With records dating back over 1000 years, Oxford is an internationally-recognised city which is visited and adored by many from around the world. It’s most notable landmark by far is the university, first mentioned around the 12th century and home to around 20,000 students. Its picturesque parks and historic streets have been portrayed in movies, literature and artwork for generations.
Today, whilst it maintains its historic past, the city of Oxford is a diverse and vibrant hub for music, food, film and literature. If you’re looking for a shopping spree on your trip, then a visit to the Westgate Centre is absolutely necessary, located in the heart of the city.
Due to having such a high student population and influence, Oxford has an exciting nightlife with many stylish bars and bustling nightclubs to choose from on your group night out. If you’re looking for a more relaxed and cultured experience, then there are numerous traditional English pubs and inns that might take your fancy like The Eagle and Child, the regular watering hole for C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien.