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Carfax Tower

Corner of Carfax and Cornmarket, Oxford OX1, England
+44 1865 792653
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Oxford, Stratford and the Cotswold Villages Day Trip from London
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Located in Carfax, the center of Oxford's shopping area since the medieval times, this tower is all that remains of the 14th-century Church of St. Martin.
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  • Very good44%
  • Average27%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Corner of Carfax and Cornmarket, Oxford OX1, England
+44 1865 792653
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Met by lovely assistant on desk was was very cheery, about 100 narrow steps to climb but well worth it, for view over Oxford.

Thank Kay B
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best views of the city of Oxford ! On the roof looking up the high street the view seems familiar. The tv camera is below you. Try to identify the names of each college and church tower!

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a place I can recommend on top 10 for Oxford. Very crowded area, dirty and not a lot of fun. The cafe next door is actually nice :)

Thank dss999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited this tower after following people comments in TripAdvisor and much disappointing, it only give a one front view instead of surrounding view which doesn't worthy it. Please spend the money for top tower city view in cathedrals rather to this carfax tower....More

Thank f00dl0ver8888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Carfax Tower is an unmissable landmark in Oxford's town centre and has an inexpensive entry fee. It is well worth climbing the spiral stairs to the top and surveying the scenery from on high - Oxford is very picturesque (especially on a sunny summer's day)...More

Thank travelsominx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

grand childlren asked if we would take them up the tower,not too expensive,stairs narrow and steep but worth it for the view from the top

Thank barrysue2017
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is a good way to see Oxford and work out exactly where everything is - not always easy from the ground! The 99 steps are quite claustrophobic but the view is excellent once you have made it. It was a breezy day when we...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit the views are stunning. A big, tall and imposing building. Loads and loads of tourist taking pictures including me. A must visit.

Thank girliegirl123
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Before the use of mobile phones, this was the place to meet your date. It's still used as a landmark when people describe how to get to places around the city.

Thank goodgrr
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This tower is located in a busy crossroad section of downtown Oxford. Pay your 2.5 GBPs to climb the spiral staircase and see roof top Oxford. A more picturesque view Oxford and the University Complex is available from the tower at the University Church of...More

3  Thank RLWOrangePark
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