I was lucky recently to walk through the grounds and buildings of this college - it is a beautiful place. I was very impressed.
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So being a fan of Tolkien and Lewis, I had to walk the grounds of this famous college. Addison's Walk is within the college grounds so you must pay a small fee to enter. It was so worth it, to tour the college and take...More
I stayed at the college as part of a large conference. There are certain things that business people expect from a conference hotel. Magdalen didn't bother with most of them. Double beds? Nope. Single. Irons for clothes? No. Not even in the laundry rooms. Hairdryers?...More
The buildings of Magdalen are even more beautiful than Christ Church, escpecially the court yard. A Little less crowded here too. A fine garden and you can stroll in the grounds over to an island in the river.
Worth visiting just to wonder at what it must be like to study in a college that has its own deer park. Everything you expect to find at an Oford college can be found here with cloisters, old-fashioned dining halls, quads, gardens, river walks...oh and...More
This is yet one more grand college of the university. The grounds are beautiful and the buildings steeped in history. Well worth a visit.
Magdalen College is well worth its money (we paid £6 per person). We visited the Chapel (never seen brown stained glass windows before), loved the enchanting Cloisters (even on a rainy day), the Hall, Holywell Steam Bridge, the gardens, the stroll along the river to...More
This Oxford college is in a wonderful position...close to the river, the water meadow and deer park and it's an architectural gem. Entrance costs £6 with concessions and a very informative leaflet is made available. Follow the route described in the leaflet and you will...More
Popped in for a quick look around as I did with various other colleges but as it happened Magdalen offers a guided tour at 5pm daily in summer (£8). Great stroke of luck as it's a comprehensive & very interesting tour lasting 90 minutes or...More