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Top things to do in Oxford this summer!

It may not feel like it but summer is just around the corner, and with that in mind, many people are starting to think about where to go for their summer holidays. If you fancy a short getaway with your partner, or perhaps you want to leave the kids with the Grandparents for a few days, why not visit Oxford? There’s so much to do near out boutique hotel! We can’t guarantee the weather will be sunny, but we can guarantee the beauty of Oxford will blow you away! Read on to find out more…

Hair The Musical

Take a trip to New Theatre Oxford, located just 2 minutes from our Oxford hotel, to see Hair The Musical! Head back in time to 1967 where a hippie tribe of New York youngsters are desperate to change the world! Wild, colourful and free the tribe is united in song and protest albeit shadowed by the Vietnam War. The 50th Anniversary production of this legendary show goes on tour, fresh from a sell out London run. The performance stars ‘Dancing on Ice’ winner, Jake Quickenden, X-Factor finalist, Marcus Collins, as well as Daisy Wood-Davis of Hollyoaks fame! Don’t miss out on this fantastic show!

(Photo Credit: Hair, The Musical, website)

Bicester Village

Venture half an hour from our hotel in Oxford city centre, and you’ll arrive at Bicester Village. For many, this is designer heaven at a discounted price! With brands from Michael Kors, Saint Laurent and Burberry you could spend a whole day here window shopping, or actually shopping! With a big saving on lots of designer brands…we can’t be responsible for how much you’ll spend!

(Photo Credit: Bicester Village, Facebook)

Ashmolean Rooftop restaurant

After a long day of exploring Oxford, why not treat yourself to an evening meal at Ashmolean Rooftop Restaurant, only a short walk from our hotel in Oxford. Choose from a wide range of dishes including pork belly and butternut squash risotto. Then make sure you leave room for pudding, our tummies are rumbling at the thought of the grilled pineapple with chilli and lime syrup! Every purchase made at the Ashmolean Rooftop restaurant helps to support the museum. So you can enjoy your food knowing that you’re helping the ongoing work of the museum! What a great feeling!

Vanbrugh House Hotel, a boutique hotel in Oxford, is ideally located in the centre of Oxford, near to the area’s top Oxford museums, Oxford theatres and Oxford bars. To check availability, email us or call us on 01865 244 622.

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