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Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Inside this striking neo-Gothic building you’ll find the University’s captivating collections of geological and zoological specimens. There’s plenty here to keep all the family hooked, with highlights including the most complete remains of a Dodo in the world, and awe-inspiring dinosaur skeletons.

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Pitt Rivers Museum

This quirky museum is a real feast for the eyes, with over half a million objects and artefacts from around the world displayed in rows and rows of glass cabinets, on the walls and hanging from the ceiling. From Japanese Noh masks and Hawaiian feather cloaks to gruesome shrunken heads, there is so much to discover here you’ll want to keep coming back to uncover more.

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Ashmolean Museum

For a fantastic, free day out, head to the University of Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum. Here you can explore half a million years of art and archaeology spread out of five fascinating floors. With everything from Egyptian mummies to Uccello’s masterpiece, The Hunt in the Forest, you won’t run out of things to see!

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Modern Art Oxford

Established in 1965, Modern Art Oxford is the place to go for cutting-edge exhibitions of the very best international contemporary art. With an aim to make modern art accessible and engaging to all, it’s a breath of fresh air among the other more historic buildings and museums in the city.

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Bodleian Library

The main research library of the University of Oxford, the Bodleian is one of the oldest libraries in Europe, and without a doubt one of the most beautiful. Sat proudly in Radcliffe Square, it’s one of the city’s most iconic landmarks.

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Radcliffe Camera

No trip to Oxford would be complete without taking in the grand architecture of the Radliffe Camera. Dominating the city’s skyline for centuries, the ‘Rad Cam’ was originally built to house the University’s Radcliffe Science Library and now serves as a reading room for the Bodleian Library.

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Keble College

One of the largest of the University’s colleges, Keble is instantly recognisable thanks to its distinctive, neo-Gothic, red-brick buildings. Explore the iconic college and its grounds for yourself.

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The Sheldonian Theatre

This breath-taking Grade I listed building, the first major design by world-famous architect Sir Christopher Wren, is where it all happens for Oxford University students. Inside these hallowed walls students are admitted to the university and receive their degree. The theatre also regularly holds classical music concerts, so treat yourself to tickets to really experience the grandeur of the place for yourself.

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University of Oxford Botanic Garden

Founded in 1621, the Botanic Garden is a haven of tranquillity in the heart of the city centre. Beautiful herbaceous borders, vibrant glasshouses packed with incredible plants from around the world and colourful flowers make this celebration of nature a must-see.

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Oxford Castle

Step back in time with a unique guided tour around Oxford’s historic castle. Costumed characters reveal the interesting history behind the building. You also have the chance to climb the Saxon St George’s Tower for a stunning 360-degree panoramic view of the city, as well as explore the ancient crypt and prison.

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University Parks

Spread out of 70 acres, University Parks is a green oasis right in the heart of the city. With a great choice of walks, a stunning collection of trees and plants and plenty of open-space, it’s the perfect spot for enjoying a relaxed picnic and watching the world go by. Chances are you’ll be able to catch a game of cricket, lacrosse, football or maybe even an adaptation of Quidditch, played no-where else in the world!

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The Covered Market

Opened to the public in 1774, the Covered Market has been a hub of Oxford life ever since. Inside this striking building, you’ll find a fantastic mix of permanent stalls and shops selling all kinds of things. From fresh fruit and veg to jewellery, it’s all here. Take a wander around and soak up the lively atmosphere of this world-famous market.

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University Church of St Mary the Virgin

With its distinctive decorated spire and beautiful architecture, St Mary’s is one of Oxford’s most-loved buildings. A church has stood on that site since Anglo-Saxon times and was adopted as the first university building in the very early days of Oxford University. Take a trip up to the top of the 13th-century tower for unbeatable views across the heart of the city.

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Bridge of Sighs

Officially named Hertford Bridge, but more commonly referred to as the Bridge of Sighs, this decorative skyway joins two parts of Hertford College, over New College Lane. It picked up its nickname due to the supposed similarity to the famous Bridge of Sighs in Venice, and is now a much-loved Oxford landmark and the site of many a selfie.

