Oxford continues on the path to normality – slow but steady. Great to see the Ashmolean open again with its YOUNG REMBRANDT exhibition. “Packed with both unfamiliar curiosities and rarely loaned glories” as quoted by: … [Read more...] about Ashmolean Museum – reopens 10th August 2020.
Oxford itself remains ‘quaintly’ quiet (with the exception, as you might expect, of the new Westgate Centre – glitzy shopping mall. The ageless Covered Market is open). Although Oxford University colleges and main … [Read more...] about Oxford is reopening – day by day there is more to see and do:
We look forward to welcoming you again at Oxfordbnb. As always we want to make your stay enjoyable; but now we also have to make it safe. So here’s the plan: Limited / Staged Opening - For July and maybe August we plan to … [Read more...] about Latest news at Oxfordbnb – we will be open again from 8th July 2020
CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK – The rules at present, following guidance given by GOV.UK, is our B&B can only provide accommodation to KEY WORKERS. Prior to booking please contact us to discuss what we offer at present. … [Read more...] about CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK
The first ever Battle Proms concert was in 1997 at Battle Abbey, Sussex; since 1997 the concert has turned into the biggest annual picnic concert in the UK. This amazing event has many attractions which will captivate and … [Read more...] about Blenheim Palace Battle Proms Concert.
Long awaited opening of the new ‘WESTGATE OXFORD’. Need some retail therapy? The wait is over, ‘WESTGATE’ Oxford’s take on the ultimate retail and lifestyle destination, is scheduled to open on Tuesday 24th October. With … [Read more...] about WESTGATE OXFORD
'Hop On Hop Off' - a great way to see Oxford. Now stops at the Redbridge Park & Ride; only 3 minutes by car from our B&B. How about this for a great day out: Walk from our B&B along the River Thames via … [Read more...] about Hop On Hop Off.
Why not try Oxfordbnb’s local selection of Pubs – A mixture of traditional, atmospheric, quaint, historic, & just simply enjoyable places to relax, have a drink, & enjoy a meal (at a ‘reasonable’ price). All can get … [Read more...] about An unrivalled ‘unique’ pastime – the ‘British Pub’.
A great day out about 1 hour car drive from Oxford. What a good year to visit Stratford-upon-Avon, 400 years on from 'The Bard's' death. Also possible to visit by train or bus; takes about 90 minutes (each way). So much to … [Read more...] about Stratford-upon-Avon – 400 years on from the death of Shakespeare.
The Ashmolean is the University of Oxford’s museum of art and archaeology, founded in 1683. World famous collections range from Egyptian mummies to contemporary art, telling human stories across cultures and across … [Read more...] about The Ashmolean – Museum of Art & Archaeology (University of Oxford)