Collected by Lourdes Fernandez
Oxford OX1 2JD, UK
Strolling through the charming streets of Oxford made me instantly feel smarter. Coined "The city of dreaming spires," the architecture lives up to its reputation—harmonious, interesting, and full of character. I could spend an entire day enjoying...
St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1DP, UK
Soaking in the academia atmosphere of the town, having Oxford's students cycling around town to attend classes, intermingled happily with the schools of visitors gathered round by their guide listening attentively to its glorious history, a town...
12-13 King Edward St, Oxford OX1 4HT, UK
This is the main building of the University of Oxford, in Oxford, Oxfordshire. The university has a total of 38 colleges within itself, and even one in which you don't apply to, but instead the college calls you! Loads of Harry Potter scenes were...
40 High St, Oxford OX1 4AP, UK
I absolutely had to eat here. I discovered its existence long before we sojourned in England and told my husband that I absolutely had to eat here! After all, it's the longest established coffeehouse in Europe! And I'm American. Makes sense,...
Oxford OX1 4AZ, UK
The Oxford Botanic Garden lies at the end of High Street, across from Magdalen College. Tulips and other flowers burst into bloom in May, which is when I visited. Beside the garden there is a pathway that leads to Christchurch meadow. Beyond that...
1, Radcliffe Square, University Church, Oxford OX1 4AH, UK
I just spent two weeks in Oxford. I absolutely love taking a break from working and sightseeing by having cream tea at The Vaults. The cafe is in an old church, and it has a gorgeous garden area where you can enjoy the sun. I just love the...
Oxford OX1 2JD, UK
Upon my arrival back in 2008, we began our adventure at the University of Oxford. We had a native showing us around the beautiful University. The campus is worth a visit. So much beauty and history. You are able to walk around freely and everyone...
Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BG, UK
Despite the reminder, it's difficult to suppress your ooohhhs and ahhhs as you enter the courtyard of this 13th century masterpiece and birthplace of academia. If you can, sign up for the extended tour which will get you inside the library where...
Oxford Castle, 3 New Rd, Oxford OX1 1AY, UK
You don’t need to break the law to experience a night in a cell. Oxford’s prison, located in the centre of the city, in the medieval Castle Quarter, has been creatively converted into a chic boutique hotel with luxurious decor and, thankfully,...
40 George St, Oxford OX1 2AQ, UK
The Old Fire Station has been in existence from 1894 - first as the name suggests, a fire station, and then latterly various incarnations as a theatre, performance and gallery. Now it's a cultural hub, everything from gigs, theatre, comedy, spoken...
42 St Giles', Oxford OX1 3LW, UK
What makes this fair, held on the Monday and Tuesday after September 1st, so unusual, and so much fun, is that it is occurs in the centre of town, at the intersection of the two important arteries, Banbury and Woodstock Roads. The roads are...