Guided tour

Oxford: University and City Walking Tour with Alumni Guide

Activity provider: Footprints Tours

Oxford: University and City Walking Tour with Alumni Guide

Activity provider: Footprints Tours
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From US$ 30.23 per person

Likely to sell out

Visit Oxford University on a walking 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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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • 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
Full description

Step inside Oxford University and explore the grounds on a guided walking tour. Admire the iconic architecture and learn about university life from your student guide. 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, the Radcliffe Camera, and the University Church of St. Mary. Get an equally in-depth history of 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.

Includes
  • Entrance fees
  • Walking tour
  • Professional guide
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Outside a shop called Watsons of Oxford

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Important information

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  •  Group size will be in line with current social distancing rules
  • Guides will wear medical masks
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 1365 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Service
    4.7/5
  • Organization
    4.6/5

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It was a wonderful tour. The people were subdivided at the last minute to keep the groups intimate. Richard, our tour guide, was easy to hear and gave lots of information covering English and Oxford history. We went into several buildings including the Divinity School, Bodleian Library, and a college quad.

November 3, 2022

Anastasia was our tour guide and I must say she was so good and full of enthusiasm. As a student at Oxford herself she was very knowledgeable. We got to go inside a few places where the general public are not allowed and it was such an eye opener to Oxford University life and also the history.

October 30, 2022

The walk was very informative and we managed to see a lot of central Oxford and a few of the colleges in two hours. Our guide shared a huge amount of knowledge and interesting anecdotes. They also shared a few questionable opinions and dated attitudes that I felt weren't appropriate for a visitor tour. However if you're in Oxford for a short visit this is a really good way to get an understanding of the Oxford colleges and their history.

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September 11, 2022

Product ID: 92427