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Address: Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN, England
Phone Number: 44-1865-279500
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Description: New College, founded in 1379, is one of the larger colleges at the...
New College, founded in 1379, is one of the larger colleges at the University of Oxford, and is particularly well-known for its Chapel and Choir.
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Beautiful tour of the New College campus - you even got to see where one of the Harry Potter scenes was filmed! Worth it to see the gardens, cloisters, dining hall and chapel!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Beautiful tour of the New College campus - you even got to see where one of the Harry Potter scenes was filmed! Worth it to see the gardens, cloisters, dining hall and chapel!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

It is well worth the 4 pound entrance fee just to experience the serenity of the gardens and chapel. The dining hall is so full of history and apparently for Harry Potter fans , this dining hall is what the dining hall in the movie is based on!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This is a wonderfully old and traditional college. So much so that a umber of Harry Potter scenes were filmed here, particularly in the cloisters. A great Oxford college.

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San Diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

What great fortune. We were taken everywhere and it was terrific. Beautiful chapel, loved the dining hall.

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Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I had an honor to study at this college for short period of time. Saying that waking up and living in this college full of history and beauty is not enough. This college is one of the most popular in Oxford, and very right so! Do yourself a favor, visit this place and just relax :)

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This college ticks all the "Oxford college" boxes, as well as having the most fantastically relaxing atmosphere, with its beautiful gardens and beloved Mound (a sort of stepped hill in the middle of the gardens). The old city walls of Oxford are part of the college, and run around half the perimeter of the garden, with lovely alcoves to sit... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Fine old buildings in a lovely setting - various styles of architecture evident and a long section of the original city wall in excellent condition. The flower borders in the garden are a delight.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I visited here as my sister was studying here . It's interesting to visit but I found the staff very unfriendly which was a shame and spoilt the visit a little

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Tucson, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Evensong a don't miss. All week except Wed and Thurs in term. Chapel lovely, music superb. Free, but make a donation.

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Berkeley, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

You can hear the choir almost daily at Evensong, but unfortunately since the esteemed Edward Higginbotham retired the choir is not up to its previous talent.

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