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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Likely to sell out

From US$ 30.67 per person

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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  • 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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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.

  • 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
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4.8 /5

based on 1113 reviews

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Our guide Sabrina was excellent! She was extremely knowledgeable, engaging, personable and she was more than happy to answer all our questions and accommodate our needs. Overall , I think it’s a great idea to have current students or alumni do these tours as they have some interesting insights and stories about the university.

June 12, 2022

What a brilliant time we had with our guide Mary. Very clear informative facts about Oxford which were wonderfully dramatized bringing everything to life. No worries about asking questions our guide was genuinely passionate about her subject, having been borne in Oxford our guide was a true native, you could feel the love for the city. A must for Harry Potter fans as well as Narnia enthusiasts. It's a great way to get your bearings and is good for all age groups. The time just flew bye and it was well worth the money.

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June 11, 2022

It had been a life long wish to see the buildings of Oxford University and the tour enabled us to do just that. Without the tour, we wouldn't have gained such an insight into the history of the university buildings along with delightful snippets of student life both past and present.

May 18, 2022

Product ID: 92427