Oxford: University and Colleges Walking Tour

4.9 / 5

18 reviews

Oxford: University and Colleges Walking Tour

From $27.48 per person

Perfectly timed to maximise your stay in Oxford. This small group tour offers the very best of the city and university with a qualified guide and includes a visit inside a college or university building (subject to availability).

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit inside a college or university building (subject to availability)
  • See the heart of Oxford University
  • Hear stories of how it all began
Full description

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Meet you your fully qualified guide outside Christ Church memorial gardens on St Aldates for a 2 hour tour through the University, visit inside a college (*subject to availability), hear the story of how it all began, see stunning buildings, and admire the architecture. Highlights include: College or University building entry* (subject to availability), The Bodleian library; The Weston Library, The Old Schools Quadrangle and The Radcliffe Camera, The Clarendon Building, The Museum to the History of Science, The Sheldonian Theatre, The Bridge of Sighs, The University Church, All Souls College, Brasenose College plus many other secrets and surprises along the way. Ideal for families, individuals, couples or anyone that wants to get the very best from their time in Oxford. There is no script or a planned route, each tour is unique and will be chosen on the day to ensure you get the very best experience. The tour will finish on or around Broad Street where recommendations will be made for lunch, shopping, further sightseeing and additional colleges you may like to visit.  
Includes
  • Service of your fully qualified guide
  • College or University building entrance (subject to availability)
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    • People with mobility impairments
    COVID-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • Customers must bring their own headphones

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    Meeting point

    Directly opposite Cafe Loco at the gate entry, 85-87 St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1RA, UK. Please call 07833 176196 if you cannot locate the guide. Please arrive at least 5 mins prior to the start; late arrivals will not be accommodated.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Due to ongoing COVID-19 virus preventative measures, you won't enter the college
    • Please note that group numbers are restricted to allow for the best experience
    •  No children or pets are allowed due to college entry restrictions
    • Tour duration is 1 hour and 45 mins
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 / 5

    based on 18 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5.0/5
    • Value for money
      5/5
    • Service
      4.9/5
    • Organization
      4.9/5
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    Bella our guild had a good knowledge of Oxford. Our group was only four people so I felt we could get a lot more done in our time than larger groups. If you want to learn a lot about Oxford in a small space of time I would recommend this tour. The head sets supplied were excellent.

    September 13, 2020

    Enjoyable walk with a very knowledgeable and humorous Edward

    It was an absolutely nice walk through beautiful streets and colleges of the Oxford. I was very lucky to have Edward as our tour guide, because he told really a lot about history and traditions of the colleges and students. He showed us plenty of fascinating spots many of which were hidden from larger tourist groups so that we could listen to him undisturbed and fully enjoy the atmosphere. Highly recommended! These 2 hours make you immerse in the culture and spirit of our the world‘s best university!

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    June 7, 2019

    Absolutely incredible!!! I learnt so much!! Heidi was full of wonderful knowledge, bubbly, and fun guide.

    September 30, 2020

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