Climbed to top on a Sunday.Very sunny but freezing cold.Great view from the top across Oxford.Price was good value.
About Carfax Tower
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AT the junction of St Aldate, common Market St, Quiver St, and High at, the tower is at the crossroads. 74 ft tall, a ring of 6 bells, a clock that chimes on the quarter hour, this is the last remnant of the 12th century...More
My daughters climbed the 99 steps but it was too much for me. They said the view was well worth the £2.70 entrance few - I could see it was from their photos
When we found this tower, we knew we were in the centre of town, with helpful signposting to other sights. The tower is a most interesting and beautiful building. I can`t walk up that many steps but found it impressive.
Carfax Tower (situated at the crossroads of Carfax and Cornmarket OX1) was part of the medieval St Martin's Church and affords good views over Oxford city centre. At £2.70, most people would think this was worth the price and effort of climbing 99 steps for....More
We took some photos but they hardly match the super ones already showing here on Trip Advisor. It was surely a good experience as can be seen from the pictures. The cost in October 2017 is £2.70 with no concessions. At this time it was...More
Disappointing. I hoped for better views of Oxford's "Dreaming Spires"; instead, you see rooftop air-conditioning units and traffic moving along busy High Street. You do get a feel for the layout of central Oxford which will help to orient you if you are a visitor...More
This was another first for me I had never been to the Carfax Tower and this is the grand arched entrance. The cost of entrance was £2.70 and the climb to the top of the tower is 99 steps in three separate stages so you...More
but lots of tourists waiting for the open top tour bus were waiting in the doorway. apparently you can see the Spires from the top , shame would have liked to have seen that