Most visitors to Oxford start by dropping in to the Oxford Tourist Information office. Another popular way to get familiar with the city is to take either a walking tour or a bus tour. The main operator of bus tours in oxford is Oxford city sightseeing which also operates similar services in many other cities around the world. If you would like to try something a little different there is also a ghost tour in oxford - more info at www.ghosttrail.org. There is also a free walking tour provided by footprints tours which you will not hear about at the Oxford Tourist Information office as they only recommend tours run by the county council - For details see the links below.
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The Blenheim Palace Festival of Transport
(Mon 28th Aug, 2017)
This year all the vehicle shows will be held across the August Bank Holiday weekend creating the ultimate 'Festival of Transport'
St Giles Fair at St Giles
(Sat 02nd Sep, 2017)
The fair comes to St Giles for two days, lots of stalls and fair ground rides.
Oxford Open Doors
(Sun 10th Sep, 2017)
Oxford opens its doors for free! Over 150 venues and events for visitors including colleges and museums.