Experience Oxfordshire, one of the most beautiful English counties. Experience Oxfordshire and uncover hidden treasures and fantastic sightseeing opportunities. Let the “city of dreaming spires” enchant you with its 1,500 listed buildings from every major period of British architectural history from the 11th century onwards. Built in striking honey-coloured limestone, the city centre looks like something out of a fairy-tale. No wonder Oxford is a firm favourite of film makers from all over the world, and has inspired countless famous writers over the centuries.