21 Oct 2017

Things to Do in Oxford


Oxford is a city in England and the county town of Oxfordshire. The city is known worldwide as the home to the famous University of Oxford. The city also has a wide economic base. Its industries include education, publishing, automobile manufacturing, and a large number of information technology industries. Let’s discuss the things to do in Oxford.


Hire a boat:

Boating is fun and unwinding. It is also an extraordinary approach to spend a radiant evening on the stream. You can employ the skiff for an hour or in case you need to make a day of it, simply remain on the river as long as you like. All boats are hired on a first-come-first-serve basis. An advance booking administration is accessible on the day watercrafts. Self-controlled specialty, (for example, punts) can be pre-requested, however just if more than one is required. The timings of cutting-edge booking cannot be changed once they are held.

Visit the museums:

There are a lot of historical museum to visit in Oxford, which includes the world famous Ashmolean Museum founded in the year 1683, the Museum of Natural History, the Pitt Rivers Museum, the Oxford Museum, and the Museum of the History of Science. The History of Science museum is the home for a blackboard used by Einstein during a lecture in the University of Oxford.

Visit the Oxford Castle:

Oxford castle is an immense place to engage yourself in 1,000 years of history. Visitors are offered a tour in which, they can meet past inmates of Oxford castle and explore their true history.

Take a Cycling tour:

A wonderful way to get around Oxford is a bicycle, there are a lot of bicycle tour options you can choose. The bicycle tour shows you the pedestrianized paramount parts of Oxford which no bus can show you.

Have a tea!

If you’re looking for your everyday dose of refreshment, the Randolph Hotel is the best place. Afternoon tea at the Randolph Hotel is kind of a tradition in Oxford. The Hotel is well-known for the fantastic treats served there.

Visit famous TV and Movie locations:

Oxford is the origin of Alice in Wonderland.  Despite the fact that none of the motion pictures were shot in Oxford, its numerous surroundings, for example, Christ Church College where Alice Liddell lived, inspired Charles Dodgson (otherwise known as Lewis Carroll) in 1862 to compose this charming story.  Along with Christ Church, the New College and Bodleian Libraries were included in the Harry Potter motion pictures.