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Magdalen College
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$32.59*
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Oxford Bike Tour Including Full-Day Bike Hire
Ranked #11 of 174 things to do in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Please visit magd.ox.ac.uk
Hutchinson, Kansas
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Skip it”
Reviewed May 30, 2014

We were only allowed to see the outside of the buildings. This was definitely not worth the entrance fee. We also ate at the small cafe with riverside seating. The seating area was nice, and the food was okay. I would not bother.

Visited May 2014
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East Coast
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93 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Visit the Meadow”
Reviewed May 18, 2014

We visited Magdalen College in early April. I believe the students were on break so unfortunately we were not able to see any wearing their robes. The buildings were beautiful but my favorite part was the meadow. All the Spring flowers were in bloom, including a rare Snakes Head Fritillary. Another nearby field had deer grazing in it. This was the only college we visited so we can't compare it to any others, although the guide book said this was the most beautiful.

Visited April 2014
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Stoke on Trent
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70 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“The best one.”
Reviewed May 11, 2014

Excellent,we went late afternoon when we had the place to ourselves,the very friendly chap on the reception told us what to look for and we spent a fantastic hour wandering round with nobody bothering us,the most friendly college we have visited

Visited April 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
“The College dates from 1458 not 1448.”
Reviewed May 10, 2014

The College dates from 1458 not 1448. Could Tripadvisor please amend? Not a major issue but accuracy is all!

Visited May 2014
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Amriswil, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“great place to see, especially if you are a C.S.Lewis fan”
Reviewed May 6, 2014

We came there a bit late. So the friendly staff let us go in for free and even showed us the way to the Chapel. Its a very peaceful atmosphere. We chose to see this college because the Narnia writer C.S. Lewis had stayed and worked there.

Visited May 2014
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