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Popular amenities for Oxford vacation rentals

Stay near Oxford's top sights

University of Oxford153 locals recommend
Westgate Oxford157 locals recommend
Ashmolean Museum374 locals recommend
Oxford Castle & Prison59 locals recommend
Museum Of Natural History120 locals recommend
Oxford Botanic Garden93 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Oxford

  • Total rentals

    2.4K properties

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    1.2K properties have a dedicated workspace

  • Rentals with a pool

    120 properties have a pool

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    180 properties allow pets

  • Family-friendly rentals

    740 properties are a good fit for families

  • Total number of reviews

    97K reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Oxford?

    Oxford has a temperate maritime climate with all four seasons, but it's generally mild. Summers can reach 27°C (80°F) while winters are usually around 8°C (46°F). Rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year. Winter months might bring occasional snowfall, making the historic buildings look even more stunning.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Oxford?

    Visitors can explore the historic Oxford University and its many colleges, visit museums like the Ashmolean or the Museum of the History of Science, or take a leisurely boat ride on the River Cherwell. Walking tours of the city and its famous literary spots are also popular.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Oxford?

    Spring and summer, from April to September, are the most popular times to visit Oxford, when the weather is most pleasant. The Oxford Literary Festival in March and the May Day celebrations are popular local events attracting many visitors.

  • What are the best places to stay in Oxford?

    Jericho is a vibrant area close to the city center and is popular with visitors. Summertown, north of the city center, is a quieter residential area with boutique shops and restaurants. Cowley Road, an eclectic and lively area, is also popular amongst visitors for its variety of cuisines and indie shops.

  • What are the best places to visit in Oxford?

    Oxford is known for its historic university buildings, particularly Christ Church College and the Bodleian Library. The Ashmolean Museum, the world's first university museum, is frequently visited. Punting on the River Cherwell is a traditional Oxford pastime that is often recommended to visitors.

  • What are some hiking trails in Oxford?

    The Thames Path, which runs through Oxford, offers a scenic route along the river. Shotover Country Park, just outside of Oxford, has several walking trails through woodland and heathland. The Oxford Green Belt Way is a 84 km (52 mile) circular walk that takes you through the countryside around Oxford.

  • What are some family activities to do in Oxford?

    Oxford has the Oxford University Museum of Natural History where kids can explore dinosaur fossils and mineral collections. The Story Museum celebrates stories in all forms and encourages creativity in children. A boat ride on the River Cherwell is a relaxing family activity often recommended.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Oxford?

    Cotswolds, less than an hour's drive from Oxford, is a popular day trip destination with its rolling hills and quaint villages. If you're interested in history, Warwick Castle and Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of Shakespeare, are both within 89 km (55 miles) of Oxford. Blenheim Palace, home of the Duke of Marlborough and birthplace of Winston Churchill, is also a frequently suggested day trip.

  • Do bed and breakfast rentals in Oxford have self check-in?

    Absolutely! We offer over 10 bed and breakfast rentals with self check-in in Oxford. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Oxford?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 1,250 vacation rentals in Oxford featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

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