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Private tour guide Alasdair

Alasdair d.

Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Hi. You won't be disappointed with Oxford- it's an amazing place which is steeped in historic traditions, where every building has a story to tell and it's a city which has inspired lots of famous people like the writers, CS Lewis, JRR Tolkien, JK Rowling, Lewis Carroll plus artists like William Morris, Edward Burnes Jones & maybe even Shakespeare!

I offer a wide range of guided tours plus some other activities like river cruise trips along the Thames with Mad Hatter tea party picnic. Oxford city walking tours last average 90-120 minutes. Cycle tours last longer & include bike hire.

I also offer guided tours beyond Oxford. In fact, I used to work as a guide for a coach company, so I am familiar guiding in a wide range of destinations such as eg discovering Jane Austen's Bath heritage, the Cotswolds, Blenheim palace or Stonehenge, Shakespeare's Stratford upon Avon, Windsor, London, Winchester, Cambridge and even as far afield as even Brighton. I can either meet you in those other destinations or if you may want me to help you arrange transport to these destinations, I may be able to help organise that too but any such transport costs would cost extra to rates quoted here.

I have highlighted the capacity to offer tours in other languages than English for an additional fee, as this can be arranged with a translator. I also speak several languages myself as my background is in language teaching & early childhood education.

Whatever your interests may be and whether or not you are booking for your family with children or for your workmates or for a special occasion, we can cater the tour around interests which you make known to us. I would say that a good guide is someone who finds out your interests & can extend those interests with additional knowledge. My previous customers can recommend my tours as being interactive and educational plus humorous. I look forward to your booking requests or inquiries.

Sincerely,

Alasdair

A Recent Review of this guide

Had a great walking tour of Oxford with Alasdair last week. He certainly knows his way around Oxford, is well-spoken, knows his British history, and is an all-around good guy. He obviously has good relations with lots of people in the various colleges. He even got us in to a couple of the college dining halls. Also recommended a very good, out-of-the-way pub -- Old Bookbinders -- that we taxied to after the walking tour. If visiting Oxford, I would definitely recommend a tour with Alasdair!
Anthony Clifford

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Credentials

- 2013 Tour Operator Excellence Award
- Recommended on BritainsFinest Site
- I have a previous background teaching languages & early education & adult education.

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Inspector Morse Oxford tour (group size,...

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See film sites & find ot all about the making of the TV show

210 USD per tour

(max 4 people)

1 hour 30 min.

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Oxford & Harry Potter Film Sites Private,...

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Includes Oxford heritage and Oxford city and university history

346 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

1 hour 30 min.

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Oxford City & University Walking Tour

See inside some of the best colleges & most scenic locations on a guided,...

210 USD per tour

(max 4 people)

2 hours

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Oxford to the Cotswolds villages full,...

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See some of England's most picturesque villages on a full day excursion.,...

950 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

7 hours 30 min.

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Visit inside Christchurch- inspiration,...

See inside Oxford's most popular attraction, Christchurch college

475 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

2 hours

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Combined Oxford walking tour plus Oxford,...

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Oxford walking tour followed by bus transport to Blenheim with palace,...

509 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

3 hours

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Oxford Writers- The Inklings Tour about,...

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See & hear about the locations relating to their lives

347 USD per tour

(max 4 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Large group tour rate for 10 persons,...

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Student groups, corporate activities- bespoke to suit your interests

339 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

1 hour 30 min.

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Oxford Bicycle Tour- Escape the City,...

Enjoy a 2-3 hour+ leisurely ride out of Oxford to see a picturesque,...

339 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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