• Things to do with Thames Travel

    There's a great selection of 'things to do' within easy reach using your Thames Travel bus services. Below are some suggestions of top places to visit - so take a look and get onboard!

Thames Travel: Things to do

  • Open Top Bus Tour of Oxford

    With its medieval streets, cobbled lanes and secluded alleys, there's no better way to see Oxford than up close. Our Partners at City Sightseeing Oxford run a superb bus tour that covers all of Oxford's major attractions throughout the year.

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  • Nuffield Place

    Explore the house that was occupied by Lord and Lady Nuffield. Wander through the gardens and enjoy a light lunch in the tea-room.

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  • Walking in Henley

    From short guided historic tours and nature trails, to riverside walks and long country rambles, why not catch the X38 service into Henley to start your walk?

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  • River and Rowing Museum

    Visit one of the UK's leading independent museums and learn about the river, the town of Henley-on-Thames and the sport of rowing.

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  • The Oracle Shopping Centre

    Shop 'til you drop at The Oracle Shopping Centre, with 90 shops to choose from!

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  • Oxford University Museum of Natural History

    The Oxford University Museum of Natural History offers the chance to see many collections of geological and zoological specimens. A fun and educational day out for all the family.

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  • Cholsey & Wallingford Railway

    Take a ride in a 1950s carriage pulled by a Heritage diesel locomotive through beautiful South Oxfordshire countryside.

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  • Vale and Downland Museum

    Learn about the heritage of Vale and White Horse in the busy market town of Wantage.

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  • The Covered Market

    With around 55 independent retailers, Oxford's historic Covered Market has something for everyone. Located just a minute's walk from our High St coach stop, it's easy to get to.

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  • Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary

    A registered charity dedicated to caring for abused and ill-treated donkeys. Visitors are welcome with no entrance fee but donations are appreciated.

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  • Didcot Railway Centre

    Enjoy a ride on a steam train and learn about the history of the unique collection of trains, coaches and more at Didcot Railway Centre.

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  • Wallingford Museum

    See specialised exhibits and experience sights and sounds through history at the Wallingford Museum, open annually from 1st March to 30th November.

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  • Harcourt Arboretum - Botanic Garden

    This magnificent tree collection includes some of the oldest redwoods in Britain. Seasonal highlights include wildflower meadows, rhododendrons and bluebell woods.

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  • Westgate

    Westgate is home to prestigious global brands, eclectic restaurants and cafes, leisure and sophisticated rooftop bars and dining. With over 100 stores, it is the perfect place to shop 'til you drop!

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  • Go further with your Capital Through Ticket to London

    Request a Capital Through Ticket on any local Thames Travel bus and connect with the X90 coach in Oxford. The local journey is free so you only pay the coach fare!

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