Oxford’s bars and restaurants are some of the most buzzing places around. Visit the Cowley Road area and George Street for great pubs and live music venues. For cocktails and high-end restaurants, head north-west to the Jericho area. Some of the most popular places for a good night in the town are The Bridge Bar and Club, Quod Brasserie & Bar, Port Mahon, and the Jericho Tavern.
The best way to reach Oxford is by train from Heathrow via London, and from Gatwick via Reading. If you are arriving from London Stansted Airport, take the Stansted Express to Liverpool Street, and then get on the tube to Paddington/Marylebone to catch direct trains to Oxford.
Since most Oxford tourist sites are within walking distance, visitors can choose to explore the area on foot. Oxford also has an efficient and well-connected local bus service, with the main station located at Gloucester Green. Driving around Oxford can get tricky since most of the roads are one-way. However, visitors could choose to use the Park & Ride system available here. There’s an option to hire cars and bicycles to get around Oxford.
If you are looking to visit during warm weather, the best months are June to August. The weather is pleasant and it does not rain or snow like the rest of the year.
For short getaways, you can choose from scenic cities and towns like Reading, Milton Keynes, Camberley, and Coventry. Oxford is also close to cities such as London, Birmingham, Southampton, Bristol, Leicester, and Wolverhampton.
The best place for shopping in Oxford is the lively Cornmarket Street, popularly known as the “Corn”. You can find numerous department stores and big-brand stores at the Corn. Tourists can also visit the Corn’s Golden Cross arcade for craft and jewelry stores. If you are looking for food shops, the Covered Market is a good place to find a variety of retailers.
You can book an OYO Hotel in Oxford for around £35-55 per night. You could also avail of additional discounts and offers.
OYO Hotels in Oxford in are stylishly decorated with plush furniture and several amenities, including spacious rooms, attached bathrooms, in-house restaurants, free wifi, coffee/tea maker, air conditioning, TV, fresh linen, gardens/backyards, iron, hairdryer, open terrace, and private entrances. The OYO hotels in Oxford also come with facilities such as card payment options, CCTV cameras, parking areas, first aid, daily housekeeping, fire safety equipment, luggage assistance, bars, and seating areas.