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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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Visited New College and greeted by very friendly and helpful gatekeeper, John. He answered all our questions and gave suggestions of what to do and see. The walled garden is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Visited New College and greeted by very friendly and helpful gatekeeper, John. He answered all our questions and gave suggestions of what to do and see. The walled garden is a haven of tranquillity. Cloisters very atmospheric as is the Chapel. Harry Potter filmed here as was Lewis. We also attended a service and listened in awe to one of... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Despite the name New College (and in most cases regarding colleges, you just say, e.g., Merton, Christchurch, etc. - with New College the "college" stays in the name) is one of the older Oxford colleges. The buildings are spectacular, and the grounds are fantastic, being bordered by a part of the surviving medieval city wall. The best part, though, is... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It is a £3 entrance fee and you can visit the gardens, chapel and cloister. The main hall is closed to public at the moment until early 2015. The walk along the walls in the gardens, with colorful flowers and the leaves falling (autumn time), was lovely. It is a quiet and nice place!

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137 reviews 137 reviews
46 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

People have always appreciated the irony of the name given this is one of the oldest colleges founded by william of wykeham in 1379. Its one of the more accerssible and friendly too and for just £4 each you can get in to see all it has to offer The first thing you see is the front quad, the model... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

When i see this kind of places i would like to go to collage again again. Very nice place. Great history. and ofcourse typical of Oxford. İ strongly suggest to go.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is the first College in Oxford that I've visited and wasn't sure what to expect. The entrance price was £3, which was well worth it. At first we walked around the garden which is enclosed by the old City walls and it is just a lovely, quiet and peaceful spot in the middle of a busy, noisy City. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Cheap to get in and obviously very historic and beautiful. You don't get to see a vast amount but what you see is lovely - the Cloisters, chapel and gardens. Unfortunately the Hall is closed at the moment and this was disappointing but cannot be helped. Some scenes of Harry Potter were fimed here which will excite fans of the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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42 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I had someone visiting from abroad so decided to take them to this college. Beautiful and peaceful. The church is definitely something to see, and although I am not myself a Harry Potter fan, it was interesting to see where it had been filmed. £3 entrance really isn't that bad.

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8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The school we liked the most in Oxford. The buidings and gardens are really beautiful and peaceful. You have to pay an entrance fee but it is worth it. For Harry Potter fans, there you find the famous tree where some of the scenes were filmed. Unfortunately the hall was closed when we visit. The only point here was the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Having lived and worked in Oxford for 25 years, we had been so busy at work that we only knew the main parts of Oxford. Now retired, we decided to look at it with a fresh pair of eyes as tourists. We followed a walking route from a guide book and found ourselves down a small lane leading to New... More 

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