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Oxford University Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide

Oxford University Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide

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2204
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$27.82
From
$27.82
Walk the halls of one of the world’s oldest and most famous universities on this walking tour of Oxford University. Get a glimpse of student life as you peek inside the famous Bodleian Library and see landmarks like the University Church of St. Mary, Radcliffe Camera, and Trinity College. Learn about the prestigious university’s famous alumni, hear fascinating stories and anecdotes about its history, and see on-campus locations used in the Harry Potter films.
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* A traveler said: "A tremendous tour. Our guide was an extremely knowledgeable and personable student from Exeter College."


Oxford City and University Walking PUBLIC 1pm Tour

Oxford City and University Walking PUBLIC 1pm Tour

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84
  • 1 hour 20 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.78
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$34.78
If you’re interested in Oxford’s rich history, look no further than this walking tour for a comprehensive overview of the historic city. In a small group limited to 15, visit Bodleian Library—home to 'Harry Potter' filming locations—and one other college, and learn about Oxford University alumni such as C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. Plus, receive an ILoveOxford map showing all of the main sites.
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* A traveler said: "The guide was very knowledgeable, the pace of delivery was good. Would definitely recommend. Tour was interesting, lots of interesting stories."


Inspector Morse Filming Locations Walking Tour in Oxford PUBLIC tour

Inspector Morse Filming Locations Walking Tour in Oxford PUBLIC tour

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90
  • 1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.78
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$34.78
Visit filming locations from the British television series 'Inspector Morse,' as well as spin-offs 'Lewis' and 'Endeavour,' on this Oxford walking tour. With a guide, learn about the making of the detective show and visit Oxford University colleges to gain insight into what it might be like to be a student here. End with an invitation to solve a murder mystery at one of Morse's favorite pubs. Entrance fees to university locations are included; drinks are not.
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* A traveler said: "Excellent walking tour with a really friendly and extremely knowledgeable guide. Thoroughly enjoyed this tour."


Christ Church Harry Potter PUBLIC 10am tour from July 2022 only

Christ Church Harry Potter PUBLIC 10am tour from July 2022 only

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24
  • 1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes
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$104.38
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$104.38
Fans of fantasy books won’t want to miss this 1.5-hour tour of Christ Church College, the setting and inspiration behind novels such as Alice and Wonderland and Harry Potter. By booking your ticket in advance, you’ll avoid the long lines outside of the prestigious Oxford University building, home to the Bodleian Library and adjoining Divinity School. Visit recognizable filming sites and learn about Lewis Carroll’s time at England’s oldest university.
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* A traveler said: "Michel was informative and helpful. Everything we could ask. He was knowledgeable about the subject and explained clearly. Very much enjoyed."


Oxford Official University & City Tour

Oxford Official University & City Tour

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254
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.83
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$27.83
Follow in the footsteps of famous former residents like J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis—and discover many of Oxford’s top landmarks in just a couple hours—on this introductory walking tour. Meet your group in central Oxford, and set off on foot. You’ll see key attractions like the Bodleian Library and Sheldonian Theatre, will explore the university area, and will even visit one of its elegant colleges. As you go, your guide will share insider stories about Oxford’s history.
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* A traveler said: "Booked onto the 2 hour tour and our guide Tony was brilliant, knowledgable, informative and went just at the right pace for everyone. Would highly recommend this tour."


1.5-hour Oxford University and Colleges Walking Tour

1.5-hour Oxford University and Colleges Walking Tour

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942
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.81
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$20.81
Oxford University is one of the world’s most famous universities and this 90-minute walking tour takes you behind the scenes of its historic colleges. Follow in the footsteps of alumni such as Stephen Hawking, Albert Einstein, and J.R.R. Tolkien; admire architectural landmarks such as Trinity College, New College and the Radcliffe Camera; and peek inside the colleges, chapels, and halls.
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* A traveler said: "The tour guide was very knowledgable and I learnt lots of interesting history about Oxford. The tour was just the right length"


Social Distancing Specialised Oxford University Walking Tour With Student Guides

Social Distancing Specialised Oxford University Walking Tour With Student Guides

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41
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.34
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$30.34
Designed to see the best of Oxford in a safe environment with the smallest group sizing we have ever done. With this specialised tour we take important measure to protect your health, and those around you. All our Oxford University student guides wear medical masks. In addition to this, group sizing is inline with Social Distancing Rules (currently we have the smallest group sizing of any tour company in Oxford). Furthermore, all guides must submit their temperature before providing the tour. This tour has all the most famous sites in Oxford, with our unique guides providing a fun and entertaining insight into one of the most important cities in the world. See the world-famous sites such as the Bodleian Library and Christ Church – both of which were Harry Potter film sites! Get the inside story on Oxford ceremonies, student life, college rivalries and much, much more!
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* A traveler said: "John was interesting and entertaining. A great introduction to Oxford, despite the rain! Fascinating back stories to the colleges."


Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course
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Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course

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224
  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$17.13
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$17.13
Explore Oxford University’s famous regatta course on this 50-minute Thames River sightseeing cruise in Oxford. Hop aboard your sightseeing vessel in the heart of Oxford and cruise out onto the famous waterway. Listen as your guide sheds light on the city’s rich history, and discover local landmarks such as Folly Bridge, Christchurch College, the Oxford University boathouses and the Meadows. Share the waters with rowing eights, punts, university boats and cruisers, and watch the banks for sightings of native river wildlife.
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* A traveler said: "Relaxing and informative boat trip without being intrusive or boring. Just right and the Autumn sunshine made it even more pleasant."


Cotswold Summer Explorer Tour

Cotswold Summer Explorer Tour

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12
  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$118.30
From
$118.30
Spend a day in the Cotswolds with this guided day trip from the city of Oxford. A region of postcard-perfect English villages, green hills, and manor houses, the Cotswolds has been designated as an Area of Outstanding National Beauty. See its highlights with a guide, and discover villages such as Asthall, Swinbrook, and Bourton-on-the-Water -- places that inspired writers and artists with their idyllic appeal. Through the day, you'll enjoy a mix of guided activities and free time to explore at your own pace.
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* A traveler said: "David and Isabelle were gracious, knowkedfeable, friendly and full of interesting details of everything we saw. They were well worth every farthing and we highly recommend this tour"


Inspector Morse, Lewis and Endeavour Oxford Walking Tour
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Inspector Morse, Lewis and Endeavour Oxford Walking Tour

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113
  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.83
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$27.83
Immerse yourself in the world of Inspector Morse, Lewis, and Hathaway during this 2-hour walking tour in Oxford. Listen to stories about the city's most famous detectives and stop at landmarks such as Broad Street, the White Horse pub, and the Randolph Hotel.
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* A traveler said: "Very entertaining and informative walk. The guide Heidi was encyclopaedic with Morse, Lewis & Endeavour knowledge! *****"


Harry Potter Walking Tour of Oxford Including Bodleian Library
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Harry Potter Walking Tour of Oxford Including Bodleian Library

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50
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.33
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$30.33
Discover the Harry Potter movie locations of Oxford on this walking tour. Visit the famous Bodleian Library to see the hall used as Hogwarts’ Infirmary in many movies, and view other locations in one or two of Oxford’s oldest colleges. As you walk, enjoy a fun Harry Potter quiz, and learn about Oxford University and other famous children’s books written in the city. Entrance fees to the Bodleian and select colleges are included.
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* A traveler said: "The weather was awful but Trevor was such an engaging, knowledgable and entertaining guide that he made the day really memorable. Would highly recommend him. Thank you Trevor for a brilliant two hours."


Oxford Bike Tour with Student Guide

Oxford Bike Tour with Student Guide

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12
  • 2 hours
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$34.78
From
$34.78
Explore Oxford’s historic town center and ivy-strewn university buildings on this bike tour. Cycle through the City of Dreaming Spires alongside a guide, and learn about the city’s history as you take in University of Oxford buildings where the likes of Oscar Wilde, J. R. R. Tolkien, and several British prime ministers have studied. This bike tour allows you to cover more ground than you would on a walking tour, as well as access pedestrianized areas inaccessible to tour buses.
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* A traveler said: "The tour was absolutely fantastic! Not only was it a lovely way to see Oxford, but we learnt so much about the university history, how things are today and life as a student. Our guide was charming and I think adapted his tales to suit the audience he had which made our experience just right for us. Oxford is flat, so riding is easy."


