Jericho
Jericho is a historic suburb of the city of Oxford. Located outside the old city wall, it was originally a place for travelers to rest if they had reached the city after the gates had closed. Select the pictures for larger views.

Jude the ObscureStart at the Jude the Obscure pub. This is a Greene King pub named after the book by Thomas Hardy. A good pint of Olde Trippe ale can be had here, brewed for the famous Olde Trippe pub in Nottingham. The pub opens at 11am, and food is served all day. The pub has free wi-fi. Click the picture for the gallery and to comment.
Address is 54 Walton street OX2 6AE
Website http://gkpubs.co.uk/pubs-in-oxford/jude-the-obscure-pub/
Turn left out of the pub to reach the Jericho Tavern, two doors away.


Jericho Tavern

Jericho Tavern
The Jericho Tavern is open noon to midnight and serves food from noon to10pm. The food is expensive but looks very good. Doom Bar and Brakspears was on offer during our visit. Address is 56 Walton Street OX2 6AE.
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The pub has free wi-fi.
Website http://www.thejerichooxford.co.uk/
Leave the pub, cross the road, go left to the Victoria. The entrance is round the corner in St Bernard Road.

VictoriaNext is the Victoria pub.
This is a large but lovely old pub with several rooms, a balcony area and a garden. The pub has free wi-fi. Several good ales were on offer when we visited including Hobgoblin. The pub opens all day from noon and good value food  (mainly pies) are served from noon to 9pm.
Address is 90 Walton Street, OX2 6EB
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Website http://www.victorianpub.co.uk/
Leave the pub, go right and then left into Leckford place to find the Gardeners arms.


Gardeners Arms

Gardeners Arms
This is the first of two Gardeners Arms we shall visit today.  The pub has a good range of ales and serves vegetarian food. Try to get there before 3pm on a weekday in case they close in the afternoon. They re-open around 5-ish. The address is 39 Plantation Road OX2 6JE Click the picture for the gallery and to comment.
Website http://www.thegarden-oxford.co.uk/
Turn left out of the pub down Plantation Road, to reach Woodstock road and turn left. Next turn right into Church Walk to reach North Parade. Carry on past the other Gardeners arms to the Rose and Crown. Why? Because the Rose and Crown sometimes closes after lunch for a couple of hours.


Rose and CrownThe Rose and Crown pub.
This is a traditional and popular pub run by an eccentric landlord. The pub opens all day at weekends but the kitchen is open lunchtimes and evenings only. Nice outdoor seating area out the back.
Address is 14 North Parade OX2 6LX
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Website http://www.rose-n-crown.com/

Turn right out of the pub to reach the Gardeners Arms, which we passed earlier.


Gardeners Arms

Gardeners Arms
The Gardeners Arms is a Greene King pub that seems to have a permanent guest beer in Rev James. Always lovely and warm in the winter, with snacks and sandwiches available. Address is 8 North Parade OX2 6LX
The pub has free wi-fi. Click the picture for the gallery and to comment.
Website http://www.dailyinfo.co.uk/reviews/venue/299/The_Gardeners_Arms_North_Parade
Leave the pub, turn left and then left again into Winchester Road. Turn right at the T junction and continue until you cross Woodstock road again. Take a left and then right into Observatory road. Cross over Walton street and continue in the same direction until you reach the Rickety Press.

Rickety PressNext is the Rickety Press pub.
Large comfortable pub with expensive but good food. Open all day from noon.  The pub has free wi-fi. Arkels Ales are served in good condition.
Address is 90 Walton Street, OX2 6EB
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Website http://www.thericketypress.com/
Leave the pub, you will spot the Harcourt Arms in front of you. Give this pub a miss and turn right at the Harcourt Arms an keep on into Victor street where you will reach the Old Book Binders Ale House.


Old Bookbinders  Ale House

Old Bookbinders
This is the last pub on our tour and a bus can be caught here back to town or to the station.  The pub has a good range of ales and serves reasonable price food.
It can get very busy at weekends. The address is 17-18 Victor street.
Opens MON 6-11, Tue-Thur 4-12, FRI-SAT 12-12, Sun 12-11.
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Website http://oldbookbinders.co.uk/

The 17 bus leaves from  just outside the pub. They are not very frequent and the last bus is about 6.18 pm

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