voco® Oxford Thames will act as your perfect base if you desire to explore further afield.
Home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a masterpiece of Baroque architecture that boasts over 300 years of history to discover. Situated in Woodstock, just 8 miles from Oxford, Blenheim Palace is Britain's Greatest Palace and offers visitors a precious time with a variety of cultural and sporting event.
Bicester Village is located in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside. The Village is host to more than 160 boutiques from leading British and international fashion and lifestyle - all offering year-round savings on the recommended retail price.
Crocodiles of the World
Come face-to-face with some of the world’s most feared predators in a fun, safe and stimulating environment. With under-water viewing, talks, animal encounters and feeds throughout the day there’s plenty to keep you occupied at the UK’s only Crocodile Zoo.
Royal Shakespeare Company
The RSC are fanatical about Shakespeare, his contemporaries and showcasing new talent. They are pretty mad about theatre. They are just over an hour away by car so if you feel like seeing Macbeth in a Barbour this is the place to head.
Cotswolds Wildlife Park & Gardens
Closer to Wildlife! Stroll around the Park discovering over 260 different animal species in 160 acres of beautiful parkland and stunning gardens. Get eye-to-eye with Giraffe, walk with Lemurs in our Madagascar exhibit and watch Zebras and Rhinos.