Pictures I took in and around Oxford.

 

Faringdon Folly, on the way to Oxford

Faringdon Folly is a 100ft tower nestling under the Scottish fir-capped summit of Faringdon Hill.

The hill, half a mile east of Faringdon, offers impressive views over the Thames Valley and the Berkshire Downs. The folly was erected in the 1930s, and later used as an observation post during the Second World War. Restored and reopened in 1982, it is now a familiar local landmark and popular tourist attraction.

 

 

 

Oxford, The City of Dreaming Spires, is famous the world over for its University and place in history. For over 800 years, it has been a home to royalty and scholars, and since the 9th century an established town, although people are known to have lived in the area for thousands of years.

Looking towards the Randolph hotel

 

 

 

The Randolph hotel

 

 

 

 

The famous Radcliffe Camera. 


Completed in 1737, this domed classical building forms the hub of architectural Oxford, and is considered one of England's earliest examples of a round library.

 

 

My trusty steed again!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Entrance to Pembroke College, built in 1624

 

 

 

 

 

And me in front of Lord Pembroke's statue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pembroke college Quadrangle

 

 

 

 



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