Oxford City Visitors Guide to tourism in Oxford, England.

Oxford Tourist Information for planning your trip to visit Oxford City & University of Oxford.

Sports & Leisure

American Football

Oxford Saints American Football Club, 07540 846 574


Archery club for all ages and skill levels: Oxford Archers


All age groups from 7 to 70 years old in interests in track and field, cross-country and road running.
Oxford City Athletics Club, 0773 274 2212

Balloon Rides

Adventure Balloons, 01252 844222

Adventure Balloons was the first hot air balloon flight company to work with Oxford City Council in 1995 to enable balloon flights from the City Parks. This enables passengers to view the dreaming spires and the countryside around Oxford during their flight.


Oxford Hoops, 01865 429694
Oxford Devils, 01235 531535

Bicycle Hire

Bicycling is a great way to get around Oxford, as the city is virtually flat. Be aware that bike theft is quite rampant – especially at night after the pubs close – so keep your bike locked up when you’re not on it.

Bainton Bikes, Operating from Walton Street Cycles, 78 Walton Street, Oxford OX26EA, 01865 311610
Offering Bicycle hire and Tours. We have the largest and most varied bikes in Oxfordshire. All bikes are equipped with mudguards, lights and locks, hire includes mechanical support (including any unfortunate punctures). Free delivery and flexible opening times available. Short and Long term hire available.


150 Cowley Rd, 01865 246061

Rent a bike for £10 for one day, £15 for two days, £16 for three days, £20/week. Take the #1, #5, or #10 bus (towards Cowley Center or Blackbird Leys) to get there.

Bike Zone Market Street (City Center) and Banbury Road, Summertown 728877
Rent a bike for £7 for 4 hours, £15 for 24 hours, £20 for 48 hours, or £30/week. £100 refundable deposit on bike rentals. Only larger frame bikes at the city center location. For smaller frames, go to Summertown.

Oxford Cycle Hire, 07907 952 832
Quality bike hire with free delivery within the Oxford area. Lights & locks included in hire, children’s bikes available.

The Cycle Centre, 85 Walton Street 01865 554646
Bicycle hire, repairs and sales
We are Oxford’s leading bike hire company, and our high quality Kona hire bikes are fully safety checked, and come complete with lights and lock. Bike hire for £10 per day, £25 per week and even a weekend rate at £20. We can deliver the bikes to you at your home, work or hotel.

Rent and Ride, 1 James Wolfe Road, Cowley, Oxford, OX4 2PY, 07717 131 431
Bike hire from £5 per day, £15 per week and even a weekend rate at £10. All hires include a lock, helmet and lights. Deposit and proof of address and ID required.

Boat Hire

Salters Steamers, Folly Bridge, 01865 243421

Rent punts (from £15), rowing boats (from £15), and self-drive motor boats (from £30). Boats are hired from the pontoon outside the Head of the River Pub


University Cricket, 01865 241335
Oxford Cricket Club, Rover Sports and Social Club, Roman Way, Horspath, Cowley


Oxford City Road Club, 01235 84838


Oxford Fencing Club, 01865 248104


Men’s Football:
North Oxford Football Club
, 01865 558003
Oxford City Football Club, 01865 872181
Oxford Community Church Football Club, 01865 376042

Women’s Football:
Oxford Brookes University Ladies Football Club, 01865 483151

Youth Football:
Bullingdon Boys’ Football Club, 01865 761747
Chalgrove Cavaliers Football Club, 01865 890921
Florence Park Boys’ Football Club, 01865 771358
Garden City Boys’ Football Club, 01865 438754
Horsepath Boys’ Football Club, 01865 451467
Kennington Boys’ Football Club, 01865 736506
Oxford Blackbird Boys’ Football Club, 01865 454478
Quarry Rovers Football Club (Boys & Girls), 01865 454478
Rose Hill Football Club, 01865 714189
Summertown Stars Football Club, 01865 311297
Wheatley Boys’ Football Club, 01865 873822


North Oxford Golf Club, Banbury Road, 01865 554415
18-hole golf course set in 80 acres of beautiful parkland. Golf equipment available for rent. No golf carts for hire. 18-holes £25 midweek, £30 weekend. Take bus #7 from the city center towards Kidlington.

Oxford Golf, Hinksey Heights, Hinksey, 01865 327775
9-hole par 3 course, as well as a championship 18-hole course. 18-holes £18 midweek, £23 weekend. 9-hole £13 midweek, £15 weekend. Par-3 £5 midweek, £6 weekend. Buggy and trolley rentals available.

Southfield Golf Club, Hill Top Road, 01865 242158
18-holes £30 midweek, closed to non-members on weekends.

Health Clubs and Fitness Centers

Barton Leisure Centre, Waynflete Road, Oxford – 0844 8933 222
Blackbird Leys Leisure Centre, Pegasus Road, Oxford – 0844 8933 222
Body Sense Health Club, The Oxford Hotel, Wolvercote Roundabout, 01865 489901
Virgin Active Health & Raquets Club, 275 Woodstock Road, Oxford, 01865 318300
Ferry Sports Center Swimming Pool & Fitness Club, Diamond Place, Summertown, 01865 467060
Feel Fit Gym, 21 Templar’s Square, Cowley 01865 711333
LA Fitness, Littlegate House, 16-17 St. Ebbes Street, Oxford, 01865 792244
Spirit Health Club, Holiday Inn @ Peartree Roundabout, Oxford, 01865 888444
Temple Cowley Pools and Fitness Centre, Temple Road, Cowley, Oxford – 0844 8933 222

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