Oxford University and Beyond: A 5-Day Journey Through History and Culture Itinerary
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A Historic Introduction to Oxford
Oxford Itinerary - February 24
Morning. Begin your Oxford adventure with a guided Oxford University and City Walking Tour with Alumni Guide. Immerse yourself in the rich history and traditions of the university as you explore the iconic University of Oxford, Christ Church College, and the historic Bodleian Library.
Afternoon. For lunch, savor the elegant ambiance and delicious French cuisine at Brasserie Blanc. Afterward, take a leisurely stroll through the Oxford Botanic Garden, the oldest botanic garden in Britain, and enjoy the serene natural beauty.
Evening. Dine at The Perch, a charming riverside restaurant with a menu featuring locally sourced ingredients. After dinner, take a twilight Oxford City Twilight Ghost Tour to uncover the city's mysterious and haunted past.
Morning. Embark on a magical journey with the Oxford Harry Potter Tour with Divinity School Entry. Explore the real-life locations that inspired the Harry Potter films, including the stunning Divinity School.
Afternoon. Enjoy a delightful afternoon tea with river views at The Folly Restaurant. Post-tea, visit the majestic Blenheim Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and immerse yourself in its grandeur and history.
Evening. Experience the vibrant atmosphere of Turtle Bay Oxford, where you can indulge in Caribbean-inspired cuisine and exotic cocktails. Afterward, take a relaxing walk along the river or enjoy a drink at one of the nearby bars.
Morning. Venture out of Oxford on the From Oxford Cotswolds Towns and Villages Small Group Tour. Explore the picturesque Cotswolds, visiting charming towns and villages, and soaking in the idyllic countryside.
Afternoon. Return to Oxford and have a sumptuous lunch at The Ivy Oxford Brasserie, known for its sophisticated dining experience. Spend the rest of the afternoon shopping at Bicester Village, a luxury shopping destination with renowned brands.
Evening. Dine at The Alchemist Oxford, a unique and theatrical dining experience with a menu of innovative cocktails and dishes. Afterward, enjoy the evening entertainment at The Varsity Club, offering panoramic views of the city.
Morning. Start your day with a visit to the Ashmolean Museum, the world's first university museum. Explore its diverse collections, from art and archaeology to the history of science and more.
Afternoon. Enjoy a leisurely lunch at Quod Restaurant & Bar, located in the historic Old Bank Hotel. Afterward, take a self-guided tour of the City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour to discover the city's landmarks at your own pace.
Evening. Dine at The Lighthouse, a contemporary restaurant with a focus on fresh, local seafood. Cap off the evening with a visit to the Oxford City Walking Tour and Carfax Tower Entry Ticket, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the city.
Morning. Conclude your Oxford journey with a visit to the Oxford Covered Market, a historic market with a wide range of shops and eateries. Enjoy breakfast at one of the market's cafes before exploring the market's unique offerings.
Afternoon. For your final lunch in Oxford, head to The White Rabbit, a gastropub known for its creative dishes and extensive beer selection. Afterward, take a guided tour of the Oxford Castle and Prison to learn about the city's dark and fascinating history.
Evening. Reflect on your time in Oxford over a memorable dinner at The Trout Inn, a traditional English pub with a riverside setting. As the sun sets, raise a glass to the end of a wonderful journey through this historic city.
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