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Address: Oxford, England
Phone Number: 01865-27-96-00
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Academic heaven!

We were fortunate enough to be taken into this college, which was normally closed, by our walking tour guide, Matthew, and got to see the chapel and the Fellow's Garden. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
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Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We were fortunate enough to be taken into this college, which was normally closed, by our walking tour guide, Matthew, and got to see the chapel and the Fellow's Garden. We learned some of the history of the college and were hoping to see the Dining Hall but the porter was getting very flustered with people trying to get in... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Loved this college only got to see the chapel as most of the college closed for exams. Concerts regular normal entry is £3 per college but we saw quadrangle and chapel for free. This is one of the oldest brilliant

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

Chapel based on St. chappelle. Ask for access to get in. Sign always says closed. Don't miss headless statue = college ghost

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We recently spent a day in Oxford and spent most of the time doing a self guided walking tour (buy a guide from the excellent Tourist Information Office). The walk took us around a number of colleges (most were closed) but Exeter (tucked away in Turl Street) was open to visitors (no charge) and it's well worth taking a look.... More 

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Bangor NI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

You cant go to Oxford without visiting one of the colleges and we happened to visit Exeter College. The buildings are beautiful and we were lucky to find a choir practice taking place in the chapel when we visited. Very atmospheric organ music too.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

On a walking tour of Oxford we stopped in the chapel of Exeter college. Beautiful chapel with a great history. The memorial to Exeter college men lost in WW1 is the same size of some as some towns and villages. Interesting to realise how many men from Oxford lost their lives due to being first over the top.

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We did the walking tour of Oxford which went through Exeter College. The chapel is magnificent and the tour guide gave lots of insights to both the historical and current aspects of Oxford U. Lots of other worthwhile sights included in the tour

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Beautiful architecture marred poor by state of Fellows garden. No colour left, dead plants that hadn't been weeded or tidied , empty plastic cups in the borders. Plastic bottle rolling around the pews in the Chapel. Despite being advertised as "Come and see Anthony Gormley statue" the closest you could get was by looking up from street level which I... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

My late friend went here and I stayed nearby for over two weeks saw much of the school. And it's surrounding areas. The school itself is impressive although I didn't go there I sat in on a lecture and must say the quality of teaching compared to some schools in Canada is unreal

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Try and see the William Morris room, not always open to visitors. This college has some very famous alumni, specifically in literature and the arts. J. R Tolkein, Phillip Pullman, William Morris and other Pre-Raphaelite painters all derived inspiration from their time here. The Rector's Garden is reputed to be where Tolkein first saw the Hobbit, and the college has... More 

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Address: Oxford, England
Phone Number: 01865-27-96-00
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