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Oxford University Parks

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South Lodge South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3RF, England
+44 1865 282040
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spacious setting for a walk or relaxing with friends while sitting on a bench. Lovely any season of the year.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mark W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many parks and good walking in Oxford. It’s not just about the buildings and shops. Stick your walking shoes on and enjoy Oxford on foot. It’s besutiful in all weathers.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Michaelhouse69
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Having a walk with my friends in this glorious city. And in a moment the weather changes dramatically and pour in rain. We couldn't hide anywhere.

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank redman5314
Reviewed 18 November 2018

We were lucky not to have a rainy day and took advantage of this by walking three hours to here and there at the Oxford University Parks.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ramazan S
Reviewed 23 October 2018

The parks in Oxford University are great relaxing places to study and chill in. They offer an escape from the urban landscapes and give a real sense of being in the countryside. The park just in front of Christ Church has a community of cows...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank WilliamThomas
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is a lovely park. I went yesterday for the Alzheimer's Memory walk. I haven't been to this park before but will definitely go avain. It's beautiful. Very big for a city park. It was exclusively for Oxford University use in the old days. They...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 445essexgirl
Reviewed 17 September 2018

A lovely park for wandering in.. you can hear cricket being played here in the summer and often see the colleges playing rugby in the winter. Beautiful for a stroll if you have a few hours to waste. No childrens playground.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This is a peaceful park, away from the tourist groups, and much larger than you would expect for its location. If you walk far enough you reach the Cherwell river, one of the side arms of the Thames. There is a cricket ground, so with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KatrienS955
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Great walks, loads of grass to play on, walk along the side of the river Cherwell watching the punts and watercraft, sit by the duck pond and feed the wild fowl, with proper wildfowl food of course. Relax and enjoy at any time of year.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Glynn C
Reviewed 2 August 2018

With so many folks in and around Oxford city center it was nice to find a serene place to relax. Oxford City Parks are beautiful and gigantic which means you can always find a space for yourself. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from M J | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry for the delay but been really busy with work. The answer is not in the winter as most boat trips etc are shut down.