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Oxford Highlights including visiting inside a college

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  • Oxford city and university college walking tour
  • Follow a route that's planned to coincide with college opening times
  • Go inside a college building and learn about the prestigious university
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Oxford Highlights including visiting inside a college
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Overview
Explore the university city of Oxford on tour that showcases its highlights in just a couple of hours. The waking tour introduces you to many of Oxford's famous colleges and university buildings as you stroll around the city with a guide. Get recommendations for things to do and see in the city in your own time, and hear insider tips for Oxford's many restaurants. The experience includes a visit inside one college and either the Divinity School or the University Church of St. Mary the Virgin.
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Stop At: Christ Church

Start the tour here and admire the architecture

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Christ Church Meadow

Stroll through the meadows

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Merton College

View from the outside

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: University Church of St. Mary the Virgin

Hear how important this church is in the history of Oxford with a possible visit inside

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Radcliffe Camera

Marvel at this iconic Oxford building

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: All Souls College

See why Oxford is called 'The City of Dreaming Spires'

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Brasenose College

Learn why this college is so called

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Bodleian Library

Walk through The Old School Quadrangle, admire The Tower of The Five Orders, see The Radcliffe Camera, go inside The Weston Library.

Duration: 15 minutes
Reviews (12)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed October 28, 2018
Super interesting tour - lots to discover

The tour operated has a few locals guiding through the town. I did the walking tour with Brian. It was super interesting. He has a great knowledge about the towns history, current matters and fun facts.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank eloeschner
HeidiBoon, Owner at Walking Tours of Oxford, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review. Brian is fabulous indeed and a fountain of knowledge on all things Oxford! Best wishes Heidi

Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile
Walking tour including Trinity

Very good tour. Edward spoke clearly and was quite amusing with his quips. The group were from Mexico Portugal Germany Australia USA and England. Good paced tour.

Thank peter_daniell
HeidiBoon, Owner at Walking Tours of Oxford, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Thank you for your review, it is much appreciated. Best wishes Heidi and Edward

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Fantastic walking tour of Oxford

We had Chris Peters for our walking tour. His knowledge of economic, political, religious, architectual, local, cultural and academic aspects of Oxford was outstanding. He provided us with personal anecdotes, he showed us his favourite spots and stated why they were his favourite and he...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bronia K
Reviewed July 20, 2018
Excellent french tour guide

I really recommend this tour for French speakers. There aren't a lot of non-english options for tourist attractions in Oxford, but this tour makes up for that lack. Our guide, Victoria, was a wealth of knowledge and answered any questions we had. I'm a local...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cfav11
HeidiBoon, Owner at Walking Tours of Oxford, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Thank you for this lovely review for Victoria - she is an amazing guide! So delighted you enjoyed the tour. Best wishes Heidi

Reviewed June 26, 2018
Interesting and enjoyable

Leigh's tour worked perfectly for my group of American high school students. The students were interested in literary connections, details about the university, and suggestions about how to spend their free time. Leigh helped make our Oxford visit wonderful.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank stellafrances2016
HeidiBoon, Owner at Walking Tours of Oxford, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Thank you. Leigh was delighted to receive this review! Best wishes Heidi

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