Things to do in Oxford
The city of Oxford is situated on the Thames, fifty miles from London and is famed for its magnificent university seat, buildings, museums, galleries and home to many literary giants. An iconic world renowned city, Oxford has chic shops and bars and a varied and vibrant restaurant scene.
Many of the best places to visit in Oxford are nearby, such as the Natural History, Pitt Rivers and Ashmolean museums. Punt and picnic on the Cherwell, wander into Jericho and Little Clarendon Street where you will find cafes and bars with lots of character, or simply take a stroll in the meadows and riverside walks that surround our charming country house hotel in the heart of the city. Read on to take advantage of a complimentary tailor-made walking tour with art expert and local resident Isabella Underhill.
If you are considering a trip to Oxford, a little forward planning can be useful. Oxford and its surroundings have many attractions and our tailor-made, complimentary Oxford walking tour is a personal selection for those unfamiliar with the city. Art expert and resident guide Isabella Underhill.
It is always advisable to book your tour at reception when making your reservation at our hotels nearer the time of your intended visit.
You might like to take advantage of the bicycles that are provided for guests at each hotel.
It would also be very much worth your while to check out the world class live jazz at our sister hotel, the Old Bank.