Oxford, The City of Dreaming Spires, is famous all over the world for its University and place in history. For over 800 years, it has been a home to royalty and scholars, and since the 9th century an established town, although people are known to have lived in the area for thousands of years.
Oxford and Oxfordshire make an excellent destination ... Explore Oxfordshire’s varied landscape, visitor attractions and rural heritage or experience walking trails and cycling routes which show you all the hidden treasures here.
Renowned for its history and heritage, exquisite architecture, and ancient University, Oxford sits at the very heart of this rural county.
It’s easy to visit Oxfordshire; Oxford is just 50 minutes from central London by train or 90 minutes by frequent bus services. Once here, you can visit much of Oxfordshire by public transport including many of the county’s picturesque towns and villages.
Cambridge is located about 60 miles (100 Km) from London. Its university was founded in the twelfth century by disaffected academics from Oxford University. The oldest building from that time is in St John’s College but the oldest surviving college is Peterhouse. Cambridge and Oxford are similar distances from London: Oxford lies to the west and Cambridge to the north.
Cambridge a city for all seasons...
Be inspired by the many beautiful museums and art galleries. Admire the beautiful architecture and majestic college buildings.
Explore quaint passages set around the historic market place and colleges, where a unique and relaxing shopping experience can be found. Here a blend of independent shops is mingled with high street brands.
Relax in the many beautiful pubs, restaurants and cafes....
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