Divinity School Oxford Harry Potter Insights - PUBLIC tour (75 minutes) DAILY

Divinity School Oxford Harry Potter Insights - PUBLIC tour (75 minutes) DAILY

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248
  • 1 hour 10 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.78
From
$34.78
Tour includes entry worth £2.50 per person inside the Divinity school at the Bodleian Library. Tour lasts average 75 minutes. From Sep 9th, you can also opt to pay extra £10 cash on the day to include New college film site entry too for longer tour lasting two hours. How does studying at Oxford University compare with studying at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Fun tour for Muggles of all ages. Guide will cater the tour according to everyone's interests, introducing also Oxford heritage.  Calling all fans of the world’s favourite wizard, this Oxford walking tour takes you to recognizable locations of the Harry Potter films. During this family-friendly tour, see the grand buildings of Oxford University and see inside the Divinity School—which featured as the infirmary & classroom space in Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Learn of other literary legends that attended Oxford University.
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* A traveler said: "The in depth knowledge that our guide, Peter, had of the Harry Potter story, its author and Oxford city made it very enjoyable. Our guide quizzed us along the way, making it fun for all in the group, stopping to point things out, tell funny stories and show us photos relevant to the tour"


'Inspector Morse,' 'Lewis,' and 'Endeavour' Walking Tour of Oxford

'Inspector Morse,' 'Lewis,' and 'Endeavour' Walking Tour of Oxford

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274
  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.62
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$30.62
Follow in the footsteps of Inspector Morse, star of the British TV detective drama that was filmed on the streets of Oxford. With a guide, you’ll see the eminent university city through the eyes of Morse and his sidekick Lewis, visiting filming sites such as pubs and even one of the university colleges. Along the way you’ll learn all about the cast and crew who were involved in the much-loved productions of Inspector Morse, the Lewis spin-off series, and the Endeavour prequel—all filmed in the city.
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* A traveler said: "What a beautiful place and we were shown round by the most excellent tour guide, so informative / knowledgeable not only about Inspector Morse etc but also about Oxford.. shame it didn't go on for longer..."


City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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385
  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$22.96
From
$22.96
Experience one of the world’s greatest university cities on this hop-on hop-off Oxford bus tour. With a 24- or 48-hour pass, design a personalized itinerary with several possible stops including the University of Oxford buildings (some featured in the 'Harry Potter' films), Oxford Castle, and Bodleian Library, one of the world’s oldest public libraries. Enjoy unobstructed views from the open-top viewing deck and fun onboard commentary as you savor this elegant city.
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* A traveler said: "We as family had a lovely experience in Oxford. The weather was lovely and the people from City sightseeing very friendly and knowledgeable. The tour bus guide gave us good tips on the places to see, eat and enjoy the city."


Private Oxford Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide

Private Oxford Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide

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93
  • 2 hours
From
$111.32
Price varies by group size
From
$111.32
Price varies by group size
Explore Oxford as you wish with your own guide on this private walking tour. Meet your guide in the heart of the history-steeped city and hear about its famous past and university as you explore the cobbled streets and squares. Use the flexible itinerary to tailor your sightseeing around your interests, visiting highlights such as the Bodleian Library, Christ Church College, and other landmarks as you please. Entrance fees at own expense.
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* A traveler said: "Excellent tour, it was our tour guide that made it special her name was Siren, she was so friendly and her knowledge was excellent, would highly recommend this tour"


Uncomfortable Oxford - Private Group Walking Tour

Uncomfortable Oxford - Private Group Walking Tour

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50
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$208.76
per group
From
$208.76
per group
PRIVATE BOOKINGS UP TO 15 PEOPLE NOW AVAILABLE! Learn about the 'uncomfortable' side of Oxford! Our tours are run by students from the university, with the goal of creating more discussions about difficult histories. As historians, we have researched and designed content which encourages engagement with topics which are often uncomfortable to discuss. Participants learn about Oxford's approaches to global debates like: repatriation, reparations, decolonisation, class and gender barriers, and wealth disparity. Uncomfortable Oxford Tours are an intellectually engaging alternative to the general tours of the city. Join us!
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The Oxford Artisan Distillery Tour

The Oxford Artisan Distillery Tour

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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.83
From
$27.83
Taste and discover grass-to-glass spirits at TOAD (The Oxford Artisan Distillery.) The 1-hour tour gives you a behind the scenes look at the distilling process, with stops at the Old Threshing Barn, the lab, and the distillery itself.  Your tour is lead by a team member, ensuring an immersive and comprehensive experience. Try two of TOAD’s gins and vodka at the end of your visit.
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* A traveler said: "Our guide Sarah was excellent. Very knowledgeable and made it a fun experience. A welcome drink followed by a generous taste of the products made. Interesting to talk to one of the artisans working there too and watch the process in action."


