Oxford seventh most visited town or city in country last year

Oxford seventh most visited town or city in country last year

Oxford seventh most visited town or city in country last year

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OXFORD was the seventh most visited town or city in the UK last year, figures show.

In 2013 456,000 people came to the city for “staying visits” – which means they spent a night in Oxford.

This figure is up from the previous year when 430,000 people visited the city.

London was the most visited town or city in the UK with more than 16m staying visits.

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12:04pm Wed 6 Aug 14

The New Private Eye says...

How many of those "paying visits" were parents visiting their student children for weekends and graduation. There are 50,000 of them (students) so that could be a large amount of the so called "tourist" visits.
How many of those "paying visits" were parents visiting their student children for weekends and graduation. There are 50,000 of them (students) so that could be a large amount of the so called "tourist" visits. The New Private Eye
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12:46pm Wed 6 Aug 14

Sandy Wimpole-Smythe says...

How many of these so called visitors were actually passing through but stuck in roadworks, contraflows etc and going round and round so were counted numerous times.
How many of these so called visitors were actually passing through but stuck in roadworks, contraflows etc and going round and round so were counted numerous times. Sandy Wimpole-Smythe
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9:06pm Wed 6 Aug 14

Dilligaf2010 says...

Sandy Wimpole-Smythe wrote:
How many of these so called visitors were actually passing through but stuck in roadworks, contraflows etc and going round and round so were counted numerous times.
I was going to say pretty much the same thing ;-p
[quote][p][bold]Sandy Wimpole-Smythe[/bold] wrote: How many of these so called visitors were actually passing through but stuck in roadworks, contraflows etc and going round and round so were counted numerous times.[/p][/quote]I was going to say pretty much the same thing ;-p Dilligaf2010
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