Famous for being the home of the University of Oxford, the city of Oxford is bustling with life, historical architecture, and good fun for visitors. While the famous colleges are the main features in Oxford, there are also fascinating museums to keep everyone happy. Punting is also a favorite activity on the River Thames! There are lots of shopping streets, offering well-known brands, art galleries, antique shops and tea rooms. In addition, the Oxford Covered Market is a favorite spot. Dining in Oxford is also impressive, with everything from coffee shops to fine dining experiences. Whether visitors are looking for English chip shops or high tea, they can find it in Oxford.
One of the favorite things to do is visit the University of Oxford, with the world famous colleges boasting incredible architecture. This includes Christ Church, which is the biggest on campus and was built in 1525. In fact, a lot of the British prime ministers in the past have been alumni! There is also the New College, Merton College, and Magdalen College that are worth seeing. In addition, Oxford is home to the oldest botanical garden in the UK. The Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum is a peaceful place to escape the city for a little while and enjoy the colorful plants. There are some fantastic museums in Oxford, which include the Pitt Rivers Museum and the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.
While Oxford is a popular destination all year round, for good weather, the summer is the best time to visit.
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