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If we’re being honest, an Oxford trip is almost always centered around the university.  Oxford University represents the beating heart of the city. So, you’ll definitely want to start there and then branch out into the city. You’ll find plenty of restaurants, stores, and coffee shops catering to the world’s future leaders. And, you will definitely want to make use of them during your Oxford day trip.  But, you’ll also discover a wealth of cultural sites, like the esteemed Ashmolean Museum, The Covered Market, and Oxford Castle. Within Oxford University, you also want to visit Radcliffe Camera, Sheldonian Theatre, and the University Church of St. Mary the Virgin with its tall tower accessible to the public. Climbing to the top and enjoying the amazing views of the city is one of the most popular things to do in Oxford!

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Our tips for Oxford

  • Bike safety: If you have rented a bike, make sure to keep it locked in public places as bike theft is rampant, especially in the evenings outside the pubs.
  • Covered Market: From artisanal sausages to sushi to homemade meals, there are options aplenty in the 250-year old covered market for pocket-friendly meals. On a budget? Shop for fresh groceries here to save money on meals.
  • Oldest Bookstore in Europe: A visit to Blackwell’s Books is a must for all you bookworms! Visit the 10,000 square foot store, which is also the largest bookstore in Europe!

Good to know

The summer months from April to August are the best months to visit Oxford. The weather is perfect for sightseeing and there are tons of festivals and events in the city as the exams are through.

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