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‘Jawdropping’ area in Oxford among ‘the top 15 most beautiful places in the UK’

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They called on “our network of expert travel writers” to compile the definite list of the top 15 most beautiful areas, and Oxford, quite rightly, was named.

According to Time Out, “These guys have personally experienced the pinch-me moment of seeing every place on this list IRL – so we can guarantee you there is no catfishing going on here.”

Oxford? Catfishing? No chance.

See Time Out’s full list here.

Central Oxford

Time Out’s travel writers had this to say: “It may be an antiquated, elitist academic institution, but you’ve got to hand it to the University of Oxford: it’s responsible for one of the most beautiful bits of urban landscape in Europe.


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“Even for jaded students, the stretch of central Oxford between Broad Street and the High Street is just jawdropping, its medieval lanes and olde-worlde cottages, pubs and bookshops contrasting with the grandiose, honey-coloured stone buildings of high academia.

“You don’t even have to pay for a single college tour to appreciate the dreaming spires (or should that be ivory towers?) from the outside.”

Time Out tip: “Grab a coffee from The Missing Bean and sip it in the sun on the recently pedestrianised sweep of Broad Street or stop for a pint at the Grade II-listed Turf Tavern, tucked away between the ancient stone walls.”

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