As the oldest University in the English speaking world, Oxford is a unique and historic institution. Tradition plays a great role in Oxford. The architecture in the University & City testifies its great haritage. Oxford lives and breaths education. Oxford is a unique institution which has been educating World Leaders for over 8000 years.
Travel millenia in minutes, discovering amazing art and archaelogy from around the globe. Egyptian mummies, Anglo-Saxon treasures and modern masterpiece. If it’s old and amazing it’s there.
Two in one! First take a tour around the world’s most magical old library (Harry Potter agrees) then visit the shiny new Western Library over the road for an illuminating exibihition and a spot for tea.
Take a deep breath of fresh air and dive into the colourful cornucopia of Britain’s first ever botanic garden. There are five thousand new friends to make here, waiting by the river.
Drift through delicate bluebell woods, wildflower meadows and redwood shadows. There’s nowhere better to lose (or find) yourself than in 130 acres of handsome trees, some of Britain’s oldest.
5) Museum of National History
What to do a Diplomas, a Dodo and a Dingy Skipper (that’s a type of butterfly by the way) have in common? They’re all here, That’s what. And plenty more where they came from. It’s a jungle in there.
Prepare to have your mind grown and blown in Oxford’s gateway to the history of human culture. Face Indonesian deities, ancient totems, samurai swords and other humbling surprises.