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worth visiting??

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worth visiting??

Thinking of going away for easter with my fiance......went to york a couple of years ago which was lovely and am looking for something similar. Just for a relaxing break, nice food drink and a bit of sightseeing. Does Oxford fit the bill??? Thanks in advance!!

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1. Re: worth visiting??

Outstanding free museums like the Pitt-Rivers and the Ashmolean, beautiful architecture, Christ Church meadow and the Thames, pubs like the Royal Oak, Turf Tavern, Lamb and Flag.....definitely yes. In fact, why not just accept a Yes then follow it up with a browse through a guidebook.

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I think so but I am biased. As well as all of the above we have lots of lovely colleges to look around. We have stunning buildings such as the Radcliffe Camera with nice little cafe's around them such as The Vaults. The covered market is interesting and we also have the University Parks.

As Henneth says research it a little either with a guidebook or on line.

Edited: 09 February 2014, 16:02
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Worth visiting? Absolutely.

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Many thanks guys!!

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Oxford is probably a must see, but you could do it as a day or short weekend from Bristol. Why not consider somewhere further afield for a bank holiday? You've already mentioned Norwich, and I added Canterbury, but there are lots more beautiful and historic towns with great restaurants etc that would make a good long weekend from Bristol. Chester springs to mind.

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Definitely Chester. If you enjoyed York then you'll like Chester too

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Yes Oxford fits the bill!

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Oxford is a beautiful city and I prefer it to Chester although that has its merits too.

Apart from the city attractions in Oxford, don't forget Blenheim Palace is not far away or take a trip into the Cotswolds to ring the changes.

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9. Re: worth visiting??

Or perhaps Norwich.....

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and don't forget Bicester for shopping!