Small and Exclusive Oxford Highlights Tour

Small and Exclusive Oxford Highlights Tour

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45
  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.83
From
$27.83
Explore the university city of Oxford on a tour that showcases its highlights in just a couple of hours. The walking tour introduces you to many of Oxford's famous colleges and university buildings as you stroll around the city with a guide. Get recommendations for things to do and see in the city in your own time, and hear insider tips for Oxford's many restaurants. The experience includes a visit inside one college and either the Divinity School or the University Church of St. Mary the Virgin.
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* A traveler said: "Excellent tour - we were very lucky to be the only ones on the tour, which selfishly was fantastic! We learnt so much. We would highly recommend Heidi she is personable, knowledgeable and bubbly! Thank you"


Inspector Morse, Lewis & Endeavour Tour of Oxford

Inspector Morse, Lewis & Endeavour Tour of Oxford

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38
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.62
From
$30.62
Visiting Oxford on foot is the best way to see it and this tour is great for Morse, Lewis and Endeavour fans. Follow in Morse's footsteps with your expert and enthusiastic Guide who will remind you of episodes past and explain all the story lines. See some of Morse's favourite pubs and many of the buildings used as locations for these popular TV detective series! The City of Oxford has not changed much since last century and with so many ancient and impressive sights to see, this is an excellent all round tour to take.
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* A traveler said: "Had a really enjoyable time. It was a hot day as there was a lot of noise around but our guide handled it well. She knew her stuff too."


Private Oxford Walking Tour for the Discerning Traveler

Private Oxford Walking Tour for the Discerning Traveler

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24
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.17
per group
From
$139.17
per group
Get the inside scoop on Oxford's storied history on this private walking tour. Through your dedicated guide's informative narration, learn about the evolution of the university and all the achievements that have taken place there. Enjoy a flexible itinerary, personalized attention and plenty of time to ask questions, since this is a private tour for just you and your party.
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* A traveler said: "We had a most interesting and informative tour with our guide, Chris. He hit all the highlights and also included things he thought we might enjoy after getting to know us a bit. He was very knowledgeable and personable. We would book him again for another focused tour."


Bespoke Oxford Walking Tour with a Private Guide

Bespoke Oxford Walking Tour with a Private Guide

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23
  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
$222.68
per group
From
$222.68
per group
Explore the university city of Oxford with your own private guide, and discover the history behind its standout sights such as the Bodleian Library, Bridge of Sighs, and the Sheldonian Theatre. With your guide, you’ll also see some of the famous university colleges, and learn about the institution’s history from its humble roots to its worldwide prestige today.
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* A traveler said: "Leigh took our family on a private tour of the colleges of Oxford, sketching the history and illustrating with the details (grotesques, gargoyles, heraldic shields, towers, carvings, historical characters, etc.) she pointed out to us as we walked. I was a little worried the kids (13 & 14yo) might lose interest and get a little bored but they loved it. Fascinated and inspired. Leigh obviously has the knowledge and importantly the contacts to add serious value. High recommended! Thanks Leigh!"


Oxford Bike and Walking Tour
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Oxford Bike and Walking Tour

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21
  • 3 hours
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$55.67
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$55.67
Discover Oxford’s highlights on foot and two wheels on this walking and bicycle tour. Set out by foot to visit the Bodleian Library, Christ Church, and other colleges as you learn about their history and former luminaries. Then, ride a bike to see the Radcliffe Camera, Magdalen College, places linked to Oxford’s literary heritage, and other sights. Includes entrance fees and bike usage for the rest of the day post-tour.
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* A traveler said: "Very nice tour!!! Our tour guide was Tim, which was very nice, friendly, helpful and funny. He told us about History and also come cusiosities about Oxford. As he was borned and raised there, he knew a lot. It was a pitty that it was rainy. Good thing that we scheduled on Monday morning and only our group was there! So we had all his attention and had lots of fun! I recommend!"


Oxford Guided Tour (in your foreign language)

Oxford Guided Tour (in your foreign language)

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13
  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$214.12
per group
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$214.12
per group
This Oxford Guided Tour is an ideal choice for first-time visitors to the city, especially those who are Harry Potter fans. As it’s a private tour, you won’t waste any time waiting around for other travelers and can customize your tour based on your needs. Decide which sites you want to visit, and enjoy a day exploring Oxford’s top landmarks with a guide. Potential attractions you’ll see include New College, and the Divinity School at the Bodleian Library.
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