Oxford, the City of Dreaming Spires

Oxford is one of England’s most beautiful and historic cities.  Named the “city of dreaming spires” by the poet Matthew Arnold, it boasts the oldest University in the English speaking world with college buildings dating back to medieval times. Both the Thames Path and Oxford Canal walking tours pass through this fascinating city and during the student vacations…

The Thames Path in Oxford

The Dreaming Spires of Oxford from the Thames Path Christ Church college and the cathedral tower are on the left. The spire of the University church, St Marys is in the middle with the Radcliffe Camera just in site behind. The tower of Merton College is on the right. You get a great view of…