Best gardens in Oxford

Check out the top gardens in Oxford, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Blenheim Palace
1. Blenheim Palace
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122 local reviews
Blenheim Palace
Closed · Opens Friday 10:30 AM
+44 1993 810530
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Maria
House of Winston Churchill childhood. Blenheim Palace was built in the early 18th-century, as a gift from…
Martin
A world heritage site often referred to as Britain’s greatest palace, Blenheim Palace is a masterpiece of…
Sharon
Blenheim Palace ‘Britain’s Greatest Palace and the birthplace of Winston Churchill – you get a special…
1. Blenheim Palace
1. Blenheim Palace
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122 local reviews
Blenheim Palace
Closed · Opens Friday 10:30 AM
+44 1993 810530
Maria
Maria
House of Winston Churchill childhood. Blenheim Palace was built in the early 18th-century, as a gift from Queen Anne to the 1st Duke of…
Martin
Martin
A world heritage site often referred to as Britain’s greatest palace, Blenheim Palace is a masterpiece of Baroque architecture. Yet this…
Sharon
Sharon
Blenheim Palace ‘Britain’s Greatest Palace and the birthplace of Winston Churchill – you get a special perspective walking there from Brook…
2. University of Oxford Botanic Garden
2. University of Oxford Botanic Garden
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40 local reviews
Rose Ln
Closed · Opens Friday 9:00 AM
+44 1865 286690
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Alan
The Botanic Garden was founded in 1621 with a mission To promote the furtherance of learning and to glorify…
Sarah
this place is lovely I always try and come here when I am in Oxford. This garden is better earlier in the…
Melanie & Binnie
The University of Oxford Botanic Garden is the oldest botanic garden in Great Britain and one of the oldest…
2. University of Oxford Botanic Garden
2. University of Oxford Botanic Garden
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40 local reviews
Rose Ln
Closed · Opens Friday 9:00 AM
+44 1865 286690
Alan
Alan
The Botanic Garden was founded in 1621 with a mission To promote the furtherance of learning and to glorify nature. In the almost 400 years…
Sarah
Sarah
this place is lovely I always try and come here when I am in Oxford. This garden is better earlier in the Summer (June / July probably the…
Melanie & Binnie
Melanie & Binnie
The University of Oxford Botanic Garden is the oldest botanic garden in Great Britain and one of the oldest scientific gardens in the world…
3. Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
3. Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
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85 local reviews
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, Bradwell Grove
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
+44 1993 823006
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Martin
Take a walk on the WILD SIDE! Stroll around the Park and get eye-to-eye with giraffes, watch rhinos graze on…
Sue
Closer to Wildlife! Stroll around the Park discovering over 260 different animal species in 160 acres of…
Melanie & Binnie
Open year-round with over 260 different animal species along with a variety of activities to keep the entire…
3. Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
3. Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
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85 local reviews
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, Bradwell Grove
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
+44 1993 823006
Martin
Martin
Take a walk on the WILD SIDE! Stroll around the Park and get eye-to-eye with giraffes, watch rhinos graze on the Gothic Manor House lawns,…
Sue
Sue
Closer to Wildlife! Stroll around the Park discovering over 260 different animal species in 160 acres of beautiful parkland and stunning…
Melanie & Binnie
Melanie & Binnie
Open year-round with over 260 different animal species along with a variety of activities to keep the entire family busy, all within a…
4. Blenheim Palace
4. Blenheim Palace
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87 local reviews
Blenheim Palace
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Ann
This beautiful palace is where Winston Churchill was born and you can see his baby vests, dutifully darned by…
Martin
Blenheim Palace, a World Heritage Site, is famed as the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Home to the 12th…
Pat
Home to the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family and the birth place of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim…
4. Blenheim Palace
4. Blenheim Palace
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87 local reviews
Blenheim Palace
Ann
