Is Oxford Good for a day trip? Oxford is one of the UK’s most beautiful cities and it’s the perfect city to visit as a day trip from London. One day in Oxford is just enough time to get a flavour of what this wonderful city has to offer. There’s a great food scene, stunning architecture, and lots of places to explore on an Oxford day trip.
How do I plan a day trip to Oxford?
- Take a walking tour. One thing Jess and I did this time round that was different to my previous visits was to take an official walking tour.
- Visit the University Colleges.
- Go Punting.
- Imbibe a Beverage.
- Visit Oxford Castle.
- Climb the University Church.
How long do you need to see Oxford? How many days do you need in Oxford? It is possible to see the main sights and attractions of Oxford in a day but if you are an art or history lover we recommend 2 days to fully explore the cities museums and colleges. Oxford is also a great base for further exploration of Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds by car or tour.
What to do with a few hours in Oxford? Take a stroll through the Botanic Gardens. Exit the Botanic Gardens onto High Street and cross over to Magdalen College. Take a stroll through the cloisters, pass the deer park and walk along Addison’s Walk. Exit Magdalen College and turn right on the High and follow this to Catte Street on your right.