Author: Demelza Scott

Twelfth Night and Epiphany are upon us!

3rd Jan, 2017

Don’t be saddened by the fact that Christmas is over and New Year’s Eve has passed, there is still an opportunity for you to have a party and indulge in festive treats: Twelfth Night and Epiphany are upon us!


Christmases past at Oxford Castle

23rd Nov, 2016

Oxford Castle has witnessed many Christmases and with December 25th fast approaching we’ve taken a look at what those Christmases might have been like. If you want to find out even more about this, come to one of our special Christmas at the Castle tours, running from November 26th to December 18th!


Remember, Remember, the 5th of November

2nd Nov, 2016

I think it’s fair to say that autumn has arrived and, as the nights start drawing in and the air grows crisper, winter is on its way. This change of the seasons signals that it must be time for us to don our woollies and wellies and stand around a big fire to remember when the King and the entirety of Parliament almost met their demise.

What better time, then, to have a look at the tradition of Bonfire Night?


Ghosts of Oxford Castle – the Final Chapter

29th Oct, 2016

So you’ve heard all week about the ghostly experiences of our tour guides as they explore the castle and just as we were preparing to wrap up our blog series, the ghosts of Oxford Castle struck again…


Ghosts of Oxford Castle – A Guest’s Perspective

28th Oct, 2016

We recently held a competition on our Facebook page, asking for our guests to send in their best ghost stories and paranormal experiences at Oxford Castle. The winning story certainly sent chills down our spine…


Ghosts of Oxford Castle – Chapter Four

27th Oct, 2016

We’ve been sharing ghost stories from our team all week, which we think shows just how haunted our 1000 year old buildings are!


Ghosts of Oxford Castle – Chapter Three

26th Oct, 2016

In the third installment of our Ghosts of Oxford Castle series, we spoke to Gypsy Boswell about her most haunted experience…


Ghosts of Oxford Castle – Chapter Two

24th Oct, 2016

Here is the second in our Ghosts of Oxford Castle series, from Mr Holloway…


Ghosts of Oxford Castle – Chapter One

22nd Oct, 2016

We got the team together to share our own peculiar experiences of Oxford Castle. In this special blog series, we’ll thrill you with a series of stories in the lead up to Halloween!


Ghost Fest is here! How haunted is Oxford?

6th Oct, 2016

Oxford has a lot to offer when it comes to ghosts so we’ve collected a few stories to whet your appetite…


Marking 20 years since the closure of Oxford’s Prison…

7th Sep, 2016

As September 7th marks the twenty year anniversary of Oxford Prison’s closure, it seems only right that we take a look back at its history…

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