So much to see, so little time…

Cotswold Lodge Hotel is situated in a conservation area, yet within two miles of the A40 and with easy access to the M40

Lying just ten minutes’ walk or a short bus ride from the centre of Oxford, the hotel provides the perfect base from which to explore the city’s numerous attractions. What’s more, we have ample complimentary parking facilities for residents.The historic university city of Oxford, referred to by Mathew Arnold as ‘the city of dreaming spires’, is not only one of the world’s most renowned seats of learning but is also a beautiful English city with a fascinating history.

This is reflected in its museums and stunning medieval colleges. These, together with its lively arts scene, intriguing shops and fashionable bars and restaurants, make Oxford one of Britain’s most popular destinations for both business and leisure travellers. A wide choice of Oxford tours is on offer, appealing to all interests ranging from the West End to Gardens; from William Morris to Magic, Murder and Mayhem; from Pottering in Harry’s footsteps to Lyra’s Oxford. Alternatively, an open-top bus allows visitors to hop off and on at all the major attractions along the way.

For detailed information about the city of Oxford and its attractions, including opening times and news of events, visit the official tourism website.


  • The Creation Theater Company
  • The Bodleian Library – one of the world’s greatest repositories of learning
  • University Museum of Natural History -featuring collections of zoological, entomological and mineral specimens that have been collected over the last three centuries.
  • Carfax Tower – a 14th century church tower
  • Christ Church Cathedral – part of the historic Christ Church College
  • The Sheldonian Theatre by Sir Christopher Wren
  • The Museum of Oxford – located in Oxford Town Hall
  • The Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology – Britain’s oldest public museum
  • The Pitt Rivers Museum – one of the world’s great museums of anthropology
  • Blenheim Palace – birthplace of Winston Churchill, just eight miles north of Oxford.