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Old Bank, Oxford
University city full of history Oxford offers history, heritage and a good choice of interesting hotels. Home to England's oldest university, the city has a good arts and culture scene as well as some of the best museums in the UK. Take a walk around the university's imposing colleges – Christ Church whose Great Hall inspired Harry Potter's Hogwarts and see Magdalen's tower, deer park and beautiful cloisters. The GHG offers a choice of stylish hotels bang in the centre of the city and quirky village hotels within easy reach of Oxford. All offer exceptional stays. While in Oxford take some time to peruse the 39 galleries of The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology or see the last remains of the a dodo anywhere in the world at the Museum of Natural History. Drop in to the Pitt Rivers Museum for unusual artefacts including a witch in a bottle! Hire a bike to see Oxford's many film and TV locations (Inspector Morse, Downton Abbey), punt your way down the river or sit back and enjoy a picnic in beautiful surroundings.