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Christ Church Meadow

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Address: St. Aldate's, Oxford, England
Phone Number: 441865276150
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Description: This scenic park offers a delightful two-mile walk through meadows and...
This scenic park offers a delightful two-mile walk through meadows and along river banks, offering picturesque views and ideal spots for picnics, sitting or just relaxing.
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What a wonderful place to stroll and absorb the peace and serenity of this place it seems that few tourists find their way over here. Beautiful gardens and great photo ops of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful place to stroll and absorb the peace and serenity of this place it seems that few tourists find their way over here. Beautiful gardens and great photo ops of zthe Thames, Merton College, and Christ church

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A wander around these grounds takes in the splendour of some of Oxford's college architecture not seen from the road, in particular Christchurch College. Walks can take you down to the river Thames, or out into Merton Street and onto the High Street, further along brings you out near The Botanical Gardens. A pleasant escape.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

very pretty and FREE, great photo ops, very well maintained one of the best gardens with real flowers.

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Tenerife, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful gardens, impressive meadows, awsome buildings, beautiful cathedral (St Friedeswide's crypt and story particularly interesting). You'll be impressed by the amazing stone carving of the vaulted ceiling of the staircase leading to the Dining hall where famous Harry Potter scenes were shot. Tom Tower and Big Tom, and fountain at the quad. If you aren't interested in the guided tour... More 

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Kuching
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I was here on a summer's day. In Oxford, it's not too difficult to stroll under sun that is hardly warm enough to make you sweat. It is a huge area and a great place to come picnic. It's also by the river for you to see mandarin ducks and people punting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

What a wonderful diversion from the tourist packed streets of the City Centre. The flowers were budding and blooming with amazing color and the grass always is green. Christchurch college has magnificent architecture and the gardens provide the ideal foreground.

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Tunbridge Wells, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

A lovely place for a stroll. Walking in front of the college and readinmg about it's history, having lunch in the meadow and strolling down to the river to watch the boats punting are all amazing things, in a slow and meditative kind of way. A relaxing afternoon in a place steeped in history, great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Visited Oxford on a sunny afternoon. Parts of Christchurch college were still closed for construction, and many of the colleges were closed for exams/studying for exams and only allowed us to take a quick peak into their courtyards. So after walking around the city and touring the Bodleian library, we ended up at Christchurch meadow and loved it. This may... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is a year-round hot spot, especially for tourists. Much to enjoy, the gorgeous buildings, gardens, river walk, and even animals. For locals like myself, it's just too crowded. Enjoy for free, except the buildings (which require a modest entrance fee).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

A quick walk through this lovely lane reminds you of what the English Countryside must look! It is beautiful and worth the few minutes it takes to give it a stroll!

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