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With good road, rail, river and cycle routes, there are plenty of ways to get to our extraordinary events. For environmental reasons, as well as city centre parking being limited, we do encourage car-free visits where possible.

Cycling

Oxford has plenty of dedicated cycle paths and is well known as a great city for getting around by bicycle. Designated bicycle parking spots are available throughout the city. 

Train

Oxford is on a direct line from London Paddington (1hr) and Birmingham New Street (1hr 20min), connecting to stations nationwide.  And Oxford Parkway connects to Bicester Village (10 mins) or London Marylebone (1hr), and has regular Park and Ride buses running to Oxford City Centre (25mins).  

For more information on tickets, routes and timetables, visit:

Park and Ride

There are five Park and Ride car parks (on the A40 at Headington; Redbridge, Abingdon Road, near Kennington; Pear Tree Roundabout, Woodstock Road; Water Eaton, Banbury Road, Kidlington; and Seacourt at Botley).

Bus/Coach

The main bus and coach station is in Gloucester Green. Fast and frequent services run daily.  For more information on tickets, routes and timetables, visit:

For more information and advice on reducing emissions when visiting Oxford, here’s a handy guide from The Green Arts Oxfordshire Network.

Travel Tips for a Great Day Out in Oxford – Green Arts (greenartsox.co.uk)

Venues

Digital Hub, Jesus College

Market Street Oxford OX1 3EQ

The Taproom – Tap Social Movement

27 Curtis Industrial Estate, North Hinksey Lane, Botley, Oxford OX2 0LX, UK

Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

St Hilda’s College, Cowley Pl, Oxford OX4 1DY

Examination Schools

75-81 High Street, Oxford, OX1 4BG

Fusion Arts Gallery & Exhibition Space

95 Gloucester Green Oxford OX1 2BU

Flo’s – The Place in The Park

Rymers Lane, Oxford, OX4 3JZ

Magdalen College

Oxford, OX1 4AU

Museum of Oxford

Oxford Town Hall, St Aldate’s, Oxford, OX1 1BX

Radcliffe Humanities

Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6GG

Oxford Quaker Meeting House

43 St Giles’ Oxford, OX1 3LW

St John’s College

St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3JP

John Bunyan Baptist Church

Crowell Road, Oxford, OX4 3LN

The Linbury Building, Worcester College

Walton Street, Oxford, OX1 2HB

Old Fire Station

40 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2AQ

Modern Art Oxford

30 Pembroke Street, OX1 1BP

The Story Museum

42 Pembroke Street, Oxford, OX1 1BP

The White House by Tap Social

38 Abingdon Rd, Oxford, OX1 4PD

Florence Park Community Centre

Cornwallis Road, Oxford, OX4 3NH

Florence Park

Cornwallis Road, Oxford, OX4 3PJ

Holywell Music Room

Holywell Street, OX1 3SB

Pegasus Theatre

Magdalen Road, Oxford, OX4 1RE

Harcourt Arboretum

Oxford Lodge, Peacock Gate, OX44 9PX

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Parks Road, OX1 3PW

Ashmolean Museum

Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PH

Pitt Rivers Museum

South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PP

The Cherwell School

North Site, Marston Ferry Rd, Oxford, OX2 7EE

Faculty of Music

St Aldate’s, Oxford, OX1 1DB

Blackwell Hall, Weston Library

Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG

Sheldonian Theatre

Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3AZ

The Ultimate Picture Palace

Jeune Street, Oxford, OX4 1BN

Address

Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PH

Core Visitor Information

Entry is FREE, but pre-booking is recommended to guarantee entry.

Opening Times

The Museum is open every day, 10am–5pm.

Accessibility

There are nine designated Blue Badge parking spaces within easy reach of the Museum: three spaces directly outside the Museum, three more opposite the Museum close to the Randolph Hotel, two spaces on St Giles’ and one space on St John’s Street. These are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

There is a level access route from the pavement outside the Museum to the front door.

There are lifts to all floors and level access to all public spaces, including galleries, shop, café, restaurant and to most of the study rooms.

