Destination guide

The historical area of Oxfordshire awaits your stay

Take a holiday to Oxfordshire and enjoy the area's museums, history and cathedral. This cosmopolitan city is known for its university setting, architecture and shopping. For a bit of culture, visit Ashmolean Museum, Pitts Rivers Museum or Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Oxfordshire

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Oxfordshire a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hinksey Heights Golf Course (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Southfield Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Frilford Heath Golf Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • West Witney Sports and Social Club (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Witney Lakes Golf Course (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Bicester Golf and Country Club (10 mi / 16 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Oxfordshire

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Oxfordshire is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Christ Church Meadows (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • University Botanic Gardens (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Waterperry Gardens (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Rousham House and Gardens (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Thames Path (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Lardon Chase - the Holies and Lough Down (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Oxfordshire

Fly into Oxford (OXF), the closest airport, located 4.6 mi (7.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into London (LTN-Luton), which is 41.1 mi (66.2 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Oxford Station, Oxford Parkway Station and Witney Hanborough Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Oxfordshire?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,737 holiday rentals around Oxfordshire. From 711 Cabins to 711 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Oxfordshire is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Oxfordshire?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Oxfordshire. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Oxford: 426 holiday rentals
  • Henley-on-Thames: 197 holiday rentals
  • Witney: 955 holiday rentals
  • Chipping Norton: 1,008 holiday rentals
  • Woodstock: 603 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Oxfordshire! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Oxfordshire?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Oxfordshire with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Oxford: 426 holiday homes
  • Henley-on-Thames: 197 holiday homes
  • Witney: 955 holiday homes
  • Chipping Norton: 1,008 holiday homes
  • Woodstock: 603 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Oxfordshire?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Oxfordshire are:

  • Brize Norton Airport (BZZ): 1,497 holiday houses
  • Kidlington Airport (OXF): 1,075 holiday houses
  • Farnborough Airport (FAB): 601 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Oxfordshire?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Oxfordshire. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Carfax Tower: 751 holiday rentals
  • All Souls College: 747 holiday rentals
  • New Theatre Oxford: 763 holiday rentals
  • Christ Church Meadows: 744 holiday rentals
  • Oxford Brookes University: 734 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Oxfordshire listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.