All about Oxford
Oxford, The City of Dreaming Spires, is famous for its world-renowned University, its place in history and architecture. For over 800 years it has been home to royalty and scholars, and since the 9th century an established town. Today it is a bustling cosmopolitan city. .
The prestigious University is made up of 38 independent colleges, their quads and buildings can be found all over the city. The Bodleian Library, the University’s main research library and one the oldest Libraries in Europe can also be found in the city centre, the library is home to more than 12 million printed items. Other places of interest and popular tourist spots in the city centre include the Ashmolean Museum founded in 1683, Pitt Rivers Museum; Museum of Natural history, Sheldonian Theatre, an exquisite Grade I listed building home to classical music performances, Oxford Castle and Carfax Tower amongst many others.