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Win 2 tickets to this year's OPT Awards!

We are proud to be celebrating 40 years of the Oxford Preservation Trust Awards this year.The awards celebrate the finest new buildings and restoration projects in our wonderful city and we wanted...

Members - join us to celebrate OPT's 90th birthday!

OPT started in November 1927.  Come and join us at the Painted Room anytime between 11am and 2pm for tea and birthday cake to mark the start of our 90th anniversary celebrations at OPT's first...

Help us to keep Oxford Open Doors going...

If you were one of the thousands of people who enjoyed this year's Oxford Open Doors, you may be surprised to know that this free event is only made possible thanks to OPT members. 

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Perfect present for Christmas!

Thank you to Emma Bridgewater for designing us this beautiful OPT Oxford mug - perfect for Christmas presents.They retail at £19.95, or £14.95 for OPT members and are available to buy directly...

Win a tour of the Radcliffe Camera!

All OPT members will be entered into a ballot for the chance to win a place on a very special tour of the Radcliffe Camera on Tuesday 26th September at 2.30pm.  If you are not yet a member, join...

Record numbers of Snake’s Head Fritillaries found on OPT land.

OPT are delighted to announce a record number of the much loved but unfortunately rare Snake’s Head Fritillaries on one of their carefully cared for meadows.

Thanks to some early warm...

Hurry! There are Vacant Moorings available.

Moorings in Oxfordshire are in constant demand, but we are pleased to announce that we have two recreational moorings available to rent at Swinford. Contact Freddie on 01865 269172 for full...

Sale of Nuneham Park Estate

Oxford University is treating Nuneham Park, with its Grade I listed garden designed by Capability Brown for its views of the Thames and Oxford, the Carfax Conduit and the adjoining model...

Christchurch v Christ Church - exploring heritage links

OPT Director, Debbie Dance, offers a view point on proposals to rebuild Christ Church Cathedral in New Zealand. ...

Volunteering opportunities at Oxford Castle

The Learning Team at Oxford Castle are looking for volunteers to assist with our programme for schools and families.

If you’re able to offer an extra pair of hands to help...

Latest planning projects

Planning lies at the heart of everything we do.  Our Planning Panel recently met to discuss the Oxford Local Plan and we have written to the City Council to understand more about how they are to...

Latest edition in our Heritage Book series

Get your copy of the latest edition in our Heritage Book series unveiling the history behind our streets before your very eyes.  Book 4 ‘ From Paradise Street to Sheepwash’...

Harcourt Hill Appeal

We have been delighted by the success of the Harcourt Hill Field appeal which raised £120,000 to allow us to open the Field to the public and connect the walk across the western hills from Raleigh...