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The city centre of Oxford can be covered on foot. You'll find plenty fascinating historic sites to visit! Here some suggestions of Oxford best-loved landmarks:
Full list of Oxford colleges and their websites »
* Permanent residents of Oxford may visit Christ Church free of charge during visitor hours with a photo ID and proof of address. Check their website for more information.
Oxford is a paradise for foodies. The whole city is full of nice cafes and restaurants, however you will find a wide variety in three main areas: Cowley Road, Jericho and the city centre (Westgate and George Street). Here are some of our recommendations for independent coffee
shops and charming restaurants. But remember, the best way to discover the nicest places is exploring the city, getting lost. Enjoy!
Pubs, a blend of tradition, British culture and student life. Discover the oldest pubs in Oxford, learn about their fascinating History and famous patrons.
Some recommendations here:
Some recommendations here to go for nice walks in beautiful outdoor spaces. Good for the mind and the soul, enjoy!
* Free entry to the Botanic Gardens for Brookes students when you show your student ID
Some independent and charming cinemas here:
Perfect day trip in Oxfordshire, very easy to reach from Oxford city centre by bus (approx. 35 minutes).
Home to the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family and the birth place of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site boasting a long and diverse history. Every year, many events and activities are organised at the palace: food festivals, sports competitions, concerts, outdoor plays and cinema... Check their website for full listings and further information about Blenheim Palace.
The following bus services go to Woodstock/Blenheim Palace:
If you are not sure when to get off the bus, ask the bus driver to identify the appropriate stop.