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Oxford, The City of Dreaming Spires, is famous the world over for its University and place in history. For over 800 years, it has been a home to royalty and scholars.
With its mix of ancient and modern, there is plenty to do, whether it’s visiting one of the many historic buildings, colleges, museums or enjoying a day along the river.
The Ashmolean Museum, established in 1683, is the oldest museum in the UK and one of the oldest in the world. It houses collections of art and antiquities, which are of national and international importance. They range from the civilisations of ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome to Renaissance Europe and the 20th Century. There is also an extensive Far Eastern collection
Visit Bodleian Library, the medieval divinity school, the oldest teaching and examination room of the university, a masterpiece of English Gothic architecture.
Punting is also an enjoyable and popular way to spend a summer’s day in Oxford. Cherwell Boathouse has over 70 hand built punts plus rowing boats.