Often called the City of Dreaming Spires, Ofxord is famous all over the world for its prestigious University, almost 800 years old. Oxford University, Duke Humfrey’s Library, New College Tree and The “Great Hall”, Christ Church College were used as filming locations for the Harry Potter movies, X-Men and Alice in Wonderland to name but a few.
Oxford holds an important place in the history of England and is still nowadays very rich economically and culturally. It sits on the river Thames only a few kilometers from London, surrounded by meadows, charming villages and small stone bridges. Thise idyllic part of the English countryside was a source of inspiration for many famous authors such as Lewis Carroll, C.S. Lewis, Evelyn Waugh and Gerard Manly Hopkins. The Thames serpents throughout the British countryside and offers an wonderful setting for cruises, regatta and other relaxing activities. Visit Oxford is a beautiful city of stunning architecture, history and culture. See famous landmarks and villages such as Binsey, Port Meadow, Christchurch Meadows and College, the University Regatta Course, the College Boat Houses and Folly Island.