Spring In Oxford: A View From South Park

The ultimate rule for English weather is: When it is sunny, no matter what you are up to, you just have to be outside and make the most out of the sunshine. Where is the best place to do this in Oxford? My favourite location is South Park in east Oxford.

DSC04267
© VYLYST

Next to the Headington Campus of Oxford Brookes University is the spectacular South Park, which I think is the best place to enjoy spring in ‘the city of dreaming spires’. There are plenty of reasons why this is the case:

  • It has a vast area for picnicking, going for a walk, jogging, and playing outdoor activities.
DSC04250.jpg
© VYLYST
  • Lots of spring-flowering trees showcase their beauty during April and May.
DSC04251
© VYLYST
  • It is usually incredibly tranquil.
DSC04253
© VYLYST

Well, other parks have those features too, so wait for this…

  • Located on Headington Hill, South Park offers a breathtaking view of Oxford’s skyline. This is where you can actually fully appreciate ‘the dreaming spires’ – the iconic architectural feature of Oxford’s buildings.
DSC04257
© VYLYST

Have a look for yourselves:

 

Spring is in full swing right now! Why don’t you catch a glimpse of it before all the delicate flowers falling apart?

DSC04258
© VYLYST

Practical information on South Park is here.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s