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#1 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
Starting as early as 1096 with some form of teaching, Oxford is the oldest English-speaking university in the world.
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#2 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Parks
Owner description: This scenic park offers a delightful two-mile walk through meadows and along river banks, offering picturesque views and... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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#3 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Castles
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#4 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites; Religious Sites
Founded originally in 1448, Magdalen was among the first colleges in Oxford to teach science.
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#5 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Libraries; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: The Bodleian Library is a working library which forms part of the University of Oxford. It is housed in a remarkable group of... more » Owner description: The Bodleian Library is a working library which forms part of the University of Oxford. It is housed in a remarkable group of buildings which forms the historic heart of the University, and you can explore the quadrangles of these magnificent structures at no charge. Different ticket options allow you to visit the interior of some of the buildings, such as the University’s oldest teaching and examination room, The Divinity School (built 1427-88). Here you will discover more of the University’s fascinating history. Our guided tours go behind the scenes in the Library, including its oldest research library, dating from 1602-20. « less
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#6 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
Owner description: Considered one of the oldest university buildings in the world, this is a superb example of Church Architecture from the 13th... more » Owner description: Considered one of the oldest university buildings in the world, this is a superb example of Church Architecture from the 13th century. « less
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#7 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Parks
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#8 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
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#9 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites; Gardens
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#10 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: Considered one of the smaller Oxford colleges with approximately 290 undergraduate students, the grounds are spacious with... more » Owner description: Considered one of the smaller Oxford colleges with approximately 290 undergraduate students, the grounds are spacious with some of the most beautiful gardens and buildings located in Oxford. « less
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#11 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Castles
Owner description: Oxford Castle – Unlocked is a 1000-year castle, which was also used as a place of incarceration for over 800 years. The... more » Owner description: Oxford Castle – Unlocked is a 1000-year castle, which was also used as a place of incarceration for over 800 years. The attraction offers a 40-minute guided tour with a costumed character from the castle’s history, exploring the Saxon stone-built St. George’s Tower, the atmospheric crypt, the preserved prison wing and the archaic man-made mound, offering breathtaking views across Oxford’s dreaming spires. « less
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#12 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: Founded in 1264 AD, Merton is the oldest of the Oxford colleges and considered small in size with approximately 250... more » Owner description: Founded in 1264 AD, Merton is the oldest of the Oxford colleges and considered small in size with approximately 250 undergraduate and 140 postgraduate members. « less
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#13 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites; Gardens
Owner description: Founded in 1555 and named after St. John the Baptist, patron saint of tailors, this Oxford college is best known for its... more » Owner description: Founded in 1555 and named after St. John the Baptist, patron saint of tailors, this Oxford college is best known for its Canterbury Quad with its impressive classical architecture. « less
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#14 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
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#15 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: Forming part of Oxford University, Wadham is a co-educational, medium-size undergraduate and graduate College located in the... more » Owner description: Forming part of Oxford University, Wadham is a co-educational, medium-size undergraduate and graduate College located in the heart of Oxford near the Sheldonian Theater and Bodleian Library. « less
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#16 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: Part of the University of Oxford, Balliol College was founded in 1263 by John Balliol and was one of the first colleges to... more » Owner description: Part of the University of Oxford, Balliol College was founded in 1263 by John Balliol and was one of the first colleges to create academic opportunities for women. « less
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#17 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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#18 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Owner description: Stop by this Visitor Information centre to find out about sightseeing, attractions, places to stay and dine when visiting... more » Owner description: Stop by this Visitor Information centre to find out about sightseeing, attractions, places to stay and dine when visiting Oxford,Oxfordshire, England. With a great souvenir shop and maps and guide books on sale too.If you would like to review one of the Official Guided Walking tours that we sell please go to the Trip Advisor Page for Oxford Official Guided Walking Tours. « less
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#19 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Government Buildings; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: This magnificent Victorian building continue to play a key role in the management, social and cultural life of residents and... more » Owner description: This magnificent Victorian building continue to play a key role in the management, social and cultural life of residents and visitors but is also a versatile venue and home of the Museum of Oxford.With stunning architecture, Oxford Town Hall is the perfect venue for:civil and partnership ceremonies, wedding receptions and social events, meetings and conferences, corporate dinners and Christmas parties.exhibitions and fairs, orchestral and popular concerts Located in the centre of Oxford this multi purpose venue is an ideal location to host your event or start your visit in Oxford. « less
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#20 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: Founded by Henry VI and Henry Chichele in 1438, the college today serves primarily as an academic research institution at the... more » Owner description: Founded by Henry VI and Henry Chichele in 1438, the college today serves primarily as an academic research institution at the University of Oxford. « less
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#21 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
Founded in 1326 by King Edward II, this is the fifth oldest college at Oxford University.
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#22 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Castles
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#23 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: Founded in 1282 by Elias de Hertford, this Oxford College has educated many leading figures in British life over the... more » Owner description: Founded in 1282 by Elias de Hertford, this Oxford College has educated many leading figures in British life over the centuries including John Donne, the 17th-century poet, Thomas Hobbs, political philosopher, and Jonathan Swift, famous satirist. « less
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#24 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: This is the only Oxford college that dates from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, when it received its royal charter in 1571 as... more » Owner description: This is the only Oxford college that dates from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, when it received its royal charter in 1571 as "Jesus College in the University of Oxford of Queen Elizabeth's Foundation." « less
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#25 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites; Gardens
Owner description: Founded in 1517 by Richard Fox, then Bishop of Winchester, this is the smallest Oxford college with approximately 350... more » Owner description: Founded in 1517 by Richard Fox, then Bishop of Winchester, this is the smallest Oxford college with approximately 350 undergraduate and graduate students. « less
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#26 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
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#27 of 51 attractions in Oxford
#28 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites; Religious Sites
Owner description: Oxford is not the only university in town: Brookes is the "other" university that enjoys a healthy rivalry with its older... more » Owner description: Oxford is not the only university in town: Brookes is the "other" university that enjoys a healthy rivalry with its older counterpart. « less
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#29 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
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#30 of 51 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
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