Full information is available here: https://www.ashmolean.org/access

Address

Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG

Core Visitor Information

Blackwell Hall is the main visitor hall of the Weston Library. From Blackwell Hall you can visit our two exhibition rooms, as well as our our family-friendly café, Space for Reading, and display cases featuring smaller exhibitions. You can access the Zvi Meitar Bodleian Shop via Blackwell Hall or from Broad Street directly.

Opening Times

Monday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 11am – 4pm

Accessibility

There is a ramp for wheelchair access. Find out more about accessibility at our sites.

Address

Market Street Oxford OX1 3EQ

Address

75-81 High Street, Oxford, OX1 4BG

Accessibility

Full information is available here

Address

St Aldate’s, Oxford, OX1 1DB

Accessibility

Full details can be found at: https://www.accessguide.ox.ac.uk/music-faculty

Address

Rymers Lane, Oxford, OX4 3JZ

Core Visitor Information

Full information is available here

Opening Times

Full information is available here

Accessibility

Full information is available here

Address

Cornwallis Road, Oxford, OX4 3PJ

Core Visitor Information

Full information here: https://www.oxford.gov.uk/directory_record/24603/florence_park

Opening Times

January: 8am – 4.30pm
February: 8am – 5.30pm
March GMT: 8am – 6pm
March BST: 8am – 8pm
April: 8am – 8pm
May: 8am – 9pm
June: 8am – 9pm
July: 8am – 9pm
August: 8am – 8.30pm
September: 8am – 7pm
October BST: 8am – 6pm
October GMT: 8am – 5pm
November: 8am – 4.30pm
December: 8am – 4pm

Accessibility

Full information here: https://www.oxford.gov.uk/directory_record/24603/florence_park

Address

Cornwallis Road, Oxford, OX4 3NH

Core Visitor Information

Full information here: http://www.florenceparkcommunitycentre.org.uk/contact-us.html

Opening Times

Full information here: http://www.florenceparkcommunitycentre.org.uk/regular-activities.html

Accessibility

Full information here: http://www.florenceparkcommunitycentre.org.uk/contact-us.html

Address

Oxford Lodge, Peacock Gate, OX44 9PX

Core Visitor Information

Public Transport

The X40 River Rapids bus service connects the Arboretum with both Oxford and Reading, travelling through Wallingford, Benson, and Berinsfield. See the map above for details of the route (this may be subject to change, always refer to the Oxford Bus website for up-to-date route and timetable information).

Alight at the Baldon Lane bus stop for the Arboretum and use the pedestrian gate (marked on map above, or see this link).

Cars and cycling

From Oxford: On the Eastern Bypass, head to Heyford Hill Roundabout, and take the exit for the A4074 to Reading. The Arboretum is on the right, just as you leave the village of Nuneham Courtenay.

From Reading: Follow the A4074 to Oxfordshire. The Arboretum is on the left, just as you enter the village of Nuneham Courtenay.

There is parking available on-site (free with your entrance ticket, although for certain events, such as our Autumn Fair, parking must be booked in advance).

Cyclists coming from Oxford are recommended to come via Cowley Road, Hollow Way and the B480, then through Toot Baldon and Marsh Baldon to avoid busy roads.

Please note: There is no bike storage at the Arboretum and cycling is not permitted on site.

Opening Times

November to February: Daily, 10am until 4pm. Last admission 3pm.

March to October: Daily, 10am to 5pm. Last admission 4pm.

Accessibility

Full information is available here: https://www.accessguide.ox.ac.uk/harcourt-arboretum

Address

Holywell Street, OX1 3SB

Core Visitor Information

Full information is available here

Accessibility

Full information is available here: https://www.musicatoxford.com/access-information/

Address

St Hilda’s College, Cowley Pl, Oxford OX4 1DY

Core Visitor Information

Getting here by foot

Coming from Oxford High Street walk over Magdalen Bridge, and at the Cowley Plain roundabout turn right onto Cowley Place. You will pass Magdalen College School, and St Hilda’s College is at the end of the road on the right. Once inside the grounds, turn left and follow the signs to the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building.

