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UK Holiday Guide - Guide to Oxfordshire in England

Holiday Guide to Accommodation and Attractions in Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire is a county in the South East of England, bordering on Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Warwickshire.

Oxford is known as the "city of dreaming spires" , a term coined by Matthew Arnold in reference to the harmonious architecture of the university buildings. The River Thames runs through Oxford, where for a distance of some 10 miles it is known as the Isis. The University's Bodleian Library, the second largest in Britain after the British Library, is almost seven centuries old and currently houses more than six and a half million documents on 169km (105 miles) of shelves in ten buildings and in a maze of underground tunnels that run beneath Broad Street and Radcliffe Square. The collection is growing at a rate of 300,000 documents every year

Some of the main attractions of oxfordshire include

White Horse Hill
Oxford River Cruises
Benheim Palace
Oxford Botanic Gardens
Radcliffe Camera
Cherwell Boathouse
Ashmolean Museum
Cogges Farm Museum
Bodleian Library
Waterperry Gardens
Carfax Tower
Hook Norton Brewery
University of Oxford
Ardington House
Broughton Castle
Buscot Park
Chastleton House
Rousham House and Garden
Stonor Park
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Manor House
Greys Court
Milton Manor House

Other useful links in oxfordshire

Oxford City
Visit Oxford
Oxfordshire County Council
University of Oxford

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