Green Tea Keble College Dining Hall Oxford
This isn’t London
either, but I must mention the wonderful Keble College, where we stayed on our short break to Oxford.
We weren’t sure what to expect from student rooms, at £65 a night, B & B in centre of Oxford. But it was fantastic, and one of the highlights of the trip.
Keble is very atmospheric and grand, with striking red and yellow brick-work and the chapel is home to Holman Hunt’s hauntingly beautiful
Light of the World.
The rooms (we paid a bit extra to overlook the quad) are peaceful, comfortable and clean, with en-suite bathrooms
English Breakfast Ashmolean Dining Room Oxford
Oxford is a long way from London to go for a cuppa, but is a beautiful and engaging city, with plenty to see, and is only an hour by train from Paddington.
I enjoyed a short break with my Dad and sister; so should you find yourself there, in need of a cuppa, or if you are planning a trip westwards, this may be of interest.
Highlights of the trip included: staying at
Keble College; the bizarrely wonderful Pitt Rivers Museum; Christchurch College and Blackwell’s Bookshop (where Caffe Nero do a good cuppa).
For a great overview of the city there is a fantastic open-top bus tour, which you can hop-on at the Railway Station. We saw some magical harpsichord (more…)