The best museums to visit in Oxford
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Timeless and famous the world over for its university and history
Oxford, timeless and modern, is famous the world over for its university and history. For 800 years it has been home to scholars and royalty – but it’s also a thriving cosmopolitan town. Whatever your tastes, you’ll enjoy a trip to Oxfordshire.
Some of the best days out include a visit to Blenheim Palace. Home to the Duke of Marlborough, this stately home is a World Heritage site, set in more than 2,000 acres of landscaped parkland and formal gardens designed by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. With an intriguing blend of tradition and avant-garde, Oxford and the rest of the county has plenty to offer the most discerning shoppers so have a browse of our recommendations. With plenty of historical pubs, as well as live music venues there’s no shortage of places to have a good night out in Oxfordshire. And at the heart of Oxford is its world-renowned university, and many of the city’s museums and art galleries are linked to this seat of learning.
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