Things to do in Oxford

Modern Art Oxford

If you want a cutting edge day out to see fantastic modern art, this gallery is the place for you. Extend your horizons and enjoy some unique art after your stay at Milton Hill House. Its a breath of fresh air and a chance to experience something truly different. A trip to Modern Art Oxford is a must if you’re visiting this fantastic city.

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Bodleian Library

A visit to the Bodleian Library is a must if you’re visiting Oxford. It forms part of the university itself in a group of striking buildings. You can discover and explore these buildings all for free. There is availability to get different tickets which give you access to some of the further buildings such as The Divinity School. A fantastic day out to learn about the university’s incredible history.

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University Parks

University Parks is a stunning trip on a sunny day. Enjoy 70 acres of beautiful parkland right in the centre of the city. Enjoy a walk, a picnic, and plenty of space for sports games so is the perfect day out for a family. You may even see a game of Quidditch! A stay at Milton Hill House is not complete without a trip to University Parks.

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Ashmolean Museum

If you’re staying in Oxford and want a free day out, the Ashmolean Museum is for you. Submerse yourself in history as you explore art and archaeology that dates back half a million years. It truly is a fascinating place and fun for all ages. Enjoy Egyptian mummies and Uccello’s masterpiece, all under one roof.

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University Church of St Mary the Virgin

A stay in Oxford isn’t complete without a visit to University Church of St Mary the Virgin. It’s one of Oxfords most popular buildings, having been built in Anglo Saxon times. It was then used as the very first university buildings in the early days of the Uni. Visit the top of the 13th-century tower and you will never forget the view of the city.

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Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Oxford University Museum of Natural History is a must-do visit for a stay in Oxford. Enjoy a luxurious night in Milton Hill House followed by a trip inside this neo-gothic building. The architecture is truly incredible and there’s plenty to look at. Become captivated by geological and zoological specimens and there’s plenty to keep you and your family busy all day.

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Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace is definitely worth a visit if you’re in Oxford. After your stay at Milton Hill House, explore this incredible country house in Woodstock. Here resides the Dukes of Marlborough so you can feel truly regal upon visiting. Blenheim Palace is the only palace which is non-royal and non-episcopal so is quite the anomaly. Don’t miss out on this incredible experience.

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Pitt Rivers Museum

A stay at Milton Hill House is not complete without a visit to Pitt Rivers Museum. It is world-famous for its exploration of archaeology and ethnography and here you can learn and discover. It’s famous for featuring some shrunken heads as well as half a million other amazing exhibits. Best of all, entry to this attraction is free so it would be silly to miss it.

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Oxford Botanic Gardens & Arboretum

If you are staying ar Milton Hill House, you must stop at the Oxford Botanic Gardens & Arboretum. It’s the oldest botanic garden in the UK and has beautiful sites for you and all the family. Escape into the 130 acres of woodland and enjoy the stunning venues. The glasshouse has more than 6,000 types of plants, so you simply can’t miss it.

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Oxford University Walking Tour

If you are a Harry Potter fan, the Oxford University Walking Tour is a vital stop in Oxford. Enjoy a detailed look at the Harry Potter film site and the Bodleian Library on this two-hour tour. Discover student life and learn about many of the famous sites of the University such as Trinity College, Radcliff Camera and University Church of St Mary.

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