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On a Canal Boat Holiday booked from Gayton Marina cruise along the Oxford Canal and visit the beautiful city of Oxford.

The poet Matthew Arnold referred to Oxford as the city of dreaming spires.

At the Iffley Road running track on 6th May 1954 Roger Bannister a medical student ran the first authenticated four minute mile.

Visit The Oxford University Museum of Natural History houses the University's scientific collections and specimens.

Christ Church Cathedral stands on the site of an ancient Saxon Church founded in the 8th century by Saint Frideswide the Patron Saint of Oxford.

Built during 1913 and 1914 and located in New College Lane is the Hertford Bridge.

Known locally as The Bridge of Sighs because of its similarity to the famous bridge in Venice.

Hire a punt and take a leisurely trip along the River Cherwell past the Botanical Gardens.

The Morse TV series which was based on the award winning novels by Colin Dexter and first shown in 1987 brought to the world an Oxford not seen before.

Take a guided tour through familiar scenes of the streets and buildings of the city.

Explore the smaller streets all of which offer one off gift shops, boutiques and jewellers.

Broad Street is home to the world famous bookshop Blackwells which was founded in 1879 by Benjamin Henry Blackwell.

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The beautiful canals of England and Wales wind their way through a variety of interesting and distinctive locations offering you the chance to stop off and investigate further at a mooring of your choice or to simply continue cruising onto the next destination.
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