Visiting Oxford: Places to See and Things to Do

Oxford is a beautiful historical city and offers activities and views for everyone. Plan your trip to Oxford and prepare for the things to see and do while you there.

Things to Do in Oxford

Shops to See in Oxford: Blackwell's Bookshop. A Massive Historical Store. Image courtesy of Chuca Cimas.

Blackwell’s Bookshop

Blackwell’s Bookshop first opened its doors in 1879, on Broad Street, Oxford. They have been trading continuously from there ever since. The History of Blackwell’s

Read More »
Oxford Playhouse - Oxford Theatres

Oxford Playhouse

Oxford Playhouse is an independent theatre in Beaumont Street, Oxford. It was designed by Edward Maufe and F. G. M. Chancellor. Oxford Playhouse has been

Read More »
Oxford Burton Taylor Studio

Burton Taylor Studio

The Burton Taylor Studio presents and produces a wide range of live performances. They have a 50-seat stage for students and professionals. The studio hosts

Read More »
Oxford's Covered Market

The Covered Market

The Covered Market is a gorgeous historic market in a large covered structure. It has several shops and permanent stalls and is located in the

Read More »

Oxford University Colleges

Oxford Worcester College. Image courtesy of Dave_S.

Worcester College

A constituent college of the University of Oxford in England, Worcester College was founded in 1714 by Sir Thomas Cookes, whose coat of arms the college adopted. Gloucester College existed

Oxford University: Wolfson College. Image courtesy of Iqbal Aalam.

Wolfson College

Wolfson College is an all-graduate college affiliated with the University of Oxford in England, located near the River Cherwell in north Oxford. Wolfson has over

Oxford University: Wadham College. Image courtesy of Andrew Gray.

Wadham College

Wadham College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. It is located in the center of Oxford, at the intersection of

Oxford University Libraries

Oxford University - Angus Library and Archive. Image courtesy of Wikipedia.

Angus Library and Archive

The over 70,000 items from the Angus Library and Archive are devoted to the history of the Baptist movement from 1612. The library is located

Oxford University - Vere Hamsworth Library. Image courtesy of Wikipedia.

Vere Hamsworth Library

The Vere Harmsworth Library is part of the Bodleian Libraries and houses a collection relating to the history of the United States. Where is the

Oxford University - Taylor Institution Library. Image courtesy of Lizzlebob.

Taylor Institution Library

The Taylor Institution Library (or the Taylorian) is Oxford University’s centre for the study of Modern European languages and literatures. Where is the Taylor Institution