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Christ Church

Arguably the most well-known of the colleges that make up Oxford University, Christ Church sits at the very heart of the city. Explore its rich history as you walk through Tom’s Quad, the Hall (which inspired Hogwart’s Great Hall in the Harry Potter films), the majestic cathedral and picturesque meadow.

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University of Oxford Merton College Chapel

There’s something very atmospheric about this beautiful 13th-century chapel. From the gorgeous Gothic exterior and enormous east window, to the absolutely magnificent organ – built in 2013 by Dobson Pipe Organ Builders and transported all the way from Iowa, America – the church is a visual delight.

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The River Cherwell

You can’t visit Oxford without giving punting a try. Hire a boat from the Magdalen Bridge Boathouse, pack a picnic and go for a punt down the scenic River Cherwell. It’s a quintessentially Oxford, timeless way to spend an afternoon – especially when the sun is shining!

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Warwick Castle

So much to see and do. Beautiful grounds to walk around. Would highly recommend the dungeon experience. Fun and terrifyingly exciting! Want to come again and do it all again.

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Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace is a country house in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England. It is the seat of the Dukes of Marlborough and the only non-royal, non-episcopal country house in England to hold the title of palace. The palace, one of England’s largest houses, was built between 1705 and 1722, and designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.

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Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens

The Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens exhibits over 260 different species of animals. The park is set in 160 acres (0.65 km2) of landscaped parkland and gardens 2 miles south of Burford, on the A361, Oxfordshire, England.

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Explore some useful places in Oxford

Grocery delivery

Grocery shops

Waitrose

9-11 Old High St, Oxford, OX3 9HP
7.00-21.00
Sunday – short day

The Co-operative Food

152 London Rd, Headington, Oxford OX3 9EA
7.00/8.00-22.00
Sunday – short dayt

Texco Express

83a, 85 London Rd, 
Headington, Oxford OX3 9AJ
6:00-23:00

Texco Metro

159-161 Cowley Rd, Cowley, 
Oxford OX4 1UT
6:00-0:00

Asda

London Rd, Wheatley, 
Oxford OX33 1YZ
7:30-22:00

Takeaway – delivery food

Chinese food

+44 1865 760812

Domino's Pizza

+44 1865 742020

Cafes and restaurants in Oxford

White Horse

1 London Rd, Oxford OX3 7SP

Acropolis Greek Taverna

146 London Rd, Oxford OX3 9ED

Posh Fish

150 London Rd, Oxford OX3 9ED

Heavenly Desserts

73-75 London Rd, Headington, Oxford, 
OX3 9AA

Asian Mama

148 London Rd, Oxford OX3 9ED

Aziz

The Chequers, 17A Beaumont Rd, Oxford OX3 8JN

Domino's Pizza

126 London Rd, Oxford OX3 9ED

CRAFT Burger

The Parade, 1, Windmill Rd, Oxford OX3 7BL

Jacobs & Field

15 Old High St, Oxford OX3 9HP

Caffè Nero

116-120 London Rd, Oxford OX3 9AX

Yummy

148 London Rd, Oxford OX3 9ED

Starbucks Coffee

71 London Rd, Oxford OX3 9AA

Halal food

Michelin Restaurants in Oxford

Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

Church Road, Great Milton, Oxford OX44 7PD

The nut tree

Main St, Murcott, Kidlington OX5 2RE

Arbequina

74 Cowley Rd, Oxford OX4 1JB

Oli's Thai

38 Magdalen Rd, Oxford OX4 1RB

Shopping in Oxford

Westgate Oxford

09:00 – 20:00 /10:00-21:00
Queen St, Oxford, OX1 1TR
-Many restaurants inside
– Shopping center
– Parking

Bicester Village

50 Pingle Dr, Bicester, OX26 6WD

Transport and travelling in Oxford

The Royal Car Taxi Oxford

Fast and cheap, cars of different size
 +44 1865 777333

Airport transfer.

 London/Oxford trip
London: +44 20 3651 6360
Moscow: +7 499 5051 508

The best tours in Oxford

Consultations on admissions and financial support to study in Oxbridge
+447887783371 (mob, WhatApp)

Bite Knowle Park

178 London Rd, Oxford OX3 9ED

Apartments

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