Local Oxford Histories

Find below 5 unique scavenger hunts of Oxford's neighbourhoods, highlighting their history and community led initiatives.


Download the PDF and do the walk yourself (or on Google street view), and click on the question marks to find the hidden sites.

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Find in Jericho...

​The history of Wellington Square >

Lumley's Tea on Little Clarendon Street >

& the Eagle Ironworks >

Find in Osney...

​The Osney Island mill >

St Frideswide Church >

& the forgotten Rewley Station swing bridge >

Find along Cowley Road...

​Community led street art projects >

The complex history of the Ultimate Picture Palace >

& a memorial to volunteers in the Spanish Civil War >

Find in the north of Oxford

​Beechcroft Road's inventive speed bumps >

South Parade and Oxford's boundaries >

& the memory of the Cutteslowe walls >

Find around Grandpont and the Thames

​Oxford's gasworks and industry >

Hogacre's secret eco park >

& Folly Bridge's transformations >