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New College

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Address: Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN, England
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+44 1865 279500
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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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Great place to visit

My partner and I went here and were both really impressed. The man at the gate was very friendly and helpful. The grounds and hall were well worth a visit, but the real 'jewel' is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My partner and I went here and were both really impressed. The man at the gate was very friendly and helpful. The grounds and hall were well worth a visit, but the real 'jewel' is the chapel, which was really wonderful. We went in early February 2017, and it was very quiet and peaceful, though I'm sure that's not the... More 

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Perugia, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this college after having seen 4-5 colleges already, so I had really no expectations on New College. But surprisingly i found it the best (with Christ Church). The cloister is really a gem. And despite of others, this college entrance is free.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a grand college with a magnificient chapel, indeed it's outstanding. The cloisters are beautiful as are the gardens. The hall is worth visiting.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

I LOVE visiting NC! It us always so calm and tranquil. I walk through the gates and enter a bubble of Oxford Academia. Its amazing. The gardens are stunning at any point un the year. Well done to the Garden Fellow! The porters are unfailingly knowledgable and polite. I have had some interesting chats with John at the NC Lane... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

Gorgeous quads, epic history; new college is anything but new and the quad with the hHgwarts connection is a must see

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

Fascinating college as it contains part of the original town wall. New College Opera not to be missed with concerts and operas several times a year.

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Thank Pam A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

One of the most beautiful colleges, and makes for beautiful pictures. You might recognise the cloisters from Harry Potter.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

whilst on a 'walking tour' our guide took us in New College. Wow is all I can say. Not to be missed. Plus the outside garden is amazing 300 year old Wisteria. Magical.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Visited here as part of a walking tour .The chapel is spectacular with great history . The external quad has been used in Harry Potter which was interesting for the adults and children although didn't recognise it myself

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

If you have time, New College is definitely worth a visit! The chapel is just wonderful to see, we were lucky that there was a man practicing the organ while we were sitting in the chapel - really phenomenal. The cloister is beautiful (used in the Harry Potter movies), and the grounds (including part of the old wall of Oxford)... More 

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