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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

History Museum
“This one if the main museums museums in Oxford with most of its sections free for visitors. The rooftop coffee shop has lovely views especially on a sunny day. ”
  • 117 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Palace
“You can easily spend all day here, make sure you book the tour to see the private rooms!”
  • 128 locals recommend
Zoo
“The Wildlife Park is set in 160 acres of parkland and gardens. See rhinos, zebras, camels, lions, leopards, red pandas and many other endangered species. There are two undercover reptile houses and a bat house. Children will also enjoy the Farmyard, Adventure Play-ground and Narrow Gauge Railway. Extensive lawn areas for picnics.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“This isn't just a park, but it is in a stunning stunning setting! Beautiful to go for the day and picnic or to visit the historic house”
  • 69 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“A great day trip, whatever the weather. Breakfast at the Wolsley, a morning shopping for designer bargains, finished off with a burger at Soho Farmhouse on site restaurant. A pretty 45 min drive.”
  • 96 locals recommend
History Museum
“Here to visit some of Oxford's History, the Natural History museum is a must see”
  • 48 locals recommend
Racetrack
“Needs no introduction really. Home of the British Grand Prix but also hosts a full calendar of events from Superbike to WEC to Touring Cars. Also has a visitor attraction the Silverstone Experience due to open soon. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Market
“The Covered Market is a historic market with permanent stalls and shops in a large covered structure in central Oxford. really interesting to walk around especially at ties of festivals like Christmas, Thanksgiving etc”
  • 46 locals recommend
General College & University
“The best university in the UK. We have many guests stay with us when studying at the university or families visiting their children studying at the university. Its a great location with everything on your doorstep within walking distance”
  • 46 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Shopping Centre
“Westgate is a large shopping centre that is a 10 minute drive away from the property. You will be able to find a large amount of well known brands such as John Lewis, Primark, Lush, Next and many more. There are also a multitude of places to eat, such as Itsu, Pret-a-Manger, Pho, Nandos and many more. The shopping centre also has its own car park, which will allow you to park your car in close proximity to the centre whilst you shop until you drop!”
  • 45 locals recommend
Café
“Daylesford, if you have not been before, is a wonderful Organic Farm Shop, which has a fantastic Restaurant / Cafe, a Fabulous Fresh Farm Produce Shop, a Florist, a Spa (which offers an amazing Yoga / Pilates space and fabulous for Massages / Facials in their Haybarn Spa - booking is essential). Open during Day times throughout the year and occasional evenings and events throughout the year. Daylesford Festival in the Summer is one not to miss !. Approx 10 miles from Blockley. Fantastic walks around the Daylesford Estate too (owned by the Bamford Family).”
  • 68 locals recommend
Park
“70 acres of riverside parkland with areas for sport, plus a large collection of landscaped flora”
  • 40 locals recommend
History Museum
“If you have kids this is the place to take them. They love the dinosaurs, stuffed animals and creepy insects! the museum provides sheets for the kids to do. educational and fun. well worth the visit. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Pub
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“Check out the flea market outside the Magdalen Arms pub on Iffley Road - it takes place on the first Saturday of each month (except some winter months) from 9.30am until lunchtime. There are interesting objects for sale and details can be found on the pub website. ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Field
“Unspoilt ancient meadow by the River Thames for walks, wild ponies, bird watching and wildflowers”
  • 38 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Bicester Village is an outlet shopping centre on the outskirts of Bicester, a town in Oxfordshire. Opens 9AM to 7PM. It has famous designer brands. You can go by bus or by train from the Oxford train station it is a 14 minutes trip . ”
  • 41 locals recommend