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Useful Website Links

Here are some of the most useful links we have found for our two hostel cities, Bath and Oxford.
Please let us know if you can recommend other sites that would be useful for our guests.

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Oxford Websites

In Oxford is the online definitive guide to what's on in Oxford and gives a comprehensive and up-to-the-minute guide of daily information on Tourism, Events, Leisure, Things to do, Restaurants, Bars, Theatre, Art, Cinema, Nightlife, Leisure, Education, Sport, Pubs, Clubs, Services and Music in the Oxford Area.

The Oxford story offers an insight into the city’s world-famous University, its famous faces and its history. Located within an extensive and historic three-storey former book warehouse, here you can climb aboard one of Europe’s longest indoor ‘dark’ rides to explore the University’s early beginnings and fascinating facts behind its record-breaking discoveries.

Continuum is one of Europe's leading providers of creative solutions for the leisure, tourism and heritage industries.

Out Of Hand - has selected reviews and gig guide's etc for the Oxford area. Each month there are album and film reviews showcasing the latest releases, features, a reader's lives letters section, the most comprehensive gig, club and comedy news and listings in the region and more.

The Oxford Museum brings the story of Oxford to life through original artefacts, college treasures and period room settings from pre-historic times up to the 20th Century. The website gives up to date information about all their activities for families and details of all special exhibitions and events. The museum is located in the historic Town Hall, and the entrance is off St Aldate's on the corner of Blue Boar Street. It is a short walking distance from Gloucester Green coach station and the Oxford Information Centre, and 10 minutes walk from the train station. Coaches and buses can drop and collect passengers at nearby Oxpens. Car travellers may leave cars all day at the park-and-ride car parks.

The Oxford Council website covers Oxford news as well as giving information on visiting, living and working in Oxford

City Sightseeing Oxford give city bus tours that last approximately 1 hour and depart every 10/15 minutes (subject to season and traffic conditions). No need to book, just pay the driver or sales staff, your ticket is valid all day and you can get on and off at any of the 20 stops on the tour. Keep hold of your ticket for re boarding.

The World Guide to Oxford has a comprehensive list of tours available in Oxford and the contact information. There is also a calendar of events on in Oxford throughout the year and other useful information.

The online Wikipedia has a great article covering everything you need to know about Oxford.

Google Maps is a useful tool for planning your journey and finding your way to the hostel.
 

OXFORD BACKPACKERS
Ph 44(0) 1865_ 721 761
FAX 44(0) 1865_ 203 293
Email: oxford@hostels.co.uk
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Ph 44(0) 1225_ 446 787
Email: bath@hostels.co.uk
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