Sights & Attractions in The Thames Valley

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Name Category Location
 
Ashmolean Museum
Britain's oldest public museum displays its rich and varied collections...
Museums / Galleries Oxford
 
Carfax Tower
Passing through Carfax, the center of Oxford and where four roads...
Architectural Sites Oxford
 
Christ Church
Built in 1546, the college of Christ Church is referred to by...
Educational Institutions Oxford
 
Christ Church Picture Gallery
This connoisseur's delight in Canterbury Quadrangle exhibits...
Museums / Galleries Oxford
 
Hatfield House
Six miles east of St. Albans, this outstanding brick mansion...
Houses / Mansions St. Albans
 
Magdalen College
Founded in 1458, with a handsome main quadrangle and a supremely...
Educational Institutions Oxford
 
Museum of the History of Science
The Ashmolean, the world's oldest public museum, was originally...
Museums / Galleries Oxford
 
New College
One of the university's best-known and oldest colleges (dating...
Educational Institutions Oxford
 
Oxford University Museum of Natural History
This highly decorative Victorian Gothic creation of cast iron...
Museums / Galleries Oxford
 
Pitt Rivers Museum
More than half a million intriguing archaeological and anthropological...
Museums / Galleries Oxford
 
Radcliffe Camera and Bodleian Library
A vast library, the domed Radcliffe Camera is Oxford's most spectacular...
Libraries Oxford
 
Roman Theater
Your imagination can take you back to AD 130 as you walk around...
Archaeological Sites St. Albans
 
Rousham Park House and Garden
About 15 miles north of Oxford and wonderfully uncommercialized...
Houses / Mansions, Gardens / Arboretums Oxford
 
Shaw's Corner
From 1906 to his death in 1950, the famed Irish playwright George...
Houses / Mansions St. Albans
 
Sheldonian Theatre
This fabulously ornate theater is where Oxford's impressive graduation...
Arts / Performance Venues Oxford
 
St. Albans Cathedral
Medieval pilgrims came from far and wide to hilltop St. Albans...
Religious Sites St. Albans
 
St. John's College
One of Oxford's most attractive campuses, St. John's has seven...
Educational Institutions Oxford
 
University Church of St. Mary the Virgin
Seven hundred years' worth of funeral monuments crowd this galleried...
Religious Sites Oxford
 
University of Oxford Botanic Garden
Founded in 1621 as a healing garden, this is the oldest of its...
Gardens / Arboretums Oxford
 
Verulamium Museum
With exhibits on everything from food to burial practices, the...
Museums / Galleries St. Albans
 
Verulamium Park
Adjacent to the Verulamium Museum, this park contains the usual—playground...
Parks St. Albans
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