A charming country town set at the foothills of the majestic Southern Alps, Oxford has the perfect balance of rural experiences and urban attractions.

With two conservation parks right on its doorstep plus an abundance of gentle trails around town, Oxford has plenty to offer keen walkers.

Cycling, horse trekking, golf and star-gazing are other popular pursuits in the Oxford area. Take your time in the town centre and enjoy the top-notch eateries interspersed with boutique shops offering clothing, giftware, books, crafts and homewares plus a local museum and art gallery.

The popular Oxford Farmers Market takes place every Sunday morning; stop in for an authentic rural experience complete with live music, tasty treats and loads of fresh produce.

Take your time; wander, relax and refresh yourself in Oxford. 

Further Information on Oxford

For information on Oxford for businesses development and support please refer to Enterprise North Canterbury (ENC). ENC is the economic development agency for North Canterbury and offers support and training for businesses in North Canterbury.

Oxford Promotions Action Committee (OPAC) is a local community organisation that works with their business members and partners to run visitor events that showcase the town and hosts local business functions. OPAC also advocates and promotes the town of Oxford.

Location of Oxford

Oxford is about 45minutes from Christchurch heading north then turning left on to Tram Rd before connecting with the Inland Scenic Route 72.