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Headington Shark

No 2 New High Street | Headington, Oxford OX3 7AQ, England
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Made us laugh

We were visiting an escape room in Headington and drove down this road to see the shark on the way... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2016
weezywoo
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Local landmark

Quite funny to see, but not sure that I would travel for it. You can't go inside (it's someone's... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2016
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No 2 New High Street | Headington, Oxford OX3 7AQ, England
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

We were visiting an escape room in Headington and drove down this road to see the shark on the way home. I had not mentioned it to the kids, just slowed and waited opposite it for a minute ;-) And the kids were "mum... can...More

Thank weezywoo
Reviewed November 5, 2016

Quite funny to see, but not sure that I would travel for it. You can't go inside (it's someone's home), and there is nothing around to explain the story behind it.

Thank Bourdain_ftw
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Shark dive bombing a roof .... what more do you want from life? What happens when it rains though? Parking tricky nearby, but glad I saw this sculpture!

Thank TeleOp
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Rather fun. Walked past it as it was near where we were staying. Quite a surprise! You do wonder how it works.

Thank jamesfurlong80
Reviewed October 15, 2016

If you are in the Headington area of Oxford you have to take a look at the shark in the roof, its funny and a well known local landmark. you probably never see anything like it again!!

Thank Howlo
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Sadly looking a bit neglected these days, looks like it has fallen out of the sky, and plunged into the roof.

Thank Marie B
Reviewed October 5, 2016

It's a shark, sticking out of a house... what's not to like? I hope the artist buys up the street and puts a different sea creature in every roof!

Thank Will N
Reviewed September 19, 2016

I had to go and see this for myself after having seen the photo of it on the wall of the breakfast room at the Red Mullions. It was just a bit weird to see a shark sticking out of the roof of a terraced...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed September 17, 2016

An inane has- been- the shark i mean. Who dreamt it up, probably not the shark. Living next door to this must be hideous aesthetically and financially. Was planning permission needed! Visitors - dont waste your time, the city rats are more entertaining

Thank Virgil H
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Just something nostalgic to look at and to take tourists for fun, if you can't find something to talk about; this will get the conversation flowing.

Thank Jack S
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