Destination guide

Travel to exciting Headington

Take a vacation to Headington and enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and monuments. Well-liked for its shark watching, bars and skyscrapers, this city is both cosmopolitan and scenic. Bicester Village and University Church of St Mary the Virgin are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Headington

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Headington a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Southfield Golf Club (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Hinksey Heights Golf Course (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Waterstock Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Frilford Heath Golf Club (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Bicester Golf and Country Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • West Witney Sports and Social Club (13.1 mi / 21 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Headington

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Headington. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • University Botanic Gardens (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Christ Church Meadows (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Waterperry Gardens (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Thames Path (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Rousham House and Gardens (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Headington

Fly into Oxford (OXF), the closest airport, located 6.6 mi (10.7 km) from the city center.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Headington?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Headington. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Headington Shark: 553 vacation rentals
  • Oxford Brookes University: 567 vacation rentals
  • Southfield Golf Club: 544 vacation rentals
  • Oxfordshire Museum: 962 vacation rentals
  • University of Oxford: 624 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Headington listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Headington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 27 Houses in Headington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Headington include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 24 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Headington?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 50 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Headington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.