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Queen's College

High Street, Oxford OX1 4AW, England
+44 1865 279120
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The "hall of the Queen's scholars at Oxford" was founded in 1341, which was named after Queen Philippa.
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High Street, Oxford OX1 4AW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In one of the better places to get a feeling of the famous Oxford university you can spend some time and think history.

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This is such a beautiful college, and architecturally unique in Oxford. Highlights are the chapel and library, if you are able to visit them, but also the lovely gardens. JP recommends!

Thank JackPudding
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Queen's College is beautifully situated half way along the High on its northern side just where it slightly changes direction. It was founded in 1341 by Robert de Eglesfield in honour of Edward II's wife Phillipa of Hainault (today a dreary London suburb at the...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Traditionally a country for those from the North Country, it escapes those clichés - though I did hear some execrable "poems" by professional Yorkshire-man, the hatchet-faced Simon Armitage. Fear not, this is one of Oxford's most beautiful colleges, in exquisite classical style. Its library is...More

Thank 34Doris
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I was fortunate enough to recently attend a Friday evensong service here in the lovely chapel at Queens. The music was soaring. The choir is truly wonderful and the blend of voices is superb. Meaningful service, with only a few in attendance. The chapel itself...More

Thank worldexplorer0820
Reviewed 27 February 2017

All Colleges in Oxford are beautiful, historic and interesting. They all have great courtyards, their own library and church and Dining/Ball Halls. For Harry Potter fans Queens college is a must The Staircase and Dining Hall is in pretty much all of the movies.

Thank Luzi3
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Technically-speaking, The Queen's College in the University of Oxford is one of the very few which aren't open to members of the general public each weekday afternoon - either completely free or for a nominal entry fee - on a walk-up basis. Like the extremely...More

Thank Prickles1
Reviewed 30 January 2017

A good college to visit if you've only got a few minutes. If you want photographs you can take them from the high street and then there are more photo opportunities inside the college grounds.

Thank Charles K
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...More

Thank Stuart F
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
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