London is one of the easiest city breaks from Dublin and offers plenty of day trip or overnight options. This time, we decided to steep in the scholarly vibe at Oxford. Just an hour by train from London's Paddington station, we set out early on a Saturday morning. The town was not exactly what I expected when we looked across from the train station at a modern office block.
A proud sculpted bull was a bit more on target.
The Tower House, an atmospheric 17th century townhouse.
Turl Street Kitchen was included with our stay. The cafe was located just a 2 minute walk away at the end of the block.