Attractions

Top Choice Library in City Centre

Bodleian Library

Oxford's Bodleian Library is one of the oldest public libraries in the world and quite possibly the most impressive one you'll ever see. Visitors are welcome to wander around the central quad and the foyer exhibitio…
Top Choice College in City Centre

Christ Church

The largest of all of Oxford’s colleges, with 650 students, and the one with the grandest quad, Christ Church is also most popular with visitors. Its magnificent buildings, illustrious history and latter-day fame as…
Top Choice Palace in Woodstock

Blenheim Palace

One of Britain's greatest stately homes, Blenheim Palace is a monumental baroque fantasy designed by Sir John Vanbrugh and Nicholas Hawksmoor, and built between 1705 and 1722. The land and funds to build the house w…
Top Choice Museum in Jericho & Science Area

Pitt Rivers Museum

Hidden away through a door at the back of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, this wonderfully creepy anthropological museum houses a treasure trove of half a million objects from around the world – mor…
Top Choice Museum in Jericho & Science Area

Ashmolean Museum

Britain's oldest public museum, second in repute only to London's British Museum, was established in 1683 when Elias Ashmole presented Oxford University with a collection of curiosities amassed by the well-travelled…
College in Cowley Road & Southeast Oxford

Magdalen College

Set amid 40 hectares of private lawns, woodlands, river walks and deer park, Magdalen (mawd-lin), founded in 1458, is one of the wealthiest and most beautiful of Oxford’s colleges. It has a reputation as an artistic…
Library in City Centre

Radcliffe Camera

The sandy-gold Radcliffe Camera is the quintessential Oxford landmark and undoubtedly one of the city’s most photographed buildings. This beautiful, light-filled circular, columned library and reading room that focu…
College in City Centre

Merton College

Founded in 1264, Merton is the oldest of Oxford’s three original colleges (the other two being Balliol and University) and the first to adopt collegiate planning, bringing scholars and tutors together into a formal …
College in City Centre

New College

Established in 1379, New College was the first in Oxford for undergraduates and is a fine example of the glorious Perpendicular Gothic style. The chapel is full of treasures, including superb medieval stained glass …
Cathedral in City Centre

Christ Church Cathedral

From the Christ Church college quad, you access 12th-century Christ Church Cathedral. It was originally the abbey church and then the college chapel, but it was declared a cathedral by Henry VIII when he broke from …