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Walking Tours of Oxford for Discerning Travellers

Product ID: 70284
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Sightseeing in the historic heart of the city and university with visits to a selection of Oxford’s oldest and greatest colleges and The Divinity School set within the Bodleian Library
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Learn more from an expert guide
  • Discover the historic heart of the city and university with visits to a selection of Oxford’s oldest and greatest colleges
  • Customize the tour to meet your individual requirements
Full description
This acclaimed Walking Tour of Oxford combines sightseeing around the historic heart of the city and University with visits to a selection of Oxford’s oldest and greatest colleges, plus the Divinity School, one of the great architectural masterpieces of the University. set within the Bodleian Library. 

Along the way, you will explore college gardens, halls and chapels and learn about the evolution of the University from a rag-tag of ungovernable halls to the premier university it is today. 

Learn about its feuds and foibles, achievements and ambitions, and why its alumni still hold sway over much of the British Establishment. Hear tales of how "Town and Gown" have got along, (or not), with each other over the centuries. And much, much more.

This is a pre-booked private tour to suits all ages, interests and budgets, each tour meticulously organised to meet your individual or group requirements, in the company of a first class guide.

In addition, whether its the arts, music, wining, dining, pubs, punting, cycle hire, or just hanging loose in the city, your guide will recommend where to go and what not to miss out on.
  • Professional Guide
  • Private Tour
  • Additional info and recommendations on Oxford
What’s Not Included
  • Some entrance fees to colleges may apply
  • Food and Drink
  • Gratuities optional
  • Transfer

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Meeting point

Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG. Your Guide will be holding a welcome sign with the name of the booker and party.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Walking Tours usually start at the Weston Library, Broad Street, OX13BG at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM
• You can also start your tour from any location within Central Oxford and change tour times to meet your wider itinerary - just notify the supplier if you want to take these options
• Note: alternative city pick-up applies to Central Oxford, including Central Railway Station and hotels, but does not cover suburban Oxford
• Cancellations: 24 hours in advance
• While Colleges are usually open to visitors daily and have set opening times, occasionally they are shut for college events
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Product ID: 70284