Oxford is one of the most stunning places in the UK. It’s full of things to do and if you take the time to plan out your trip then there’s absolutely no reason why you shouldn’t be able to see everything that there is to see.
Oxford Botanic Gardens
This is actually the oldest botanic garden in the UK. It’s home to over 130 acres of woodland and this is the best place for you to escape if you want to get away from the big city. It gives you the chance to recharge your batteries and it’s scientifically important. The greenhouses there contain 6,000 types of plant and it’s stunning, to say the least. If you have never visited this location before then you should certainly consider it because it’s truly magnificent.
Pitt Rivers Museum
This is Oxford’s own museum of archaeology and it’s full of interesting artefacts. It contains tons of shrunken heads and there are also half a million exhibits too. The best thing about this museum is that it is absolutely free to enter and there are plenty of things that you can do there to keep the kids entertained.
See the best tourist attractions in Oxford with a plan including Pitt Rivers Museum
Eagle and Child Pub
This is a classic Oxford pub. So many famous writers, including CS Lewis and Tolkien, used to hang out here, so if you love books as much as you love booze then you should certainly take a trip here. Famous authors used to gather here so that they could go over their manuscripts and this is where the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe was first drafted. It’s a place of historical importance, so if you have never visited before then now is certainly the time for you to change that. Not sure how to get there? Simply hire an Oxford minicab.
Harry Potter Locations Tour
I really want to go on a tour of the various locations used in the Harry Potter movies! You get the chance to take a tour around Oxford University and you will also be able to take part in a quiz as well. This is a must-do activity for anyone who is a big fan of the movies.
Blenheim Palace is essentially a huge country house with epic gardens. The parkland there is magnificent too, so if you are a nature lover then you’ll soon find that this is the place to be. The estate is known as being the birthplace of Winston Churchill as well. The next time I’m in Oxford I will be paying Blenheim a visit, especially since I really warmed to Winston after watching The Crown. It looks like there’s so much to keep both adults and the kids entertained.
So, Oxford really is full of things to do and you would be surprised at how much fun on your trip.