Getting here on public transport

Local buses – Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 400, 280, U1 and U5 all stop at Cowley Plain with stops located on St Clements, Cowley Road and Iffley Road. The JdP Music Building is no more than a 5 minute walk from any of these stops – walk to the roundabout and turn down Cowley Place and you will find the College at the end of the road on the right.

London buses: the Oxford Tube and Oxford Express run regularly between Oxford and London. Get off at the St Clements stop and the JdP Music Building is no more than a 5 minute walk: walk to the roundabout and turn down Cowley Place and you will find the College at the end of the road on the right.

Trains: From Oxford train station take bus 5 to the Cowley Plain stop and from there it is a 5 minute walk to the JdP Music Building: walk to the roundabout and turn down Cowley Place and you will find the College at the end of the road on the right.

Accessibility

Full information is available here

Address

Crowell Road, Oxford, OX4 3LN

Core Visitor Information

Full information is available here: http://www.johnbunyanbaptist.org/contact-us.html

Opening Times

Full information is available here: http://www.johnbunyanbaptist.org/contact-us.html

Accessibility

Full information is available here: http://www.johnbunyanbaptist.org/contact-us.html

Address

Oxford, OX1 4AU

Accessibility

Full information is available here

Address

30 Pembroke Street, OX1 1BP

Core Visitor Information

Modern Art Oxford is located in central Oxford, close to local transports links.

Opening Times

Tuesday-Saturday – 10am – 5pm

Sunday – 12 – 5pm

Closed Mondays

Accessibility

We offer a range of facilities to ensure we are accessible to everyone.

Full information is available here: https://www.modernartoxford.org.uk/visit/access

Address

Oxford Town Hall, St Aldate’s, Oxford, OX1 1BX

Core Visitor Information

By bus: Via Gloucester Green bus station. Many local buses stop on St Aldate’s road.

 

By bike: There are bike racks near Carfax on Queens Street and 10 bike rings you can use attached to the Town Hall.

 

By car: If you need to take the car we recommend using the Park and Ride.

Opening Times

Monday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday Closed

Accessibility

Full information is available here

Address

40 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2AQ

Core Visitor Information

We’re at 40 George Street in the centre of Oxford, postcode OX1 2AQ.

By bus

Oxford town centre is well-served by buses. We are less than 10 minutes’ walk from any bus stop in the town centre. Take a look at the Oxford Bus Company website to plan your journey.

By bike

Oxford has a lot of cyclists. You can plan your cycling route using this interactive map. For general information about cycling in Oxford and the surrounding area, visit the Oxford City Council pages on cycling, or of local cycling advocacy group Cyclox.

By train

Old Fire Station is a 15-minute walk from Oxford rail station.

By car

Oxford is not a particularly car-friendly city. There are plenty of car parks in Oxford, but the congestion is high and we recommend that you use the Park & Ride, or a different method of transport.

For Blue Badge holders, there are a number of Disabled Parking Places on New Inn Hall St, and the local NCP car park.

Opening Times

The building opens at 9am every weekday.

The Café is open 10am – 4pm, Tuesday – Sunday.

The Gallery is open 10am – 4pm, Tuesday – Saturday.

Accessibility

There are two entrances to the Old Fire Station: 40 George Street via the foyer, and on Gloucester Green via the shop. Both are step-free. If you are coming to a show, we ask that you use the George Street entrance, as the Gloucester Green entrance is not always open.

Full information is available here: https://oldfirestation.org.uk/visit/access-facilities/

Address

43 St Giles’ Oxford, OX1 3LW

Core Visitor Information

The Meeting House is located about halfway along the west side of St Giles’, the wide tree-lined street in the centre of Oxford. It’s a few houses north of the Eagle & Child pub and has a distinctive bright red door.

By train:
We are 0.7 mile (1km) from Oxford Railway Station, which is served by Great Western Railway (from Paddington and Hereford), Chiltern Railways (from Marylebone) and Cross-Country Trains (from Birmingham and the north, Southampton and Bournemouth).

It’s a 15-minute walk from the station to the Meeting House; alternatively, you can take Stagecoach bus 14A from outside the main station entrance.

