Book : Oxfordshire
Rousham House and Garden, Nr Steeple Aston, Bicester, Oxfordshire
Tel: 018869 347110 - A 17th century House with landscaped gardens
by William Kent (1735), also herbaceous borders and pigeon house.
About 5 miles north of Kidlington.
Salters Steamers Ltd,
Folly Bridge, Oxford. OX1 4LA. - Tel: (01865) 243421. We operate
from all of the major locations on the Upper-Thames between Oxford
and Staines. OXFORD (Folly Bridge). Salters' boats depart from
below our head office on Folly bridge (which is the road which
links St Aldates to the Abingdon road - nearest postcode is OX1
4LA). www.salterssteamers.co.uk. About 4 miles south of Kidlington.
The Oxford Story, 6 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AJ. Tel: 01865
728822. The Oxford Story offers the very best insight into the
citys world-famous University, its famous faces and its
history. Suitable for most disabled visitors. Charges apply.
www.oxfordstory.co.uk. About 4 miles south of Kidlington.
Christ Church, Oxford.
Tel: 01865 276150. Many of the scenes in the Harry Potter feature
films are shot in various locations of the College. This continues
Christ Church's long association with children's literature -
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland were inspired and written here
by Lewis Carroll. Charges apply. www.chch.ox.ac.uk. About 4 miles
south of Kidlington.
The University of Oxford Botanic Garden, Rose Lane, Oxford OX1
4AZ. Tel: 01 865 286 690. Many gardeners come here to seek inspiration.
In the beds and borders you may find new plants that would be
perfect in your garden at home. www.botanic-garden.ox.ac.uk.
About 4 miles south of Kidlington.
Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont
Street, Oxford, UK, OX1 2PH. Tel: (01865) 278000. The collection
includes drawings by Michaelangelo, Raphael and Leonardo da Vinci,
watercolours and paintings by Turner, paintings by Paolo Uccello,
Piero di Cosimo, John Constable, Claude Lorraine, and Pablo Picasso
& much much more. The staff at the Information Desk by the
main entrance are happy to help you plan your visit. The Café
is self-service. www.ashmol.ox.ac.uk. About 4 miles south of
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