix of independent retailers and high street shops. In this 2 day itinerary we pick out the best things to see and do along...
Aug 22 2020

Experience A Weekend in Oxford

On a trip to Oxford be sure to squeeze in a visit to a world-class museum before a picnic in one of the city's tranquil parks. Stroll along Oxford's pastel-hued High Street lined with independent boutique shops and coffee bars, or take a leisurely punt along the river. Take a walking tour of Oxford city...
Aug 18 2020

Experience Oxfordshire For The Great Outdoors

From idyllic meadows and rolling hills to sprawling palace estates and beautiful Cotswold villages, Oxfordshire is a hot spot for outdoor pursuits. Make sure you leave time to explore the hidden outdoor treasures in and around Oxford, offering leafy sanctuaries from the bustling city. This 3 day itinerary will then lead you through the tranquil...
Aug 18 2020

Experience Oxfordshire For Heritage

Oxfordshire is a place steeped in history and heritage. Meandering across the county, the River Cherwell and River Thames can guide you through Oxfordshire's rich heritage. Follow the River Cherwell through the north of the county, with pretty villages built from the richly coloured local Hornton ironstone, the market towns of Bicester and Banbury, plus...
Aug 17 2020

Experience Oxfordshire For The Arts

With skylines pierced with spires and domes, rolling hills and idyllic meadows, the entire county of Oxfordshire has a dreamlike quality. Feed your imagination by wandering Oxford's cobbled streets, or get out into the countryside of the county. Squeeze in a visit to a world-class museum and stroll along Oxford's pastel-hued High Street, lined with...
Aug 17 2020

Experience Oxfordshire For Culture

Oxfordshire is a labyrinth of storied places and people. Standing in the ancient countryside of the county, it feels like you might be the first visitor to discover this land. Venture through the county, however, and you'll discover thousands of years of culture. Start your journey on this 2 day itinerary in Oxford, an architectural...
Sep 12 2019

Win a Sri Lankan Sharing Feast for Four at The Coconut Tree

We've teamed up with The Coconut Tree to offer one lucky follower a chance to win a Sri Lankan sharing feast for four people, to be served with their brand new sharing cocktail, the 'Wild Bling Ting'. This sharing cocktail for up to five people usually costs £55 and is created with Ceylon Arrack, Mahiki Coconut...
Mar 18 2019

#WhyILoveOx Photography Competition

English Tourism Week is right around the corner, and in celebration of the annual event The Oxford Mail and Experience Oxfordshire are excited to announce the launch of their Why I Love Oxfordshire photography competition. The premise is simple – we want to get people showing off their favourite bits of the county and encouraging other to venture far and wide in…

Oct 05 2017

Hauntingly Fun Oxfordshire this October

Visit Oxfordshire this Halloween for something spooktacular! We have listed our top 11 favourite events/activities all ages can enjoy in and around Oxfordshire this October during half-term and Halloween! Number one on our list is the annual Ghost Fest at Oxford Castle Unlocked! Oxford Castle Unlocked will transform into Oxford’s only scare attraction this October. From 19th…

Jun 13 2017

The Colours of Summer in Hearts and Hedgerows

In the smart art gallery space at Burford Garden Company, feel the vibrancy of summer with colourful new work by Harriet Whyatt whose paintings are rich with the flavours of life and loves, heavily influenced by her personal experiences of the Romany gypsy people alongside whom she has lived. Stylistically her work is inspired by…