Oriel College
Oriel College
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Founded in 1326 by King Edward II, this is the fifth oldest college at Oxford University.
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Orielensis
London1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oriel College was founded in 1326 and is simply the best college at Oxford University. College members excel in sporting, academic and social activities. This elite and beautiful college is a must see. An Orielensis.
Written February 3, 2010
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TeamWard
Nottingham, UK5,178 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
Oriel College is near several other colleges on the east side of Oxford while wandering the streets of Oxford, another architectural delight, well worth a viewing of the outside cause its free.
Written March 3, 2020
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Caspar D
Oxford, UK88 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2016 • Solo
A lovely college to visit with some fascinating statues, particularly one of the late, great Cecil Rhodes. Worth a visit before this disappears forever!
Written February 4, 2016
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Nhojjohn
Spalding3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2014 • Solo
It was hard to disagree with the Provost who described Oriel as the best college in Oxford.
An excellent meal and good company.
Written July 8, 2014
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Warby
Bicester, UK3,818 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 • Couples
As with all these colleges the architecture is beautiful. Quiet on a sunny autumn afternoon after walking from the nearby meadow. Surrounded by small streets and alleyways
Written October 13, 2020
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Hew001
Wells, UK19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Family
The statue is high up on the wall facing the main road. I'd seen pictures of it before, but nothing beats going there to see it in person. The staff were helpful - tourists can get to see the statue even if the college itself is closed to tourists.
Written April 10, 2018
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Susan J
Northumberland, UK202 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Couples
We dipped into Oriel college while on a walking tour and were taken into the dining room,it was amazing to see all of the people who had been through the doors of this college either in stained glass or portraits.
We also got to see the chapel.
Written April 8, 2018
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calsilver77
Preston, UK854 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Friends
We stayed in the college overnight and it was a really great location. Nice grounds and welcoming staff. Room was spacious & clean with tea and coffeee making facilities. Breakfast was included & the dining hall was like something from Harry Potter. Nice chapel too.
Written March 19, 2018
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jeanine d
Oxford, UK45 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Friends
The pretty college is one of the oldest of Oxford fine college. I love the fact that it is smaller than many of the others which gives the dining hall a more intimate feel, the same goes for the chapel, and if you are lucky enough to attend Sunday evensong that is quite an experience!
Written October 6, 2017
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Elaine
Kent, UK82 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2017 • Friends
Right on the High Street - plenty to see at this, one of the smaller colleges, made up of three quads . Dining room is quite small but amazing. Chapel and library worth a peek too on set visitor days. I am biased about this college, as my son attended.
Written February 12, 2017
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