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

This expansive city park overlooks the ancient university city of Oxford.

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Best view of the Oxford spires

Joining Headington to St Clements this enormous park on the side of the Headington hill is fabulous on a sunny day for a picnic with a view! Also great for sport lovers with a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2016
ChristineBlancher
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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Widely meadow park with a small highland in the middle ,, where it is allowed to barbecues. you can bring your kids with you

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

With the exception of the view it is a pretty standard park. I would not really recommend anyone who was not from Oxford to visit.

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Joining Headington to St Clements this enormous park on the side of the Headington hill is fabulous on a sunny day for a picnic with a view! Also great for sport lovers with a cardio training course open for all and a nice kids garden at the top.

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Witney, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

We walked towards the city centre from the East, and enjoyed a good view towards the centre. You do however have to be careful to wear the right footwear because each time we have walked there it has been wet and muddy under foot. make sure you have walking boots on unless there has been a long dry spell.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

South Park is worth a visit if you have more than a couple of days in Oxford, and the weather is good. It is about 30-40 minutes walk from the centre, over Magdalen Bridge, or you can take a bus that goes to Cowley Road, London Road or Morrell Avenue. It is a large park on the side of Headington... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

We arrived on 30th August with high expectations the balloon burst. on arrival we were under whelmed it is just a small market place. We had booked places at things that were of interest and found Marshalls for directions but they were unhelpful. The indian cooking expert was late due to traffic. I missed the start of urban beekeeping because... More 

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Oxford
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

From South Park you get an amazing view of the Oxford spires. Good to spot to photograph or to paint/draw There is also a park for kids and a zip wire as well as exercise equipment dotted around. It can be very busy in the summer as it's very close to schools and universities.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

This place has the potential to be beautiful, surrounded by trees and a huge expanse of grass area. The massive downfall is the rubbish littered all over the grounds. A big disappointment considering how clean the town is.

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Oxfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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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