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Oxford University Walking Tour

From US$19.70
  • Explore Oxford University with a current student on a walking tour
  • Receive first-hand knowledge from a guide who knows the campus intimately 
  • Listen to information crucial to understanding the history of Oxford 
Oxford University Walking Tour
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Let a guide bring one of the world’s oldest universities to life on an Oxford University walking tour. Unlike other tours, your guide is a university student with first-hand knowledge of the prestigious campus. Receive information crucial to understanding the history of the institution, and explore in a small group for a personalized experience. Choose a tour time, and delve deeper into the history of Oxford than if you were to explore independently.
What to Expect
Greet your guide and small group at a central Oxford meeting point at the tour time you selected at checkout. Embark on a walking tour of one of the world’s oldest universities, visiting colleges such as Trinity, All Souls, Hertford, and Radcliffe. Learn about famous alumni and the history’s striking past from your guide as you stroll the campus.
Catch sight of Oxford landmarks such as the Bridge of Sighs and the Church of St. Mary. Your guide leads you to the Bodleian Library, where you can marvel at the ancient books.
Other highlights during this Oxford tour include the pub where J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis spent much of their time, as well as filming locations of some of the Harry Potter films.
Reviews (553)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
A great tour by Cosmos

As we stood shivering on Broad Street, rain seeping through the multiple thermal layers and our breath looking more like a dragon's, I wondered if a walking tour in January was the best way to show my family around the city... But it was! Cosmos...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 2 days ago
Great way to see the sights and get your bearings

We joined the free 2hr tour on a cold, grey, drizzly Saturday afternoon, but it was only the weather which was depressing. Fred, despite battling his own cold, was very engaging, informative and kept the whole group interested and together. We have previously been on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gunner706
Reviewed 3 days ago
Amazing knowledge of the town!

Absolutely loved this tour, we went with Joe and he was so knowledgeable about the area. We were very impressed!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Danielledlc
Reviewed 3 days ago
2 hour walking tour with Fred

We had a two hour walking tour around Oxford with Fred who despite being full of cold, made it extremely interesting and informative. We thought he was an excellent guide. We would highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank deshumberston
Reviewed 4 days ago
Great tour through Oxford with Trevor

Trevor was a very knowledgable and witty guide. He gave us a very authentic insight into daily student life in Oxford. Visiting Trinity College was amazing!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Birgit G
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27 December 2018|
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Response from vigneshkris | Reviewed this property |
It lasts for 1.45 hours - Totally worth it.
5 December 2018|
Response from Karen A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Katherine, our tour finished close to where it started.