Ann
This beautiful palace is where Winston Churchill was born and you can see his baby vests, dutifully darned by a loving nursery nurse if you…
Martin
Martin
Blenheim Palace, a World Heritage Site, is famed as the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Home to the 12th Duke of Marlborough, the…
Pat
Pat
Home to the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family and the birth place of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a UNESCO World Heritage…
5. The Burford Garden Co
5. The Burford Garden Co
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25 local reviews
Shilton Rd, Burford
Closed · Opens Friday 9:00 AM
01993 823117
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Alexandra
Burford is lovely and this garden centre is more lifestyle store, it has food, a fantastic childrens toy shop,…
Alan
So much more than a garden centre, Burford Garden Company is a full retail experience with high quality…
Michelle
The Liberty's of the the Cotswolds! A department store disguised as a garden centre. You will love it. From…
5. The Burford Garden Co
5. The Burford Garden Co
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25 local reviews
Shilton Rd, Burford
Closed · Opens Friday 9:00 AM
01993 823117
Alexandra
Alexandra
Burford is lovely and this garden centre is more lifestyle store, it has food, a fantastic childrens toy shop, beautiful plants and…
Alan
Alan
So much more than a garden centre, Burford Garden Company is a full retail experience with high quality clothing, interiors, original art…
Michelle
Michelle
The Liberty's of the the Cotswolds! A department store disguised as a garden centre. You will love it. From cheese plants to caviar and…
6. Waddesdon Manor
6. Waddesdon Manor
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33 local reviews
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon
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Melanie & Binnie
A fairy-tale French Renaissance-style chateau in the heart of the Buckinghamshire countryside, home to unique…
Duncan
A 'French Chateau', built by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild between 1874 and 1885 to display his outstanding…
Ilona
Waddesdon Manor was built by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild between 1874 and 1885 to display his collection of…
6. Waddesdon Manor
6. Waddesdon Manor
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33 local reviews
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon
Melanie & Binnie
Melanie & Binnie
A fairy-tale French Renaissance-style chateau in the heart of the Buckinghamshire countryside, home to unique collections of 18th Century…
Duncan
Duncan
A 'French Chateau', built by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild between 1874 and 1885 to display his outstanding collection of arts and to…
Ilona
Ilona
Waddesdon Manor was built by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild between 1874 and 1885 to display his collection of arts and to entertain the…
7. Isis Farmhouse
7. Isis Farmhouse
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38 local reviews
The Towing Path, Iffley Lock
Closed · Opens Friday 12:00 PM (noon)
+44 1865 243854
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Emily
This pub along the tow path has some hearty stews, doorstep bread toast with beans and cheese, tasty home made…
Sandra & Krisztian
This is an unusual pub and well worth a visit. Good in summer for the garden but also very atmospheric in…
Anthony
This place is a hidden gem in Oxford. Its on the River Thames just past Iffley Lock in a stunning location…
7. Isis Farmhouse
7. Isis Farmhouse
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38 local reviews
The Towing Path, Iffley Lock
Closed · Opens Friday 12:00 PM (noon)
+44 1865 243854
Emily
Emily
This pub along the tow path has some hearty stews, doorstep bread toast with beans and cheese, tasty home made cakes and scones, all at…
Sandra & Krisztian
Sandra & Krisztian
This is an unusual pub and well worth a visit. Good in summer for the garden but also very atmospheric in winter with the wood burning…
Anthony
Anthony
This place is a hidden gem in Oxford. Its on the River Thames just past Iffley Lock in a stunning location unknown to most of Oxford…
8. National Trust
8. National Trust
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29 local reviews
National Trust
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
01280 817156
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Emma
More than a museum, Stowe Landscape Gardens and Stowe House can be thought of as the epicentre of The…
Ian
Beautiful gardens home to temples, lakes and long walks. Stowe private school sits in the gardens and has…
Nancy
We love National Trust properties for walks in beautiful gardens and picnics, cafes and fun shops. We bring a…
