Head of the River Oxford, Oxfordshire

About Head of the River

The Head of the River is situated in a prime location beside the beautiful River Isis. Whether you're after a delicious meal and a short break, or a longer romantic getaway, we're confident that this wonderful pub with rooms is the ideal choice for you.

The rooms

20 individually decorated rooms in total. Each has been recently refurbished, and all are complete with modern amenities. Cosy Rooms feature a king size bed, TV, and ensuite shower room, whilst Comfy Rooms are a slightly more spacious option. For a truly luxurious stay, opt for a night in one of the Indulgence Rooms overlooking the river. 

On the doorstep and nearby

Oxford is home to a variety of shops, bars, restaurants, museums and galleries – meaning you'll be spoilt for choice with so many things to see and do. 

Be sure to explore the University of Oxford Botanic Garden and visit the 17th century stately home of Blenheim Palace. Keep your eyes peeled for performances at the Sheldonian Theatre.

Worth staying in for ...

The Head of the River serves some of the best pub food in the city, as well as an exceptional collection of real ales and an extensive gin list.

Need to know

Unfortunately pets are not permitted. Strictly no smoking. Please note that there is no onsite parking. Parking is situated at the Redbridge Park & Ride, approximately one mile away on the Abingdon Road.

Services and facilities at Head of the River

Free WiFi Available
Food & drink
Restaurant
Bar
Miscellaneous
Non-smoking throughout
Heating
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms

What's near Head of the River?

  • Oxford – City, 0.4 miles away
  • Kassam Stadium – Football ground, 2.9 miles away
  • Abingdon-on-Thames – Town, 5.4 miles away
  • Kidlington – Town, 5.4 miles away
  • Otmoor Nature Reserve – Nature reserve, 6.4 miles away
  • Blenheim Palace – Historical site, 8.0 miles away
  • Woodstock – Town, 8.2 miles away
  • Boarstall Tower – National trust, 8.7 miles away
  • Boarstall Duck Decoy – National trust, 9.0 miles away
  • Didcot – Town, 9.7 miles away

Restaurants within reach of Head of the River

  • The Coconut Tree Oxford – 0.8 miles away
  • Antep Kitchen – 1.0 miles away
  • The Old Bookbinders Ale House – 1.0 miles away
  • Yeti Nepalese Restaurant – 1.1 miles away
  • C.R.A.F.T Burger – 2.2 miles away
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