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Oxford's ancient rowing traditions

Oxford. Going backwards. Since 1838.

Oxford is famous for its ancient rowing traditions. There's the world-famous Oxford-Cambridge boat race, of course. But what do you know about Eights Week, Torpids and Bumps? Here's our insider's guide.

Valentine's Day in Oxford


Grad school for Romantics

Move over Paris. Oxford is the new City of Love.
Happy St Valentine's Day, from the Dreaming Spires.

Merton College Time Ceremony


Back to the future.

What do you do when the clocks move for daylight saving? Have an accidental lie-in perhaps? Or set a reminder to change your clocks? Not in Oxford.


The Lord of the Drinks

Mine's a pint Frodo

We are looking forward to the forthcoming movie about Tolkien.
‚ÄčThe Lord of the Rings author lived most of his adult life in Oxford.

Expect this beautiful city to feature prominently, especially his favourite pub, the Eagle & Child. We'll drink to that.

Intrigued? Get in touch to book a tour.

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