Oxford Travel Guide

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Activities
Great Garden of New Place
New Place was Shakespeare's impressive townhouse where he died. Today, only the house's foundations are left and the rest the estate is preserved as the Great Garden. Take time to relax here, and let the bard's former surroundings inspire you.
  • 22 Chapel St
  • Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6EP United Kingdom

Great Garden of New Place

New Place was Shakespeare's impressive townhouse where he died. Today, only the house's foundations are left and the rest the estate is preserved as the Great Garden. Take time to relax here, and let the bard's former surroundings inspire you.
22 Chapel St Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Phone: +11 44-01789-292-325
Shakespearean Landmarks
Stratford-upon-Avon receives over 3 million visitors a year. They go for one main reason: to see the landmarks of Shakespeare's life including the home where Shakespeare was born, his wife's home and his final resting place.
  • Henley Street
  • Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6QW United Kingdom

Shakespearean Landmarks

Stratford-upon-Avon receives over 3 million visitors a year. They go for one main reason: to see the landmarks of Shakespeare's life including the home where Shakespeare was born, his wife's home and his final resting place.
Henley Street Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Phone: +11 44-1789-204-016
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
The company has been performing Shakespeare's works for more than 125 years. The plays come to life with great actors and a well-tuned army of artists and technicians behind the scenes. Guided tours are available.
  • Southern Lane
  • Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6BH United Kingdom

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

The company has been performing Shakespeare's works for more than 125 years. The plays come to life with great actors and a well-tuned army of artists and technicians behind the scenes. Guided tours are available.
Southern Lane Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Phone: +11 44-1789 403-444
Oxford University
Oxford University is made up of 39 colleges scattered throughout the city, each with its own chapel and bar. One of the largest and most esteemed colleges is Christ Church, whose main entrance served as inspiration for Hogwarts in Harry Potter.
  • Oxford, OX1, United Kingdom
  • Oxford, England OX1 United Kingdom

Oxford University

Oxford University is made up of 39 colleges scattered throughout the city, each with its own chapel and bar. One of the largest and most esteemed colleges is Christ Church, whose main entrance served as inspiration for Hogwarts in Harry Potter.
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Alice's Shop
Alice of Alice in Wonderland was a real girl, and the book is based on stories of her life in Oxford. In real life, Alice visited a shop regularly to buy her sweets. Today, Alice's Shop is a tiny wonderland-like store selling all things Alice.
  • 83 Saint Aldate's
  • Oxford, OX1 1RA United Kingdom

Alice's Shop

Alice of Alice in Wonderland was a real girl, and the book is based on stories of her life in Oxford. In real life, Alice visited a shop regularly to buy her sweets. Today, Alice's Shop is a tiny wonderland-like store selling all things Alice.
83 Saint Aldate's Oxford, United Kingdom
Phone: +11 44-1865-723-793
Punting in Oxford
A long-established way to spend a lazy afternoon in Oxford is to enjoy a slow, languid ride on a punt. A punt is a shallow, long boat propelled by a long pole. Anyone who has been punting has fallen in at least once.
  • Old House Ford, High Street
  • Oxford, England OX1 4AX United Kingdom

Punting in Oxford

A long-established way to spend a lazy afternoon in Oxford is to enjoy a slow, languid ride on a punt. A punt is a shallow, long boat propelled by a long pole. Anyone who has been punting has fallen in at least once.
Old House Ford, High Street Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Hotels
The Shakespeare
The Shakespeare is one of Stratford's favorite hotels, thanks to its convenient location, style and atmosphere. The architecture is Tudor style, and parts of the hotel date back to 1637. The comfortable rooms range from Englishy to modern.
  • Chapel Street
  • Welford-on-Avon, CV37 United Kingdom

The Shakespeare

The Shakespeare is one of Stratford's favorite hotels, thanks to its convenient location, style and atmosphere. The architecture is Tudor style, and parts of the hotel date back to 1637. The comfortable rooms range from Englishy to modern.
Chapel Street Welford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
Phone: +11 44-1780-294-997

Restaurants & Bars
The Dirty Duck
The Dirty Duck bar is known specifically as an actors' hangout. It's decorated with signed pictures of actors who have worked in the theaters over the years, and it's a great place to grab a drink before or after dinner.
  • Waterside
  • Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6BA United Kingdom

The Dirty Duck

The Dirty Duck bar is known specifically as an actors' hangout. It's decorated with signed pictures of actors who have worked in the theaters over the years, and it's a great place to grab a drink before or after dinner.
Waterside Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

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