why an Oxford stag do?
Oxford is a striking mix of awesome activities, world-famous colleges and an excellent nightlife. There’s a heady mix of gritty bars and modern pubs, set with a backdrop of stunning architecture and superb outdoor activities.
Known mostly for the thirty-nine colleges which make up the University, but also worth a visit is the huge amount of shopping at Bicester Village and the impressive, James-Bond-esque Blenheim Palace. Whether you’re a bunch of active stags looking for some heart-racing activities, or a milder group seeking some relaxation, Oxford caters for all.
In terms of stag activities there’s a group pleasing selection of options ready and waiting to create the ultimate stag experience. Why not try your hand at hovercrafting - a unique experience for the boys where they’ll get to control a hovercraft at high speeds through the air. Take a break for lunch before spending the afternoon clay shooting - under expert instruction you’ll spend 2 hours shooting your clays and testing your shooting skills.
To start your Oxford stag night we’ll arrange for you to have dinner with a cuisine of your choice - let us know what you like and we can sort you out with a table at an excellent restaurant. After that we’ll arrange your tickets to a top comedy club - get some belly-aching laughs and see some up-and-coming serious comedy talent. Once you’ve enjoyed the show cruise over to one of the best nightclubs in Oxford with VIP entry and queue jump for a night of epic proportions.
when to go to Oxford
In terms of annual events, through March and April there’s the famous Oxford Literary Festival so the city gets filled with literature lovers, and also in April is the Oxford Jazz Festival. Big festival Oxfringe takes place in May and then in June there’s Wychwood Festival nearby as well as the Charlbury Riverside Festival.
The first weekend of July sees Cowley Road Carnival taking place, with plenty of food, drink, music and entertainment going on. August sees the Oxford Foodies Festival which a wide variety of excellent cuisines. Then in the first week of September there’s St Giles’ Fair with attractions including usual fairground rides, food stalls, games etc. Worth a watch in November is the annual Oxford vs Cambridge University boat race.
If you liked the sound of that, then see our Oxford packages for more ideas & itineraries!