WHERE TO PLAY

North Oxford Golf Club

tel: 01865 553977

web: www.nogc.co.uk

cost: £16-20 per round/ £25 per day

Well maintained parkland course. Quite short but a very good test with a number of tight drives and small greens.

Frilford Heath Golf Club

tel: 01865 390864

web: www.frilfordheath.co.uk

cost: £45-70 per day

54 holes (three courses) offering a mix of 36 traditional heathland holes and a new 18 hole inland links layout.

The Oxfordshire Golf Club

tel: 01844 278300 web: www.theoxfordshiregolfclub.com

cost: £50-60 per round American style layout (lots of sand and water) that has played host to a number of pro events.

WHERE TO STAY

Bath Place Hotel

4-5 Bath Place, Oxford tel: 01865 791812

web: www.bathplace.co.uk

cost: from £100 per room per night.

Beautiful boutique hotel right in the city centre ideal for a swish night away with your other half.

Holiday Inn Oxford

Peartree Roundabout, Woodstock Road, Oxford

tel: 0870 400 9086 web: www.oxford.holiday-inn.com

cost: from £68 per room per night.

Reliable budget chain on the edge of the city perfect base for a trip away with the lads.

EAT AND DRINK

Browns Restaurant & Bar

5?11 Woodstock Road, Oxford

tel: 01865 511995 web: www.browns-restaurants.com

A bit of a city institution. Superb modern bistro style food, great atmosphere and some of the most attractive waitresses you could wish for!

Turf Tavern

Bath Place, Oxford

tel: 01865 243235

Oxford is blessed with perhaps the greatest selection of pubs in the country. You?ll struggle to walk more than a few hundred yards without coming across one. But for its cool courtyard, friendly welcome and range of beers, we pick the Turf.