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Review of Carfax Tower

Carfax Tower
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$77.06*
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Oxford, Stratford and the Cotswold Villages Day Trip from London
Ranked #32 of 183 things to do in Oxford
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Owner description: Located in Carfax, the center of Oxford's shopping area since the medieval times, this tower is all that remains of the 14th-century Church of St. Martin.
Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

It's a steep climb but well worth it. Great view and away from the heat and bustle of the streets. Take a map with you though so that you can work out what you are looking at because there is no information at the top.

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Reviewed June 21, 2014

You really do get a great view of the city from the tower. It's not a bad climb and definitely worth it.

Thank ltwau
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Reviewed June 4, 2014

nice view.
Disappoining that my son of 5 was not allowed to climb the easy stairs.
I think they are more difficult and dangeresly for elderly then for kids.

Thank Daniel19721972
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Reviewed May 24, 2014

The Tower has 99 spiral stairs to get you to the top. Very narrow in places - definitely no passing places on the stairs. Plenty of information on ground floor and items for sale as souvenirs. Small charge payable, £2 The area is kept very clean and tidy - even up at the top. Great all round views of Oxford and far into the countryside………….romantic if your alone!!!!!!

Thank ButlerInService
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Reviewed May 6, 2014

Highest tower with 360 degrees over Oxford and all major college campuses (esp. Corpus Christi). Just 99 steps up in narrow and winding staircase and 2.50 GBP get you there. Great to have look from above over such a nice place.

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