Summertown, Oxford, Oxfordshire

About Summertown

Welcome to the Summertown edition of The Oxford Magazine

Summertown in North Oxford is a vibrant shopping and business centre and an attractive residential area bounded by the Cherwell River to the east, and the Oxford Canal to the west.

It offers easy access to an incredible range of shops and services of all kinds, as well as sports and leisure facilities and open countryside. It is also home to several independent schools and some of Oxford most expensive houses.

Local news & stories

Exterior of The Oxford Kitchen in Summertown, North Oxford
/ Food & Drink

The Oxford Kitchen gets Michelin Star in 2019 guide

The Oxford Kitchen in Summertown has been awarded its first Michelin star, with Michelin guide inspectors praising the chef’s knowledge and experience.
North Oxford Family Home Renovation by Element Studios
/ Home & Garden

North Oxford family home renovation by Element Studios

Re-thinking the layout and usage of the significantly enlarged ground floor of a 3-storey detached family home in North Oxford.
September 2018 opening for Summer Fields Pre-prep School
/ Education

September 2018 opening for Summer Fields Pre-prep School

Summer Fields, the boarding and day school for boys aged 8 to 13 in Summertown, North Oxford is on track to open its Pre-Prep for 80 boys aged 4 to 8 in September 2018. Housed in Newton, one of the oldest and most historic buildings on the school’s 70-acre site,