Things to do in Oxford
Museums & Galleries
THE RIVER & ROWING MUSEUM
Mill Meadows, Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6LF
The River & Rowing Museum was designed by David Chipperfield Architects to a brief which set out to establish an astonishing Museum. The building is raised on columns above water meadows beside the Thames and is built of exposed concrete and glass...
THE BATE COLLECTION OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Faculty of Music, St Aldate's, Oxford, OX1 1DB
A rich and fascinating display of some eighteen hundred historical woodwind, brass and percussion instruments; over a dozen early keyboards including 'Handel's harpsichord'; and a unique bow maker's workshop and bows. Workshops and concerts throug...
Castles & Historic Monuments
SAXON TOWER OF ST MICHAEL AT THE NORTHGATE CHURCH
Cornmarket Street, Oxford, OX1 3EY
St. Michael at the North Gate is the City Church of Oxford. The Saxon Tower is the oldest building in town, dating back to the 1040s. Visitors are welcome to climb to the top, where a stunning view of the 'dreaming spires' awaits them. As you clim...
OXFORD UNIVERSITY MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PW
The Oxford University Museum of Natural History houses the University's scientific collections of zoological, entomological, palaeontological, geological and mineral specimens, accumulated in the course of the last three centuries. The exhibit...
Stately Homes & Gardens
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD BOTANIC GARDEN
Botanic Gardens, High St, Oxford, OX1 4AZ
Welcome to the University of Oxford Botanic Garden...a collections of plants grown for purposes other than purely aesthetic reasons. At Oxford Botanic Garden we try to arrange the plants in attractive, sympathetic and exciting ways, so gardene...
MODERN ART OXFORD
30 Pembroke Street, Oxford, OX1 1BP
The Gallery houses 5 large exhibition galleries, a cafe and a bookshop. The exhibition programme covers 20th century painting, sculpture, photography, film, video, installation and performance from all over the world.
MAGDALEN BRIDGE BOATHOUSE
High Street, Oxford, OX1 4AX
When in Oxford why not visit Magdalen Bridge Boathouse. Enjoy the tranquillity of the River Cherwell. Chauffeured punts. Also available for hire are pedaloes. In the Bridge Gift & Souvenirs shop you will find a selection of Oxford souvenirs. Open:...
Wildlife Park & Gardens
COTSWOLD WILDLIFE PARK & GARDENS
Burford, Oxford, OX18 4JP
Closer to Wildlife! Enjoy a relaxing day out in beautiful surrounding at the Cotswold Wildlife Park, with over 260 animal species in 160-acres of spacious Parkland. Stroll up our Giraffe Walkway and get eye-to-eye with these amazing creatures.
OXFORD ICE RINK
Oxpens Road, Oxford, OX1 1RX
For beginners, families, under 5's and over 50's. 2 hour sessions available, lessons, discos, ice hockey and more!! Snow machine. Childrens parties.Please phone for session details.
Museums & Galleries
Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PH
One of Britain's finest museums, housing the University's internationally renowned collections of European and Oriental paintings, glass, silver, ceramics and artefacts from ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. The shop stocks a comprehensive range...