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Afternoon Christchurch Harry Potter Film Sites Tour

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    Pass By: University of Oxford, University Offices 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD England

    We see many of the famous Oxford sights on our route too

    Stop At: Christ Church, St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1DP England

    Christchurch entry fee worth up to £10 per person is included in your ticket. Wherever possible, we also skip the queue by buying up advance entry skip the queue Christchurch entry tickets. However, on some dates, we have to buy tickets at the college gate.

    Duration: 45 minutes

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

    We include entry to the Divinity School film site at the Bodleian library, as & when it is open. This £2 entry fee is included in ticket price. We do NOT visit inside the Bodleian medieval library though as it is NOT accessible to any tour operator or guide, nor to any children aged under 11 years old.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Radcliffe Camera, Radcliffe Square, Oxford OX1 4AJ England

    We pass by & mention such famous sights

    Pass By: Bridge of Sighs, New College Ln., Oxford OX1 3BL England

    We pass by & mention such famous sights
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Oxford Visitor Information Centre, 15-16 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3AS, UK
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Please check 'Exclusions' or 'Additional Info' for dates of any closures.
    • Please see the section titled 'Additional Information' or 'Voucher Details' for info on any and all dates on which due to partial or full closures of film sites venues that are known at this time.
    • On busiest days
    • so if you book us at short notice, you may actually end up having to queue to enter.
    • Entry/Admission - Christ Church
    • Entry/Admission - Bodleian Library
    • On this tour, we visit 2 of the 3 film sites (where & when permitting). NB While we may visit Divinity School, we don't see inside the medieval Bodleian library upstairs, as this if not open to guides or to children. On some dates, Christchurch may restrict viewing to entrance to hall but the hall is NOT a film site!
    • XMAS: Dining hall only is closed daily from Dec 21 to Jan 1st but tour still is running
    • NB Saturday mornings, Christchurch hall is rarely open but tour runs anyway as it's not film site
    • Dining hall viewing from door only on Sep 8, Sep 14, Oct 4, Dec 20th morning only of 2019
    • Dining hall is closed on Oct 11, Oct 19, afternoon only of Dec 20th of 2019
    • Divinity School closed on Sep 14 & 27& 28, Nov 1 & 2 & 9th of 2019
    • Xmas closures dates still TBC for Divinity school but likely from Dec 23 to Jan 1st
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • NOTICE:
    • Please be aware also that on the busiest days
    • in July and August, we try to buy up skip the queue tickets a week in advance wherever possible but we cannot always buy enough tickets
    • so if you book us at short notice, you may actually end up having to queue to enter.
    • These tours
    • as we pre purchase entry tickets for fixed entry times at Christchurch. If you arrive after the tour has started, you will unfortunately therefore lose your booking.
    • Please arrive 5 minutes early for your tour at our meeting point.
    • If you arrive more than 5 minutes later than the scheduled tour, then you will likely forfeit and lose your booking as it interrupts the guide and other customers, if we are trying to find you after a guide has started and left the meeting point.
    • We do publish known Christchurch closures on this website page & we will advise of any closures at the time of booking or before the tour but occasionally some closures are last minute. In this event, our policy is either the guide can substitute entry for Christchurch to another college such as eg New college (also a Hogwarts film site). Alternatively, you may opt to reschedule your tour onto another date or to instead join one of our other tours running the same date such as the Oxford cycle tour of food tour (which cost approximately same)
    • If you opt to book a foreign language tour, this may be possible if you give us adequate advance notice of at least 24 hours. If we cannot offer a tour in a foreign language, then you will be refunded or invited to join the tour in English with any cost difference refunded.
    • Christchurch is closed on Sep 20th, Dec 25, Dec 26 2019
    • Christchurch Dining hall only is closed on following dates- the tour will go ahead as the hall is NOT the film site anyway):
    • Oct 6th, Oct 11th, Oct 19th, Dec 19th, Dec 20th afternoon only of 2019
    • 2019 Closures of Divinity School only:
    • Divinity School will be closed on Sep 14 & 27& 28, Nov 1 & 2 & 9 2019
    • From Dec 21 2019 12.30 until Jan 1 2020, Christchurch dining hall only is closed but tours running
    • While very rare, the film sites are private university and college venues, on very rare occasions they may suddenly close to the public without any advance notice!
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I will recommend without reservation this tour company. Peter, the owner, was amazing with his knowledge of both Oxford and the Harry Potter aspect of Oxford. He took whatever time was necessary to engage with the tor and answer all the questions posed to him....More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    6  Thank robertorze
    Reviewed 19 July 2019

    Enjoyed everything we saw with a very knowledgeable tour guide. Guide showed scenes from the Potter movies of locations we were visiting; I'd recommend he get a tablet instead of using his phone which was hard to see.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    8  Thank Peggy J
    VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2019

    Hi Peggy, Thanks for leaving such a super review of your Oxford tour with us.

    Reviewed 25 June 2019

    My husband and I signed up for the Skip the Queue Harry Potter Tour of Oxford. We were lucky that the other couple scheduled for the tour had come that morning, so we got a private tour from Peter. He was full of information about...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    7  Thank Phylis S
    VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2019

    Hi Phylis, Thanks for leaving such a super recommendation of your tour with Peter.

    Reviewed 17 June 2019 via mobile

    Our guide was excellent — knowledgable, witty, personable, and integrated history with Harry Potter. We and our adult son who devoured Potter books as a child, found the tour with our guide quite enjoyable.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    16  Thank Colin R
    VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2019

    Hi Colin, Thanks for recommending your Oxford tour to Christchurch with Peter. Peter is the default primary guide for our tours to Christchurch.

    Reviewed 26 May 2019 via mobile

    We would like to say thanks to Peter the guide of our tour today afternoon. The kids and us like it a lot all the explanations and curious things about Oxford, Harry Potter and all the famous people who lived here. A Great afternoon walking...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    8  Thank 36lucianag
    VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2019

    Hu Luciano, Thanks for recommending your tour today with Peter yesterday.

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