Guided tour

Oxford: University and City Walking Tour with Alumni Guide

Oxford: University and City Walking Tour with Alumni Guide

From US$ 27.18 per person

Visit Oxford University on a tour that also takes in a Harry Potter film site. A student will provide insight into this prestigious university.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Go inside one of the oldest colleges at Oxford University
  • Learn about life at the prestigious university from your student guide
  • Visit the world-famous Bodleian Library and other important sites
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This Oxford University and city walking tour begins in central Oxford and is designed to show you the world behind the doors. The small group size enables the student guide to give a personalized account of university life. Visit one of the university’s oldest colleges and the Bodleian Library. Learn about the history of the university colleges, including All Souls College, Trinity College, Oriel College, Hertford College and Merton College and also the Radcliffe Camera, the University Church of St. Mary and more. You’ll get an equally in-depth history about the town. Hear about ceremonies at Oxford, famous graduates, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and also how the most powerful Archbishop of Canterbury was burned at the stake in Oxford.

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5 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AJ

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  • Due to ongoing COVID-19 preventative measures, Oxford University Colleges remain closed to the public and will not be visited until further notice. The itinerary is subject to change.
  •  Group size will be in line with current social distancing rules
  • Guides will wear medical masks
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4.8 /5

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Our Guide Roger was so knowledgeable, and passionate about Oxford and its history, it was impossible not to join him in his enthusiasm. I thought the content of the tour was just right, with lots of referrences to famous authors, nuggets of information about the architecture, and of course we were given a good insight into University life in Oxford. We were also shown where a scene from Harry Potter was filmed!

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December 5, 2021

Our guide, John, made the tour enjoyable, interesting and fun. I have already made recommendation to an interested friend, who asked me about our visit. Walking round a city is one thing, learning about its history and what are behind its doors brings it to life, which is what John did for us on our recent Oxford visit. Thank you.

November 29, 2021

A very lively and varied tour of many of Oxford's places of interest, enabling us to learn a lot about the buildings, the University itself, the history and importance of the city and its key historical figures. At two hours' duration it was a good stretch and a lot was packed into this time, which we really appreciated. Would certainly recommend this guided walk.

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November 1, 2021

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