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Walking and Biking Tour of Oxford
"The Oxford walking and bikingh tour combines the best of both worlds. Being on foot for part of the tour allows you to not only go into pedestrian areas such as the Christ Church meadows but also to go inside the colleges. The tour will visit some of Oxford’s oldest colleges detailing their development throughout history as well as the fun and curious aspects of this route.The tour will additionally enter the Bodleian Library. Established in 1602 it is undoubtedly the academic heart that keeps Oxford running. An organizational marvel soaked in history along with some modern elements. For example
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Oxford University Walking Tour
"This 2-hour Oxford University walking tour starting in central Oxford at 2pm (departures at 11am and 2pm on weekends) is designed to show you the world behind the doors. Using Oxford University students as your guide the walking tour unearths the drama behind this historic institution with a unique style. Small intimate groups enable the guides to concentrate on more diverse aspects of University life and you to ask more from them. Go inside one of ol as well as the Bodleian Library experience a taste student life. Get an in-depth history of the University colleges including All Souls College
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Oxford University Walking Tour
"This 2-hour Oxford University walking tour starting in central Oxford at 2pm (departures at 11am and 2pm on weekends) is designed to show you the world behind the doors. Using Oxford University students as your guide the walking tour unearths the drama behind this historic institution with a unique style. Small intimate groups enable the guides to concentrate on more diverse aspects of University life and you to ask more from them. Go inside one of ol as well as the Bodleian Library experience a taste student life. Get an in-depth history of the University colleges including All Souls College
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Impressions

Being in Oxford for three days gives you enough time to discover several colleges, the beautiful parks of Oxford and also some of the vicinity. You might want to go out to the Cotswolds for one day or...
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History

Historically, the Cotswold Hills were a rich area, their wealth built on the wool trade. In medieval times the native sheep, the “Cotswold Lions”, were famous throughout Europe for their heavy...
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Oxford University & Colleges

So which is better ? Oxford or Cambridge. When it comes to academic rating, Cambridge battles it out on the world stage with Harvard, but Oxford struggles to make the top ten. So a clear win...
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Memories

This was my lasy photo in Oxford... Passing this flowery building, could be a restaurant or pub. So, I was in Oxford for about 2 hours & managed to accomplised a lot ! Judging from all the photos that...
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History

Oxford is best known for its colleges, its academic life and achievements since the 13th century. On the other hand, there has always been life outside the high walls of the colleges. This "tip"...
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Events

Check the local newspaper 'The Oxford Times'. This quality weekly has a weekend supplement called 'Weekend' !! The listings will give you a preview of events and listings. The sister paper 'The Oxford...
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Tourist Office

I arrived in Oxford at the railway station. There is a small tourist information office there. They didn"t have accommodation help. I was told there wasn t a bus to the main office, so walk.( I later...
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Museums

visit the Ashmolean Museum. This is definitely not for the faint-hearted out there in cyberspace. Check this exhibit out: The Left Hand of a MUMMY wearing a Scarab ring. Eeew!
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Graduation/Matriculation

Though I finished my studies here in October '02, it wasn't until recently (May '03) that the ceremony took place. Oxford is in many ways a traditional University, and nowhere is this more reflected...
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History of Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire’s first archaeological evidence of human settlement and land use in the area dates back to the Neolithic period (4,000-3,500 BC). After the Roman invasion in 43AD there was an immediate...
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Useful websites

Because the Cotswolds straddle several counties it can be hard to know where to go for information, but there are several good websites on the region. Interestingly, more than one of these claims to...
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Oxfordshire's bright yellow oil fields!

Around early Summer, from April/May time, you will see a patchwork of brilliant yellow fields. These are crops of oilseed rape. The crop is used to make vegetable oil and also to prepare the field for...
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Oxford, THE University-town

Everybody knows about the connection between Oxford and university. Though many will tell "it is NOT so" (me included) one might say that Oxford is THE university-town of our world. It is almost a...
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Radcliffe Camera

Probably England's earliest example of a round library. Built ;in the mid-eighteenth century to house a medical library donated by the famous physician Dr. Radcliffe. It is now a reading room for...
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1 Banbury Rd, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 6NN, United Kingdom
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Christ Church College

Founded in 1546, Christ Church is nowadays Oxford's biggest and also one of its richest colleges. Its front quad alone provides enough space for a "normal" college... Moreover, the college is home to...
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Banbury Old Town

We had a wander around Banbury Old Town. its streets are filled with shops and pubs. There is a big market square. It was pretty and a lot of the streets were decorated with banners. We passed 'Ye...
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Chipping Campden - Daytrip

while wandering along the High street in Chipping Campden do stop a while in the lovely quiet Ernest Wilson garden. The garden is dedicated to Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930). He was born in the town...
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High Street

Burford's High Street is the main arterial road through the village. While the traffic is horrible and never seems to end, the High Street also has some nice little shops and a few pubs and...
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Dorchester Abbey

Built on the site of two earlier Saxon cathedrals, little remains of this important and once prosperous Augustinian priory. However, the existing abbey church dates from around 1140, and is full of...
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Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace is the only non-episcopal house in England to officially be called a palace, and it rightly deserves to be called that. It is huge, magnificently austere, and surrounded by 2100 acres...
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"A glimpse at some Cotswold villages"
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