Oxford Tourist Places to Visit in Oxford, United Kingdom, Europe
Oxford is situated in the central southern England in Oxfordshire County in South East England in the United Kingdom. Oxford is renowned for its universities and colleges all over the world and students from all over the world come here to study but it is not only renowned for university, there are industries like motor manufacturing, education, publishing and numerous information technologies and science based businesses.
Oxford covers an area of 45.59 square kilometers (17.60 square miles) and situated 60 miles from London, capital of the United Kingdom. Coordinates of Oxford are 51.7519° N, 1.2578° W.
University of Oxford is one of the finest universities in the world situated just 2 miles from middle of Oxford city dates back to the 11th century and it is the oldest English speaking university in the world and thousands of students study here from all over the world and the building of the university is best example of medieval architecture.
Pitt Rivers Museum:
Pitt Rivers Museum is situated in one of the oldest building constructed in the year 1884 by Augustus Pitt River and it is situated at parks Road in Oxford at the distance of 2.5 miles from middle of the city and the museum exhibits more than 500,000 anthropological and archaeological items from the University of Oxford.
Christ Church Cathedral:
Christ Church Cathedral is placed in the middle of the Oxford city is famed and most visited cathedral in the city and identified for its wonderful structured cathedral constructed in the 16th century.
Bodleian Library is one of the oldest libraries in Europe and main research library of the University of Oxford opened in 1602.
Interesting places to visit in Oxford:
- The Ashmolean Museum
- Oxford University Museum of Natural History
- University of Oxford Botanical Gardens
- Oxford University Parks
- Christ Church Picture Gallery
- Radcliffe Camera
- Taylorian Institute
- Headington Hill Hall
- Castle Mill Stream
- St Barnabas Church
Colleges in Oxford:
- Merton Colleges
- Oxford University
- Exeter College
- New College
- The Queens’ College
- Worcester College
- Magdalen College
Best time to visit Oxford:
Oxford is served by maritime temperate climate with warm summers from June to September and cold winters from November to March and best time to visit Oxford is from June to September.
How to reach Oxford?
Oxford is served by London Oxford Airport situated around 9 miles from heart of the city in Kidlington vicinity with few scheduled domestic and international flights and it is mainly used for airline pilot flight training center.
Trains are the best and convenient mode of transportation to reach Oxford from distinct parts of the country and there are many railway links to Oxford from distinct parts of the country and served by three railway stations.
Oxford is hub to bus transportation in the country and there are many bus and coach companies in the city that provides intercity buses and coaches to long distance travel and one can get around the city through trains, cars, taxis and bikes.
Hotels in Oxford:
Oxford is renowned for its university and visited by business travelers, students and tourists from around the world throughout the year and there are many budget to luxurious hotels, resorts, hostels and guesthouses in the city that are open all round the year for the service of the travelers who visit the city throughout the year and one can choose the hotels as per the requirement and budget. List of hotels in Oxford are as follows:
- Oxford Spires Four Pillars Hotel
- Cotswold Lodge Classic Hotel
- Malmaison Oxford
- Barceló Oxford Hotel
- Cotswold House Oxford
- Hotel Premier Inn Oxford
- Hotel Fallowfields Country House
- Hotel Victoria House
- Rewley House Residential Centre Oxford
- Becket House Oxford