Insight Guides Great Breaks Oxford: Edition 2

Apa Publications (UK) Limited
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Whether you're on a relaxing weekend break or an active holiday, this collection of 12 irresistible walks and tours in and around the 'city of dreaming spires' is sure to appeal. Great Breaks Oxford is packed with vivid colour photographs and inspiration for things to do with kids in tow.

The book starts with the 10 top attractions in Oxford, including the iconic Bodleian Library and punting on the Thames, followed by essential background information on Oxford's culture, history, and food and drink. Next are 12 wonderful self-guided walks and tours taking in the best places to visit in Oxford, from the historic heart of the university to idyllic Port Meadow and beyond. The tours have clear maps, places to eat and drink, and top accommodation recommendations. The final section of the book offers a selection of listings for things to do in Oxford, with sections on active holidays (including boating and punting) and themed holidays such as walking and wildlife. There is also a practical information section and comprehensive accommodation listings.

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Insight Guides wherever possible uses local experts who provide insider know-how and share their love and knowledge of the destination.

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Publisher
Apa Publications (UK) Limited
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Published on
Apr 2, 2013
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Pages
128
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ISBN
9781780057842
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Language
English
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Genres
Travel / Europe / Great Britain
Travel / Reference
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About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-color print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travelers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.

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