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Footprints Tours Oxford

#5 of 341 Tours in Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom
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About Footprints Tours Oxford
Footprints Tours is Oxford's most highly reviewed tour operator, and the only one run by students! Our famous Free Walking Tour is perhaps the most enjoyable way to acquaint yourself with our beautiful city: we also run tours of the University; pub tours, bike tours and day tours to other sites and cities around the country.
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Let a guide bring one of the world’s oldest universities to life on an Oxford University walking tour. Unlike other tours, your guide is a university student with first-hand knowledge of the prestigious campus. Receive information crucial to understanding the history of the institution, and explore in a small group for a personalized experience. Choose a tour time, and delve deeper into the history of Oxford than if you were to explore independently.
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from $21.49
36 reviews
Discover key locations from the Harry Potter movies on this guided Oxford walking tour. The itinerary varies, but sights you might visit include the Bodleian Library and Christ Church college, both used for Hogwarts settings. Bond with fellow fans, take a quiz on the movies, and hear behind-the-scenes stories. Choose from multiple departure times to fit your schedule and enjoy plenty of time for questions on this small group tour.
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from $25.28
25 reviews
See the best of Bath, including the Roman Baths, on a morning or afternoon walking tour. As you walk between the sites, hear about this UNESCO-listed city and its Roman and Georgian heritage. Admire landmarks like Bath Abbey and the Royal Crescent, and visit the Roman Baths to see the baths and artifacts left by Britain’s Roman occupiers almost 2,000 years ago. Upgrade to include the baths' admission fee.
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from $31.61
10 reviews
Explore Oxford’s historic town center and ivy-strewn university buildings on this bike tour. Cycle through the ‘City of Dreaming Spires’ alongside a guide, and learn about the city’s history as you take in University of Oxford buildings where the likes of Oscar Wilde, J. R. R. Tolkien and several British prime ministers have studied. You’ll also visit pubs, green spaces and other locations steeped in history. This bike tour allows you to cover more ground than you would on a walking tour, as well as access pedestrianized areas inaccessible to tour buses.
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from $31.61
22 reviews
Discover Cambridge the way you want, at the pace you want, on a private 2-hour walking tour. Use the flexible itinerary to tailor your sightseeing to your interests, and learn about the city’s history and university from your private guide. Choose to visit famous colleges like Trinity and Queens’, admire King’s College Chapel, or just absorb the atmosphere and architecture on a stroll through the medieval streets. Entrance fees at own expense.
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My husband and I and our two college-age kids agree unanimously that this tour was a highlight of our European vacation. Our guide was a French Canadian architecture student.who really knew her stuff about the history of the city and the university. She was an...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Jade, our guide led our group on a very informative, interesting tour of some of the buildings and colleges of Oxford University. Enjoyed being able to go into the buildings/colleges. Appreciated the small group size. This was the first thing we did upon arriving in...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent (and free) two hour tour of Oxford City, covering locations of several of Oxford's colleges, chapels, museums along with historical events. James, our tour guide and an Oxford native, was really enthusiastic and charming and was able to hold the audience with his story...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lizzie was our guide -- enthusiastic, informative, engaging and very entertaining. We hit all the high spots, plus got to hear some of the inside stories that bring these hallowed halls to life. The small (10 only) group tour was perfect. Everyone had a chance...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Georgie was extraordinary: knowledgeable, helpful, funny. The tour was all Zi had hoped and much more. Thank you Georgie. Mary

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mary M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Sure, you could join one of the large group free walking tours but Footprints gets your small (10) group inside some of the most important sites. Trevor gave just the right amount of information, provided time for photos, answered questions ranging from oblique history to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank N8079MMkarenb
Reviewed 4 days ago

An excellent tour very well presented by Trevor. He provides all of the important facts and background stories on the Colleges and Buildings in a very captivating and humorous manner. We would thoroughly recommend this tour to people of all ages. An excellent springboard to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BrianH5727
Reviewed 5 days ago

Trevor was a great tour leader. His knowledge of Oxford and the colleges is amazing. He is humerus and answered all our questions with a smile. He deserves an Oscar.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BerkoBoy88
Reviewed 5 days ago

An excellent, informative and interesting walk. Trevor was captivating with his stories and anecdotes. His relaxed congenial manner added to the fun . He certainly entertained as well as informed. Two hours seemed mote like twenty minutes!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Venture718910
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This’s my first walking tour and it’s fantastic! Great information, free of charge & nice staff :) Highly recommend this tour to everyone who visit Oxford. I will definitely join Footprints tour again.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Sorry, I hit enter too soon. Is Bodleian Library the same as Radcliffe Camera? I don't quite understand the relationship between the two. And.... if we want to go into Christ Church to see the dining hall that the one in... More
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We actually rang them.. Number on website. Very helpful. They do large groups.
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Hi there - we do indeed :)
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