Since 1927 we have encouraged the best of the new and work to protect the old. Guiding change - not stopping it, helping to protect our green spaces and views for the future. Please join us. Support Oxford.


Wednesday 31 January, 7.30pm at the Botley Women’s Institute Hall, North Hinksey Lane, Oxford OX2 0LT. We've been working hard to learn more about the proposed Flood Alleviation Scheme, how and if it will work, and to understand the detail of what this channel, which cuts across the whole of the...

If getting out an about more is one of your resolutions for 2018, why not try a walk over some of our land? Over the 90 years since we first began, we have sought to protect Oxford's green setting for the benefit of all.

If you are passionate about Oxford and ensuring a positive future for this special city, then why not join us?

Would you like to give a Valentine's gift that will really make a difference? Something that will not only make a positive impact but also deliver some great year round benefits to your loved one?


Christmas markets, bright lights, glitzy shops and snow have all been a  part of making Oxford’s Christmas a memorable one in 2017.  And as the year comes to an end we remember just a few of the highlights ...

Are we doing the best we can?  Are we making a difference? Each day we ask ourselves if we are being true to the original vision of OPT and stop to think about what we are trying to achieve.  Would our forebears back in 1927 be proud of the OPT that exists in 2017? We like to think so.  

‘Keeping the best of the old, and encouraging the best of the new’

40 in 40 – celebrating 40 years of the Oxford Preservation Trust Awards 

We were delighted to see so many local people join us for our Oxford Open Doors weekend 9/10 September, when hidden spaces opened their doors to invite you in.  25,000 + people came and with over 3,000 visiting us in Cornmarket and in the Painted Room so we had a great time too.