Oxford, England

Activities

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archeology

8000 years of history The museum was founded when Elias Ashmole , an avid collector, donated his vast collection to the University in 1677. Since…

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Odeon Cinema

Memorable Cinematic Experiences Odeon Cinema boasts of over 85 years of film involvement, from colourless classics to current 3D experiences. Odeon Cinema has also grown…

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University of Oxford Botanic Gardens

400 years of learning from plants The Botanic Gardens were founded in 1621 when Henry Danvers, an earl, donated a large sum of money towards…

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University of Oxford

Engraved in history While the origins of Oxford University have been lost in the pages of time, there is evidence of teaching in these premises…

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University Church of St. Mary the Virgin

A rich heritage Like most European universities, the University of Oxford grew from this church which has been mentioned in records as early as 1086.…

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Sheldonian Theatre

Designed by a master craftsman The Theatre, like the Radcliffe Camera, stands out with its unique architectural beauty and style. Commissioned by and named after…

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Rectory Farm

This beautiful, unpretentious outdoor farm is a wonderful escape from the typical city activities. The campus is beautifully partitioned by tall trees offering shade from…

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Rectory Farm

Radcliffe Camera

Enriching generations The Camera, Latin for room, is just that, a mini-library of sorts but predominantly a reading room for the Bodleian Library. The two…

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Punting at Oxford

What is a punt? A punt is a long flat-bottomed boat propelled by human muscle, technically, the arms at the end of a pole. Punts…

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Pitt Rivers Museum

In the making since 1884 The museum was founded in 1884 with a mere 26000 objects most of which were donated by Lt. General Augustus…

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Oxford Playhouse

Entertaining Oxford The Playhouse has been bringing drama and laughter to the city of Oxford since it was built in 1938. This celebrated theatre is…

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Oxford Ice Rink

For the Community   The Oxford Ice Rink, a 56 x 26 m rink, managed by the Oxford City Council was openined in 1984. It was…

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Oxford Castle

A thousand years of history   The castle complex might seem a bit confusing at first as modern architecture stands alongside 1000-year-old walls. However, that’s…

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Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

Chronicling science since 1924 The Museum was founded in 1924 when Lewis Evans donated his collection of scientific objects and books to the University of…

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Blenheim Palace

UNESCO World Heritage site The Blenheim Palace, built in the early 1700s, is a splendid example of Baroque architecture and is now a UNESCO World…

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Magdalen Bridge Boathouse

Punting at Oxford is an activity that students and visitors engage in with fervor. The gentle Cherwell River that meets the Thames at Oxford offers…

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Harcourt Arboretum

Since the 18th century The Arboretum was founded when Archbishop Vernon Harcourt commissioned a pinetum (an arboretum for pines) in 1835. It was then purchased…

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Ghost Tours

Bill Spectre Ghost Trails When a Victorian undertaker introduces himself as your guide outside Oxford Castle, you almost feel your innate sense of self-preservation kicking…

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Folly Bridge

Folly Bridge, a charming 18th century bridge, stands above a surprisingly tranquil Thames, locally known as Isis. Under the bridge is a little boathouse on…

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