Lady Margaret Hall

In the first of a new series, Richard Lofthouse explains what makes the gardens of Lady Margaret Hall so special.

Away from the well-beaten tourist trail and famous student haunts, Oxford is home to plenty more than dreaming spires and dusty libraries. In our new series, Secret Oxford, we’ll shed light on lesser-known parts of the city that deserve more praise, from intimate college gardens to the best pub snugs in town.

Every month an Oxonian will reveal a location particularly dear to their heart, and explain what makes it so special. In the first in the series our magazine editor, Richard Lofthouse, leads us through the gardens at Lady Margaret Hall and explains why a timeless view of the river means just as much to him today as it did when he matriculated.

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