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Headington Shark

No 2 New High Street | Headington, Oxford OX3 7AQ, England
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Pretty much nothing to see

There is really nothing to see here, would not say that this is an attraction. I don't know if you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
YFCy
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Larnaka City, Cyprus
Worth pointing out from the window of a bus but not worth trying to find unless you're already in headington!

I'd like to know more about the history of the Headington shark. Most people when they come into a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mike J
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Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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No 2 New High Street | Headington, Oxford OX3 7AQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is really nothing to see here, would not say that this is an attraction. I don't know if you can enter the building or something, but I just passed by. It is literally a shark on a roof.

Thank YFCy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd like to know more about the history of the Headington shark. Most people when they come into a little extra cash think 'let's do up the bathroom' or 'let's get a conservatory'- but who am I to say 'Let's get a 20ft fibreglass shark...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Headington is a suburb of Oxford, and if you are visiting Oxford itself, it's worth looking at the shark. Not worth the visit if you are not already coming to Oxford though.

Thank geoffreyw884
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Now you’ve seen the picture, you’ve seen the whole thing. Quirky but ugly and rather pointless. Definitely not worth making a special trip for

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The shark in the roof has been there for years now and I've seen it many times and it still cracks me up. If in Oxford be sure to take a look.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This shark sticking out of the roof is a great sight every time I go into Oxford. Never fails to raise a smile and cheer me up.

Thank garp_kaz
Reviewed 19 October 2017

If travelling this way, take a look. It's not worth a special trip, but look up Headlington and it is worth a short detour if you are going into/out of Oxford. There's council carpark nearby and some local places to eat, so you can get...More

Thank AndrewM_Leicester
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a must see if you visit this part of Oxford you don't see a shark in the roof of a house every day

Thank Debbie m M
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I was curious to see this. As I was staying nearby and had time to kill . I thought I'd pop to the local shops and then remembered this was near . It really is just what it states .And quite a sight It certainly...More

1  Thank soniawatts
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We actually drove a fair bit out of our way to see this after reading about it in a local guide book.

1  Thank WTisSearching
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