5-Day England City Break in Oxford

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Embark on a memorable 5-day city break in Oxford, England!

Experience the ultimate Oxford city break with this perfectly planned holiday package. This trip includes 4 nights in Oxford at one of the best hotels in the city. Let us take care of the details so you can fully enjoy all the attractions and activities the city has to offer. Whether you're seeking to discover the rich cultural heritage of Oxford or indulge in its delicious culinary scene, this holiday package has got you covered.

The home for your 5-day holiday in Oxford will be one of the city’s best hotels. You’ll choose from a great selection of places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown Oxford, close to many of the top attractions and best restaurants in the city. Oxford offers excellent hotels for every budget, ensuring travelers a fantastic city break. You can rest assured that we will always recommend the best available places to stay in the city.

During your vacation in Oxford, you'll get the chance to experience some of the best things to see and do in the city. Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Covered Market, and Oxford Castle are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you’ll find on your carefully planned travel itinerary.

Maximize your holiday experience in Oxford by customizing each day with exciting tours and tickets. Whether you're tracing the footsteps of history through iconic landmarks, savoring the rich flavors of England's traditional cuisine, or uncovering the city's best-kept secrets on guided tours, Oxford promises an adventure tailored to every traveler's passion. With a diverse selection of immersive experiences to choose from, your time in Oxford is sure to be anything but ordinary.

Between sightseeing and activities, you will enjoy plenty of time to wander through Oxford's best shopping streets and markets. Let the unique souvenirs you find serve as fond reminders of your city break in England.

This travel plan is designed to include everything you need to experience the best of Oxford. By booking this vacation package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your city break and jump straight to enjoying it. Let the experts take care of the details so you can relax and make the most of your time in England.

To make sure the city break is fully tailored to your interests and preferences, you can easily customize each day of your journey. Our intuitive trip planning puts you in control, ensuring that every moment in Oxford reflects your unique travel style.

Book with us to get an expertly curated step-by-step travel itinerary and access to 24/7 personal travel support before, during, and after your city break in Oxford.

The best hotels, flights, activities, and tours in Oxford fill up quickly, so it's advisable to book your holiday package in advance. Select a date and start planning your city break in Oxford as early as today. Join us and discover the enchanting beauty of Oxford, England!

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Photo of the Natural History Museum of the University of Oxford, United Kingdom.Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Photo of the inside of the Covered Market, Oxford, UK.Covered Market
Photo of Fortification wall and entrance of the Oxford castle in Oxford, United Kingdom.Oxford Castle
Photo of Path and plantation University of Oxford botanic gardens, UK.University of Oxford Botanic Garden
Photo of building at Christ Church College, Oxford, England.Christ Church Meadow
Photo of beautiful Architecture of Tom Tower of Christ Church at Oxford University in Oxford , United Kingdom.Christ Church Cathedral
Carfax TowerCarfax Tower
Photo of beautiful landscape of Port Meadow in Oxford, England.Port Meadow
University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford, Oxfordshire, South East England, England, United KingdomUniversity Church of St Mary the Virgin
South Park
Bury Knowle Park
The Sheldonian TheatreThe Sheldonian Theatre
Christ ChurchChrist Church
Martyrs' Memorial, Oxford, Oxfordshire, South East England, England, United KingdomMartyrs' Memorial
Magdalen College
Merton CollegeMerton College


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Day 1

Day 1 – Oxford - arrival day

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  • Martyrs' Memorial
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Your exciting city break begins as soon as you arrive in the beautiful city of Oxford. You’ll stay in Oxford for 4 nights.

Kick off the day at Martyrs' Memorial, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This memorial is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 593 reviews.

When the afternoon arrives, make your way to the hotel of your choice in downtown Oxford. Check-in at hotels in England normally starts around 2 to 3 PM. Each accommodation option in Oxford offers a unique blend of comfort and style in addition to prime access to the city’s top attractions.

When you’re ready to eat, treat yourself to a nice meal at a top-rated restaurant in the city.

Reserve a table at Antep Kitchen, a renowned restaurant in Oxford. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,520 guests.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Turf Tavern. This famous bar in Oxford has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,465 customers.

This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance.

Celebrate the start of your 5-day city break in Oxford with a toast!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Oxford

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  • Carfax Tower
  • Covered Market
  • University Church of St Mary the Virgin
  • The Sheldonian Theatre
  • Oxford University Museum of Natural History
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Wake up to day 2 of your vacation in Oxford. With 3 nights left, you'll have ample time to explore and savor all Oxford has to offer.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Carfax Tower. This steeple is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 2,639 reviews.

Next up, make your way to The Covered Market. This market hall has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 9,506 reviews.

