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)
The 2016 Festival takes place between Friday 17th June and Saturday 2nd July. Now in its eighth year, Oxford Festival of the Arts is a two-week celebration of culture and the arts in venues throughout Oxford, opening on 17th … [Read more...] about Oxford Festival of the Arts – 17th June to 2nd July 2016
Filming has already started in Oxford for Series 4 of the successful detective drama Endeavour, the prequel to Inspector Morse, which will return to TV soon. Indeed the cameras were rolling in the Radcliffe Square, in the … [Read more...] about Inspector Morse, Inspector Barnaby & the Earl of Grantham; all within a stone’s throw of Oxford.
The racing takes place on the Isis, a length of the River Thames from Folly Bridge to Iffley Lock. For each race thirteen boats line up at the downstream end of the stretch. The start of racing is signalled by the firing of a … [Read more...] about Summer Eights – Oxford’s intercollegiate rowing event of the year.
The Thames Path can be walked from its source in Gloucestershire (actual location is disputed) to the Thames Barrier in London & beyond, some 190 miles. All of the following info relates to the part of the Thames Path … [Read more...] about The Thames Path – Oxford