Oxford

The City of Dreaming Spires is famous the world over for its ancient university, a centre of learning for over 800 years. Visit the Bodleian Library (with ‘Europe’s most beautiful room’), explore some of Oxford’s 38 colleges with their elegant gardens and chapels, have a drink in the pub where J.R.R. Tolkein and C.S. Lewis debated or take a civilised punt along the River Cherwell.
Worcester College

Your essential guide to Oxford

The university city in southeast England is easy to explore on foot and is a hub of museums, galleries and historic buildings 

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Beautiful photos of Oxford

With its prestigious university, established in the 12th century, and the city’s medieval centre, Oxford’s architecture led poet Matthew Arnold to nickname it the City of Dreaming Spires. Here are some of our favourite spots.