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The historic destination of Oxford is a good choice if you've been considering a getaway with your children. The museums, interesting architecture and libraries are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Take to the air and fly into Oxford (OXF), which is the closest airport, or London (LTN-Luton), which is located 38.7 mi (62.2 km) from the city centre. Oxford has 43 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have plenty of options when deciding where you'd like to stay.
Holidaying families have good things to say about these places to stay:
The Buttery – Offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Guests like the clean rooms and helpful staff at this 4-star guesthouse.
Cherwell Guest House – Features free parking and free WiFi. The clean rooms and central location make this 3-star guesthouse popular with guests.
Oxford Spires Hotel – Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant and laundry facilities. Guests like the central location at this 4-star hotel.
You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to plan when to pack up the children and head to Oxford.
While you are visiting Oxford, you and the family may want to explore some interesting spots such as Covered Market, Ashmolean Museum and Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities such as Sheldonian Theatre, Radcliffe Camera and University Church of St Mary the Virgin.Oxford is also known for its:
If you want to venture outside of the area, hop on a train at Oxford Station. Oxford may not have many public transport options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximise your time.