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South Park, Oxford by Qype User ahunte…

South Park, Oxford by Qype User ahunte…

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    • Qype User elliel…
    • Oxford
    • 13 friends
    • 56 reviews
    5.0 star rating
    17/11/2008

    Spent many a lazy summer sunday afternoon at south parks, it is great for the kids to take a picnic, always a lot of people around to have a chat to or plenty of places to go and escape from it all if you want some privacy. Makes a very pleasant walk if you have a few hours to spare.

    • Qype User Flic…
    • Oxford
    • 60 friends
    • 485 reviews
    4.0 star rating
    28/3/2008

    South Park is great for lazing around in summer, picnics, meeting friends and, most importantly, for building enormous snowmen and snow sculptures in winter. I spent a very happy afteroon here one February building snow slides on the slopes and crunching through frozen leaves.

    It's surprisingly large despite being surrounded by roads, and although you can always hear the traffic in the background, it's still quite a peaceful experience.

    The worst bit is that it's quite hard to find an exit as they're quite spaced out, and it has a reputation for not being good for women walking through at night. I've never heard of anything bad happening, but it's worth bearing in mind.

    • Qype User kas7…
    • Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    • 10 friends
    • 149 reviews
    4.0 star rating
    2/12/2007

    Southpark is like the glue that holds oxford brookes students together. It is large, luscious and lovely :)

    Its a pretty big grassy park with the odd dotted tree and literally on any day with a hint of warm sun, you will see a flock of young people descent on southpark with their picnics, beer, outdoor games and footballs. Families, students,proffesional, joggers and children unite because south park is to pretty much anyones liking. It even holds the annual 'party in the park, Oxford' in the summer.

    I have spent many a lazy day here with a lollypop in one hand and a glass of cold wine in the other, lazying in the sun listening to people yatter, children run about and looking out over Oxford. You can see the spires on a clear day.

    Tell me, what could be better than your own personnel viewing of the dreaming spires of Oxford on a beautiful warm day, away from the city with grass under your feet

    • Qype User elliot…
    • Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    • 55 friends
    • 181 reviews
    4.0 star rating
    14/10/2007

    Every one in Oxford knows South Park. it is the centre of the student life both geographically and emotionally. running from headington to cowley, the park neatly connects the student living area to the campus at gypsy lane as well as being a great place to come on your day of and study, play football, cricket or frisbee. constantly the venue of fun fair and concerts, the park is an institution of oxford. i would highly encourage people to go along of the 5th of november for bonfire night.

    • Qype User theduc…
    • London
    • 213 friends
    • 304 reviews
    3.0 star rating
    24/12/2007

    I was there for the Radiohead show and thought the Park was perfect for the purpose it was used for that day. Thanks to other reviews I have an idea what it is like without 40,000 people and horrible all day downpours. Radiohead made this park amazing for me that day and it will always hold fond memories!

    • Qype User damien…
    • Oxford
    • 2 friends
    • 42 reviews
    5.0 star rating
    16/11/2008

    south park is a great nice large park in oxford great for lazing about in the summer and having a laugh kick of the football and nice british picnic.
    the atmosphere is a amazing and a great place to lay down and look into the sky.

  • 4.0 star rating
    27/1/2011 Updated review

    Great park just near Cheney Hall. Major meeting place for Oxford Brookes students :-) A really nice place for sunny lazy afternoons :-)

    4.0 star rating
    27/1/2011 Previous review
    Great park just near Cheney Hall. Major meeting place for Oxford Brookes students :-)
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