Vanbrugh House



Summer strolls near our oxford hotel, Vanbrugh House

With Maggie’s Culture Crawl fast approaching on the 29th of September to raise money for people affected by cancer, practice for the 8 mile walk with a stroll around Oxford. Here are our hotel in Oxford’s top picks for summery strolls in the city.

Christ Church Meadow

This beautiful sprawling meadow is the perfect place for a stroll in the heart of Oxford. Open all year round, spend an hour walking through this tranquil and picturesque space. Make a day of it and explore the local wildlife while enjoying a well-deserved picnic.


University of Oxford, Botanic Garden

Founded in 1621, this historic garden is the perfect place for an educational walk. Learn about the importance of plants and how to help conserve plants around the world. Expect intriguing facts and beautiful natural gardens. Be sure to make a special trip to the greenhouses, the lily house is a firm favourite with our Oxford hotel staff.


Canal Walks

Surprisingly, the beautiful city of dreaming spires is built on a series of islands. As a result, you can stretch your legs on the canal path and explore the cities intricate network of waterways. On your way back to our Oxford hotel stop and enjoy a drink in one of the canal side pubs and watch the barges passing through the lock gates.


Vanbrugh House Hotel, a boutique hotel in Oxford, is ideally located in the centre of Oxford, near to the area’s top attractions. To check availability, contact the Oxford hotel team on or 01865 244 622.

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