Travel Blogs from Oxford
... C.S. Lewis and seeing places and events that were written into the Narnia books. A supper of wine, cheese and crackers as the sun went down capped off a "brilliant" day. (A very British word). Helpful fact for all you Thames cruisers- you are only allowed to moor at a spot for 24 hrs, who knew! We found a scrap of paper attached to the side window informing us of that fact and warning of a £100 fine for non-compliance. (To be continued ...
... of us getting side-on in the current before a lock. It took 6 of us on 2 long lines to get the stern back in the right direction. Our skipper, Earl, did a superb job and we had no issues as the crew got used to casting on and off at the various locks. By the time we reached the last locks the lock keepers had gone home for the night but with easy instructions posted on ...
... I doubt they'd enjoy it, but they could do it! I got really lucky in the people I was able to work with this summer.
After lunch Natalie and I wandered around Turl Street and the covered market looking for a Prince Harry mask for Larry. We wanted to give him something to remember our silly night with the Prince Harry girl in the window who scared us. We did finally find one in the covered market, and I wrote him a little note on the back of the ...
... also from Melbourne and the State Member of Parliament for Niddrie. He was on holiday prior to joining other Victorian politicians in meetings both in London and Amsterdam. See, I do move in influential circles!
By 9.50 everyone going on the tour was assembled and two min-buses arrived. I was on the larger of the 2 buses and my driver/guide was Phillip, the owner of the company. He was not only very knowledgeable but clever at ...
... doesn't have much of an Irish accent. Sometimes I can hear it a bit if she gets frustrated about something, but usually she just sounds British. The first word that comes to mind with Emma is sweet. She is just a doll; so kind and positive and helpful, and always smiling. Even if she is perturbed at someone she expresses it in a positive way. She is really nice to work with, because she is such a calming presence. I find I physically can't get stressed out ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Pickwicks Oxford
Other places to stay in Oxford
Godstow Rd, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $123
- Recommended for honeymoon couples
- We enjoyed our stay at the Oxford
Grenoble Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- Useless conference facilities!
- An Administrative Nightmare
- Location Location Location
Peartree Roundabout, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $136
- Nice hotel
- Modern, good standard rooms
- OK but go for the Travellodge, it's cheaper!
Beaumont Street, Oxford | 5 star hotelfrom $245
- Typical Victorian hotel
- Six months' guaranteed reservation broken the day before
- Not a place to choose
Abingdon Road, Oxford | 4 star hotelfrom $160
- Not the best choice for business hotels
- Value for money
- Not worth the price or 4 stars, bad building layout, not for the less mobile..
Oxford Rd, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $123
59 Western Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $157
3 Oxford Castle, Oxford | Hotelfrom $217
- Get me out of jail quick
- Getting the old 'Ball and Chain' off to a great start!!
- The teething problems continue...
73 High Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $155
- Good choice for Oxford town centre
- Okay place to stay
- Pleasant stay again
11 - 13 Linton Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $137
Church Way, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $135
Welcome Break Service Area, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $82
180 Abingdon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $136
137 Iffley Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $84
- Didn't even stay one night
- Don't Bother its awful
92 - 94 High Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $266
- You get what you pay for
- Overpriced and disappointing
- Great place to visit your student
66a Banbury Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $194
- Beautiful Hotel
- Not for business travelers
- Great Find
82-84 Abingdon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $144
Peartree Roundabout, Oxford | 2 star hotelfrom $78
- Excellent choice
- Basic, but clean and reliable
- Great value
Garsington Rd, Oxford Business Park, Oxford | Hotelfrom $112
315 Iffley Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $138
Park End Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $148
- Noisy, basic, expensive but central location and clean
- Exceeded Expectations - Quite Good, Actually
- Dreadful Hotel
1 Banbury Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $255
- Exquisite Hotel, Impeccable Service
- A wonderful retreat, gorgeous food
Hinksey Hill, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $140
29-30 George Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $138
58 St. Thomas' Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $278
Long Crendon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $80