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Afternoon Tea Sightseeing River Cruise in Oxford
"This relaxing 1.5-hour cruise starts in the afternoon from central Oxford and sails downstream from Folly Bridge taking in the best known reach of the River Thames in Oxford.Traveling down the University Regatta Course passing Christ Church Meado the University College Boat Houses and other landmarks on the way to Iffley lock. This is often a busy and vibrant section of the river where training rowing crews punts and pleasure boats jostle for river space in an wonderful display of Oxford at play. Passing through the lock at Iffley is an experience in itself. The river scenery and fascinating buildings combining to form a picture perfect location.Bey The Folly. The traditional menu includes*:An Selection of Finger Sandwiches Homemade Scones with Strawberry Jam Clotted Cream and Fresh Strawberries A Selection of Cakes Tarts or Petit Fours Tea *Drinks to take aboard can be purchased at the departure point."""
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Oxford Bike Tour Including Full-Day Bike Hire
"Why do so many people use bikes in Oxford? This is because they know it is the best way to travel around Oxford. Oxford University has 38 colleges spread all over the town and getting to see some of the best parts is too much even for your experienced gu that you simply couldn't on foot. Plus it’s a lot of fun. You also get to use the bike for the whole day! If you decide to take the afternoon tour your bike will be arranged for you to collect in the morning. Oxford is a small pedestrianised city. So travelling around it on a bus which physically can’t get into the central parts doesn’t make much sense. On this tour you will visit and hear about sights & figures such as Magdalen College (Oscar Wilde) Port Meadow (for the definitive guide to Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland)
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Oxford Bike Tour Including Full-Day Bike Hire
"Why do so many people use bikes in Oxford? This is because they know it is the best way to travel around Oxford. Oxford University has 38 colleges spread all over the town and getting to see some of the best parts is too much even for your experienced gu that you simply couldn't on foot. Plus it’s a lot of fun. You also get to use the bike for the whole day! If you decide to take the afternoon tour your bike will be arranged for you to collect in the morning. Oxford is a small pedestrianised city. So travelling around it on a bus which physically can’t get into the central parts doesn’t make much sense. On this tour you will visit and hear about sights & figures such as Magdalen College (Oscar Wilde) Port Meadow (for the definitive guide to Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland)
From GBP25.00

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University of Oxford Botanic Garden

Britain's oldest botanic garden with thousands of species of plants from all over the world. A lovely place to sit, or wander down the river. Situated on the site of the old Jewish cemetary.Open:...
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Jun 05, 2003

An oasis of calm just off the High

The University Botanical Garden is a lovely spot to get away from the hubbub of the tourist and student laden streets and is full of interesting plants collected for the university over the centuries....
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Aug 26, 2002
 
 
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Magdalen College

Surely one of the finest colleges in Oxford! Outside, then 17th century bell tower (Magdalen Tower) is a well-known landmakr of Oxford. Inside, the most interesting parts includes the chapel, the...
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Bridge of Sighs

One of many things Oxford and Cambridge (and Venice...) have in common is a "Bridge of Sighs". While the one in Venice was mostly related to a death sentence, the worst thing here was the failure in a...
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Radcliffe Camera

Built as the Radcliffe Science Library between 1737 and 1749, it became known as the Radcliffe Camera. Although name and shape may suggest an observatory, camera just means room in Latin. Today, the...
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Carfax Tower

Located at one of the most important junctions in central Oxford, Carfax Tower has a very prominent place among Oxford's landmarks. It was once the tower of St. Martin's Church, but the church was...
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Tom Tower

Tom Tower is a bell tower named for its bell, Great Tom. It is over the entrance to Christ Church Oxford in St Aldates leads to Tom Quad .The octagonal lantern tower was designed by Christopher...
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Christ Church College

Christ Church's Hall is one of the most spectacular of Oxford. That's probably why it was chosen to be the Great Hall of the Harry Potter movies. In real life, the ceiling is not enchanted to look...
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