Summer in Oxford

This summer, make every moment count with a well-deserved city break.

Take a stroll through the charming streets of Oxford, each spire whispering a fascinating history that’s still being written today.

Make your moment. Make it Oxford.

Play our Moment Maker game to discover what you should really be doing this summer.

Or skip straight to our Oxford hotel’s special offers and make it happen!

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Moment Maker

We know what you want to do this summer.

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Take a touristy picture…

With the Radcliffe Camera

With the Radcliffe Camera

Punting on the River Cherwell

Punting on the River Cherwell

Finding the door to Narnia

Finding the door to Narnia

Underneath the Bridge of Sighs

Underneath the Bridge of Sighs

With a carved head outside the Sheldonian

With a carved head outside the Sheldonian

By the coloured houses on Holywell Street

By the coloured houses on Holywell Street

Outside Vanbrugh House Hotel!

Outside Vanbrugh House Hotel!

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Must-eat...

DIY picnic on a punt

Authentic Siam cuisine at Oli’s Thai

Grilled quail at The Perch

Seafood tasting at Cherwell Boathouse

French favourites at The Old Bookbinders

Vegan fast food at Happy Friday Kitchen

Mediterranean in Gee’s Victorian Conservatory

Afternoon tea on the Ashmolean Rooftop

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We dare you to…

Ask Oxford Artisan Distillery for a free sample

Pretend you’re a local in your best Oxford accent

Serenade whoever you’re with on a punt

Find an illustrated copy of Alice in Wonderland

Claim a dino moved in the Natural History Museum

Give a stranger a flower from the Covered Market

Ask for a surprise flavour in a shake shop

Ask loudly whether the Headington Shark is real

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Your Oxford Bucket List

So you’re planning to tick Oxford off your bucket list this year. Here are a few things to do to Make Your Moment in our city. Check them off when you do them!

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So you’re planning to tick Oxford off your bucket list this year. Here are a few things to do to Make Your Moment in our city. Check them off when you do them!

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Then book a stay at Vanbrugh House Hotel!

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Oxford Hotel Offers

Just when you thought an Oxford city break couldn’t get any better.

Summer Celebration Package

Summer Celebration Package

Complimentary bottle of prosecco for August stays. Add this free upgrade to your booking under ‘Extras’.

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Romance Package

Ultimate Champagne Package

Toast to an amazing Oxford getaway with champagne, chocolates, breakfast and late checkout.

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Punting Experience Package

Punting Experience Package

Stay for a night of luxury, then indulge in a hamper breakfast whilst on board a private punting tour on the River Cherwell.

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Best Available Rate

Best Available Rate

A luxurious stay in our boutique hotel, inspired by Oxford, at the best available rate. You can also choose to add on breakfast.

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