Car Hire at Oxford Railway Station
Find your perfect hire car at Oxford Railway StationOxford may only be 80km from London, but it is a world away in terms of things to see and do. Pick up your hire car from Oxford Railway Station, and set off to discover this picturesque, laid-back University city.
Plan your journey from Oxford Railway StationThe only city in the county of Oxfordshire, Oxford is a hub of activity. The railway station lies just west of the city centre, making it a convenient place to start your road trip as it’s easy to reach both Oxford and the surrounding regions from here.
The most famous attraction in Oxford is its elite university. Many of the colleges are architectural gems, some dating back to the 13th century, with stunning grounds. It’s possible to arrange tours with some of the colleges, so you can get a real sense of the history of the university, as well as campus life.
Oxford also has an incredible number of museums to explore. It’s easy to spend a couple of days wandering through them. There are two in particular that are definitely worth a visit. The Ashmolean Museum is the oldest university museum in the world, displaying ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman art. The Christ Church Picture Gallery has works from artists such as Da Vinci, Rubens, and Raphael.
This city also has ample green space, with the university’s Botanic Garden one of the best. This is the oldest of its kind in Britain, dating back to 1621.
To visit Oxford at your leisure hire a rental car from Avis. Explore the city in style and comfort.
Beyond Oxford Railway StationThere are great treasures to explore across the county of Oxfordshire. With Oxford the gateway to these destinations, choose what direction you take in your Avis hire car.
In just 40 minutes, it’s possible to drive from Oxford to Chipping Norton. One of the must-see sites here is the Rollright Stones, a circle of ancient stones comprising Neolithic and Bronze Age limestone monuments. While the history may be the initial attraction, visitors are treated to some stunning views of the entire Stour Valley. Back in town you can spend a night at the Chipping Norton Theatre, which hosts a variety of shows throughout the year - featuring dance, comedy, drama and music.
Broughton Castle, a restored medieval manor house surrounded by lush grounds, is Banbury’s main attraction, but if you enjoy sports, the town also has a lot to offer. Home to the most celebrated golf courses in the region, you’ll be spoilt for choice with Banbury, Rye Hill and Cherwell Edge golf clubs all located here. Banbury is easily reached via the M40 and A34 in just 40 minutes from Oxford’s city centre.
Collect your Avis hire car from Oxford Railway Station and the history and beauty of the whole county of Oxfordshire is yours to discover. All at your own pace.