Enjoy the sights of one of the most beautiful cities in the UK with this Oxford Picnic Riverboat Cruise for Two. You will board a small vessel for an extraordinary cruise along the Thames, taking in a side of Oxford's heritage few visitors have the chance to explore. Tuck into a gourmet picnic lunch featuring locally sourced produce from some of Oxford's finest caterers as you gaze upon famous landmarks such as Godstow, Christchurch College and Port Meadow. You'll pass by the famous Folly Bridge, Oxford University boathouses, regatta course, and Osney Island as you make your way through this glorious city, some of which has remained unchanged for hundreds of years. See the areas which have inspired countless great literary icons throughout history, including Lewis Carroll and C S Lewis, as you meander along the water. You can choose either a lunchtime or sunset departure for this delightful journey through one of the greatest cities in the world.
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You can choose either a lunchtime or sunset departure for this Oxford Picnic Riverboat Cruise for Two. Departing from Oxford's city centre, you will travel through the city past famous landmarks including Christchurch College and Meadows, the University boathouses and regatta course, the Head of the River and Folly Bridge. From the river you will take in a side of Oxfords heritage rarely seen by visitors to the city, such as Osney Island and ancient Port Meadow, which are off the tourist trail but represent some of Oxfords most beautiful and intriguing scenery. Port Meadow, a vast area of common land, has remained almost the same since prehistoric times and supports plants and bird-life in abundance. See the magnificent Godstow ' the ultimate destination of Alice Liddell and Lewis Carroll when they followed an identical route whilst creatiing Alices Adventures in Wonderland. It is also the site of Trout Island, an inspiration for another of Oxford's literary icons, C S Lewis, and his stories of the land of Narnia. As part of this experience you'll enjoy a delicious picnic lunch featuring locally sourced produce from some of the city's finest caterers.