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“Oxford Castle”
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Oxford Castle
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$51.91*
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Full-Day Tour of Windsor, Eton and Oxford from London
Ranked #29 of 177 things to do in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence
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Deganwy, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
“Oxford Castle”
Reviewed June 29, 2012

Never got into the old tower which I'd gone to see. Went for a walk round the motte and was shown in grisly detail where they used to hang people. Cheerful....not my idea of fun

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Oxford
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“A good place for when it rains”
Reviewed June 29, 2012

Until the mid 199os, this was an operational prison. Now it's guests have moved on, part has been converted into an up market hotel, and part into a living museum/tourist shop. It takes about an hour to do the guided tour - some good stories and time to wander round after the formal tour ends.

Visited January 2012
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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“Lovely”
Reviewed June 25, 2012

It was lovely to see the remains of the gaol, however it was too busy to enjoy it.

Visited August 2011
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
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“nice”
Reviewed June 24, 2012

Loved, loved, loved our visit to Windsor Castle!! It was gorgeous, relaxing, and fascinating. The grounds are wonderful just to be in, the history is fascinating, and the buildings are beautiful

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Portland, Oregon
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“Prison!!”
Reviewed June 24, 2012

If you are interested in history, this tour is for you. At the top, you can take a wonderful picture of Oxford. The guides are excellent and really try to make the tour fun!!

Visited March 2012
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