Oxford

The city of dreaming spires, home to one of the most famous universities in the world, is a delight to explore. Walk in the footsteps of some of the greatest authors and intellectuals when you visit Oxford University‘s many colleges, including Christ Church’s Hall, used as a location in the Harry Potter films.

There are certainly no shortage of good-quality museums in Oxford, such as the Ashmolean and Pitt Rivers, but if you get tired of hiking around, admiring old buildings and artefacts, you can always take a delightful punt down the River Cherwell.

Explore the weird and wonderful world of bacteria in Oxford
Bacteria tend to get a bad name – but the new Bacterial World exhibition at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History sets out to change our minds about these tiny yet fascinating organisms. more >
8th November 2018
Fun things to do in Oxford
This great university city is bulging at the seams with history, having been home to some of the greatest minds – and many of the most powerful people – in the world. more >
18th October 2017
Top five roast dinners
What better way to round off your weekend than with a good quality Sunday roast? Here’s our guide to the finding the best dinners on offer. more >
8th October 2017
Fun things to do in Oxford
This great university city is bulging at the seams with history, having been home to some of the greatest minds – and many of the most powerful people – in the world. more >
10th July 2017
The best comedy clubs on the GWR network
Laughs galore with our guide to the top venues for catching live stand-up. more >
8th June 2017