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Oxford: University and City Walking Tour with Alumni Guide

Oxford: University and City Walking Tour with Alumni Guide

From US$ 26.67 per person

Visit Oxford University on a tour that also takes in a Harry Potter film site. A student will provide insight into this prestigious university.

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  • Go inside one of the oldest colleges at Oxford University
  • Learn about life at the prestigious university from your student guide
  • Visit the world-famous Bodleian Library and other important sites
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This Oxford University and city walking tour begins in central Oxford and is designed to show you the world behind the doors. The small group size enables the student guide to give a personalized account of university life. Visit one of the university’s oldest colleges and the Bodleian Library. Learn about the history of the university colleges, including All Souls College, Trinity College, Oriel College, Hertford College and Merton College and also the Radcliffe Camera, the University Church of St. Mary and more. You’ll get an equally in-depth history about the town. Hear about ceremonies at Oxford, famous graduates, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and also how the most powerful Archbishop of Canterbury was burned at the stake in Oxford.

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5 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AJ

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  • Due to ongoing COVID-19 preventative measures, Oxford University Colleges remain closed to the public and will not be visited until further notice. The itinerary is subject to change.
  •  Group size will be in line with current social distancing rules
  • Guides will wear medical masks
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A very lively and varied tour of many of Oxford's places of interest, enabling us to learn a lot about the buildings, the University itself, the history and importance of the city and its key historical figures. At two hours' duration it was a good stretch and a lot was packed into this time, which we really appreciated. Would certainly recommend this guided walk.

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November 1, 2021

It was a great and very educational tour with a very friendly, smiley and well informed young Oxford student. We were lucky that the weather stayed dry so we could experience the mysterious beauty of Oxford university and the city itself. I gained knowledge about interesting facts regariding C.S. Lewis and his equally famous friend Tolkien, some facts and places where the movie of Harry Potter was shot, and about the interesting admission process of Oxford university and its old traditions.

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October 28, 2021

This was an excellent walking tour given by a postgraduate who had a clear love for the city and for the stories she was telling. We stopped at just the right number of spots and as well as learning about buildings etc there were loads of great tales about Oxford people and rituals. We (parents and tween kids) loved it.

October 22, 2021

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