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Christ Church Meadow

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Address: Oxford OX1 1DP, England
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+44 1865 276150
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This scenic park offers a delightful two-mile walk through meadows and...

This scenic park offers a delightful two-mile walk through meadows and along river banks, offering picturesque views and ideal spots for picnics, sitting or just relaxing.

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I love to walk here.

There is one main path around the outside, which in parts is like a picture book. There are alternative shorter walks because there's a centre path. Entering and exiting is only... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
kincsem
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Oxford
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Oxford
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is one main path around the outside, which in parts is like a picture book. There are alternative shorter walks because there's a centre path. Entering and exiting is only possible for pushchairs and wheelchairs from St Aldate's, and in the summer Merton College closed the Rose Lane gate without bothering to make that clear to those entering at... More 

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Downham Market, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing garden set in the back drop of the Church. Had a quick walk round as very cold day but been inspired. Would love to go back in the summer.

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Accra
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet, flat, relaxing...the meadows offer a pretty view away from the crowds. You can walk either from st aldgates or Christ church, through the meadows and back along rose lane, into the centre. The ducks are always pleased to see people...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The meadow was given to the then Monastery of St Frideswide (now the nearby Cathedral) in the 1300's by Lady Montacute. It stands between Christ Church Cathedral and the River Thames. In the summer it houses a heard of Longhorn Cattle and its quite wonderful for a country walk in the town, or you can simply sit down, relax and... More 

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

My wife insisted we visited the place. We were very impressed and it was steeped in history. Magical stories and history were in abundance. I was impressed by a cleric that spoke fluent Russian. My wife is Russian.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

when visiting England, you must complete a circuit of the meadow: admire Magdalene Bridge, MCS' extraordinary island playfields, the wonderful new CC bridge across the Cherwell to their sports fields (what wealth!) and through bucolic bliss past Follly bridge taking in a regatta on the Thames, a pub an then to the glory of CC and on Dead Mann's walk... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

This place was a surprising little found. It's a great place to walk or run, especially in a sunny day. Love the field, river, trees and birds.

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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Really nice place to visit. Unfortunately we didn't go inside as there is a charge to visit. But from the outside it looks amazing. See attached pictures. Thanks

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Lancing, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

This area is only a short walk from the very middle of Oxford and you will easily forget that it is there once you turn in and walk along. The main walkway takes you past the colleges and at the end you can walk back into the city. However as you reach the end you can follow it round and... More 

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Oxford, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Lots of open spaces, lots of fresh air. Amazing place to go for a walk. Beautiful buildings too. Highly recommended!

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