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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a well kept and relatively compact college dating back to 1427 when it was started by the bishop of Lincoln. The quadrangle has a superb grapevine around the walls. The highlight for me though was to go up staircase 2 to see John...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tony B
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Lincoln College is usually open in the afternoons but like all of the colleges this is unpredictable. There is no charge to enter. I visited when many colleges opened for public visiting in early September. This is a lovely little college with quite an intimate...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
Reviewed April 3, 2018

The ivy clad buildings ooze history, you can imagine the famous people who have studied here, John Le Carre, Suzannah Lipscomb, Emily Mortimer and the husband of the current prime minister, are some. The walkways echo to the sounds of past and present alumni who...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely little college that is definitely worth a visit. Access was very easy and the church is magnificent with the glass door in commemoration of John Wesley making it extra special. It is very well preserved with well groomed lawns and flower...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Sus1952
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Lincoln college was founded by the bishop of Lincoln in 1427 and is located in the heart of Oxford city. The library is inside an old church and is an experience to visit.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Lincoln College, approaching its 600th anniversary, is an architectural gem. The lawns alone are worthy of a special visit. New construction has been blended beautifully with medieval buildings. All of this aside from the ongoing academic strength of the Lincoln College community.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Methymna
Reviewed January 1, 2018

Founded in 1427 by the Bishop of Lincoln, this college has beautiful quads, chapel, and library. The windows in the chapel are enameled not stained glass.The kitchen is. medieval and the college as a whole preserves the character of a 15th century college. Notable alumni...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Kyle S
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Small college. Only college whose hall was open to visit. Could look through etched glass doors into chapel. Free entry.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank KAW687
Reviewed August 28, 2017

My sister studied at Lincoln for the summer so I went to visit and tour the city. Very Impressed with the grounds and staff. My sister stayed in a dorm room right above the room where John Wesley lived (who went on to be a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Lincoln O
Reviewed June 23, 2017

Although founded in 1427 Lincoln College is only Oxford's ninth oldest college. Its full title included a reference to Saint Mary which was unfortunate given two other colleges now New and Oriel respectively were originally known as St. Mary's. Lincoln is a better name as...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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