Escape the Everyday in Oxfordshire

Escape the Everyday in Oxfordshire! Our beautiful county offers countless experiences, heritage, culture, entertainment and delicious food and is the perfect destination for a group of friends, families and solo travellers to #EscapeTheEveryday!

Visit Oxford and Escape The Everyday in the city, on it’s waterways, in the countryside or with an Oxfordshire Experience. Don’t forget to share your experiences and how you plan to #EscapeTheEveryday and #ExperienceOxfordshire.

Getting around Oxford – Accessibility and Disability information – Oxford is one of the worlds most beautiful cities and is there for everyone to enjoy including disabled travellers and those with access needs. There is plenty of advice and guidance on our website and on the Oxford City website including details of disability organisations locally and internationally.

Places to stay – Oxfordshire has a wide variety of places to stay. Whether you are looking for a luxury boutique hotel, a country house retreat, a short-let apartment or a cosy bed and breakfast, it has it all. Discover more on our accommodation pages. 

Start your Oxfordshire experience with a tour of Oxford! Experience Oxford by foot on an Oxford Official Walking Tour or hop on Oxford’s red City Sightseeing Bus to see the city of dreaming spires from a different perspective!

Experience shopping at the historic Oxford Covered Market, home to independent shops and cafes or enjoy a beautiful view over the city at Westgate shopping centre, home to the most popular high street brands, a cinema and contemporary restaurants and bars!

Then experience the history and heritage of Oxford in one of the city museums, travel back in time at the ancient Oxford Castle & Prison and relax with a walk at the stunning Oxford Botanic Garden.

Make it a weekend and book a night at the Courtyard by Marriott Oxford City Centre and take in the stunning views of Oxford Castle from the rooftop terrace. Nestled in the heart of the Oxford city centre, it provides easy access to many local attractions.

Escape to the beautiful Oxfordshire waterways! Oxfordshire waterways are the perfect place where to spend a sunny day with the all family away from the hustle and bustle of the city!

Take a walk or rent a bike to cycle along its picturesque canals and locks, relax while punting along the river at The Cherwell Boathouse or get on board of an Oxford River Cruises boat and sail along the Thames!

Escape to the Oxfordshire Countryside! Take a walk along the hills of Wittenham Clumps and visit the picturesque town of Dorchester, meet the lovely farm animals at Fairytale Farm and have fun finding your way through the maze at the magnificent Blenheim palace and gardens.

Do you want to explore the Oxfordshire Cotswolds?

Take a guided bus tour with Go Cotswolds to explore the countryside and its picturesque villages!

Oxfordshire is the perfect place to experience something new!

Are you a fan of gin? Take a tour of the Oxford Artisan Distillery, the ancient city’s first distillery!

Treat yourself with a traditional afternoon tea at the Bear Hotel in Woodstock, at the edge of the Cotswolds and experience being a VIP at the luxurious Bicester Village, a must for all shopaholics!

Experiencing Oxfordshire with your little ones? Hop on board a steam train at Didcot Railway Centre or visit the crocodiles at Crocodiles of the World, they’ll love it!