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Visit Oxford Castle and Prison car-free

From Oxford railway station, it’s just five minutes’ walk to the castle. Several local buses stop outside including the frequent bus 1 and bus 5 from Cowley and bus U1.

There are trains to Oxford from London Marylebone and Paddington, Worcester Foregate Street, Bournemouth, Banbury and beyond.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Two tickets for the price of one when you arrive by train with a completed voucher.

About Oxford Castle and Prison

An ancient vaulted crypt full of stories and panoramic views from a Saxon tower (one of Oxford’s oldest buildings), a motte and bailey mound and an eighteenth-century debtors’ prison: you can discover an eventful millennium of history at Oxford Castle.

For more ideas in the area, see our car-free guide to Oxford.

For any queries about visiting contact Oxford Castle and Prison on 01865 260666 or

Address: Oxford Castle & Prison 44-46 Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1 1AY. Visit Website