Oxford: Official “Haunted Oxford” Ghost Tour

Oxford: Official “Haunted Oxford” Ghost Tour

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Discover the mystical and darker side of Oxford on a nighttime, ghost-themed walking tour led by experienced tour guide and author of 'Haunted Oxford', Rob Walters.

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  • Discover the haunted side of Oxford with author and ghost expert, Rob Walters
  • Hear the myths and legends surrounding this ancient city
  • Learn about Oxford’s ghostly history as you walk past famous sites
  • Visit the spookiest corners in the heart of Oxford and its University
  • Admire Oxford’s gorgeous and imposing architecture after dark
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Discover all the key haunted places in and around Oxford on a nighttime walking tour based on the book 'Haunted Oxford' led by the author himself, Rob Walters. Experience the best way to 'see' Oxford’s ghosts on a route that takes you around the heart of central Oxford and its University. Meet your guide and get whisked away into the night, starting on the corner of Turl Street and Broad Street, which was once the city ditch and site of terrible murders and religious persecution. Learn about the history of Oxford and hear many splendidly spooky stories dating back to Danish Viking times. Walk past Oxford University, Radcliffe Square, and peer into the Old Schools Quadrangle - of Harry Potter fame. Admire the gorgeous and imposing architecture of Oxford and feel the history in the walls, which are well preserved and represent every period of architecture from Medieval through Classical to modern.  Look up at the Bridge of Sighs, so-called as it is reminiscent of the one at Venice which led prisoners to their doom. Wind down the ancient walled lane to New College, built in the late 1300s, and see its dark gates against the gloom.
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      June 8, 2021

      Rob was great and very knowledgeable, as a whole a very enjoyable tour with gorgeous Oxford sceneries

      July 18, 2021

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