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Oxford University Parks

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Escape to the country

The parks in Oxford University are great relaxing places to study and chill in. They offer an... read more

Reviewed today
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Hidden Gem

This is a lovely park. I went yesterday for the Alzheimer's Memory walk. I haven't been to this... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Oxford, United Kingdom
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South Lodge South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3RF, England
+44 1865 282040
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Reviewed today

The parks in Oxford University are great relaxing places to study and chill in. They offer an escape from the urban landscapes and give a real sense of being in the countryside. The park just in front of Christ Church has a community of cows...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is a lovely park. I went yesterday for the Alzheimer's Memory walk. I haven't been to this park before but will definitely go avain. It's beautiful. Very big for a city park. It was exclusively for Oxford University use in the old days. They...More

Thank 445essexgirl
Reviewed 17 September 2018

A lovely park for wandering in.. you can hear cricket being played here in the summer and often see the colleges playing rugby in the winter. Beautiful for a stroll if you have a few hours to waste. No childrens playground.

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This is a peaceful park, away from the tourist groups, and much larger than you would expect for its location. If you walk far enough you reach the Cherwell river, one of the side arms of the Thames. There is a cricket ground, so with...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Great walks, loads of grass to play on, walk along the side of the river Cherwell watching the punts and watercraft, sit by the duck pond and feed the wild fowl, with proper wildfowl food of course. Relax and enjoy at any time of year.

Thank Glynn C
Reviewed 2 August 2018

With so many folks in and around Oxford city center it was nice to find a serene place to relax. Oxford City Parks are beautiful and gigantic which means you can always find a space for yourself. Highly recommend!

Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Beautiful walks all around this park with connections to all areas. Meadows with cows so close to the walks and river,so peaceful and all the beautiful old buildings of the University.

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Normally an Oasis of calm in north Oxford, but if you are lucky there at be a cricket match in progress for entertainment. Looks a bit brown at the moment.

Thank JRMaddog
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Huge park. Always lots going on and it’s a great place to go running, play sport and hang out with friends. So peaceful but so convenient and accessible from the city.

Thank Sam E
Reviewed 19 June 2018

You can't really beat University Parks in Oxford. It's a huge park with beatiful walks all the way around as well as connections to other parks in the area so you can walk to Headington or walk around Wolfson College's nature areas. If you take...More

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Jun T
14 July 2017|
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Response from M J | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry for the delay but been really busy with work. The answer is not in the winter as most boat trips etc are shut down.