What’s On in Oxford

Find out what’s on in Oxford with our comprehensive guide to getting out and about in this lively city. Whether you live in Oxfordshire, are visiting or looking to move here, you will be able to find places to stay, the best places to eat and drink, homes to buy or rent, local events, activities for the whole family, unique places to shop, beautiful scenic locations, historic landmarks, city centre entertainment, attractions and more!

What’s on in Oxford, Activities, Where to Eat, Where to Stay, What to Do in Oxford

Things To See and Do in Oxford

Attractions and Places to Visit in Oxford

Attractions and Places to Visit in Oxford

Oxford is a beautiful city of stunning architecture, history and culture. You’ll find ancient and modern colleges, fascinating museums and galleries, and plenty of parks, gardens and green spaces in which to relax. Plus, the city centre is small enough to cover on foot, and only a few minutes walk from the main rail and coach stations.

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Sports and Activities

Sports and Activities

If you’re looking for inspiration for new places to go, days out and things to do, there's no shortage of activities in Oxford. Whether it's day or night, summer or winter, with your friends or with your children check out our listings.

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~Food and Drinks in Oxford~

Oxford restaurants have a huge range of options for food and drink, starting with a long list of Pubs all over the city. Oxford has a huge choice for food and drink, including historic classic English pubs offering a range of locally brewed real ales, beautiful stylish restaurants, hidden gems in the countryside, riverside eateries, family friendly pubs, Chinese restaurants and takeaways, Indian Cuisine, Japanese & Italian restaurants, Cafes, Deli’s, Food vans…. The list goes on!

The Bear Inn – Oxford
The Bear Inn – Oxford

The Bear Inn is home to a rather impressive (if somewhat random) collection of ties – visitors from all around the globe have contributed their neckwear. A great place to unwind, take off your own tie, and enjoy looking at everyone else’s!
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The Kings Arms
The Kings Arms

The famous Kings Arms was built in 1607 and is still standing in its original position. We're quite possibly the brainiest pub in Oxford, known for having the highest IQ per square foot of anywhere in the world!
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The Oxford Kitchen
The Oxford Kitchen

Now recognized as one of the most exciting dining outlets in the city, The Oxford Kitchen’s reputation for fine modern British cuisine
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~Shopping in Oxford~

Where to shop in Oxford

Shopping in Oxford Visit Oxford’s Covered Market for the very best in local crafts, food and drink. Most businesses in the Covered Market are independent, some going back generations, selling food, gifts, shoes, fashion, flowers and jewellery to name but a few it is the unique ‘one stop shop’. Oxford’s largest independent department store, Boswell & Co, can be found on Broad Street, specialising in Cookware’s, Gifts, Linens, Luggage, Cosmetics, Pharmacy and Toys as well as their new addition, a Tea Room serving breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and as many cakes, tea, coffee and pastries as you can fit in! There are many more independent shops throughout the City, as well as chain stores. If you venture outside of the City Centre you will find boutiques, clothes & accessory shops, gift stores, cafes and restaurants in Jericho, down the Cowley Road and Oxfordshire’s Bicester Village. 

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Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace

2,000 acres of stunning park and gardens to explore, including Europe’s greatest collection of ancient Oak trees. When visiting Blenheim Palace you can enjoy buggy tours of the lake, tours around the Palace, visit the butterfly house..
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The Oxfordshire Golf, Hotel & Spa

The Oxfordshire Golf, Hotel & Spa in Oxford

The Oxfordshire Hotel is ideally situated for easy access from both London and the Midlands, perfectly positioned for your next stay. World renowned course architect Rees Jones designed The Oxfordshire's Championship golf course, which was his first in the U.K.
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Influent

Influent

Host English Teachers / Tutors (Homestay) We are looking for English teachers to host and teach an international student, who will live with you in your home for one week or longer. Join the Influent family, earn extra income and experience new cultures!

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Remont Hotel - Oxford
Remont Hotel - Oxford

The recently refurbished, Remont is an independent family run Oxford hotel-style bed and breakfast located in the picturesque and historic City of Oxford. We offer comfortable clean accommodation, modern facilities and a convenient location for easy access to Oxford.
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The Swan Inn – Swinbrook

The Swan Inn – Swinbrook

Situated alongside the attractive Windrush River and very much at the heart of the local village community in Swinbrook, The Swan has a rich history associated with it.
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~What’s on in Oxford the versatile website!~

We have people visiting our website from all over the country and helping them have a good time in Oxford. Using our What's On In Oxford website you can explore the best places to visitthings to do, hotelsrestaurants and much more! We even have an online business directory where you can search for the services of various trades people and many other sectors. 

Local services in Oxford

Local Services

Visitors, students and residents of Oxford can find information about local services and amenities or visit Events to find out more about local events or Local Traders about local tradespeople.

Properties for Sale & Rent in Oxford

Properties for Sale & Rent

Estate agencies in Oxford are offering a great variety of properties on the area's favourite locations. In Oxford you can find an excellent selection of properties for sale and rent.

Things to do in Oxford

Things to do

Enjoy a family day out in Oxford, with different things to do whatever the weather. Explore green spaces, laser tag and play centres.

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What’s On In Oxford

One of the world’s most famous university cities, Oxford is a beautiful, privileged place. It is steeped in history and studded with august buildings, yet maintains the feel of a young city, thanks to its large student population. The elegant honey-toned buildings of the university’s colleges, scattered throughout the city, wrap around tranquil courtyards along narrow cobbled lanes, and, inside their grounds, a studious calm reigns.

There are so many amazing things to do in Oxford, from a sightseeing tour of the iconic landmarks to uncovering centuries of history at one of the many castles and museums or enjoying a traditional afternoon tea, the possibilities are endless. Oxford has an extensive range of things to do with a selection of adventures and activities.