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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
From GBP15.00

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Shopping Areas

Cornmarket Street, High Street, Queen Street and the surrounding area are Oxford's main shopping streets. Apart from the chains such as Gap, Mango, HMV, M&S, Curry's digital, Primark and so on, you...
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Shopping Centres

Westgate Centre is a roofed shopping area containing a Department store, supermarket (Sainsbury's), and other shops. It runs from Queen Street by the Pblic Library to an exit in St. Ebbes, and an exit...
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Souvenirs

The Alice in Wonderland Shop was the Victorian sweet shop visited by Alice Liddell, the prototype for the character of Alice in Lewis Carroll's books. Shown in 'Through the Looking Glass', the shop...
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Markets

The Oxford Market provides a showcase for the best in local crafts, food and drink, there is also a choice of restaurants and cafes inside the Victorian covered market. Prior to the building of the...
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Books

In a town as academically inclined as Oxford, it is almost inevitable that there are going to be a lot of books around. This shop is a charity shop run by Oxfam, the world renowned charity. You may...
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Food & Drink

The Grog shop is a an Oxford favorite and is well known in these parts and beyond for having a wide range of beers ,wines and spirits from all over the world.Wether it be expensive French wines or...
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There is one piece of clothing that is strongly associated with the city - Oxford bags. These are rather volumous trousers that were favoured by the upper class twits being educated in the city...
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Supermarkets

If you are like me, you arrive in a new place & need to know where the local supermarkets are in order to "stock up" In town there is a Sainsbury's at the Westgate Centre mall, and another on...
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Music

This is where I head when I'm looking for that hard-to-find recording that nowhere else seems to have. I have to say that Blackwell's Music Shop is simply not what it used to be (is anything?). The...
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The Covered Market is not one shop, but approximately 50, all of them under the roof of the market hall. You can get: shoes, clothes, cakes, cookies, milk-shakes, flowers, frames, tea, sandwiches,...
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Blackwells Art & poster shop

Right on Broad street in Oxford (and roughly opposite the main Blackwell Book shop) stands the art and poster store.My wife says it is the best art shop she has ever seen. I lost in there for hours,...
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Sanders Of Oxford

Walking down High Street (Oxford's main street), I happened upon this jewel of a store and was quite enraptured about my discovery! Established in the 19th century, it is now the store in England with...
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Oxfam

The international charity Oxfam, originated in 1942 as the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief. Its office, in Broad Street, Oxford, became the world’s first ever permanent charity shop. Opened in 1948...
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Top Hotels in Oxford

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1 Banbury Rd, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 6NN, United Kingdom
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92-94 High Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 4BN, United Kingdom
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367 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 7PL, United Kingdom
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Peartree Roundabout, Woodstock Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 8JD, United Kingdom
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17 Park End Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 1HR, United Kingdom
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Abingdon Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX14PS, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Oxford

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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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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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Bodleian Library

A collection from the 13th century and opened to students since 1603. Nowadays the Bodleian Library is the most important library in Oxford. If you do not wish to visit the inside, you can enter the...
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Magdalen College

Magdalen College is accessible via High Street, and the first thing you'll see are the gargoyles on the wall. They are typical for Oxford (see this, this or this gallery), and of course Magdalen...
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Punting

The River Cherwell (pronounced Char-well) is a quiet tributary of the Thames, to the east of the city centre. It is a popular place to go punting ...which basically means you hire a flat bottomed boat...
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Radcliffe Camera

Radcliffe Camera a lovely round building in Oxford. Designed by Jame Gibb in neo-classical style it was built between 1737 -and 1749. for the Radcliffe Science Library. The name Camera is Room in...
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