8. National Trust
8. National Trust
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29 local reviews
National Trust
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
01280 817156
Emma
Emma
More than a museum, Stowe Landscape Gardens and Stowe House can be thought of as the epicentre of The Enlightenment. The Palladian Mansion…
Ian
Ian
Beautiful gardens home to temples, lakes and long walks. Stowe private school sits in the gardens and has amazing architecture. Golf…
Nancy
Nancy
We love National Trust properties for walks in beautiful gardens and picnics, cafes and fun shops. We bring a ball for the kids during the…
9. The Perch
9. The Perch
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29 local reviews
Binsey Lane, Oxford
Closed · Opens Friday 10:30 AM
01865 728891
BarRestaurantFood
Tania
We love this place! It's a great place to stop for a drink on the way past on your circular walk around the…
Qian
Fab british gastropub food set in a large garden with a lovely sunday roast. In the summer there is also a…
Aeron
Really pretty thatched pub and restaurant in a beautiful location - has a huge garden. Can get to pub walking…
9. The Perch
9. The Perch
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29 local reviews
Binsey Lane, Oxford
Closed · Opens Friday 10:30 AM
01865 728891
Tania
Tania
We love this place! It's a great place to stop for a drink on the way past on your circular walk around the meadow from the house ,or if…
Qian
Qian
Fab british gastropub food set in a large garden with a lovely sunday roast. In the summer there is also a barbecue running and the back…
Aeron
Aeron
Really pretty thatched pub and restaurant in a beautiful location - has a huge garden. Can get to pub walking along the river Thames - from…
10. The Oxfordshire Museum
10. The Oxfordshire Museum
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16 local reviews
The Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
01993 811456
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Short Let Space
A large 18th-century house in the heart of the historic town of Woodstock, the museum has 11 galleries and a…
10. The Oxfordshire Museum
10. The Oxfordshire Museum
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16 local reviews
The Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
01993 811456
Short Let Space
Short Let Space
A large 18th-century house in the heart of the historic town of Woodstock, the museum has 11 galleries and a lovely garden with cafe…
11. The Marsh Harrier
11. The Marsh Harrier
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15 local reviews
40 Marsh Rd
Closed · Opens Friday 12:00 PM (noon)
+44 1865 718225
RestaurantBarPoint of interest
Nicola
Good local pub with a beer garden showing off some weeping willows, and good food. Live music some weekends.
Phil
Nice old fashioned pub with good beers and an excellent beer garden. Pub quizzes Sunday and Monday nights.
Gina
Traditional local pub serving real ale and British grub, with a garden that hosts summer barbecues.
11. The Marsh Harrier
11. The Marsh Harrier
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15 local reviews
40 Marsh Rd
Closed · Opens Friday 12:00 PM (noon)
+44 1865 718225
Nicola
Nicola
Good local pub with a beer garden showing off some weeping willows, and good food. Live music some weekends.
Phil
Phil
Nice old fashioned pub with good beers and an excellent beer garden. Pub quizzes Sunday and Monday nights.
Gina
Gina
Traditional local pub serving real ale and British grub, with a garden that hosts summer barbecues.
12. Jacobs Inn
12. Jacobs Inn
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15 local reviews
130 Godstow Rd, Oxford
Closed · Opens Friday 9:00 AM
01865 514333
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Laura
One of my favourite eating spots, this is a classic, quaint English pub, cosy with wood-beams and a fire in…
Tania
A local favourite , quirky gastro pub open for coffee and breakfast as well as fantastic food. Has a lovely…
Tamsin
This trendy pub has something for everyone. Very family-friendly yet maintaining its cool as a great spot to…
12. Jacobs Inn
12. Jacobs Inn
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15 local reviews
130 Godstow Rd, Oxford
Closed · Opens Friday 9:00 AM
01865 514333
Laura
Laura
One of my favourite eating spots, this is a classic, quaint English pub, cosy with wood-beams and a fire in winter and a pleasure inn summer…
Tania
Tania
A local favourite , quirky gastro pub open for coffee and breakfast as well as fantastic food. Has a lovely garden with chickens and pigs to…
Tamsin
Tamsin
This trendy pub has something for everyone. Very family-friendly yet maintaining its cool as a great spot to drink in the evenings. Animals…