When you’re ready for your next sight of the day, continue to University Church of St Mary the Virgin. This university church has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,335 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit The Sheldonian Theatre. This theater is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,050 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Oxford University Museum of Natural History. This natural history museum is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 10,413 visitors.

To immerse yourself in more memorable moments in Oxford, check out the best-rated tours the region offers. You can discover and choose from all of the top-rated activities you can do on this day in Oxford below.

You have plenty of options for restaurants and bars in Oxford. So when you’re hungry or need a break from exploring, all you have to do is take your pick.

Make sure to reserve a table at Browns Oxford, an iconic dining spot in Oxford. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 1,886 satisfied guests.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned The Bear Inn, Oxford, a must-visit hotspot in the city of Oxford. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, backed by 1,606 delighted customers.

No matter where in Oxford you end up, an amazing evening of relaxation and enjoyment is guaranteed.

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Day 3

Day 3 – Oxford

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  • Christ Church Meadow
  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Christ Church
  • Oxford Castle
  • Port Meadow
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As day 3 dawns in Oxford, embark on another day of exploration and adventure. Discover the city's vibrant culture, delicious cuisine, and captivating sights at your own pace. With 2 nights left, the possibilities for discovery are endless.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Christ Church Meadow. This geographical feature is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Oxford, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,079 visitors.

Christ Church Cathedral is another popular place of interest you can visit today. The average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,646 reviews gives you an idea of other visitors’ experience at this attraction.

If it’s still bright and early, make your way to Christ Church. Visitors have rated this university an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,014 reviews.

Oxford Castle & Prison is another unique site you can experience today. This attraction is a castle rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 6,316 reviews.

Make your way to the fantastic Port Meadow, perhaps the most famous meadow in Oxford. This attraction is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,384 travelers.

Your discoveries in Oxford do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Oxford on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

After a long day of sightseeing, try one of the best restaurants in Oxford.

Treat yourself to a delightful dining experience at Thaikhun while you’re in Oxford. Famous for its lovely menu and mouthwatering dishes, it has captivated around 1,771 diners, earning it an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to The Old Bookbinders Ale House, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, The Old Bookbinders Ale House has charmed many with its 4.6 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 892 happy guests.

Wind down and recharge for tomorrow's escapades in Oxford, England. With each day comes new experiences to cherish and enjoy.

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Day 4

Day 4 – Oxford

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  • Bury Knowle Park
  • South Park
  • University of Oxford Botanic Garden
  • Magdalen College
  • Merton College
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On day 4 of your fun city break in Oxford, you’ll experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city. You now have 1 night left in Oxford.

Kick off the day at Bury Knowle Park, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,232 reviews.

Today is also your chance to visit South Park. South Park is a park with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,824 reviews.

Oxford Botanic Garden is another top attraction we highly recommend you visit today. This botanical garden is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,646 visitors.

Beyond the attractions mentioned above, you also have the opportunity to visit Magdalen College. This university is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 347 visitors.

Lastly, don’t miss out on Merton College, a famous university in Oxford. This attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 108 travelers.

You can learn more about Oxford today by going on a tour. Oxford offers many top-rated tours and unique experiences that will inspire you. You can browse and select your favorites below.

After a full day of exploring, we recommend you try one of the best places to eat in Oxford. Enjoy the local flavors, unwind, and reflect on the day's adventures.

Plan ahead and secure a table at Cherwell Boathouse Restaurant, an acclaimed dining establishment in Oxford. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,296 satisfied guests.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at The Coconut Tree Oxford, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. The Coconut Tree Oxford boasts an impressive 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 823 customers.

Savor the memories of an amazing day in Oxford, England!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Oxford - departure day

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Your city break in Oxford is coming to an end, and it's soon time to say goodbye to the city. Before you leave, make sure to capture a few last moments to cherish your rejuvenating vacation in England.

Depending on how much time you have to spare on your departure day, you may want to do some last-minute shopping or sightseeing. Downtown Oxford offers excellent shopping opportunities and is the perfect place to browse for souvenirs and gifts to bring home. Take a walk and discover unique items you can purchase to remind you of your city break in Oxford.

If you would rather go for some last-minute sightseeing, the remarkable Folly Bridge is an attraction you could visit today. This deck arch bridge has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 428 visitors.

Before you conclude your city break in Oxford, drop by a top-rated restaurant for your last chance at a memorable dining experience in the city. Savor the destination's vibrant atmosphere over a delicious meal.

If you look forward to a delicious meal, consider a top-rated restaurant like George & Danver. This restaurant is rated at an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 995 customers.

As you conclude your city break in Oxford, treasure the memories you've made. May they accompany you on your journey homeward while carefully planned travel arrangements ensure your safe return. It's time to say, "See you later, Oxford!" and travel onwards.

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