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Cherwell Boathouse

Bardwell Rd, Oxford OX2 6ST, UK

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About Cherwell Boathouse

Cherwell Boathouse is Oxford's biggest punt station with over 80 handmade punts available for hire to explore the river Cherwell.It is located down a small lane off the junction between Chadlington Road and Bardwell Road, which itself is off the Banbury Road in North Oxford.  restaurant and riverside café can be found on the same site. It is very popular with tourists and students in the summer.

Attractions near Cherwell Boathouse

Oxford University Museum of Natural History1.23km from Cherwell Boathouse

The Oxford University Museum of Natural History is a museum displaying many of the University of Oxford's natural history specimens, located on Parks Road in Oxford, England. It holds an internationally significant collection of natural history specimens and archives in a stunning example of neo-Gothic architecture. It is home to a lively program of research, teaching and events focused on the sciences of the natural environment.

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology1.64km from Cherwell Boathouse

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology in Oxford was established in 1683 and is the oldest museum in the United Kingdom. It houses the University of Oxford’s collections of art and antiquities. Its many riches include the world’s greatest collection of Raphael drawings; the most important collection of Egyptian pre-Dynastic sculpture and ceramics outside Cairo; the only great Minoan collection in Britain; outstanding Anglo-Saxon treasures; the most famous violin in the world, Stradivari’s M

Ashmolean Museum1.64km from Cherwell Boathouse

The Ashmolean is the University of Oxford's museum of art and archaeology, founded in 1683. Its collection representing most of the world’s great civilizations, with objects dating from 8000 BC to the present day. Among its treasures are the world’s greatest collection of Raphael drawings, the most important collection of Egyptian pre-Dynastic sculpture and ceramics outside Cairo and so more.

Weston Library1.65km from Cherwell Boathouse

The Weston Library is part of the Bodleian Library, the main research library of the University of Oxford. It is the home of the Bodleian Libraries’ special collections.  It is a working library and research centre, as well as a public event and exhibition space. The library has three reading rooms and a number of seminar rooms and other study spaces, as well as a Centre for Digital Scholarship and Visiting Scholars Centre.

Martyrs' Memorial1.66km from Cherwell Boathouse

The Martyrs’ Memorial, designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott and built of magnesium limestone, has stood as a focal point at the south end of St Giles since its completion in 1843, when it replaced “a picturesque but tottering old house”. It was modelled on the Waltham Cross. The monument was built 300 years after the events of the English Reformation and commemorates the Bishop of Worcester Hugh Latimer and Bishop of London Nicholas Ridley, who were burned nearby on 16 October, 1555.

Bridge of Sighs1.69km from Cherwell Boathouse

The Bridge of Sighs is a bridge in Venice, Italy. The enclosed bridge is made of white limestone, has windows with stone bars, passes over the Rio di Palazzo, and connects the New Prison to the interrogation rooms in the Doge's Palace. It was designed by Antonio Contino, whose uncle Antonio da Ponte designed the Rialto Bridge, and it was built in 1600.

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Oxfordshire is a landlocked county in the far west of the government statistical region of South East England. The ceremonial county borders Warwickshire to the north-west, Northamptonshire to the north-east, Buckinghamshire to the east, Berkshire to the south, Wiltshire to the south-west and Gloucestershire to the west.