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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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Izmir, Turkey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

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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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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7 reviews 7 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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239 attraction reviews
397 helpful votes 397 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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158 reviews 158 reviews
87 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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