Oxford City & University Walking Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

336552


Categories

Other, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. My background is actually working as a nanny, early childhood teacher & as a children's entertainer. So I have a special talent for keeping younger children entertained too.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent), German (fluent), Japanese (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

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


Learn about English history, college life, literary Oxford, student traditions & more. Discover Oxford city history + university life. English history, college life, literary Oxford. See inspiring sights and get yourself a 90 minute+ education in Oxford heritage by joining daily guided tours.

If you are planning to book this tour for a private group size larger than 1-4 persons, then that's possible too but a modest additional surcharge fee will be added for larger groups. Please ask me for a quote.

Itinerary

On all tours, we see some of the best sights in Oxford & introduce student life, college traditions, Oxford writers & English history in Oxford.

There is no fixed route plan as where we go & which colleges we visit inside will all depend on what time of day or what time of year you choose to book & according to what special interests you may communicate to me in advance or at the start of your tour. Please note some colleges have free entrance, others charge. We don't include entry into Christchurch on this tour as it has awful queues. In addition, colleges close to visitors at about 5pm, so if you book a tour to start after 5pm, we can't normally visit inside any colleges but we can see lots of colleges on our route at any time.

We often visit inside university colleges such as St Johns, Exeter or Wadham (free) or New college which costs £4 in summer or Balliol £3 or Magdalane £5 or the Divinity school at the Bodleian library £1.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meeting location: I will meet you OUTSIDE Oxford visitor info centre, 15 Broad street, OX1 3AS.

I will be wearing either a red iloveoxford lanyard.

End location: End location: The tour usually ends near where we started ie back on Broad street. If you prefer to end someplace else, just let me know on the day & I will either walk you there or give you our free map with directions how to get there.

Duration: 1 hour 30 min.

Tours last average 90-120 minutes. If you wish to discuss booking a longer extended tour, that can be discussed for an additional charge.

Transportation

Walking Tour

What’s Included

Guided tour in English. Entry into one or more of the free entry colleges which may be open on the day or time when you book the tour.

What’s Extra

Please note due to considerable queues into Christchurch, it is the only college which I don't take you into on this particular general tour. Likewise, be default, these tours are conducted in English but if you wish to book a tour conducted in a foreign language, I can usually arrange a colleague to help interpret for a surcharge fee of £40 paid in cash on the day.

A Recent Review of this tour

Great tour. Somewhat of a whirlwind. Maybe add option to make the tour longer.
Thomas Niesen

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