Carfax Tower

Enjoy incredible views from the top of the tower!

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Distance to Oxford City Centre | 0.1 miles

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ABOUT

Discover the beauty of Oxford from the top of Carfax Tower, all that remains from the official city church of Oxford from 1122. Climb 99 steps to the top and learn about the history of this wonderful construction.

The tower is all that remains of the 13th century St Martin’s Church, the official city church of Oxford from 1122. In 1896, the main part of the church was demolished to make more room for traffic in the area.

The tower is 74 feet tall and no building in central Oxford may be constructed higher than it. As such, it’s possible to climb the 99 steps to the top of the tower for an amazing view over the Oxford skyline. Hop off the Open Top Bus at Stop 7 to visit us!

Entry to the tower costs just £3 for adults and we have a range of great value packages to help you see more of the city for less.

OVERVIEW

  • Explore the history of the official city church of Oxford from 1122.
  • Climb the 99 steps to the top of the tower.
  • Enjoy amazing views over the Oxford skyline.
  • Combine your tickets with a City Sightseeing Oxford open-bus tour.
  • Enjoy a range of great value packages helping you to explore even more in Oxford.

CONTACT DETAILS

  • +44 (0)1865 790522
  • High Street Travel Shop,
    44 – 45 High Street,
    Oxford,
    Oxfordshire OX1 4AP
  • City Sightseeing Oxford Customer Services
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