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Oxford University Parks

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Address: South Lodge South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3RF, England
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+44 1865 282040
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A perfect place for a wander

Well kept, good paths, plenty of seats, a duck pond, an idyllic river, the sound of cricket...I could go on but basically it's a lovely park in all weathers.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Well kept, good paths, plenty of seats, a duck pond, an idyllic river, the sound of cricket...I could go on but basically it's a lovely park in all weathers.

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1 Thank EagleEyeSamurai
Accra
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75 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place to walk. In the summer, great place to picnic. Beautiful on frosty mornings. Lots of runners, dog walkers, and you can stroll along the river.

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1 Thank hotelcriticghana
Ottawa
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful glorious green spaces and beautiful trees ... and benches. Loved spending time there, just sitting in peace or wandering around. Loved the green of it.

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1 Thank Jinglebts
Oxford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oxford is so lucky to have this wonderful amenity so close to the centre. Fantastic collection of trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants. A joy to be in at any time of the year. A green oasis.

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1 Thank pulsatilla2016
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24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautfully kept parks, not too formal. Walks along the river or around the more formal areas. Views of historic Oxford University buildings. Good for picnics

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1 Thank Johnoxford01
Oxford, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Lovely open areas with rivers running through grounds. You might even see a cow or two. Students and families playing and frolicking.

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1 Thank James W
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44 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Love going running in here and spending time here all year round. Accessible to the city and very spacious, got a really nice vibe to it. Can walk around the perimeter of it in around 35-45 minutes maybe.

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1 Thank Sam E
Uppsala, Sweden
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51 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

If you need to escape from the busy central Oxford for a while, a walk in this park is a great idea. A nice park along the river Cherwell, with some very beautiful bridges crossing the river.

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1 Thank Jonas_TGB
Billericay, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Taking a walk through the parks is a must to escape the hustle and bustle of Oxford city centre - a variety of colours even in October.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This park is 1 of 2 points as to do places in Oxford, running, cricket, events, circus, plays, as well as strolling, feeding the ducks, picnics etc.

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