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Oxford, “The City of Dreaming Spires”, is famous the world over for its University and place in history. For over 800 years, it has been a home to royalty and scholars. Since the 9th century Oxford has been an established town. Oxford has many faces. From the exquisiteness of Oxford’s town architecture, to the buzzing party life that is Cowley Road. Whether you’re visiting for business or pleasure you will find a wide range of hotels, guesthouses, apartments and self-catering accommodation. With its mix of ancient and modern, there is plenty for both the resident and tourist to do including:

Arts & Culture – Oxford boasts a wealth of cultural attractions including as theatres, cinemas, museums and architecture. The ancient buildings of Oxford’s famous university create a wonderful atmosphere throughout this beautiful city.

Outdoor Life – There are many parks for picnics, walks or a place to relax in the riverside city of Oxford. One minute you can be walking within the bustle of the town, and before you know it you are in the quiet country. There are a number of sports centres around the city which offer sports such as basketball, swimming, badminton and volleyball.

ShoppingThe main shopping centres in Oxford are the Clarendon and Westgate Shopping Centres in the centre of town. You can find all the usual UK high street stores here. For something a little different, head down to The Golden Cross Arcade. A picturesque arcade of cafes and shops which leads to the famous Covered Market where you can find lots of independent cafes, fashion and food shops.

Nightlife - Oxford has many excellent cafes and restaurants. If you are looking for a real ale and friendly welcome there are a selection of quiet country pubs and traditional inns, as well as more lively late night bars in and around Oxford. You can also catch musicals, opera, live music and stand-up comedy at the New Theatre or a film at the Odeon, Phoenix, Picture Palace or VUE cinema.

Obviously if you like Oxford you might even look to stay in the area. There are many places to rent property in Oxford in or around this famous city.

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