Oxford Sightseeing Picnic River Cruise

192 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 3 hr

This Oxford picnic cruise combines Oxford sightseeing with a leisurely picnic and relaxed experience of river life. Your small group cruise through the city past famous landmarks including Christchurch College and Meadows, the University boathouses and regatta course, the Head of the River and Folly Bridge . From the river you take in a side of Oxford's heritage rarely seen by visitors to the city. Complimented by a delicious picnic hamper.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Oxford River Cruises

This is a typical itinerary for this product

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Cruising this ancient and historic waterway passengers enjoy the beauty, peace and tranquility of river life.

Pass By: Christ Church Meadow

The cruise takes in the views of Christ Church Meadow, a beautiful area of open countryside in the heart of Oxford. Beside the meadow are glimpses of Christ Church College, Merton College and Magdalen College

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The cruise passes under Folly Bridge, the ancient river crossing from which the city of Oxford grew.

Pass By: Port Meadow

From the river view Port Meadow, a vast area of common land that has remained little changed since prehistoric times and supports plants and bird-life in abundance.

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Passing through Osney Lock passengers experience the fancinating system of locks and weirs which have managed the flow of the River Thames for hundreds of years.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Oxford River Cruises

Oxford River Cruises offers sightseeing tours, picnic and dining cruises in the heart of Oxford

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Cruises embark and disembark at Oxford's renowned Folly Restaurant perched beside the river at Folly Bridge. Guests can order drinks from the restaurant to take aboard the boat and enjoy a meal on their return from the cruise (sold separately).

Duration: 10 minutes
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