Set amid 40 hectares of private lawns, woodlands, river walks and deer park, Magdalen (mawd -lin), founded in 1458, is one of the...
Magdalen Bridge Boathouse
Right beside Magdalen Bridge, this is the most central location to hire a punt, chauffeured or otherwise. From here, you can head...
St Edmund Hall
St Edmund Hall (‘Teddy Hall’ to residents) was founded sometime before 1317 and is the sole survivor of the original medieval halls, the...
This Cowley Rd institution is a hugely popular brunching destination, decorated with classic posters, warm yellow walls, chunky mirrors...
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Botanic Garden information
Sweeping along the banks of the River Cherwell, Oxford's peaceful botanic garden was founded in 1621 for the study of medicinal plants; it's the oldest of its kind in England and remains a department of the university. Inside, you'll find a lily house, a rock garden and the bench that Lyra and her extra-universal lover Will vow to visit once a year in Phillip Pullman's His Dark Materials .