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Oxford Castle & Prison Entrance Ticket Including Guided Tour

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    Your tour begins at the time you chose at checkout. Remember to meet at Oxford Castle Quarter, and bring a paper or electronic voucher with you.
    Travel back in time as your costumed guide tells of what it was like when their character was around. Walk up 30 feet (9 meters) of steps at St. George’s Tower. When you make it to the top, bust out your camera and snap some photos of Oxford's so-called dreaming spires.
    Now it’s underground you go as you head down to the 900-year-old crypt, the only remains left of St. George’s Chapel. It’s said that St. George’s Chapel is where the education of Oxford started. Plus, some even believe this area is haunted by a ghost or two.
    Feel the eerie aura when you explore the 18th-century Debtors’ Tower and prison’s D-Wing. Then, take a look at the castle mound before you set off to explore the prison and larger site at your own leisure.
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    All reviews well worth a visit worth the climb dressed in period costume key ring mug shot great attraction narrow steps lots of history tour starts fun tour english history great stories well worth the money excellent tour historical facts mound molly
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Nice experience. If you can choose Alistair for guide. He is brilliant and love his job. You can spend night in prison hotel

    1  Thank michal101978
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    This was a very interesting tour, very informative and the guide Robbie made it fun and enjoyable, with great knowledge of the castle and prison. A good way to learn some of the history of the castle and Oxford in an hour. Would recommend.

    Thank jordans759
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    I went for a tour with some friends who were visiting, and it was fab. The whole tour was informative and fun, and Phil was an amazing tour guide. I strongly recommend visiting!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Indc123
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Have to book a timed tour, but it’s well worth it. Costumed characters give great insights via anecdotes about people associated with its long history, whether it’s Empress Matilda in 1142 escaping in a white cloak in the snow, the strange curse of Rowlande Jenkes...More

    Thank WifeofKent
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    My friend and I had a great time on the tour around Oxford castle & prison. Our guide Callum was engaging and very knowledgable! Would recommend if you’re in the area with a spare hour or two!!

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    Response from SunshineOx | Reviewed this property |
    As above, bestto contact them directly.
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