When you think of Oxford, you think of its prestigious university, but it’s also famous for a lot more than that. With its array of quirky shops, excellent cafés and restaurants, as well as the wonderful museums and historic buildings, there are so many reasons to visit.

Pitt Rivers Museum

From Pacific island objects and Hawaiian feather cloaks to African pottery and American weapons, explore General Pitt Rivers’ collection of global artifacts.

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Vaults & Garden

Dating back to 1320, this architectural masterpiece is the perfect place to enjoy a coffee – especially in its beautiful, flower-filled gardens.

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Salter's Steamers

Blow off some steam on the River Thames with cruises for any occasion. From party boats to punt hire, take in Oxford’s countryside by stream.

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Oxford Covered Market

With over 40 traders selling everything from pies in a box to real leather boots, this 18th-century market certainly delivers a unique experience.

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The Catweazle Club

Voted No.1 for Oxford nightlife on TripAdvisor, this cultural hub is a magnet for acoustic musical talent and community spirit.

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