The Local Area
Oxford is steeped in history and beautiful scenary not only from the air but the ground too.
A masterpiece of Baroque architecture, Blenheim Palace provides an awe-inspiring experience for visitors.
Home to the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family and the birth place of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site boasting a long and diverse history.
As the oldest university in the English-speaking world, Oxford is a unique and historic institution. There is no clear date of foundation, but teaching existed at Oxford in some form in 1096 and developed rapidly from 1167, when Henry II banned English students from attending the University of Paris.