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Port Meadow

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Address: Walton Well Road, Oxford, England
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+44 1865 715830
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time stood still

at this place, narrow boats in al styles are morred in an idyllic surrounding, a nice open air pub is near, a nice place for a sunny sunday

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

at this place, narrow boats in al styles are morred in an idyllic surrounding, a nice open air pub is near, a nice place for a sunny sunday

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I lived in Oxford for 3.5 months, and Port Meadow was one of my favorite places to visit. It is large park appropriate for picnics and kite flying, but the best part is the field of ponies and horses. They are gentle and friendly, so don't be afraid to approach and pet them. It is only a 30-40 minute walk... More 

Thank Sarah R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

being a fan of Morse, I wanted to combine a lovely walk through the meadow with a peek at the Perch, which was featured in a Morse episode. We walked almost as far as Godstow. The weather was kind to us, we didn't get wet. I was surprised not to see more people walking here. The map at the entrance... More 

Thank angelhair_9
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251 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoy the river walk though can get muddy and often floods in the winter. Good views towards the city

Thank PJW82
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Port Meadow is great for all ages. Great for walks and also great area for a river paddle or swim near the bridge. Toilets in carpark and there is a designated bbq area. Gets really busy in hot weather. Pubs located near by. Dog freindly. Lovely walk in to town.

Thank lisaandjohnmilligan
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Really enjoyable walk on our way to have lunch at the Perch. Parking is off Walton Well Road but it is now pay and display. This walk is a lovely activity for a sunny day but avoid it if there has been heavy rain as it tends to turn into a lake!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Paths on eastern edge in woods. Open central area. In winter wet in mild (wear your wellies). Often cows and very curious horses. From port meadow can go north to Tge Trout or west The Perch (my favourite) for lunch or dinner or pont

2 Thank James W
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Walked my dogs on the meadow this afternoon . Although in the centre of Oxford the meadow provides a massive expanse of countryside for everyone to enjoy . It was very wet underfoot today but with appropriate footwear not an issue

Thank coughandcath
London, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Natural area adjacent to river. Walk from Wolvercote to the city centre of about one and a quarter hours is without equal. Wild fowl and horses in abundance. Peerless views of thr city skyline. Caution needed in winter when river floods.

1 Thank Nigel M
Witney, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is not a developed park area, but it is very close and accessible to the west side of Oxford, and is great for walking, running etc during daylight hours. We accessed Port Meadow from the Oxford Canal west of Jericho, and walked down the easy to walk pathways eventually leaving Port Meadow and finishing at Folly Bridge. A very... More 

1 Thank Andrew C

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