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Oxford Visitor Information Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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The Oxford Visitor Information Centre down Broad Street should be your first stop when arriving in Oxford to plan your visit in the city and around Oxfordshire. The Team can assist you with: - booking your ticket on an Official Guided Walking Tour...more
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15-16 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AS, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A first ever time day trip to Oxford and this felt like the perfect way to get a feel for the city and understand some of the history. Sally our tour guide was excellent offering a range of stories, history and knowledge about the city...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour with Victoria was wonderful and informative. She was able to share her knowledge of the area and campuses, and she also included fun facts for the teens.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very helpful And very friendly. I was able to pick up a map of the area as well as get directions and recommendations from a lovely young lady working there.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sasmo17
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're always glad to hear we have helped. Many thanks for your review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the city and University tour. It was a fun way to spend an afternoon and a nice glimpse into Oxford University. Our guide, Lucy, was very knowledgeable about the history of the various places we visited. I really appreciated that she was able...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm glad you enjoyed your tour, and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Many thanks for your review.

Reviewed 29 October 2018

Information easily accessible. Advice freely given and suggestions made. Staff helpful and will offer tours free and paid without being pushy .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jane F
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Many thanks for your review, Jane.

Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Leigh was a fantastic guide, extremely knowledgeable and professional. She made many suggestions to explore historical sites further , after our tours. She also suggested dining/cafes etc.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jill R
Reviewed 13 October 2018

There is no shortage of tour operators offering all sorts of tours in Oxford, and for a range of prices. The 2 hour university tour we took is designed to give an understanding of how the university operates, and Sarah, our guide was very ell...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Graham N
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Jessica provided great help with a variety of questions. She took as much time with my wife as was needed. This is THE tourist office in Oxford, as the municipality no longer provides their own.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bcl33
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

We are always glad to help. Thank you for your nice review, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Oxford soon.

Reviewed 9 October 2018

Staff were very helpful and there are loads of different tours. We booked the Morse, Lewis & Endeavour Walking Tour and the Ghost Walk Tour

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jill498
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

That sounds like a great selection of tours. Many thanks for the review.

Reviewed 5 October 2018

Small but effective. The staff were very helpful and welcoming. The shop had some good products. In an excellent location.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank annierosslyn22
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

I'm glad we were able to fit what you were needed. Come again soon!

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jusgt79
13 August 2016|
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Response from ExperienceOx | Property representative |
Hello, there isn't left luggage service at the train station, but there is at the Visitor Information Centre on Broad Street, about 10 minutes' walk away. It is available 7 days a week, in the centre's opening hours.
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marybj109
8 February 2015|
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Response from ExperienceOx | Property representative |
Hello Mary, I'm sorry I have only just seen your question. Many of the historic buildings in Oxford such as Oxford colleges have step or uneven surfaces which can be more difficult to access, but many attractions in Oxford... More
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