Top 10 Things To Do In Oxford UK

If you’re interested in taking one of our DJ or Production courses, then why not make a day of your trip into Oxford? Check out these 10 awesome activities you can do in Oxford.

1. Visit Oxford University

Made up of 38 colleges all over Oxford, why not arrange a walking tour to learn more about the history, traditions and architecture of the University of Oxford. However, on a nice day it can be quite mind-blowing just to walk through the grounds of these majestic buildings.

All Souls Quad Walking Tour: https://www.experienceoxfordshire.org/venue/oxford-official-walking-tours/

Oxford University

2. Check out Oxford Castle

With 1,000 years of history behind it, why not explore Oxford Castle. As well as enjoying a guided tour, visitors can also go to the Oxford Castle Quarter, located next to the castle, and enjoy the vast collection of bars and restaurants.

Oxford Castle

https://www.experienceoxfordshire.org/venue/oxford-castle-unlocked/

3. Take A DJ Course At DJ Gym Oxford

Castles and colleges not your thing? If you want to try something truly memorable pop into DJ Gym Oxford and discover a passion for electronic music! We offer 1-2-1 or small group DJ lessons right in the heart of historic Oxford. Learn how to mix your favourite tracks on state of the art DJ equipment. DJ lessons for kids are available and all ages. If you want to go a step further why not sign up for the Beginner DJ Course and start your journey towards being a DJ Gym graduate. DJ Gym is accredited by world leading electronic music school the London Sound Academy and graduates of our courses get benefits like DJ gigs in clubs like Ministry of Sound!

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Kids DJ Lessons in Oxford

4. Shopping

If shopping is more like your sort of activity, then don’t worry as Oxford has got you covered! Check out Westgate or Oxford Covered Market in particular.

Westgate Shopping Centre


5. Theatre

If you’re into musical or theatrical performances then you’re in luck as Oxford provides plenty of options. If it’s a Broadway show you’re after then take a look at New Theatre Oxford. The Sheldonian Theatre is great for classical music performances and for adults, check out The Old Fire Station.

The Sheldonian Theatre

6. Museums

Oxford is full of excellent museums, including the famous Ashmolean Museum and also The Museum of Natural History - definitely worth a visit if you’re in Oxford for the day.

The Museum of Natural History

7. The Saxon Tower at St. Michael at the North Gate     


An ancient place and the oldest building in Oxford, built c1040, the Saxon Tower at St. Michael at the North Gate is easy to climb to the top of and will reward you with a view of Cornmarket Street, along with views of the rooftops and spires of Oxford.

The Saxon Tower at St. Michael at the North Gate

8. Atomic Burger

Only a 30 second walk from the studio, Atomic Burger is definitely worth a visit if you like a good burger. With the interior filled with posters, action figures and models - as well as having a screen at the back to showcase 80s movies - this is not your ordinary restaurant.

Atomic Burger:

Atomic Burger: https://atomicburger.co.uk/

9. Cowley Murals

With our studio being based on the Cowley Road, we are right in the centre of one of Oxford’s most vibrant areas. Extremely colourful and striking wall murals can be found dotted around Cowley, so it is well worth exploring the area.

One of many murals found in Cowley

10. University of Oxford’s Botanic Garden

Easily one of Oxford’s most beautiful spots, the University of Oxford’s Botanic Garden contains a vast range of flowers, exotic plants and trees. Located just opposite Magdalen Bridge, the gardens provide a very peaceful and serene setting away from the busy High Street.

University of Oxford's Botanic Garden

Whether educational or just for some fun, these are just some of several activities that you can do in Oxford while on a day out. I hope you like this list and find some more cool things to do yourself! Don't forget to contact us if you have any questions about DJ lessons in Oxford with DJ Gym!


Paul Dempsey

DJ/Producer