By bus and coach:
Local buses operated by the Oxford Bus company and Stagecoach stop both at the bottom of St Giles’ (Magdalen St stop) and just above the fork at the top, in Woodstock Road and Banbury Road (Radcliffe Observatory and Keble Road stops respectively).

Coaches from further afield stop at Oxford Coach Station in Gloucester Green, 7 minutes’ walk from the Meeting House.

By car:
We have a car park at the back of the Meeting House (access via Pusey Lane), but spaces are very limited. We recommend that, if possible, you use Oxford’s excellent Park & Ride service. The routes with stops closest to the Meeting House are 300 from Redbridge (south) and Pear Tree (north) and 500 from Oxford Parkway (north). The stops are the same as for the local buses.

If you need to use our car park because of disability or to load/unload items, please contact the Office in advance.

Opening Times

Oxford Quaker Meeting House is open throughout the week for groups, meetings, and events. The office is usually staffed from 9am to 4pm Monday to Thursday. There you’ll find the Manager and a number of volunteer ‘Friends on Duty.’

Address

Parks Road, OX1 3PW

Core Visitor Information

Full information is available here

Opening Times

Monday – Sunday
10:00 – 17:00

Last admission: 16:45

Closed: 24, 25, 26 December

Accessibility

Full information is available here

Address

Magdalen Road, Oxford, OX4 1RE

Core Visitor Information

Pegasus is located at the Iffley Road end of Magdalen Road in East Oxford.

We are easy to reach by public transport; there are regular buses (number 3) from Oxford City centre that stop at Iffley Road (ask for the Magdalen Road stop). You can also catch a number 1 or number 5 bus from the rail station to the Cowley Road end of Magdalen Road (ask for the Magdalen Road stop) which is a less than ten minute walk away.

The nearest Park and Ride car park is Redbridge.

We have bike racks available next to the building.

Opening Times

Box Office hours

Monday – Saturday: 10am – 6pm

Accessibility

The main entrance has automatic doors and the whole building is wheelchair accessible with a lift to the first floor.

Assistance dogs are welcome, water is available on request.

We have gender neutral, wheelchair accessible toilets on both floors of the building, including backstage.

Full information is available here: https://pegasustheatre.org.uk/accessibility/

Address

South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PP

Core Visitor Information

The entrance to the Pitt Rivers Museum is through the Oxford University Museum of Natural History (OUMNH) on Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PW.

Once in the Museum of Natural History, walk straight past the dinosaurs and take a left at the statue of Darwin, that is where you will find the Pitt Rivers’ arched door.

Access to some evening events and disabled parking is via the Pitt Rivers Museum’s South Entrance in Robinson Close, off South Parks Road.

Opening Times

Mondays: 12.00 – 17.00

Tuesdays – Sundays (& Bank Holiday Mondays): 10.00 – 17.00

Accessibility

To help make the most of your visit to the Pitt Rivers, please consult our access guide, which shows the accessible entrances, lifts and toilets within the Museum

Address

Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6GG

Address

Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3AZ

Core Visitor Information

The Sheldonian Theatre is located in Oxford city centre on Broad Street, OX1 3AZ. It is approximately a 10-minute walk from Gloucester Green bus station and a 15-minute walk from Oxford railway station

Opening Times

Full opening information here

Accessibility

Please take a read of our accessibility guide.

Address

St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3JP

Core Visitor Information

St John’s College is in the heart of Oxford, 10 minutes’ walk from the train station and 5 minutes’ walk from the coach station. The main entrance is on the east side of St Giles in the city centre.

Full details can be found at: https://www.sjc.ox.ac.uk/discover/visit-us

Opening Times

St John’s is open to visitors between 1.00 and 5.00 pm, or until dusk in the winter.

Full details can be found at: https://www.sjc.ox.ac.uk/discover/visit-us

Accessibility

St John’s College aims to provide a good degree of accessibility for visitors.  The main entrance is via the Porters’ Lodge on St Giles. The Lodge is fully accessible to wheelchair users.  The Front Quad, Canterbury Quad, the Chapel and the Kendrew Quad have level thresholds, all making for easy access.

Maps and a wheelchair for loan are available for visitors from the Lodge.

