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Headington Shark

No 2 New High Street | Headington, Oxford OX3 7AQ, England
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It made us smile!!

What must the neighbours think!? We saw this by pure fluke as we left Oxford City and as i... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
shane s
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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Eye catching

I walk or cycle past the shark a few times per week; it never fails to catch my eye and generate a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ddobson
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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No 2 New High Street | Headington, Oxford OX3 7AQ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What must the neighbours think!? We saw this by pure fluke as we left Oxford City and as i approached it to take a photo,a few other people were doing the same. Not something worth trying to find but it gave us a little laugh....More

1  Thank shane s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walk or cycle past the shark a few times per week; it never fails to catch my eye and generate a smile.

Thank ddobson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drove past here,and saw a few times.just saw a shark in the roof,don't think you can go into the house

Thank juliemZ1433ZU
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The picture sort of says it all - a shark sticking out of the roof of an ordinary terraced house. Worth a look if you are in Headington, but probably not worth a special trip from Oxford center

1  Thank oxfordtreker
Reviewed 7 December 2017

There is really nothing to see here, would not say that this is an attraction. I don't know if you can enter the building or something, but I just passed by. It is literally a shark on a roof.

Thank YFCy
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I'd like to know more about the history of the Headington shark. Most people when they come into a little extra cash think 'let's do up the bathroom' or 'let's get a conservatory'- but who am I to say 'Let's get a 20ft fibreglass shark...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Headington is a suburb of Oxford, and if you are visiting Oxford itself, it's worth looking at the shark. Not worth the visit if you are not already coming to Oxford though.

Thank geoffreyw884
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Now you’ve seen the picture, you’ve seen the whole thing. Quirky but ugly and rather pointless. Definitely not worth making a special trip for

1  Thank Susan H
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The shark in the roof has been there for years now and I've seen it many times and it still cracks me up. If in Oxford be sure to take a look.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This shark sticking out of the roof is a great sight every time I go into Oxford. Never fails to raise a smile and cheer me up.

Thank garp_kaz
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