Guided tour

Oxford: University and City Walking Tour with Alumni Guide

Activity provider: Footprints Tours

Oxford: University and City Walking Tour with Alumni Guide

Activity provider: Footprints Tours
Likely to sell out Booked 13 times yesterday

From US$ 30.19 per person

Likely to sell out Booked 13 times yesterday

Visit Oxford University on a walking tour that also takes in a Harry Potter film site. A student will provide insight into this prestigious university.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Go inside one of the oldest colleges at Oxford University
  • Learn about life at the prestigious university from your student guide
  • Visit the world-famous Bodleian Library and other important sites
Full description

Step inside Oxford University and explore the grounds on a guided walking tour. Admire the iconic architecture and learn about university life from your student guide. Visit one of the university’s oldest colleges and the Bodleian Library. Learn about the history of the university colleges, including All Souls College, Trinity College, Oriel College, Hertford College, and Merton College, the Radcliffe Camera, and the University Church of St. Mary. Get an equally in-depth history of the town. Hear about ceremonies at Oxford, famous graduates, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and also how the most powerful Archbishop of Canterbury was burned at the stake in Oxford.

Includes
  • Entrance fees
  • Walking tour
  • Professional guide
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Outside a shop called Watsons of Oxford

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Important information

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  •  Group size will be in line with current social distancing rules
  • Guides will wear medical masks
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 1187 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Service
    4.7/5
  • Organization
    4.6/5

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I highly recommend this guided tour of Oxford! Interesting historical facts aboit Oxford with a personal insight from a student is the best eay to learn and experience this beautiful city. The tour takes 2 hours and it leaves you with enough time to then walk around and see the library and the museum. I recommend taking a eary tour (11 am) - we took a toir at 2pm wich left us with only 1 hour for the library and the museum ( not enkugh time). It takes about 90 min. by Oxford tube from London Victoria to Oxford High Street. The Oxford tube line rides to and from Oxford at least twice an hour and it is a nice way of getting to and from Oxford. Our tour guide Meghan was funny and friendly. We finished our day trip to Oxford with a visit to library and the museum, book store, Oxford outlet store and of course, some Fish and Chips with a glass of amber beer! What a wonderful day in a beautiful city of Oxford!

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August 7, 2022

We thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour. Anastasia was one of the best guides we’ve ever tried, and getting the student perpective along with the history, building and cultural facts was perfect. A lot of fun stories and it enriched our visit to Oxford greatly. The group size was also small, but I’m not sure if this was just coincidence.

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July 31, 2022

We enjoyed the tour. It was much shorter than advertised. We took a tour of Oxford the day before. I believe it was the same company. We enjoyed that one a bit more. Becky was very nice. But James tour guide at Oxford really sold us on Oxford (over Cambridge).

June 30, 2022

Product ID: 92427