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Oxford Attractions

Do you appreciate delicious food or shopping? Or maybe you just prefer to get acquainted with a new city like a genuine local. When spending time in Oxford, it doesn't really matter what your interests are — this dynamic city offers all the attractions and experiences you could ever want.

Find out what makes Oxford tick with some of the most popular tours & day trips. Check out our top 78 fun activities in Oxford, and book with confidence knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

Things to Do in Oxford with Kids

There are lots of sensational experiences in Oxford that the whole gang will love. These are a few of the most popular family friendly experiences in the area.

Free Things to Do in Oxford

There's no need to give your credit card a workout in Oxford. The following won't even cost a cent.

Museum of Oxford - Check if there are any special displays, exhibits or tours on at this respected museum.

Headington Shark - Spend some time here and discover the arts and culture of the region.

Shotover Country Park - You can't top this attraction if your goal is to let go and join in the fun.

St Cross College - Tour this landmark and be wowed by its distinctive design.

Jesus College - If you want to explore the area's history through its landmarks, put this one on your sightseeing schedule.

Iffley Village - Mingle with some locals and discover the true personality and soul of this unique place.

Covered Market - If you'd love to see some of the more important or interesting places in the community, this is a great place to start.

University Church of St Mary the Virgin - Gain a deeper understanding of the local beliefs at this sacred site.

Christ Church Meadows - Organize a picnic and enjoy a walk around the interesting plants.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Oxford

Oxford City Centre

The center of this English town is known for its medieval architecture, much of which is part of a prestigious university that was used as a location for Harry Potter films.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Oxford on a sunny day?

Take advantage of the weather (and stretch those legs while you're at it) with some of these outdoor activities:

What to do in Oxford on a rainy day?

Try out these indoor activities and turn a dull, rainy day into something memorable:

What should I not miss in Oxford?

Don't venture home without crossing off the following superb attractions:

  • Ashmolean Museum
  • Oxford University Museum of Natural History
  • Christ Church College
  • Radcliffe Camera

Are there cheap things to do in Oxford?

You'll find plenty of fantastic experiences here that are just the ticket if you're traveling on a tight budget:

What can you do in Oxford for free?

You could even leave your money in the hotel safe for the day, because these excellent attractions won't cost you a dime:

  • Ashmolean Museum
  • Oxford University Museum of Natural History
  • Radcliffe Camera
  • Covered Market