About oxford

Oxford is a charming country town nestled under the foot hills of the Southern Alps and just a short, picturesque 45 minute drive from Christchurch Airport.  There is much to see and do in Oxford – particularly on weekends.

There are several fantastic eateries to choose from in Oxford and a great selection of shops to check out as well. Something for everyone!

Art’s in Oxford is a fantastic purpose built Art Gallery that opened in February 2010.  With exhibitions changing monthly, Arts in Oxford is conveniently positioned on Main Street – 2 doors up from Seagars.

Sundays are busy here in Oxford with the Oxford Farmer’s Market running year round in sun, rain and snow even!

Oxford is part of the stunning Waimakariri (translates to “river of cold rushing water”) district.  There is so much to see and do in the district.  Click here for more information.