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Discover some of our top cultural highlights of Oxford, including colleges, open spaces and historic buildings.

Worcester College

Founded in 1714, Worcester College is considered as one of the most beautiful Oxford colleges and its grounds include a huge garden and lake. Also, the Sultan Nazrin Shah centre which was opened in 2017 has been nominated for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize.

Radcliffe Camera

Perhaps the most iconic building in Oxford, the Radcliffe Camera is part of the University of Oxford and is located in the centre of the city. As a circular library, it is the first of it's kind in the UK and has featured in many well-known films and television series, such as The Golden Compass, The Young Sherlock Holmes and Inspector Morse.

Port Meadow

Port Meadow is a large expanse of land located in the east of Oxford, home to different species of wildflowers with a grazing area for horses and cattle. It's an ideal location close to the city centre to enjoy a picnic on a sunny afternoon.

The Bridge of Sighs

Another landmark in the centre of the city, the Bridge of Sighs remains one of the most photographed sites in Oxford. It's official name is 'Hertford Bridge' as it brings together two Hertford College buildings.

The Covered Market

Dating back to the 1770s, Oxford's Covered Market is a great location to discover many family-owned independent shops and caf├ęs. It is open to the public throughout the year and is a very popular tourist destination.