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Magdalen College

High Street, Oxford OX1 4AU, England
+44 1865 276000
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High Street, Oxford OX1 4AU, England
+44 1865 276000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Magdalen College is well worth its money (we paid £6 per person). We visited the Chapel (never seen brown stained glass windows before), loved the enchanting Cloisters (even on a rainy day), the Hall, Holywell Steam Bridge, the gardens, the stroll along the river to...More

Thank Knutselelfje
Reviewed 3 days ago

This Oxford college is in a wonderful position...close to the river, the water meadow and deer park and it's an architectural gem. Entrance costs £6 with concessions and a very informative leaflet is made available. Follow the route described in the leaflet and you will...More

Thank Suratrichard
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for a quick look around as I did with various other colleges but as it happened Magdalen offers a guided tour at 5pm daily in summer (£8). Great stroke of luck as it's a comprehensive & very interesting tour lasting 90 minutes or...More

Thank mrstraveller1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dating back to 1458, sat on the banks of the River Cherwell boosting its own deer park and walks. A stunning building that lends itself for great photos of a beautiful backdrop for a picnic with family. There is a strategically located supermarket over the...More

1  Thank Benjamindrfranklin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fairy tale coming to life. It was the delicate towers and gardens that gave me the unreal impression. I personally love the forest walk. However, I do hope that the colleges control the number of tourists in order to protect the serenity.

Thank Austin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You pay the entrance fee at the porter's lodge, pick up a brochure and out the door into the cloister, an oasis of calm and quiet. You see a green courtyard of neatly mown grass bordered with shrubbery and flowering climbers framing the arched openings....More

1  Thank teresa8200
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If the college is open for tours (self-guided) you can gain admission for about 6 pounds; this allows you to walk a descent portion of the grounds and see some interesting sites. A descent sized pamphlet with a map of the college is included in...More

1  Thank Mark V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the place to go if you fancy immersing yourself in a unique historical atmosphere - amazing buildings, spectacular gardens, canals and meadows (including the deers!), perfect position close to practically everything in Oxford. Why "only" 4/5, then? Well, I don't want to get...More

Thank Chiara B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really feel walking round one of the old colleges like this one gives you a sense of the true Oxford. The architecture is just beautiful with peaceful cloisters to wander round, leading to the magnificent New Building, then over a little bridge to a...More

1  Thank emma d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanted to walk the grounds and take in all the sights that one sees and hears about but to see and experience it in person is truly a must todo. The buildings are classic and the grounds regal. When you enter the courtyards and grounds...More

1  Thank jimcathypro
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