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Oxford University Walking Tour

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See inside Oxford University, Harry Potter film site and the Bodleian Library on this authentic 2-hour Oxford student led tour. The tour gives you an insight into student life in this prestigious university and offers you in-depth history of many of the famous colleges and sights such All Souls College, Trinity College, Oriel College, Hertford College, Merton College, Radcliffe Camera, University Church of St Mary and many more.
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5 Broad St
5 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3AJ, UKOutside Fudge Kitchen - look for guides in bright green jackets
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    University of Oxford
    Stop: 2 hours -
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    Merton College
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Bodleian Library
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    University Church of St. Mary the Virgin
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    All Souls College
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Hertford College
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Oriel College
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Radcliffe Camera
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Trinity College
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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    Footprints Tours Oxford
    Stop: 2 hours -
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Explore Oxford University with a current student on a walking tour
  • Receive first-hand knowledge from a guide who knows the campus intimately 
  • Listen to information crucial to understanding the history of Oxford 
  • Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 15 people
What to Expect
Greet your guide and small group at a central Oxford meeting point at the tour time you selected at checkout. Embark on a walking tour of one of the world’s oldest universities, visiting colleges such as Trinity, All Souls, Hertford, and Radcliffe. Learn about famous alumni and the history’s striking past from your guide as you stroll the campus. Catch sight of Oxford landmarks such as the Bridge of Sighs and the Church of St. Mary. Your guide leads you to the Bodleian Library, where you can marvel at the ancient books. Other highlights during this Oxford tour include the pub where J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis spent much of their time, as well as filming locations of some of the Harry Potter films.
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Important Information
Departure Point
5 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3AJ, UK
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Trinity College
  • Entry/Admission - The Divinity School
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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As an Oxford resident, it is always fascinating to learn something new about the city you live in. Trevor our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly, and the tour was interesting and enjoyable.
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Excellent free walking tour Mar performed a fantastic tour sharing her experience and knowledge with us
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What a great walk. This is a must do if you want to understand Oxford. Trevor is an eloquent storyteller, who never hesitates or misses his storyline and has a great sense of humor. A few times a bit difficult to follow if your not a native English speaker and if you are in your
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We really enjoyed our two hour tour. Trevor our guide was amazing. Very knowledgable, good humoured and a very nice chap. We’re glad we chose this particular tour.
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My friends and I booked the tour in tow small groups of 5 and when we got there they didn't let us go on the tour, apparently we were too many. We were perfectly aware that we would have to separate in small groups but even when we told the guides that we were perfectly fine
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By: Footprints Tours Oxford
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Brett E
Oxford, United Kingdom
93
Very good tour
As an Oxford resident, it is always fascinating to learn something new about the city you live in. Trevor our
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marcelomJ5063WT
10
Mr Marcelo
Excellent free walking tour Mar performed a fantastic tour sharing her experience and knowledge with us
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949anneliesv
Paris, France
30
Great story teller
What a great walk. This is a must do if you want to understand Oxford. Trevor is an eloquent storyteller, who
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puddin64
Finchampstead, United Kingdom
4424
Very informative tour
We really enjoyed our two hour tour. Trevor our guide was amazing. Very knowledgable, good humoured and a very
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353carmeno
10
Free tour failure
My friends and I booked the tour in tow small groups of 5 and when we got there they didn't let us go on the tour,
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Catherine D
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
129
Fab, informative & Fun!
What a fascinating walk, learning about the history of the colleges of Oxford. Trevor is an exceptional tour guide
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thomk156
10
Free tour (Trevor)
Trevor was an amazing guide - really enjoyed his enthusiasm and his attention to detail. Especially enjoyed the
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Oritsimu
20
Oxford walking tours are free and brilliant! What more could you ask for?
I don't remember our guide's name (in the pic) but she was lovely and very knowledgeable (sorry!). Thank you for a
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hunthall4
Bend, Oregon
10
Andy was an Amazing Tour Guide!
Andy was my tour guide and he was very knowledgeable and fun. The tour was very informative and I learned a lot
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589anitaa
Liverpool, United Kingdom
84
Oxford walking tour
Fabulous tour with an excellent host Trevor. As a university student with knowledge of all aspects of the
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LittleTinker
Oxford, United Kingdom
129
Great tour
This was my second tour and I learned a lot again. I took my nephew who just moved to Oxford and the tour was a
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Kushtie2016
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
188
Great Experience
The host was both articulate and very knowledgeable as you would expect from an Oxford graduate!! Found the tour
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141Bmillar141
Auckland Central, New Zealand
254
Great tour
Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and was very entertaining in the way he told stories of the history of
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isabeltavss
10
Incredible
The tour was amazing! Trevor was an incredible guide - he entertained us, there was no boring moments, which is
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677jillc
Woking, United Kingdom
21
Terrific experience!
This was a truly interesting couple of hours. Trevor was an engaging and informative guide who shared his passion
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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