Oxford

Oxford, University City

Currency: Sterling Pounds

Language: English 🙂

Tax Refund: Even though it is not part of the EU tax refund can be done together on your final departure from European Union

From Train Station to the City

Oxford has a large railway station in the western part of the city, immediately west of the city centre. Fast First Great Western trains run to and from London Paddington every half an hour, taking about an hour to complete the journey.  Tickets to London cost £20 off peak without a railcard and £40 at peak times without a railcard, although you can buy tickets for about £4 if you book in advance and online. From the rail station, the city is easily walkable.

Attractions

Oxford University

Significant must see places within the university would be the Duke Humfrey’s Library, Divinity School, All Souls Collage, Exeter College. Scatter around the whole town, many of the collage are available for visiting. Enjoy the vibes, experience the student life and also lastly admire the nice buildings and architecture.

Hertford Bridge

Also known as the Bridge of Sighs, this quaint little pedestrian bridge of Hertford Collage is well known for its exterior and exemplified meaning.

Bodleian Library

The famed and famous Oxford University library the second is huge and one of the most comprehensive one in the world. The key highlight would be the Radcliff Camera which is the reading room. This circular library is extremely impressive and the exterior is really worth viewing.

University Church of St Mary the Virgin

The main church in oxford, on the north side of the city. Some of the best views of Oxford are afforded from the tower of the church, dating to 1280. The church itself, rebuilt in the 14th and 15th centuries, is full of architectural and historical interest.

Shopping

The Covered Market

Market St, Oxford OX1 3DZ, UK

A historic market with permanent stalls and shops in a large covered structure in central Oxford. This is also the oldest covered market in England, dating back to 1770. There is numerous unusual small stores selling all sorts of product. Open from 8am to 5.30pm on Mon to Sat, 10am to 4pm on Sun

University of Oxford Shop

106 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BW, UK

This is the official store to get the university memorial and products. Open only from Mon to Sat from 9am to 5.30pm.

Restaurants

Atomic Burger

2 Cowley Rd, Oxford OX4 1JE, UK

This is the place to go to in Oxford for well-priced and affordable burgers. Super popular with the locals for their burgers and also their fries. A must visit when in oxford. Open for lunch only from Fri to Sun and dinner on all days.

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