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We brought our American visitors here to show them what an Oxford University college looks like, and going back to 1273, they were very impressed.
The college is small, and it's possible to see all of it in under an hour, if you are in...More
Balliol charges £3 entrance fee, £1 concessions. For this you should be able to see the chapel, hall, quad and gardens. As with all colleges, some of these may be closed at any time. I visited free with Oxford Open Doors and fortunately all of...More
Although college was open to visitors, for £3 each, the Fellows Garden and great hall were closed that day, which didn't leave us with much to see, so we thought we'd stop for a coffee in the Buttery. We went in and there was only...More
It is hard to rate this because the chapel was closed when I was there. This was included in the Oxford Walking Tour, and our guide showed us the gardens and the dining hall. It was a good experience and a beautiful college.
My partner was born and lived in New Abbey, Scotland - where the founder of this College settled with his wife. He knew of John Balliol's existence but we hadn't realised that it was he who was a benefactor of this College - so it...More