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South Park

St. Clements, Oxford, England
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Ranked #45 of 99 attractions in Oxford
Type: Parks
Description: This expansive city park overlooks the ancient university city of Oxford.
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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209 reviews 209 reviews
126 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

A peaceful medium size park on the outskirts of the city, but within walking distance of the city centre, consisting mainly of trees and grassland. Its main feature is the stunning stunning hilltop view of Oxfords skyline with its towers and spires. Adjacent to South park is Headington Hill Park, which also makes for a pleasant stroll.

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Merseyside
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66 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

If you visit the park and walk up the small hill to the top you have some excellent views of Oxford and get some great pictures. Good play area for the children so great family park, offers more for the children than the university gardens.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Good open space for a frisbee and a kick-about. Very occasionally has bands playing there, but they really need to do this more often to make the most of it.

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

If you visit South Park take a walk to the top of the hill. It offers a wonderful view of the city and the surrounding countryside! If it is a sunny day South Park is a wonderful place for a picnic, it will fill up with students during term but the park is large and offers plenty of room.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

This is a lovely open space in a bustling city. No cafe, no stores etc, just a natural open space! Unless you in during one of the brilliant events! It has the best fireworks display I've seen. It has fairs and food festivals. Its also brilliant for sledging, but get there early because of the crowds. A really lovely place... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Many a lazy afternoon spent here: great views, peaceful (barring students) and at the top has a lovely playground to mess about in.

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Oxford, UK
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

A great park with a hill to walk up for great views of Oxford's spires. On a sunny day its busy with students having picnics and playing frisbee. At the top of the park is a nice playground which suits different ages. There's a tyre zipline type thing which is lots of fun for bigger ones. On a snowy day... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

This very large area of grassland has been left untouched in the headington area for the people of Oxford and as a place for picnics and games for a group of friends it is ideal. There is more then enough space for many people to come here so you should not be lacking to find a spot for yourself. There... More

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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

fun little park, can be really awesome if you go on a bright day (its england in the end) spent plenty of nice moments there =)

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Oxford
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38 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Nothing special about this biggish grassy area apart from good views of the city's spires and towers.

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