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Private Walking Tour of Oxford for the Discerning Traveler

  • Private walking tour of Oxford
  • Get insider tips on the city and the university from your dedicated guide
  • Explore both the college and the city, including the Divinity School and the Bodleian Library
Private Walking Tour of Oxford for the Discerning Traveler
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Private Walking Tour of Oxford for the Discerning Traveler
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Get the inside scoop on Oxford's storied history on this private walking tour. Through your dedicated guide's informative narration, learn about the evolution of the university and all the achievements that have taken place there. Enjoy a flexible itinerary, personalized attention and plenty of time to ask questions, since this is a private tour for just you and your party.
What to Expect
You and your private party will meet your guide at the Weston Library, part of Oxford's main research library. Alternatively, pickup is available at your Oxford city hotel or the Oxford Railway station.

Set out on foot to explore both the historic city's downtown heart and a selection of the university's famous colleges. Learn about its feuds and foibles, achievements and ambitions, and why its alumni still hold sway over much of the British Establishment. Hear tales of how 'Town and Gown' have got along, (or not), with each other over the centuries. On campus, explore the interior of the Divinity School and some of the other hallowed colleges.

Walk away from your tour with a good idea of places you'd like to revisit and recommendations from your guide on other activities and restaurants to enjoy in the area.
Reviews (12)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Excellent tour with an engaging guide

We very much enjoyed this tour that included a college visit as well as several other university highlights. A mix of interesting history, culture, and entertaining anecdotes. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marion M
Reviewed September 27, 2018
"Considerate and engaged experience"

Chris was a considerate and very accomplished guide. There was nothing formulaic about the tour; it was a pleasant and very interesting experience which was unexpected and fresh. I benefited from Chris's knowledge, passions and engagement with the history, politics and vivid human stories of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LoveTravel516666
Reviewed September 8, 2018
A “must” tour of Oxford with a true professional!

Tours of Oxford Oxford Names dates places, Chris Peters knows them all! 614888855 What a wonderful tour we had today, the pace was excellent, the content was above and beyond including some a Harry Potter stories of filming locations and Chris had a charming way...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Evie C
Reviewed July 8, 2018
Got an insiders perspective with lots of great stories - just brilliant.

My husband and I recently visited Oxford and while I'd visited when I lived in England many years ago it was my husbands first time. Chris Peters (our guide) was charming, so knowledgeable and with the type of stories that only an insider has. We...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bernadette M
Reviewed June 1, 2018
Perfectly pitched for our group

Chris Peters was great. Very interesting tour - his knowledge is impressive - his sense of humour a bonus. Thoroughly recommend.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Deborah J
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