voco® Oxford Spires will act as your perfect base if you desire to explore further afield.
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
Home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a masterpiece of Baroque architecture that boasts over 300 years of history to discover. Situated in Woodstock, just 8 miles from Oxford, Blenheim Palace is Britain's Greatest Palace and offers visitors a precious time with a variety of cultural and sporting event.
Crocodiles of the World
Come face-to-face with some of the world’s most feared predators in a fun, safe and stimulating environment. With under-water viewing, talks, animal encounters and feeds throughout the day there’s plenty to keep you occupied at the UK’s only Crocodile Zoo.
Royal Shakespeare Company
The RSC are fanatical about Shakespeare, his contemporaries and showcasing new talent. They are pretty mad about theatre. They are just over an hour away by car so if you feel like seeing Macbeth in a Barbour this is the place to head.
Bicester Village is located in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside. The Village is host to more than 160 boutiques from leading British and international fashion and lifestyle - all offering year-round savings on the recommended retail price.
Woburn Safari Park
It’s time to take a walk on the wild side. Discover more at the lovely Woburn Safari. Where you wind up your windows, buckle up and get ready for a Safari adventure. From Rhinos to Lions to cheeky Monkeys. You will be sure to leave with some fantastic new memories.
National Trust: Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire plays host to some beautiful places, and this is recognised by the National Trust who are keen to protect and support spots of whimsical magic. Explore and enjoy the fresh air.
Explore the beautiful grounds and beyond at Waddeson Manor, built by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild between 1874 and 1885 to display his collection of arts and to entertain the fashionable world.
The Cotswolds covers a huge area – almost 800 square miles – and runs through five counties. One of the delights of visiting the Cotswolds is exploring the different areas, each with its own identity, yet all with those defining Cotswold features: golden stone and rolling hills, the ‘wolds’.