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Oxford University Walking Tour

From US$20.55
Highlights
  • Explore Oxford University with a current student on a walking tour
  • Receive first-hand knowledge from a guide who knows the campus intimately 
  • Listen to information crucial to understanding the history of Oxford 
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Oxford University Walking Tour
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11am Departure
See inside Oxford University, Harry Potter film site and the Bodleian Library with authentic student led tours.
From US$20.55
2pm Departure
See inside Oxford University, Harry Potter film site and the Bodleian Library with authentic student led tours.
From US$20.55
Overview
Let a guide bring one of the world’s oldest universities to life on an Oxford University walking tour. Unlike other tours, your guide is a university student with first-hand knowledge of the prestigious campus. Receive information crucial to understanding the history of the institution, and explore in a small group for a personalized experience. Choose a tour time, and delve deeper into the history of Oxford than if you were to explore independently.
What to Expect
Greet your guide and small group at a central Oxford meeting point at the tour time you selected at checkout. Embark on a walking tour of one of the world’s oldest universities, visiting colleges such as Trinity, All Souls, Hertford, and Radcliffe. Learn about famous alumni and the history’s striking past from your guide as you stroll the campus.

Catch sight of Oxford landmarks such as the Bridge of Sighs and the Church of St. Mary. Your guide leads you to the Bodleian Library, where you can marvel at the ancient books.

Other highlights during this Oxford tour include the pub where J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis spent much of their time, as well as filming locations of some of the Harry Potter films.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Oxford University Walking Tour

Great tour with Tom today. He was very passionate about his hometown and combined the amazing history with lively modern day stories.

1  Thank Veronika K
Reviewed 4 days ago
Oxford University Walking Tour (paid tour)

Our guide, James, did a great job conducting our paid Oxford Walking Tour. A worthwhile tour and we are glad we chose Footprints.

Thank Lynnov
Reviewed 6 days ago
Excellent, information tour!

Markus was our tour guide for a thoroughly enjoyable 2 hour tour. He is incredibly engaging and knowledgeable. The group only numbered 9 people, so it was quite manageable. We recommend scheduling the tour for shortly upon arrival. It gave us a wonderful overview of...More

Thank forestmom4
Reviewed 1 week ago
Loved every minute

Tom, our guide, was both informative and humorous. He brought Oxford to live, taking us through the student journey from application to receiving our PhD!

Thank tezzbar
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent 'Free' tour

Tom was a gifted guide. Charming, knowledgeable, erudite and very funny. We had a really lovely morning. Would highly recommend.

1  Thank JULIE H
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susan c
14 May 2018|
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Response from JULIE H | Reviewed this property |
You walk around it on this tour, but don't go inside.
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TravellerMT2014
24 April 2018|
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Response from Chelsea F | Reviewed this property |
I booked on the day so I’m not sure about how far in advance you can do it. But you can also book when you get to the tourist office where the tour starts. And i don’t think it took 4 hours more like 2-2.5
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