We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: High Street, Oxford OX1 4AW, England
Phone Number:
+44 1865 279120

The "hall of the Queen's scholars at Oxford" was founded in 1341,...

The "hall of the Queen's scholars at Oxford" was founded in 1341, which was named after Queen Philippa.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
More Info
and up
Oxford Bike Tour Including Full-Day Bike Hire

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 28 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 13
  • 2
    Very good
  • 2
  • 1
  • 0
Wonderful Choral Evensong

Queen's College hold Choral Evensong at 6:30 two or three times a week. The 30+ choristers make a beautiful sound and even if you are not religious, the peace, beauty of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
Stuart F
Add Photo Write a Review

28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 18: English reviews
Level Contributor
102 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Queen's College hold Choral Evensong at 6:30 two or three times a week. The 30+ choristers make a beautiful sound and even if you are not religious, the peace, beauty of the chapel and music you experience, is well worth the visit. There was plenty of space when we visited - congregation of 15 and the service lasts approximately 35... More 

Thank Stuart F
Level Contributor
57 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I attended an organ recital in the beautiful chapel. Lovely to sit and listen to music and admire the beautiful stained glass windows, carved wood interior and ceiling painting

Thank Sandpiper39
Level Contributor
45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

My daughter attended this college so I'm probably biased. Beautiful grounds with a wonderful little chapel set within the grounds .Also a fabulous dining room. I've also stayed here as a guest and can highly recommend the breakfast.

Thank janicewilliams38
Crowborough, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

What a great experience! Check in is marvellous, your actual 'Porterhouse Blue' character (i know that was set in Cambridge) greets you and gives you all the info. The view from our room was worth the price alone. We overlooked the back quad which is one of those typical spaces you see in an episode of Morse, beautiful manicured grass... More 

Thank davidsills44
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

Every single time we got visitor from abroad we take them to Queen's College. Amazing to see inside and outside.

Thank Lubomira2376
Level Contributor
79 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

We did the City of Oxford walking tour and the guide was able to access Queen's College. It was fascinating to go behind the walls and see the inside of an institution that is hundreds of years old. We were very lucky to gain access to the college dining room, a real privilege.

Thank BRJ D
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
90 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

The Queen's College (not Queen's) isits at the curve of the High Street in Oxford - its classical beauty reigning over the area. Unlike its gothic neighbours, Queen's is a stunning example of classical architecture. The bold lines of the front quad, flanked by an army of huge windows, and looking towards thew chapel and dining room, has a dignity... More 

2 Thank Strawbrick
Oxford, England
Level Contributor
402 reviews
245 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 312 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

I was surprised at the size of the quad and buildings after visiting Lincoln College. I was here on Open Doors weekend and was able to visit the hall and chapel. The chapel was very atmospheric as they were rehearsing for a concert that was taking place that evening. Wasn't able to visit the library as you had to pre-book.

Thank welaj
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

Not to be missed is the famous library at The Queen's College. This is the crowning glory of the college which is Oxford's finest example of 17th century classical architecture.

Thank kalran
Level Contributor
231 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

This is a beautiful college - well worth going on a tour if you can find one. The Chapel is magnificent and has one of the finest organs in Oxford. They have regular recitals on Wednesdays during term time which I try to get to if I'm visiting. There's an excellent college choir as well.

Thank JackPudding

Travellers who viewed Queen's College also viewed

Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford, Oxfordshire

Been to Queen's College? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Queen's College staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?