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Below is a list of Attractions for the City of Oxford in the county of Oxfordshire, 59 miles northwest of London, with direct train links to London. The City is a popular tourist destination for its Architecture, University, historic Colleges, and River Boat Tours.

The Attractions are in order to walk round, with the Postcodes linked to Google Maps, so if you cant find an attraction, click on the Postcode and your Phone will take you there. Google Map

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Oxford Bus Tours - open top hop on hop off top attractions

Carfax Tower . OX1 1ET - remains 1100s church with city views

Oxford's Covered Market . OX1 3DZ - historic market 1774

Church of St Mary . OX1 4AH - largest in City with tower views

Radcliffe Camera . OX1 3BG - 1737 for Radcliffe Science Library

Bodleian Library . OX1 3BG - part of University of Oxford

Bridge of Sighs . OX1 3BL - skyway over New College Lane

New College . OX1 3BN - film Inspector Morse & Harry Potter

Clarendon Building . classic 1700s building next to the Library

Sheldonian Theatre . OX1 3AZ - built by Christopher Wren

History of Science Museum . OX1 3AZ - free entry

Pitt Rivers Museum . OX1 3PP - free, anthropology, archaeology

Oxford University Museum . OX1 3PW - Natural History, free

Ashmolean Museum . OX1 2PH - free, Palaeolithic to Victorian

Martyrs' Memorial . Map - for three Bishops burnt in 1555

Oxford Castle . OX1 1AY - character guides at Castle ruin

Science Oxford . OX1 1BY - children to enjoy exploring science

Museum of Oxford . OX1 1BX - free, in Town Hall, local life

Story Museum . OX1 1BP - covering stories from aroundworld

Modern Art Oxford . OX1 1BP - exhibitions with a cafe

Christ Church Picture Gallery . OX1 4EP - Old Masters Art

Tom Tower . OX1 1DP - at Christ Church College & Cathedral

Hall of Christ Church . at Christ Church College Harry Potter

Bate Collection . OX1 1DB - museum of Musical Instruments

University of Oxford . OX1 4AZ - Botanic Garden - oldest UK

Oxford River Cruises . OX1 4JU - cruises and private boat hire

Salter's Steamers . OX1 4LA - boat trips from Oxford

Oxford Punting . OX1 4AU - hire a punt, rowing boat or pedalo

Harry Potter in Oxford - tour Harry Potter film shoot locations

Guided Tours - number of tours on bike, walking, car, photo

Oxford Colleges in the City centre that can be visited for their history, architecture, chapels, & gardens. If wanting to visit the college interiors, best check the visitor times on their websites on your day of visit. The Tour Buses stop close to most. Some have a small entrance fee, many are free to visit.

All Souls College . OX1 4AL - free, for Henry VI in 1438

Balliol College . OX1 3BJ - 1263 for Scottish Royal Family

Brasenose College . OX1 4AJ - site of medieval Oxford Halls

Christ Church College . OX1 1DP - Harry Potter Dining Hall

Corpus Christi College . OX1 4JF - free, smallest College

Hertford College . OX1 3BW - free, for Bridge of Sighs

Keble College . OX1 3PG - free, neo-gothic red-brick

Lincoln College . OX1 3DR - free, chapel from 1629-1631

Magdalen College . OX1 4AU - cloisters, chapel & tower

New College . OX1 3BN - film Inspector Morse & Harry Potter

Oriel College . OX1 4EW - free, oldest Royal foundation

Pembroke College . OX1 1DW - free, chapel & grounds

Queen's College . OX1 4AW - by Sir Christopher Wren

Somerville College . OX2 6HD - Margaret Thatcher

St. Anne's College . OX2 6HS - youngest and largest 1959

St. Hilda's College . OX4 1DX - only one east of river

St. John's College . OX1 3JP - free, wealthiest College

Trinity College . OX1 3BH - top gardens and buildings

University College . OX1 4BH - large College from 1249

Wadham College . OX1 3PN - free, one of largest gardens

Worcester College . OX1 2HB - free, 1263 a Scottish Royal

Outside Oxford Attractions

Oxford Bus Museum . OX29 6LA - 130 years, 10 miles north

Combe Mill . OX29 8ET - working displays, 10 miles north

North Leigh Roman Villa . OX29 6QE - remains, 10 miles north

Blenheim Palace . OX20 1PP - for visits, 10 miles north

Waddesdon Manor . HP18 0JH - Wiki - visits 26 miles northeast

Millets Farm Centre . OX13 5HB - garden centre, 10m southwest

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