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Christ Church Meadow

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Address: Oxford OX1 1DP, England
Phone Number: +44 1865 276150
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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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Perfect afternoon stroll

Always a favorite. Take a walk around the meadow for some gorgeous views of Christ Church college. Walk along the river and beside the boat houses. Soak in the bucolic views... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Anne B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Always a favorite. Take a walk around the meadow for some gorgeous views of Christ Church college. Walk along the river and beside the boat houses. Soak in the bucolic views and tranquil atmosphere. Breathe in and take in the beauty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A walk around the meadow is a must for a visit to Oxford. It takes you away from the hustle and bustle of the city, gives you supreme views of Christ Church and Merton and a tranquil walk by the river.

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A beautiful place, we held a small picnic looking at the beautiful college and then had a nice walk to the Thames and back, taking a look at the grazing cattle - very nice couple of hours out on a nice day

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a very pleasant hour walking around this huge meadow, with the majestic Christ Church College off in the distance. Pleasant portion along the Thames, people happily punting along the river in narrow boats. A cool, misty morning was perfect for the setting.

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Thank Andrew E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I missed touring Christ Church College, but ambled around the meadow -- maybe a mile and a half. I met the cows with big horns and was rewarded with views of the college across the meadow. Part of the path travels along the Cherwell (ducks, punts, etc.) You may encounter brainy types walking along and sharing brainy thoughts with their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If the weather is good and you enjoy a good walk, this is the one to do. The path follows the river and you can see the towers of Christ Church across the fields and herds of cattle. The flowers were also blooming beautifully!

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Thank Nina R
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to walk and picnic. Ancient water meadows in central Oxford belonging to Christ Church but free to all. Long horn cattle graze in summer, and look out for wild deer, herons and the occasional kingfisher as you walk down to the Thames, admiring the university rowers on the main river and the punts on the Cherwell.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

peaceful walk around the free gardens, down to the riverside, lots of places to relax on the grass and watch the world go by

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Campinas, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great experience to visit this place! It is a wonderful castle and with so much history inside those walls!! It is one experience that no ones should miss!!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place for a gentle stroll along the river and through the water meadows. Leave the busy high street and weave your way along the river cherwell to the river Thames (Isis) to those in tbe know, tben head westwards yowards Christchurch gardens

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