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Oxford Visitor Information Centre

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Address: 15-16 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AS, England
Phone Number:
+44 1865 686430
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Today
09:30 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 15:30
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The Oxford Visitor Information Centre down Broad Street should be your...

The Oxford Visitor Information Centre down Broad Street should be your first stop when arriving in Oxford to plan your visit in the city and around Oxfordshire. The Team can assist you with booking your ticket on an Official Guided Walking Tours, the best way to start your visit; advice on what to see and do and help with itinerary planning.

We also offer discounted tickets to attractions in the area, tickets for local events, accommodation bookings, left luggage service and a wide selection of gifts and souvenirs.

Opening details:

July - August

Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 5.30pm

Sunday 10am - 4pm

September - June

Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 5.00pm

Sunday 10am - 3.30pm

NOTE: Opening times over Christmas and New Years might change.

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US$156.88*
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Oxford Official Guided Walking Tour We took the Tube Oxford bus from Earl's Court Station in West London, and returned at the Westfield Shopping Mall, Shepard's Hill Tube... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Newport Beach, California
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oxford Official Guided Walking Tour We took the Tube Oxford bus from Earl's Court Station in West London, and returned at the Westfield Shopping Mall, Shepard's Hill Tube station. Just be aware, where the bus drops off is not the same location for the return ride back! There are a number of drop-off locations within London. Reconfirm with the driver!... More 

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ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your day in Oxford. Come again soon! More 

Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have lots of info about events and attractions. Very friendly service. If you need a place for storing your luggage for few hours it will be their service with a reasonable price. And with a smile.

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Thank kirsihaa
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. I'm glad we were helpful to you. More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Recommended a concert to attend then gave me completely wrong directions to get there. Also seems to be considerable politicking going on about the official v. the unofficial walking tours available, consequently I found it hard to get information about the (unofficial but very good) one that I'd booked.

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Thank Gill P
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Hi Gill, thanks for your review. I am sorry that you were given incorrect directions. I will follow that up with the team to ensure they don't make the same mistake again. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your tour. More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Useful to book activities, but you need to know what you are after as staff is not always fully informed on what's going on - however they are all very kind

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Thank Roberta F
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review Roberta. We usually find the answer to any questions we receive, and enjoy researching to find out about anything we don't already know for you. More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Sandra met us spot on time. We did wonder if our 9 and 11 year olds would concentrate for 2 hours, but we had no need to worry. The tour was full of wonderful facts and information, extremely interesting too. Being faced with an international group of people didn't phase Sandra who was humorous and personal even for our Harry... More 

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Thank Glenda B
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your tour. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit! More 

Stafford
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

not a lot of info about where to eat other than chains which we didn't really want - was busy as you would expect

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Thank Tranmeregirlie1961
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Oxford city centre has so many restaurants, I hope you found somewhere to suit your party's tastes. More 

Buckingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Popped into this Information recently whilst in Oxford, to get some ideas for a day trip exploring the City and the Colleges. The lady was very helpful and gave me some useful tips, I can plan my trip now and look forward to a day in Oxford doing some sight seeing.

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Thank Howlo
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

We look forward to welcoming you back to Oxford soon. I'm glad you found our information useful - thanks for the review. More 

Ruthin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I had never been to Oxford before, and so stopped by to ask for some directions to a good eatery. The very helpful lady pointed me in the right direction without any fuss and she was spot on with her recommendation of the Vaults and Garden Cafe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Nice enough inside with a wealth knowledge of all things Oxfordian, not a word you will hear often enough as I'm sure it's mine!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

I visited to get information on bus passes and was politely directed to the Oxford Bus Company counter in Debenhams. Afterwards, I learned I could buy certain passes on board the busses. I'd like to have known that!

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ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Suzanne. More 

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