Oxford Official University & City Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Destination: United Kingdom, England, Oxford
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  • 2 hours
  • Oxford
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

An Oxford Official Walking Tour is the best way to explore the city of the Dreaming spires led by one of our knowledgeable guides through our award-winning 2-hour University & City Tour. You will be able to walk past Oxford’s most popular sights, including its colleges*, the Bodleian Library, the Sheldonian Theatre, the Bridge of Sights and many more!

This University & City Tour is the best way to learn about the history and the secrets of Oxford, the University and its colleges. Be led down the secret lanes and alleyways, and let years of history unfold before you. Your guide will also walk past Oxford’s most famous movie locations, including Harry Potter, Alice in Wonderland and the Morse, Lewis & Endeavour TV series and tell you the story of great academics and scientist who have studied and lived in our beautiful heritage city.

*Oxford University colleges are currently closed due to Covid-19, therefore you will only be able to see them from outside.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Radcliffe Camera, Radcliffe Square, Oxford OX1 4AJ England

Walk round the square at the heart of the University to see the iconic domed Radcliffe Camera from the outside

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bodleian Library Bodleian Library Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG England

See this world famous University Library from the outside

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ England

See the University ceremonial theatre with its stone heads outside

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Trinity College, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BH England

One of the most famous Oxford Colleges, on the other side of the Broad St to the Meeting Point

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Balliol College, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BJ England

Hear about why this college claims to be the very oldest Oxford College

Duration: 5 minutes

Inclusions
  • Guided walking tour

Exclusions
  • Entry/Admission - Bodleian Library
  • Entry/Admission - Sheldonian Theatre
  • Entry/Admission - Balliol College
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please contact the Walking Tours office on 01865 686 441 if you have any mobility issues and we will do our best to adapt the tour, as some of the ancient buildings are not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Departure Point

23 Broad St, Oxford OX1, UK


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

2 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

Emma L

13 May, 2022

We had an excellent guide, Joan, who brought us to many beautiful sites and told us interesting things about the various locations visited. Tour was well- paced and very informative!

Ross_B

11 May, 2022

Lucy was fantastic….fun, knowledgeable….would highly recommend. 2 hours was perfect for a day trip…gave us time to explore on our own…thanks!

TravelingRayFamily

06 May, 2022

Rob did a great job on our tour. He gave a lot of insider knowledge to the city that you don’t get when you are just walking around. Rob helped to explain the details behind the school, and he gave a lot of great information on the tour. I would highly recommend doing the walking tour as we learned a lot. We look forward to coming back!

GRANT_E

02 May, 2022

Wonderful experience, guide was excellent, so much information and knowledge given that this tour and the guide made Oxford even more fascinating and memorable.

Kimberli_C

01 May, 2022

Our guide, Hannah was a wealth of information about both the town and university. Unfortunately, we were delayed getting to the meeting spot but she was very accommodating in meeting us along the tour route. There was so much to see but we got to all the highlights. If you only have a few hours, this was a worthwhile way to spend them.

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