Accessibility information for members and visitors can be found at https://www.accessguide.ox.ac.uk/st-johns-college.

Address

North Site, Marston Ferry Rd, Oxford, OX2 7EE

Address

Walton Street, Oxford, OX1 2HB

Core Visitor Information

Full information here: https://www.worc.ox.ac.uk/visiting/opening-times-accessibility

Opening Times

Full information here: https://www.worc.ox.ac.uk/visiting/opening-times-accessibility

Accessibility

Worcester College has a large site with the main entrance on Walton Street. The College has a large range of buildings of different ages and styles. Some of these buildings are more accessible than others.

Full information here: https://accessguide.ox.ac.uk/worcester-college

Address

42 Pembroke Street, Oxford, OX1 1BP

Core Visitor Information

The best way to get to Oxford is by public transport. You can reach us easily by bus, straight to the city centre, or by Park and Ride.

More information here: https://www.storymuseum.org.uk/plan-your-visit/getting-here

Opening Times

MONDAY CLOSED
TUESDAY 9.30AM – 4.30PM
WEDNESDAY 9.30AM – 4.30PM
THURSDAY 9.30AM – 4.30PM
FRIDAY 9.30AM – 4.30PM
SATURDAY 9.30AM – 5.30PM
SUNDAY 9.30AM – 5.30PM

Accessibility

The Story Museum is fully committed to ensuring that our spaces are accessible to all visitors

Full information here: https://www.accessibilityguides.org/content/story-museum

Address

27 Curtis Industrial Estate, North Hinksey Lane, Botley, Oxford OX2 0LX, UK

Core Visitor Information

Full information is available at: https://www.tapsocialmovement.com/pages/taproom

Opening Times

Thursday 5-11pm, Friday 4pm-12am, Saturday 2pm-12am + regular events.

Accessibility

Full information is available at: https://www.tapsocialmovement.com/pages/taproom

Address

Jeune Street, Oxford, OX4 1BN

Core Visitor Information

Based just off Cowley Road, the Ultimate Picture Palace is easy to find. There is no off street parking, so we recommend a car free visit if possible. However, there are two blue badge disabled parking spaces directly opposite the cinema. The number 1 and 5 bus from Oxford city centre stop right outside and there are numerous bike parks very close by.

Opening Times

We are open 7 days a week. We open the cinema and box office 30 minutes before the scheduled start time of each film, and the Box Office then closes 10 minutes after the film starts.

We don’t show adverts, just a couple of trailers, so don’t be late as the film itself starts very close to the advertised time!

Accessibility

Our Grade II listed building has its challenges when it comes to accessibility, but we have put measures in place to ensure that we are an inclusive place for everyone.

Is the cinema auditorium accessible to wheelchair users?
Yes. The auditorium and box office is on street level. Book tickets as normal through the website and then email us on info@uppcinema.com to let us know that you require a wheelchair space and if you need to reserve a seat for a personal assistant.

Do you have accessible toilets?
We don’t have currently accessible toilets on site. The toilets in our listed building are below the screen down a few steps. However, if you do need to use an accessible toilet during your visit, please speak to a member of staff and they will let you into an accessible toilet in the church just opposite the cinema.

Do you show films with hard-of-hearing subtitles?
We always try to show at least one or two screenings per week with deaf/HOH subtitles. Please consult the listings for more info.

Address

38 Abingdon Rd, Oxford, OX1 4PD

Core Visitor Information

Set in a historic grade II-listed public house just a minute’s walk south of the Thames on the Abingdon Road, The White House by Tap Social is a family friendly community cafe bar and kitchen, serving delicious locally sourced seasonal dishes, locally roasted barista-made coffee, fresh pastries from our bakery, and of course craft beer brewed in the heart of Oxford.

Opening Times

Tuesday-Thursday 4-11pm, Friday 4pm-12am, Saturday 12pm-12am, Sunday 12-10pm

THE STEPHEN A.
SCHWARZMAN CENTRE

The University has been planning a new home for the humanities for more than a decade. The Cultural Programme will come to life in – and bring to life – the Centre’s outstanding performance venues.

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