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Address: 15 Broad Street | Next to Oxford Visitor Centre, Oxford OX1 3AS, England (Formerly I Love Oxford Tours)
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+44 20 7965 7523
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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We are an honest, transparent, ethically managed local small enterprise,...

We are an honest, transparent, ethically managed local small enterprise, offering bespoke tours + university tours. High quality tours in small groups (average under 5 persons) with humorous, experienced guides. Enjoy a wide range of walking tours for all interests.

Introducing Oxford town & college history & Oxford writers with no false-foot-prints as we don't claim to be 'free'... then solicit for money! Our guides are paid a fair rate & we don't abuse UK tax laws either.

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Oxford walking tour

We originally booked the Inspector Morse tour but Alaistair phoned to explain he wasn't available for the day we wanted so we opted for the offered alternative general tour with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We originally booked the Inspector Morse tour but Alaistair phoned to explain he wasn't available for the day we wanted so we opted for the offered alternative general tour with Peter rather than a refund. He was excellent, full of information on the Colleges and town in general. Visits were tailored to our interests over 3 rather than 2 hours.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tour was very interesting and enjoyable going round the college grounds of Oxford with some amazing old buildings and lots of history. Highly recommended.

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ILoveOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this review

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was perfect for my family. We all love Harry Potter, so visiting some of the film sites was hugely enjoyable. We also thoroughly enjoyed experiencing the inside of the colleges, and learning about the University, it's history and literary heritage. Our tour guide was Caterina, and she was so lovely! Nothing was too much trouble for her, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

Peter was the most phenomenal tour guide we've encountered during our travels around the world. He seamlessly integrated nuanced history of the founding of Oxford to the many interesting personalities that have inhabited the city, and he catered the amount of information provided based off our interest in the topic at hand. While we signed up for a 'Harry Potter'... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

As huge Harry Potter fans, we booked a private tour, even though it was a little expensive and were really excited. It was easy enough to find our tour guide, but when we met up with him we found that he had found someone on the street, and they were joining our tour. It was a little weird since it... More 

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ILoveOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this review

Dear Mandy, I am sorry if you were disappointed with the tour but I am confused as to why you believe you had booked a private tour. The 2.30 tour is not advertised as a private tour. One reason we do charge a higher rate for this tour than the general tour is because the average number of customers on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Our tour guide Peter, was hugely knowledgeable and very entertaining as he lead us around the various Harry Potter filming locations in Oxford. We also learnt about some of Oxfords other great authors C S Lewis, Tolkien and Lewis Carroll and took in the sights of the Bodleian library, New College and enjoyed a cheeky quip about Magpie Lane. Thoroughly... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

It was a great tour and they were very helpful explaining things. They showed us more than they should of and i found this great. They had good humour too and it was a good time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Our guide Peter Thorn did an outstanding job! He was quite informative VERY accommodating and was extremely thorough ... the tour lasted close to 2 1/2 hours and was supposed to be 90 minutes! We were a little disappointed that most of the Harry Potter sites were unavailable. Due to the time of year and the University holiday. We were... More 

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Thanks for reviewing us. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We arrived at the meeting point of the tour without a clear idea of what to expect. Our guide that day, Alaistair, showed up exactly at the time agreed and right since the begining took us into a witty, well-informed, agile Harry Potter's world. The tour was extremely enjoyable, not only for my husband and me, but also for our... More 

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Thanks, Laura! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

If you're an Inspector Morse, Inspector Lewis, Lewis & Hathaway, or Endeavour fan, you gotta do this. Our guide was a treasure trove of information about these BBC shows that we've watched for years. She took us to sites all over old Oxford, reminded us of certain episodes, then pointed out this is where the murderer fell to his death,... More 

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