Oxford University Colleges and Campus



Oxford University is famous the world over and is one of the main attractions for those visiting Oxford. One thing to understand is that there is not one central campus to look around, the University is split into a number of colleges that are spread across the city (see our Oxford University College Map). Another important thing to be aware of is that the colleges are not open to the public all the time and each college has different opening hours so if you want to see a particular college or building it is advisable to check in advance whether it will be open. There are also charges for each college.

One of the most popular colleges with visitors is Christ Church (please see our video above of the outside and adjacent Christchurch meadows!). It has a spectacular dinning hall which was used in the Harry Potter films and also spectacular grounds and buildings. What ever you decide to see why not use the information on this site to research your day in advance?

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May Day Celebrations 6am
(Thu 01st May, 2014)

Spectators gather in their thousands to hear the choir of Magdalen College sing in the new May dawn from the top of their chapel tower.


Oxford Town & Gown 10K
(Sat 10th May, 2014)

Voted as one of the best road races in the UK, the Oxford Town & Gown is a fast and unique course which allows you to pace the closed streets of Oxford city centre, passing historic buildings and ending in the beautiful University parks.


Bike Blenheim
(Mon 18th Aug, 2014)

Blenheim Palace opens its World Heritage Site Park to cyclists for the third time on Sunday 3rd October 2010.