Located on the gorgeous CT Shoreline, Oxford Academy is the original one-to-one top secondary, all boys, college preparatory independent boarding school.

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Visiting Campus



The town of Westbrook is a quiet, traditional New England community located on the shore of Long Island Sound near the mouth of the Connecticut River. Twenty-five miles to the west is New Haven and Yale University, and to the east is New London and Connecticut College. Wesleyan University in Middleton is just to the north, and Hartford, with Trinity College, museums, theater and historic sites lies 50 miles away.

Directions to Campus

1393 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT 06518

Directions by car

From the North (the Hartford area)

Take Route I-91 South to Route 9 South (towards Middleton and Old Saybrook) to Exit 3. Turn left onto Route 154 and then right onto Route 153 (towards Westbrook). Take Route 153 south to the center of Westbrook*

From the East

Take Route I-95 South to Exit 65. Turn left at the end of the ramp and proceed on Route 153 south to the center of Westbrook.*

From the West

Take I-95 North to Exit 65. Turn right at the end of the ramp and proceed on Route 153 south to the center of Westbrook.*

*From the center of Westbrook

Bear left at the Town Green and turn left at the light onto Route 1, the Boston Post Road. Proceed east 1/4 mile to the campus on the right. Turn into the parking lot immediately after the blue and white Oxford Academy sign.

From the Old Saybrook Amtrak Station

Drive west on Route 1 to Westbrook. The school is on the left just past the U.S. Post Office. Turn left into the parking lot immediately before the blue and white Oxford Academy sign.

Directions by train

Oxford is served by Amtrak's Old Saybrook station with connections along the Boston - NYC - Washington DC corridor.

Directions by air

Bradley International Airport, north of Hartford, is just a little over an hour’s drive from the school, as is T.F. Green Airport in Providence, RI.

The NYC airports are a little over two hours away. Limousine service is available to New Haven, where taxis can be hired for the 30 minute drive to Westbrook.

Dining and Lodging

Restaurants

Cafe Routier

  • Westbrook (next door to Oxford Academy)
  • (860) 399-8700
  • French/American

Cuckoo's Nest

  • Old Saybrook (2 miles from Oxford)
  • (860) 399-9060
  • Mexican/Creole

Alforno's

  • Old Saybrook (2 miles from Oxford)
  • (860) 399-4166
  • Brick Oven Pizza

Saybrook Point Inn

  • Old Saybrook (on the water)
  • (860) 388-1111
  • Four Star, Lovely Setting

Gabrielle's

  • Centerbrook
  • (860) 767-2440
  • Elegant

Water's Edge

  • Westbrook (within walking distance to school)
  • (860) 399-5020
  • Beautiful Waterfront Resort

Penny Lane Pub

  • Old Saybrook
  • (860) 388-9646
  • Old Time Pub

Turtle Café

  • Westbrook (within walking distance to school)
  • (860) 399-1799
  • Traditional & gourmet breakfast and lunch

Hotels, Inns, and Bed & Breakfasts

Captain Stannard House Bed and Breakfast

  • Westbrook (About 3/4 mile from Oxford in a residential area)
  • (860) 399-4634

Deacon Timothy Pratt Bed and Breakfast

  • Old Saybrook (about 5 miles from Oxford in a village location)
  • (860) 399-1229

Super 8 Motel

  • Old Saybrook (about 2 miles from Oxford just off I-95 Exit 66)
  • AAA approved, free continental breakfast
  • (860) 399-6273

Griswold Inn

  • Essex (about 6 miles from Oxford, oldest continuously running inn in U.S.)
  • In quaint village location with traditional American restaurant and taproom on premises
  • (860) 767-1776

Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

  • Old Saybrook (resort about 5 miles from Oxford on Long Island Sound)
  • Gourmet restaurant on premises
  • (860) 395-2000

Talcott House Bed and Breakfast

  • Westbrook (1 mile from Oxford on Long Island Sound)
  • (860) 399-5020

Water's Edge

  • Westbrook (resort about 1/4 mile from Oxford on Long Island Sound)
  • Gourmet restaurant and salt water beach on premises
  • (860) 399-5901

Westbrook Inn Bed and Breakfast

  • Westbrook
  • Historic Victorian, period elegance, walk to beaches
  • (860) 399-4777
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