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Address: St. Clements, Oxford, England
Description: This expansive city park overlooks the ancient university city of Oxford.

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Fireworks are great!

Firework night at South Parks is great - definitely worth the visit and money. Go early to avoid queuing though. A lovely place for a walk too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Oxfordshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I have cycled through and past this very pleasant and unspoiled park on ay occasions when as a child I used to visiting an aging aunt in Marston. It stands alone as a public attraction but also0 when various events take p-lace there. Many fair ground rides, circus events, sealed knot battles, and numerous other have been staged in this... More 

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Izmir, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Such a city! (Oxford) Such a park! I ate my lunch under a tree. Ive even wrote some of my stories (I made them up!) but it was gr8! In everyway! In 1997, it was the 1st time that I see KFC and 2 floored busses! :)

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Firework night at South Parks is great - definitely worth the visit and money. Go early to avoid queuing though. A lovely place for a walk too.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This park is by far my favourite place in Oxford. a gentle walk up the hill takes you to a beautiful, peaceful view of Oxford. A great place to escape to.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

It's massive huge and there are basketball court, exercise tools, cool trees and clean grass. Since I went there with my friends for the 1st time during sunny evening, we enjoyed the wind blowing plus taking a lot of pictures there. Must go for a picnic with good friends.

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Palombara Sabina, Italy
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is one of the best kept parks i've ever seen: the grass is kept short and it is also very clean. It's a nice place to spend an afternoon with friends doing outsides activities. Or just bringing something to est or drink and have it on the grass, just remember to clean up afterwards: everybody has to help keeping... More 

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We went to the food festival on Sunday - in South Parks Having paid £12 plus a booking fee - what a load of rubbish! Lots of over priced catering stalls -burger - chips - can't floss etc Plus drink stalls With 3 shows - talks which we had to que 40 mins to book! Over priced and would NOT... More 

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New Delhi, India
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69 reviews 69 reviews
35 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

A bit away from the centre of Oxford but don't miss coming here. Stepping into South Park you will feel transported into another world altogether. You can come, put your feet up on the grass and soak in the beauty of the place. It's another place which I feel should be rated higher on Trip Advisor

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London, United Kingdom
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323 attraction reviews
292 helpful votes 292 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

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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89 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 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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Address: Address: St. Clements, Oxford, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford

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